New owners shake up television in the Indiana capital.
The Indy Eleven of the United Soccer League and Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH signed a two-year extension of their broadcast agreement, ensuring fans will have an over-the-air option to watch Indy Eleven contests through the 2022 USL Championship campaign. Fans of Indiana’s Team will be able to watch 20 games during the 2021 […]
Wanting a more cost-effective way to close caption its content, Circle City Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis selected the automated enCaption4 system from ENCO to meet its both its scheduled and late-breaking captioning needs. Prior to adopting enCaption4, all of WISH’s closed captioning was done by human transcribers through a service company that would dial in to the station’s caption encoders. The […]
Last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, ads were posted for open positions at the University of Rhode Island, WISH in Indianapolis, and KETV in Omaha.
The agreement with DuJuan McCoy’s new Circle City Broadcasting I marks the completion of Nexstar’s divestiture plan to secure approvals for its Tribune Media purchase. The total gross proceeds from the planned sale of the 21 stations being divested amounts to $1.36 billion.
Christopher McDonnell will oversee KRON San Francisco and Randy Ingram will head the Indianapolis duopoly of WISH-WNDY.
Media General’s CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 27) on Monday announced a new broadcast partnership with WGN Sports that includes the live broadcast of 19 hockey games during the 2015-16 season, beginning Oct. 10. “We’re proud to bring the winning tradition of Blackhawks hockey to WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV [co-owned MNT affiliate WNDY],” said GM Les […]
Media General-owned CW affiliate WISH Indianapolis (DMA 27) and co-owned independent WNDY will be that market’s new homes of the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox, beginning in April. “We’re excited to bring the Cubs, the White Sox and professional baseball to fans all across Central Indiana,” said Les Vann, WISH president-GM. “Between WISH-TV and […]
Media General has named Jim Hess local sales manager of its WISH (CBS) and WNDY (MNT) Indianapolis (DMA 27). Effective Monday, Jan. 19, Hess will spearhead local sales efforts for the two stations, WISHTV.com and LIN Digital’s products and marketing solutions that are sold to local clients. Hess has spent the last 10 years as […]
He takes over the helm of LIN’s CBS-MNT duopoly in Indianapolis, joining from LIN’s WJCL Savannah, Ga., where he will be succeeded by Steve Doerr.
The WISH-produced evening newscast on sister station WNDY will become an hour starting on Monday, Jan. 6.