WLOS, WSPA, WHNS, WYFF and WMYA are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Nexstar is being sued by a South Carolina man who says one of its stations falsely represented him as “an accused child predator.” Douglas Turner claims Nexstar-owned WSPA Greenville, S.C., used his photo instead of the suspect’s on air and in a story shared on the station’s website and Facebook page. Turner alleges the article and TV story were published “with malice or with reckless disregard for the truth.”
WSPA, Nexstar’s CBS affiliate in Spartanburg, S.C., has named Susan Pascal its new creative services director. She starts today.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for openings at the Nexstar station in Spartanburg, S.C., and the Gray stations in Roanoke, Va., and New Orleans.
Media General taps the former GM of WTNH-WCTX New Haven, Conn., to run its CBS and CW affiliates in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.-Asheville, N.C.
WSPA News Director Karen Kelly has been pink slipped … errrr … “resigned” from the CBS affiliate. Kelly joined the WSPA-WYCW, Media General duopoly in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., in late 2012, taking over for Dan Cates.
When Gannett’s The Greenville (S.C.) News launched its hard paywall in July 2010, traffic dwindled and let the newspaper’s TV competitors take the lead in the market’s online media scene. Earlier this year, the paper switched to a metered model in an attempt to win back readers.
The group owner moves Robert Romine from VP-GM of its Jackson and Hattiesburg, Miss., stations to the same slot at its WSPA (CBS)-WYCW (CW) duopoly in South Carolina.
With the advent of Facebook and Twitter, some journalists are elevating multitasking to a new art form. WSPA Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C. anchor Amy Wood is hard to beat, amassing one of local TV’s largest social followings (@TVAmy | Facebook) in part by interacting with her audience while she’s live on the air.