Abimael Castro Named WNEU Weekday Weather Anchor

Telemundo’s WNEU Boston today named Abimael Castro weather anchor for the station’s weekday newscasts that air at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. He will make his on-air debut on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Damaris Bonilla, WNEU-WBTS news director, said: “Abimael has a proven track record of reporting weather conditions and news related to climate change and […]

Bianca Beltrán Joins NBC’s WBTS/Telemundo’s WNEU

NBCU Taps Kirsten Wolff As Boston VP Of News

Beginning next year, she will oversee journalism at WBTS, WNEU and NECN, joining from WESH Orlando, Fla.

NBCU Boston Launches Original, Multiplatform Programming For Bilingual Audiences

The new programming  includes WBTS’ Restaurants Remade, a streaming series about New England restaurants’ re-imagining their business models to adapt to challenges brought on by the pandemic; WBTS’ all new live and local lifestyle show The Hub Today, and WNEU’s fundraising special Milagros para Ninos (Miracles for Kids) for station partner Boston Children’s Hospital.


NBCU Ups Chris Wayland To Boston GM

He maintains his president-GM duties for NBC Sports Boston as he succeeds Mike St. Peter in overseeing WBTS, WNEU and NECN there.


TVN’s New Facilities Insider | NBCU Takes The IP Plunge In Boston

The massive NBCUniversal Boston Media Center in Needham, Mass., houses the company’s NBC and Telemundo stations plus regional cable news and sports networks in a new $125 million, 160,000-square foot headquarters. “It’s a complete game-changer,” says one GM of the greenfield build.


Job Openings In Sales, News, Creative Services

New TV job openings posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include opportunities at stations owned by Gray, NBC, Meredith, Cox and Graham in Charlotte, Orlando, Atlanta, Boston, San Antonio and the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City area of Michigan.


Chris Wayland Named WBTS-WNEU-NECN Station Manager

NBCU today appointed Chris Wayland senior vice president and station manager of its Boston (DMA 9) properties: WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo) and cable channel NECN. He will oversee the sales, finance, marketing, and digital departments for all three. He will report to Mike St. Peter, president-GM of the three. Wayland joins NBCUniversal’s Boston stations from […]


WBTS Airing Boston’s New Year’s Eve Celebration


NBC Boston Cuts Ties For Anchors


NBC Breaks Ground On Boston Media Center

The state-of-the-art 160,000 square-foot media center in Needham will be unveiled in the fall of 2019. It will house WBTS (NBC), WNEU (Telemundo), NBC Sports Boston and NECN. On hand were NBCU execs and local business and political leaders.

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WNEU Boston Rebrands, Adds 2 Newscasts

Telemundo-owned WNEU Boston (DMA 10) is rebranding its weekday newscasts from Noticiero Telemundo Boston to Noticiero Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra (Telemundo New England News), effective immediately. In addition, WNEU will launch two, new 30–minute newscasts that will air Monday-Friday at 5 and 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, Dec. 18. This news expansion follows two years after WNEU […]


LPTV Looks To Be Part Of NBC’s Boston Plan

It appears that NBC Boston (with the still unconfirmed call letters of WBTS) may reach the market’s viewers through Telemundo affil WNEU after the station group buys low-power WTMU.


Castro-Amare Joins WNEU As Sports Anchor

Telemundo’s WNEU Boston (DMA 8) today named Pedro Castro-Amaré sports anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Boston at 6 and 11 p.m. Castro-Amaré, who will be WNEU’s first sports anchor since the station launched its local newscasts in August 2015, will join news anchor Jose Rivera Adrovet and weather anchor Cecy Gutierrez. In addition to his new role as […]


Telemundo Boston Launching Local News

WNEU will begin airing local news at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. starting Monday, the first time ever for the Spanish-language station. The addition of the newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo Boston, is the latest in a series of efforts to bolster local news at Telemundo stations across the country.


Telemundo’s WNEU To Add Evening News

Telemundo’s Boston station plans to launch its first local Spanish-language newscasts this summer, the latest step in a push by parent company NBCUniversal to add programming for Hispanic viewers. The station says it will hire five journalists to produce two half-hour newscasts on weekdays at 6 and 11 p.m. WNEU will share studio space, footage and sometimes personnel with New England Cable News, another NBCU property with an editorial staff of about 130.