In Atlanta, Cox Media’s ABC affiliate WSB and Univision’s WUVG today unveiled a new partnership for viewers in metro Atlanta and North Georgia. “The combined reach and influence of WSB-TV and Univision Atlanta will not only be impressive, but also impactful,” said Ray Carter, WSB vice president and general manager. “Whether it is breaking news, […]
WPCH, WGCL, WSB, WAGA and WXIA are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Cox Media Group’s WSB has been the beast in Atlanta for many years, but the race is tightening. Fox-owned WAGA is coming on strong with its relentless local content strategy, and the other players are shaking things up, too.
The FCC has rebuked Meredith’s WPCH Atlanta and Georgia Television’s WSB-TV Atlanta for failing to include “certain requests to purchase political ad time” for non-candidate issue ads in their public files. The admonishment, which is a black mark that goes on their permanent records, resolves a half-dozen complaints filed by Issue One and the Campaign Legal Center dating from August 2017.
New jobs posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for Cox Media and Hearst stations in Georgia and Pennsylvania for a news photographer/videographer and a creative services director.
Cox Media Group-owned WPXI Pittsburgh News Director Suzanne Nadell is leaving next month to take a similar position at Cox’s WSB-TV in Atlanta. Her replacement in Pittsburgh will be in-house: Managing Editor Scott Trabandt.
He moves from the Cox’s radio and TV properties in Orlando to succeed the retiring Steve Riley at its Atlanta ABC affiliate.
He’s stepping down from the Cox Atlanta ABC affiliate and leaving broadcasting after 39 years in the business.
The Cox Atlanta ABC affiliates promotes her to succeed the retiring Debbie Denechaud.
Earlier this week, the Campaign Legal Center and Issue One, two political “watchdog” organizations, filed FCC complaints against two Atlanta TV stations, WPCH and WSB, alleging violations of the rules that govern the documents that need to be placed into a station’s public inspection file regarding political “issue advertising.”