Sinclair-owned CBS affiliate WPEC West Palm Beach, Fla. (DMA 37), has hired Erin Christiansen as the station’s new chief meteorologist. Christiansen has received the Certified Broadcast Meteorology accreditation (CBM) from the American Meteorological Society. Also among her accomplishments over the course of her career that spans over two decades, she has received two Emmy Awards […]
After hiking the Appalachian Trail alone, Chrissy Funk has returned to West Palm Beach, Fla., to oversee creative services at Sinclair’s CBS affiliate there.
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With the addition of this hour-long broadcast, the Sinclair CBS affiliate raises its weekly news total to 42 hours a week.
In a meeting for managers at the Sinclair-owned West Palm Beach, Fla., CBS affiliate late last year, GM Mike Pumo, HR boss Julie Dyer and News Director Mike McCormick purportedly discussed how to properly and legally fire station employees and McCormick worried that firings in 2014 may have been illegal.
Sinclair-owned CBS affiliate WPEC West Palm Beach, Fla. (DMA 38), is adding WeatherNation TV’s multi-format, local, regional and national television weather news service. It will air on ch. 12.2 and on local cable providers across West Palm Beach. “We are excited to expand our CBS12 StormTrac Weather Team on our new digital weather ch. 12.2 […]
Mike McCormick, former news director of WTEV-WAWS Jacksonville, Fla., has been named news director for West Palm Beach CBS affiliate WPEC.
Sinclair CBS affiliate WPEC West Palm Beach, Fla., fired News Director Cathy Younkin on Friday. General Manager Michael Pumo confirmed that Younkin, who was named ND in 2009, is no longer at the station but declined to comment further.
Sinclair Broadcast Group’s CBS affiliate WPEC West Palm Beach, Fla. (DMA 38), has added a new severe weather expert. Meteorologist Jeff Berardelli joins WPEC from WFOR, the CBS affiliate in Miami. Prior to forecasting in Miami, Berardelli was a morning meteorologist at WCBS New York and fill-in weather anchor for the CBS Early Show, and […]
The Sinclair CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., and the Sun Sentinel will share photos, videos, weather and other forms of content, and staffers will cross media platforms.
For outsiders, West Palm Beach conjures up images of palm trees and retirees, but the Florida city has a fiercely competitive online scene, with TV stations among the major players. The competition could heat up even further later this year when local daily The Palm Beach Post erects its paywall.
The Freedom Communications sales exec becomes GM of the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach operated and being purchased by Sinclair.
Anchors Claudia Shea and Ric Blackwell and reporter and weekend anchor Kara Kostanich are among as many as 10 employees fired Friday by the Freedom Communications West Palm Beach, Fla., Fox affiliate.