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.
He joins the Orlando ABC-indie duo from a 16-year stint at the company’s Tampa, Fla., radio division.
Major League Soccer’s Orlando City Lions today announced a multi-year local broadcast partnership with Cox Media’s independent WRDQ. The station will become the team’s exclusive English-language broadcast home. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Cox Media Group and the team are also working together to create a TV broadcast network to air Lions matches in […]
Cox Media Group’s VP of Sales Paul Curran will take over as VP-GM of WFTV-WRDQ upon Shawn Bartelt’s retirement on June 19.
Cox-owned ABC affiliate WFTV Orlando, Fla., has expanded its 10 p.m. news on co-owned independent WRDQ to one hour Monday through Friday. “We’ve been on an upward trend with the 10 p.m.,” said Shawn Bartelt, general manager of the two stations.
When Cox Media ABC affiliate WFTV started a 4 p.m. newscast last week, the station canned a 6:30 p.m. newscast on co-owned independent WRDQ. Repeats of That ’70s Show are airing from 6 to 7 p.m. on WRDQ. “With the launch of the 4 p.m. news on WFTV, we felt it was the right time to put sitcoms in that hour, to prepare for the fall and to use some of the 6:30 resources for the 4 p.m.,” said WFTV-WRDQ GM Shawn Bartelt.