Five Raleigh Stations Roll Out ATSC 3.0

WTVD, WNCN, WUVC, WLFL and WRDC have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV technology.

DMA 27: RALEIGH, NC

John Lewis Upped To VP-GM At WNCN

The veteran broadcasting executive with 30 years of experience is promoted by Nexstar to Lead its Raleigh, N.C., CBS affiliate.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

GM, Sales Manager Openings At Nexstar

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager and local sales manager at Nexstar operations in Nashville and Raleigh, N.C.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

Nexstar’s WNCN Rebrands With All-New Look

DMA 25

WNCN Raleigh Rebrands As CBS 17

DMA 24: RALEIGH, NC

Byron Grandy Tapped As GM of WNCN

The broadcasting Executive with more than 30 years of experience Joins Nexstar from KMGH Denver to lead Nexstar’s CBS affiliate in Raleigh, N.C.

 

MARKET SHARE (DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC)

Everything Changed All At Once On WNCN

DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC

WNCN Sees Viewers Rise With Switch To CBS

Changing to affiliation with CBS resulted in a 56% increase in total household viewership, the Raleigh, N.C., station says. WNCN, branded as CBS North Carolina, premiered a 5 p.m. newscast on the first day of the change, Feb. 29, and enjoyed a 48% increase in viewership compared to the same week, same time slot a year earlier. Its 7 p.m. hour, featuring Judge Judy, was up 46% in the same comparison.

DMA 25

WNCN, WRAL Swap Affiliations In Raleigh

Unable to reach an accord that would extend their 30-year affiliation, CBS and WRAL are parting ways. Come Feb. 29, WRAL will become the the market’s NBC affiliate and Media General’s WNCN will become its CBS affiliate.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC)

WNCN Wins Murrows For Pollution, School Bus Stories

MARKETSHARE BY PAUL GREELEY

WNCN Campaign Targets ‘Smarter’ Viewers

MARKET SHARE (DMA 25: RALEIGH, NC)

WNCN Raleigh Giving Local TV News A Good Name

DMA 24

Melanie Sanders Leaving WNCN Raleigh

DMA 24 (RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC)

Anchor Pam Saulsby Fired From WNCN

MARKET SHARE (DMA 24: RALEIGH, NC)

WNCN Raleigh is Hip to YouTube

MARKET SHARE

Latenight Host Shouts Out Local TV Marketer

MARKET SHARE BY PAUL GREELEY

WNCN Returns To Calls, Empowers ‘Smarter’

Plus, Movers And Shakers, promo spots from Dallas, New York, Philly and Universal Resorts, and TV’s still the 10,000-pound gorilla when it comes to advertising.

DMA 24 (RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC)

WNCN Names Sean Maroney Evening Anchor

DMA 24 (RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC)

WNCN Launches Retrans Info Website

Media General’s WNCN Raleigh, N.C., created a website designed to tell viewers its side of the company’s retransmission consent dispute with Dish Network. The website is an example of the viewer education efforts being conducted by all of Media General’s stations during the impasse.

DMA 24

WNCN Emphasizes Local In New Branding

The Media General NBC affiliate is switching from “NBC 17” TO “WNCN Raleigh – Durham – Fayetteville.” GM Doug Hamilton: “By choosing to identify ourselves with our call letters [rather than network], we simply believe we are making a local statement to our communities that our priority is to serve them first and foremost.”

DMA 24 (RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC)

WNCN’S Kim Gernardo to Join Governor’s Office

DMA 24

Stakes Are Raised For Stations In Raleigh

For stations in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., the ratings stakes have likely never been higher than they are this fall. The start of the traditional TV season is bringing new programming and switches in some local news lineups, while a volatile presidential campaign is pumping ad dollars into North Carolina, which is again a swing state.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/09/14/2342586/tv-newscasts-stake-their-claims.html#storylink=cpy

DMA 24

Ex-WRAL Anchor Saulsby Joining WNCN Raleigh