“I come to work every day loving what I do,” said Dennis Carter, sports director of Sinclair’s ABC affiliate WSET Roanoke, Va. (DMA 69), sharing news of his retirement with his coworkers. “My family has generously let me live my passion, but now my passion is to spend more time with them. I will be […]
The station group promotes the Roanoke, Va., ABC affiliate’s general sales manager, succeeding Randy Smith.
He’s joining the ABC affiliate in Lynchburg, Va., from WALA Mobile, Ala., where he’s been news director for the past nine years.
In DMA 56, Little Rock, Ark., spending on election campaigns is sparse. The presidential candidates are ignoring the state because Mitt Romney has a lock on its six electoral votes, and there are no major state offices up for grabs. But it’s a much different story in DMA 69 — Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. — where stations are having trouble coping with the enormous demand for time.
Allbritton-owned ABC affiliate WSET Roanoke, Va. (DMA 66), is now delivering WeatherNation’s national, regional and local weather news in conjunction with WSET weather experts to track around-the-clock coverage of breaking weather and forecasts. The WeatherNation service can be seen on WSET’s 13.3 subchannel. “We are pleased to reinforce our local weather news with WeatherNation,” said […]
Nearly a third of Roanoke, Va., residents aren’t online, but it isn’t for a lack of first-rate digital offerings, including some of the slickest multimedia production to be found on any newspaper website, plus apps, blogs mobile sites and more. WSET-TV, The Roanoke Times and other local players are gearing up for a predicted 89% boost in digital revenue in this sleepy southern town.
Allbritton Communications Co.’s ABC affiliate WSET Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. (DMA 66), has transitioned to local HD news with new ProHD cameras from JVC Professional Products Co. The station recently purchased eight GY-HM790Us and eight GY-HM750Us, which will be used for studio and ENG work. WSET is one of six Allbritton stations that is standardizing on JVC […]