He joins Rosanna Scotto on the Jan. 16. Menefee will continue co-hosting the award-winning Fox NFL pregame show Fox NFL Sunday.
A correspondent for three New York TV stations, he became famous for his “Shame on You” segments that investigated consumer fraud and aggressively confronted wrongdoers on camera.
Fox Television Stations and writers and producers for its WNYW New York have struck a new four-year contract, according to the Writers Guild of America East, which represents those employees.
The Writers Guild of America East members working at Fox-owned WNYW New York delivered a petition to station management demanding that pensions for union members be fully funded. The Guild said that 90% of the station’s union members signed the petition. The Guild similarly asked CBS News, ABC News and Audacy in New York to fund their employees’ pensions and those units agreed.
Fox O&O WNYW New York has added Natasha Verma as co-anchor of the station’s weekday 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Steve Lacy beginning Oct. 24. Verma has been […]
Lori Stokes, a 40-year journalism veteran and current anchor on the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. news on Fox O&O WNYW New York, said today that she intends to retire […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in news, sales, digital, creative services, engineering and technical operations/production.
Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees who work for Fox-owned WNYW New York and WTTG Washington say they are feeling the pinch of the drawn out negotiations for a new bargaining agreement.
Fox-owned WNYW New York today announced three promotions in its news department that are effective Nov. 1. Bianca Peters will co-anchor the 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. hours with Rosanna […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a promotion producer, and two media sales account executives at Fox, Nexstar and Hearst stations.
TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Byron Harmon, VP of news at Fox-owned WNYW New York, about what the post-pandemic major market newsroom will look like, how the past year has impacted his management approach and the vital role of HBCUs in furthering industry diversity.
After a celebrated TV news career of 40-plus years, including the last 15 at Fox O&O WNYW, he’s leaving the station to attend Harvard Business School.
Fox-owned WNYW in New York has been on the front lines of the coronavirus epicenter for weeks, weathering sick employees, virus vulnerabilities and the gauntlet of covering a metastasizing story with endless moving parts. “It’s the most challenging environment I’ve ever had to manage through,” says VP-GM Lew Leone. Above, Rosanna Scotto interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Kerry Drew and Bianca Peters are tapped as the faces of the Fox O&O’s early morning broadcast.
Social media platforms are fast evolving, and newsrooms that have come to rely on them are turning to new tools to keep up. From more granular analytics to better tools for incorporating social content into stories, newsrooms — and the vendors they work with on social — are moving along a sharp learning curve.
Fox O&O WNYW New York’s Good Day New York had a strong April among adults 25-54, according to Nielsen. The weekday show, hosted By Rosanna Scotto and Lori Stokes, averaged […]
A trip to WNYW’s Tape Room, where the station keeps its archives, sparked an idea for reporter Dan Bowens. In the Tape Room, Bowens found old reports of crimes from the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut area that have remained unsolved to this day. Bowens has produced 13 audio-only podcasts so far. Of those, four were made into TV stories and then those four were stitched together for a 22-minute special called The Tape Room.
For Byron Harmon, who previously worked at both the NBC and CBS O&Os in New York, stretching the familiar formulas is the way to break away from the pack without breaking the mold. Like other news leaders on the broadcast side, he walks a fine line between innovation and expectation.
Fox-owned WNYW New York (DMA 1) today promoted Dan Bowens to weekend anchor. Effective immediately, he will anchor the Fox 5 News at 6 p.m. and the Fox 5 News […]
This week’s Social Scorecard covers the social media scene in New York City where broadcasters are vying for their share of engagement among 140 million actions. WNYW, the Fox O&O, is far ahead of all broadcasters there. Its secret? Fewer posts that appeal to their followers’ emotions. “Sometimes, less is more,” says Dan Carlin, the station’s programming and research VP.
WNYW, the Fox O&O in New York City, has had a bumpy ride after an Internet outage rendered its control room and studios essentially useless — and had to rely on Fox News Channel for help.
A New York federal judge won’t yet dismiss a WNYW New York reporter’s claim that she was fired in retaliation for complaining about discrimination — and found it’s too early to tell whether it was irrelevant for her to reference other women’s allegations against Roger Ailes and Billl O’Reilly in her complaint.
Lori Stokes, most recently co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning at crosstown WABC, will co-host Good Day New York alongside Rosanna Scotto.