New Calls Coming For WAWS And WTEV

The FCC has granted Cox Media Group’s request to change its Jacksonville, Fla., affils WAWS (Fox) to WFOX and WTEV to WJAX (CBS).


WTEV-WAWS Anchor Firings Criticized

After five high-profile anchors at the Cox-operated CBS-Fox duopoly in Jacksonville, Fla., were fired, Michael Castengera, a senior lecturer at the University of Georgia’s Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communication, called it ‘wholesale slaughter’ and ‘ a stupid move.’

GetTV Diginet Expanding Into 4 New Markets

The Sony Pictures Television classic Hollywood film channel is adding Seattle, Charlotte, Jacksonville and Tulsa, boosting its coverage to 31 markets covering 48% of the U.S.


Digital Makes Unique TV Allies In Jacksonville

In the tourism-heavy Florida city, an unusal online alignment has emerged on the TV side: The Gannett-owned NBC and ABC affiliates share a website, as do the Newport Television-owned Fox and CBS stations. Jacksonville’s atypical team-ups have produced some unique approaches to digital content and revenue.