WMOR, WFTS, WFLA, WTSP and WTVT have implemented NextGen TV technology.
GatesAir reached what it called a milestone in its transmitter sales and deliveries for the U.S. spectrum repack with the shipment of its 100th repack transmitter. Hearst Television, one of many U.S. broadcasters exclusively relying on GatesAir for repack sales and services, will take delivery of the high-power Maxiva ULXTE liquid-cooled transmitter for WMOR Tampa, Fla. GatesAir announced an agreement in […]
WMOR Lands Two Tampa Bay Buccaneers Games
Hearst-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11) said today that it will be the exclusive local broadcast television station for two ESPN-produced Tampa Bay Buccaneers games. The first will be against Jacksonville Jaguars (preseason) on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 8 p.m. in Jacksonville, Fla. The second game will be against the Atlanta Falcons (regular season) on […]
Hearst Television-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11), will debut the first in a series of Chronicles focused on noted individuals in Tampa Bay’s business, entertainment and sports industries. The first installment will feature Bill Edwards, St. Petersburg’s entertainment entrepreneur and owner of the Tampa Bay Rowdies. The premiere episode will be hosted by longtime […]
WMOR Names Higelin National Sales Manager
Hearst Television’s independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11), today appointed James Higelin as the station’s new national sales manager. Higelin joins the station from WFOX-WJAX Jacksonville, Fla., where he was an account executive. Prior to that, he was a national account executive for Cox Media’s HRP, which represents WMOR and other Hearst Television stations. Higelin […]
WMOR To Kick Off Rowdies Soccer On March 25
Hearst Television’s independent WMOR Tampa (DMA 11) has signed an exclusive promotional and broadcast partnership with the United Soccer League’s Tampa Bay Rowdies for the 2017 season. WMOR, will broadcast all 2017 Rowdies USL home matches live and in primetime on its ThisTV Tampa Bay subchannel. “We are excited to partner with the Tampa Bay […]
Hearst Television’s independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 11) will be the exclusive local broadcast television station for ESPN’s Monday Night Football regular-season clash between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers. The game will be played in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Oct. 10, and will feature 2015 fan’s choice Rookie of the Year Jameis […]
WMOR Ups Bref McHugh To National Sales Manager
Bref McHugh has been promoted to national sales manager from account executive at Hearst-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 13). McHugh joined WMOR as account executive in 2012. He is a two time winner of the Hearst Eagle Award for outstanding sales performance and contributions to the station. Prior to joining Hearst Television, he held […]
WMOR Ups Scott Morrison To Local Sales Mgr.
The Hearst independent in Tampa moves its national sales manager to the local side.
Hearst promotes the general sales manager of its Tampa indie to succeed the retiring Kenneth Lucas.
The head of Hearst’s independent outlet for the past 17 years will step down in June. “Ken’s enthusiasm, creativity and innovative spirit have been instrumental in turning WMOR into a powerhouse independent station,” said Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb.
WMOR Set To Air The First Of Two Bucs Games
Hearst Television-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 14), announced today that it has secured local broadcast rights to air NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, Oct. 24, and the Monday Night Football contest between the Bucs and the Miami Dolphins on Monday, Nov. 11. […]
VSI Tampa Bay Football Club today announced a marketing partnership with the Estrella TV subchannel of Hearst-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 14). The Hispanic network will conduct exclusive co-branded marketing with the newly formed USL Pro men’s professional soccer league team. “We are thrilled to be partnering with an organization like VSI,” WMOR President-GM […]
Hearst-owned independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 14), announced today that it has secured local broadcast rights to air NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, Oct. 25. This Buccaneers-Vikings game at 8 p.m. will be a local broadcast of the game airing on NFL Network […]
WMOR Offering Show Tickets To Military Families
In an effort to show support for the families of military personnel, Hearst independent WMOR Tampa (DMA 14) and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey donated tickets to military families at MacDill Air Force base in Tampa as part of the station’s annual Hometown Heroes promotion. WMOR’s Hometown Heroes is dedicated to deployed military personnel […]
Former sales manager at Media General’s Tampa operations, Scott Morrison, moves to Hearst’s independent in Tampa.
Hearst Television’s independent WMOR Tampa, Fla. (DMA 14) has changed its brand from TV32 to M-O-R while also converting its broadcast platform to high definition. “We’re going to market ourselves like a cable network because the channel numbers have become meaningless,” says Ken Lucas, WMOR president-GM. “A little less than 20% of the Tampa area […]