WSVN Producer Released From Jail After Being Arrested While Covering Protests

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16: MIAMI

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

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

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.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16: MIAMI

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.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Creates Relief Fund For Michael Victims

SOCIAL SCORECARD | DMA 16: MIAMI

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

TVN TECH

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.

DMA 16

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.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16

Miami’s WSVN Leading News Source During Irma

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Miami Introduces The ‘Plex Deck’

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Finds Missing Boy In Unusual Place

MARKET SHARE | DMA 16: MIAMI

UPDATE: Miami’s WSVN Needs A CSD

MARKET SHARE (DMA 16: MIAMI)

Picture Yourself In Miami As Creative Services Dir.

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN Turns Anchor’s Food Segment Into Show

MARKET SHARE (DMA 16: MIAMI)

WSVN Miami, A Facebook Selfie

MARKET SHARE (DMA 16)

‘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.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 16: MIAMI)

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 the afternoon and evenings. Lennox joined WSVN in September 2011. Before arriving in South Florida, he worked as an anchor/reporter at WESH Orlando, Fla. He also […]

RETRANS

DirecTV, Sunbeam End Miami Blackout

DirecTV and Sunbeam Television have ended a stalemate in Miami-Fort Lauderdale that has kept the local Fox affiliate blacked out on the satellite service since mid-July, but the two companies remain at odds on retrans renewals deals for Sunbeam’s Boston NBC and CW affils, WHDH and WLVI.

DMAS 8, 16

Boston, Miami Stations Go Dark On DirecTV

In Boston, local NBC affiliates WHDH Channel 7 and WLVI Channel 56 went dark following a breakdown between station executives and AT&T-owned DirecTV on July 15th. In Miami, Fox affiliate WSVN Channel 7 was blacked out over a similar dispute. The stations are all owned by Sunbeam Television.

DMA 16: MIAMI

WSVN’s Carmel Cafiero Retiring After 40 Years

Sunbeam Stations Update Their Websites

DMA 16

Longtime WSVN Miami Announcer Returns

MARKET SHARE WITH PAUL GREELEY

WSVN Photog Shares Cuban Experience

RETRANS: DMA 16

WSVN Miami Back On AT&T U-verse

WSVN Miami has returned to AT&T’s U-verse lineup following a dispute that kept the Sunbeam Television-owned Fox affiliate blacked out to U-verse subscribers since Jan. 16.

WSVN Reporter Rosh Lowe Was A Child Star

MARKET SHARE (DMA 16)

UPDATE: WSVN Miami Unveils $500K Set

DMA 16

WSVN Miami Unveils Its Newsplex Set

MARKET SHARE (DMA 16: MIAMI)

WSVN’s New Set Promises To Be Futuristic

DMA 16 (MIAMI)

WSVN Goes Bigger, Bolder With New Set

Sunbeam Fox affiliate WSVN Miami has been teasing viewers with cryptic promos: “Something BIG is coming.” And for the past few weeks, anchors have been working against a green screen to hide what’s happening at the news studio. Here’s the scoop: The station is completing “a massive overhaul” of its news set — the first since debuting its working newsroom concept, “the newsplex,” in 1994, says Alice Jacobs, WSVN’s VP of news. It makes its debut March 8.

DMA 16 (MIAMI)

WSVN Goes Bigger, Bolder With New Set

Sunbeam Fox affiliate WSVN Miami has been teasing viewers with cryptic promos: “Something BIG is coming.” And for the past few weeks, anchors have been working against a green screen to hide what’s happening at the news studio. Here’s the scoop: The station is completing “a massive overhaul” of its news set — the first since debuting its working newsroom concept, “the newsplex,” in 1994, says Alice Jacobs, WSVN’s VP of news. It makes its debut March 8.

DMA 16 (MIAMI)

Longtime Sunbeam Exec Bob Leider Retiring

His last day is Sept. 1, but Leider will consult the three-station group, which is owned by Ed Ansin and comprises Fox affiliate in Miami and NBC and CW affiliates in Boston. Boston GM Chris Wayland has been tapped to step up when Leider steps down.