New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, news anchor, executive producer, integrated digital specialist, sales director, digital sales manager, account executive and news producer.

Fran McRae To Lead Nexstar In Memphis, Jackson

The media executive with nearly 20 years of broadcast management and sales experience will oversee WREG and WJKT in Tennessee.


New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for general managers, a news director and an executive producer.

WREG Anchor Shuts Down Body Shamer

DMA 51

Anchor Greg Hurst Joins WREG Memphis

DMA 51

New Anchor Teams at WREG Memphis

Tribune Media’s CBS affiliate WREG Memphis (DMA 51), welcomes one new face and adds anchor responsibilities to a familiar one. Veteran newsman Greg Hurst joins the primetime news lineup, and Meteorologist Todd Demers becomes the permanent anchor on Daybreak, a role he has been filling on an interim basis since December. Greg Hurst joins Stephanie Scurlock on the […]

DMA 51

WREG Memphis Updating Its Newsroom Studio


WREG Memphis Celebrates Its 60th Birthday

Obama Taps WREG’s Ron Walter For TVA

The president-GM of Tribune’s Memphis CBS affiliate has been named by President Obama to the board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.


WREG Transmitter Down For Two Hours Wednesday

DMAS 46 & 50

New Local TV Execs In Greensboro, Memphis

Jim Himes is tapped to be GM of WGHP Greensboro, N.C., while Brett Schutt will succeed him as general sales manager of WREG Memphis.


WREG Dominates Memphis TV In May

DMA 49

WREG Memphis Names Two Sales Execs

The Local-TV-owned Memphis CBS affiliate Promotes Jim Himes from general sales manager to station manager and sales VP. It also brings on Steve Crain to the new post of director of integrated media.


TV’s Social Barrage Meets Paper’s Paywall

Memphis, Tenn.’s daily paper the Commercial Appeal has seen its traffic decline 30% since putting up a paywall last December and the city’s TV stations — WHBQ, WMC, WPTY and WREG — are using social media to win over and engage the region’s online population.

DMA 49

Gun Pulled On WREG Memphis News Team


WMC, WREG Tops In Memphis News Numbers

DMA 49

WREG Memphis Donates Old Set To J-School

DMA 49

Three News Veterans Out At WREG Memphis

The Local TV-owned CBS affiliate declined to discuss the departures, but Mike Matthews, who covered local government among other stories, said via Twitter that he left the station involuntarily. “We aren’t leaving because we want to,” Matthews wrote. “The station felt it was in their best interest if they wouldn’t renew my contract.”

DMA 50

WREG Memphis Commentator Norm Brewer Dies