Two More Miami Television Stations Launch NextGen Broadcasts

WPLG and WSVN launch a second stick, bringing enhanced video and audio, interactive applications and upgradable technology to their free, over-the-air services.

Carmel Cafiero, WSVN Miami Investigative Reporter, Dies At 76

WSVN’s ‘Today In Florida’ Welcomes New Anchor Team

Sunbeam Television’s Fox affiliate WSVN Miami today announced an anchor team change for its six-hour morning news block. Lorena Estrada and Tavares Jones will join Alex de Armas and Ethan […]

WSVN Miami To Move Station Headquarters

Sunbeam Television’s Fox affiliate WSVN Miami filed plans for a new headquarters facility in Miramar, which would clear the way for major development in its current home in North Bay Village. Sunbeam is working on plans for a major mixed-use project in Miramar that’s connected to the relocation of the TV station, CEO Andy Ansin said.

Sunbeam Television Adding 10 A.M. Hour To Morning News In Miami And Boston

Sunbeam Television, parent company of Fox affiliate WSVN Miami and independent WHDH Boston, is expanding the stations’ morning newscasts with an additional hour, from 10 to 11. Both stations’ newscasts […]

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WSVN’s Late News Delivers 61% Of Viewers During Flood

Jackson Dill New Weekend Morning Meteorologist At WSVN Miami

WSVN Miami Ups Ethan Calloway To Weekday Morning Co-Anchor

Sunbeam Television’s Fox affiliate WSVN Miami has promoted Ethan Calloway to co-anchor of Today in Florida, its weekday morning news block that airs from 5 to 10 a.m. Calloway joined […]

Longtime WSVN Miami Anchor Diana Diaz Leaves

WSVN Miami’s Diana Diaz Leaves Her Anchor Job

WSVN Meteorologist Phil Ferro Talks About Losing Family In Florida Condo Collapse

WSVN Chopper Dodges Drone While Reporting

The Sunbeam Television Miami Fox affiliate’s 7Skyforce helicopter was forced to avoid a drone that got too close to it while hovering over the scene of a car that had crashed into a Southwest Miami-Dade gym. Law enforcement has started an investigation into the incident.

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Miami’s WSVN Dominated Election Night Coverage

WSVN Names Vanessa Borge Morning Anchor, Josh Moser Lead Sports Anchor

Sunbeam Television’s Fox affiliate WSVN Miami has added Vanessa Borge and Josh Moser to its news department beginning in December. A familiar face for South Florida viewers, Vanessa Borge was […]

WSVN Producer Released From Jail After Being Arrested While Covering Protests

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WSVN Owner Donates $100K To Food Bank

WSVN, the Fox affiliate in Miami owned by Ed Ansin’s Sunbeam Television, has been supporting Feeding South Florida, a local food bank, since the pandemic hit full force in mid-March.

Ed Ansin Still ‘Obsessed With Television’

Ed Ansin, owner of Sunbeam Television, which operates WHDH Boston and WSVN Miami, when asked about working at 83, responds: “I’m obsessed with television. I just like it. I want to die with my boots on.”

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Miami Renews Its Fox Affiliation

The Sunbeam-owned station makes a multi-year deal after 30 years with the Fox network.

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Miami Remembers Bob Leider

The former EVP and GM of WSVN Miami oversaw the Sunbeam Television station’s switch from an NBC affiliate to an independent station that became South Florida’s news leader.

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN’s Phil Ferro Returning After Three Months

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Creative Services Director Needed In South Fla.

WSVN News 7 in Miami is looking to fill a key marketing positionTo post a job on TVNewsCheck, click here.

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Live On A Yacht As Creative Services Director In Miami

South Florida’s WSVN, the Fox affiliate owned by Sunbeam, is looking for a creative services director to continue its tradition of innovative promos, eye-catching visuals, and cutting edge set designs.

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WSVN Creates Relief Fund For Michael Victims

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WSVN Tops On Facebook With ‘Less Is More’

Steven Cejas, WSVN.com’s executive producer: “It’s all about interaction now. It’s not just throwing whatever up there. We tailor every post that we do to Facebook so that we feel like we are going to get interactions. On a regular day we try to keep it between somewhere around 20 to 25. So it’s kind of a ‘less-ismore’ mentality and we have seen that that really has helped out our numbers.”

DMA 15: MIAMI

WSVN Fires Producer Over Use Of N-Word

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Producer Suspended After Profane Rant

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Tower Deaths Put Repack Sked In Spotlight

Broadcasters have long been concerned that all stations may not be able to make the mandated switch to new channels following the spectrum auction on the FCC’s schedule, largely because broadcasters don’t believe there are enough qualified tower crews to get the work done — a concern shared by some tower companies. That fear was exacerbated by the deaths of three tower workers in Miami last month.

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Three Killed In TV Tower Mishap In Miami

Three tower workers fell to their death yesterday when a tower platform they were working on collapsed as they were trying to replace an antenna. The tower is shared by Berkshire Hathaway’s ABC affiliate WPLG and Ed Ansin’s Fox affiliate WSVN. The victims were not employees of the stations, but were a group from Tower King II out of Texas contracted to upgrade WSVN’s antenna. Federal investigators are on the scene.

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Miami’s WSVN Leading News Source During Irma

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Miami Introduces The ‘Plex Deck’

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WSVN Finds Missing Boy In Unusual Place

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UPDATE: Miami’s WSVN Needs A CSD

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Picture Yourself In Miami As Creative Services Dir.

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Turns Anchor’s Food Segment Into Show

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WSVN Miami, A Facebook Selfie

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‘Happy Holidays’ From Miami’s WSVN

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Is TV’s Tops In Miami Social Rankings

DMA 16

Miami TV Goes Nuts Over Castro’s Death

Saturday night, into Sunday morning proved to be an active time for Miami TV stations. As news came out about Fidel Castro’s death from Cuba, Miami area Cubans took to the streets to celebrate and gather, and Miami stations jumped into action.

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WSVN Captures Most Viewers On Election Night

DMA 16: MIAMI

Lennox Named WSVN Afternoon-Evening Anchor

Sunbeam Television’s Fox affiliate WSVN Miami (DMA 16), today named Jeff Lennox co-anchor alongside long-time anchor Lynn Martinez weekdays, effective immediately. Most recently, he co-anchored 7 NEWS Weekend Editions in […]