WOTV, WWMT, WOOD, WXMI, WXSP-CD and WOLP-CD are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
TV stations across the country may be looking at their morning news ratings and wondering where the viewers went. WOOD Grand Rapids, Mich., did and came up with a campaign that tied its morning news into NBC’s Today.
Nexstar NBC affiliate WOOD Grand Rapids, Mich. (DMA 45), has appointed Michele DeSelms community strategy manager. This role includes overseeing the station’s Connecting with Community brand and partnerships, as well as nonprofit alliances and community outreach projects. DeSelms will help shape the future of the community engagement opportunities with coverage both on-air and online. DeSelms […]
TV stations owned by Graham Media, Nexstar and Weigel Broadcasting posted new job openings on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center last week in news and promotions for stations located in Houston, Grand Rapids, Milwaukee and San Antonio.
Nexstar-owned NBC affiliate WOOD Grand Rapids, Mich. (DMA 49) has hired Emily Schuitema as a Meteorologist. She joins Storm Team 8 from WSAW Wausau, Wis., where she worked as the morning news meteorologist. Schuitema is a West Michigan native. She graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2017 with a degree in […]
The veteran local TV broadcaster moves from Bend, Ore., to oversee WOOD (NBC), WOTV (ABC) and WXSP.
In Western Michigan, online engagement has long been part of the local media mission. And with local TV sites and statewide behemoth MLive.com — which represents Advance Publication’s area newspapers — all fighting for the market’s online audience, the battle often comes down to who is forging the most resonant connections with users.
In Grand Rapids, Mich., early risers have more news options. LIN-owned NBC affiliate WOOD debuted its earler morning newscast today, while Freedom-owned CBS affil WWMT introduced its 4:30 a.m. broadcast a week earlier.