Commercial and public television stations in the Detroit market will partner to produce and broadcast a Governor’s Town Hall to provide viewers the opportunity to ask questions of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during this time of crisis. WJBK, WDIV, WXYZ, WMYD, WKBD, WTVS, WADL and WWJ will all broadcast the Town Hall, live, on Thursday […]
The Scripps MyNetworkTV affiliate will test ATSC 3.0 technology in collaboration with Graham Media and other Motor City broadcasters.
Scripps-owned independent WMYD Detroit is moving frequencies on June 1 at midnight. Viewers who watch TV with an over-the-air antenna will need to rescan their TVs to continue watching the station. Viewers do not need to purchase new equipment or services and those who watch WMYD through a cable or satellite service do not need […]
Mike Talik today was appointed local sales manager of WMYD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in Detroit (DMA 14). WMYD and ABC affiliate WXYZ are owned by E.W. Scripps. Talik joined WXYZ and WMYD as a digital strategist in April 2016. He was promoted to digital sales manager in March . Before joining WXYZ and WMYD, Talik […]
Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC) and WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 14) today appointed Lyle Cifuentes digital director. Cifuentes was the stations’ executive producer of digital content before being promoted to her new position. Cifuentes began her career at WXYZ in 2000 as a production assistant. She was a broadcast news producer before being promoted to executive producer […]
Reporter Andrea Isom has joined Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC) and WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 13) as a reporter and investigator. Recently, Isom was an on-air correspondent and video production producer on the nationally syndicated show Crime Watch Daily. She traveled the country telling in-depth, high-profile stories about truth, crime and justice. Isom is a familiar face […]
Scripps Media-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ and MNT affil WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) have named Mike Talik digital sales manager. Talik has been a digital strategist with WXYZ since April 2016. “I look forward to building on our success and continuing to turn WXYZ and WMYD into digital powerhouses, both locally and throughout the country,” said […]
Ameera David has joined Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC)-WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 13) as an anchor/reporter. David was the host of Boom Bust, RT America’s flagship financial news program. Before hosting Boom Bust, David was a correspondent and anchor for the general news side of the network. She reported on breaking news stories including the U.S.-led airstrikes […]
He takes over sales leadership at the Scripps ABC-MNT duopoly in Detroit after a stint as local sales manager at Fox Sports Detroit.
She joins the Scripps Detroit ABC affiliate from KPRC Houston and will also have co-owned MNT affil WMYD under her purview. She joins from KPRC Houston.
Meteorologist Denise Isaac has joined Scripps duopoly WXYZ-WMYD Detroit (DMA 13). She handles weather for The Now at 4 p.m. and 7 Action News at 7 p.m. on WXYZ and will also contribute to 7 Action News at 10 p.m. on WMYD. Isaac comes to WXYZ-WMYD from WSCV Miami where she was the morning meteorologist. […]
Scripps-owned MNT affiliate WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) has added Rob Parker to its sports team. He will debut on Action News at 10 p.m. on Feb. 8. Parker was the first African-American sports columnist at both Newsday in New York and at the Detroit Free Press, where he started working in 1993. He was also […]
Scripps -owned independent WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) will begin broadcasting Tribune Broadcasting’s diginet Antenna TV on Feb. 1. Antenna TV will be available over the air on ch. 20.2, on Comcast ch. 286, WOW ch. 197 and Wyandotte Cable ch. 520. The network features a lineup of classic television favorites, including, I Dream of Jeannie, […]
Scripps-owned independent WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) has named Jessica Lundy as the station host and on-air personality. In December, WMYD held an open casting call for the position at the Detroit Marriot inside the Renaissance Center where nearly 1,200 potential candidates from the Detroit metro area auditioned for the role. “There were so many talented […]
Tribune’s multicast entertainment network is now cleared on 125 affiliates reaching 88% of U.S. homes.
Phil Wrobel, a TV marketing director with a background in news, has been named creative services director of ABC affiliate WXYZ, and MNT affiliate WMYD, Scripps Broadcasting’s duopoly in Detroit (DMA 12). His first day will be Oct. 6. Most recently, Wrobel was the director of marketing at WTVR, the CBS affiliate in Richmond, Va. […]
E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 12) is adding new faces to 7 Action News This Morning beginning Monday, April 6. The new ensemble includes anchors Alicia Smith and Malcolm Maddox, along with anchor Jeff Vaughn, who will lead breaking news coverage. Meteorologist Keenan Smith will continue to provide weather forecasts, and newcomer Ann […]
The E.W. Scripps announced this moring that it has a deal to buy two Granite Broadcasting stations — ABC affiliate WKBW and MNT affiliate WMYD Detroit — for $110 million in cash.
Multicast music channel TheCoolTV says that it has added Granite Broadcasting’s WMYD Detroit to its affiliate roster. The addition increases the channel’s coverage to 43% of U.S. TV homes, according to channel parent Cool Music Network LLC. Last week, the channel signed up KQSL San Francisco.
The Granite Detroit MNT affiliate gives viewers a chance to win $150,000 in a lotto drawing each weeknight from Feb. 28 to March 25 with scratch-off cards at advertisers featuring station personalities and shows.