Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the PIX11 Morning News on Scripps-owned CW affiliate WPIX New York (DMA 1) will add a 10 a.m. hour to its weekday broadcast, expanding to six-and-a-half hours of local morning news and information from 4:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The team that came together in January to launch the 9 a.m. […]
Nexstar has transferred its option to purchase Scripps’ New York CW affiliate WPIX to Mission Broadcasting and Mission has exercised its option to purchase the station for $75 million plus accrued interest, to be calculated on the period between the Sept. 19, 2019, purchase date of WPIX by Scripps and the option sale closing date.
The Archdiocese of New York and Scripps CW affiliate WPIX will partner to broadcast Mass on both Palm Sunday, April 5, and Easter Sunday, April 12, live from St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, will celebrate both Masses, although without a congregation present due to the coronavirus outbreak. Each Mass will […]
Beginning Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, WPIX New York’s PIX11 Morning News will add a 9 a.m. hour to its weekday newscast, expanding the broadcast by an hour, from 4:30 to 10 am. PIX11 Morning News will also add two featured reporters, Marysol Castro and Ben Aaron. The PIX11 Morning News will continue to be anchored by Kala Rama and Craig Treadway (4:30-6 […]
WPIX New York News Ddirector Amy Waldman is leaving the Tribune CW affiliate after four-and-a-half years in the lead role. Walman is being replaced by Vickie Burns, who has been named the station’s vice president of news and content. She has also been consulting for the station for the past year.
One of the most beloved Christmas traditions was almost lost forever. Yule Logs are everywhere these days, on television, on YouTube and on streaming services. But the one that started it all ― the WPIX Yule Log that was originally broadcast in New York starting in 1966 ― actually vanished for years.
After a series of investigations and reports both on air and on social media by WPIX New York reporter Monica Morales (l) that revealed horrible housing conditions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (r) made personal inspections followed by proposals on how to remedy the housing problems. Also, as a result of Morales’ reports on WPIX, 55 buildings in the public housing developments across the city now have heat and hot water.
If your competitor has the most experienced meteorologists in town, and has marketed that position successfully, you can’t own it. So maybe your best option is to find another position that you can own, one that is unspoken, subtle and not so serious. Here are seven successful weather promotion strategies you can file for a rainy day.
Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WPIX New York today announced the final weekday anchor lineup for PIX11 Morning News. Beginning June 19, Dan Mannarino will co-anchor from 6 to 9 a.m. each weekday alongside Betty Nguyen. The pairing of Nguyen and Mannarino complement the existing anchor team of Kala Rama and Craig Treadway, who anchor from 5 to 6 a.m. each weekday and report for the […]
Tribune-owned CW affiliate WPIX New York (DMA 1) said today that meteorologist Byron Miranda will be joining PIX11 Morning News in June to deliver weekday weathercasts. Miranda joins WPIX from WMAQ Chicago where he was the weekday meteorologist for the NBC O&O. Prior to his tenure at WMAQ, Miranda was the meteorologist at KNBC Los Angeles. […]
Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WPIX New York (DMA 1) has hired Betty Nguyen to anchor PIX11 Morning News. Nguyen, an award-winning journalist, will anchor the 6-9 a.m. hours of the show each weekday. Nguyen will join WPIX on June 1 and will begin on air mid-month. Nguyen joins WPIX from NBC and MSNBC where she […]
The Tribune Broadcasting executive will succeed Greg Easterly in running the group’s CW affiliate in New York.
Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate WPIX New York (DMA 1) today appointed David Shenfeld the executive producer of its PIX11 Morning News. He will be responsible for the strategy and content for PIX11’s morning newscasts, on all platforms. He joins the station on April 3 and will report to Amy Waldman, news director. Shenfeld has held executive […]
The Tribune New York station is now offering news, lifestyle and entertainment segments as video-on-demand content on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google’s Android TV.
After Rich Graziano decides to leave, Tribune Broadcasting puts the former GM of its WGN Chicago in change in New York as interim GM and promotes him to SVP of group operations.
Enabled by the emergence of user-friendly platforms like Facebook, Periscope and Google Hangouts, stations are expanding their use of live streaming to complement regular on-air weather coverage and build a community around the coverage.