TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New Jobs Posted To TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for executive producer, creative services producer, photojournalist and technical services engineer.

NEWSTECHFORUM 2023

From Remote News Producers To Camera-To-Cloud Workflows, Broadcasters Chase Agility In Studio And Field

Tech leaders from CNBC, Fox Television Stations, Gray Television and Sinclair told a NewsTECHForum audience earlier this week that flexibility and speed are driving their implementation of a range of new technology, from LED displays and AR graphics to more expansive remote production and use of the cloud.

Traffic Reporter Annie Mae Joins WTTG Washington

Fox O&O WTTG Washington has added Annie Mae as traffic reporter for the station’s weekday morning newscasts, Fox 5 News Morning and Good Day DC, from 4 to 11 a.m. […]

Stephen Graddick Joins WTTG Washington News

Fox-owned WTTG Washington has added journalist Stephen Graddick. Beginning in November, he will co-anchor Fox 5 Morning News from 4 to 5 a.m. with Holly Morris and 5 – 6 […]

WTTG Washington Reporter Kevin McCarthy Is Not The Former Speaker Of The House

Kenneth Moton Is WTTG Washington’s New Evening Anchor

Kenneth Moton has joined Fox O&O WTTG Washington as an evening anchor. Beginning Sept. 25 he will co-anchor the station’s weekday 6 p.m. newscast with Angie Goff, and the 11 […]

Local News Close-Up: Capital Improvements In Washington, D.C.

Politics isn’t the only giant news story in our nation’s capital. In recent days, the newsrooms were all over the $6 billion sale of the NFL’s Washington Commanders. It’s been a bleak period for the D.C. sports teams, including the underperforming Commanders, Nationals, Capitals and Wizards, but the locals hope the new Commanders owner will shake things up for the better.

Sierra Fox To Anchor Weekends At WTTG Washington

Lindsay Watts Leaves WTTG Washington

WTTG Washington Producer Carjacked At Gunpoint

TVN’S NEWSTECHFORUM 2022

Automation And Cloud Drive Studio Workflows

Technology executives from Disney, CBS Television Stations, Fox’s WTTG Washington and Amagi said they’re turning to private and public clouds to find new efficiencies in production workflows at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Tuesday, a transition one sees as “scaling” in. Pictured (l-r): CBS Television Stations’ Jeff Birch, WTTG Washington’s Jim Beahn, Disney’s Fabian Westerwelle and Amagi’s Stephen Bach (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.

WTTG Washington Expands Programming With “DMV Zone”

Fox O&O WTTG Washington will increase its original programming offerings with DMV Zone, when the live, hour-long show debuts on Monday, Oct. 24, and will air weekdays at 3 p.m., […]

Talking TV: WTTG Keeps Upping The Ante With Local News, Programming

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Paul McGonagle, VP and news director of Fox-owned WTTG Washington, about two new shows that will bring the station up to over 80 hours of original weekly programming, how they manage that volume and hacks for hiring quality people in a tough market. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

DC Democratic Mayoral Candidates Faced Off On WTTG

“In The Courts” To Debut On WTTG Washington

A new legal show, In the Courts, will premiere on May 1 on Fox Television Stations’ WTTG Washington. Anchored by Chief Legal Correspondent Katie Barlow, the 30-minute weekly program will […]

WTTG Washington Reporter Shuts Down Rude Kid Trying To Interrupt Live Shot

Mike Thomas Promoted To WTTG Evening Meteorologist, Claire Anderson Joins Weather Team

Fox-owned WTTG has named Mike Thomas evening meteorologist, effective immediately, succeeding Sue Palka whose retirement took effect Wednesday. Thomas will report the weather for the 5, 6:30, 10 and 11 […]

WNYW And WTTG Employees Represented By IATSE Say They ‘Are Struggling Big Time’

Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees who work for Fox-owned WNYW New York and WTTG Washington say they are feeling the pinch of the drawn out negotiations for a new bargaining agreement.

Katie Barlow Named WTTG Washington Chief Legal Correspondent

Katie Barlow has been named chief legal correspondent for Fox’s WTTG Washington O&O. She will report on various station newscasts. Paul McGonagle, WTTG VP-news director, said: “Katie has the amazing […]

D.C. Mayor And Rival Clash Over WTTG Debate

Veteran WTTG Meteorologist Sue Palka Signing Off

The trailblazing Washington, D.C., meteorologist will retire on March 23 from Fox-owned WTTG. “I don’t have any more boxes to check,” she says.

Five D.C., Stations Launch NextGen TV

The Howard NextGen TV Broadcast Collaborative culminates with academic resources and technical innovation to deliver ATSC 3.0 via WHUT, WJLA, WRC, WTTG and WUSA.

Talking TV: Nick Cannon Puts His Back Into Promotion

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with new syndie talk show host Nick Cannon, along with WTTG Washington Good Day D.C. anchors Jeannette Reyes and Wisdom Martin, about Cannon’s whistle-stop tour to co-host Fox Owned Stations’ morning shows across the country promoting the show, including stops in New York, Philadelphia, Dallas and San Francisco thus far.

WTTG Anchor Loses Wedding Ring On-Air While Playing With Harlem Globetrotters

WTTG-WDCA Washington Debuts New Headquarters

Fox-owned WTTG (Fox) and WDCA (MNT) are now broadcasting from 7272 Wisconsin Ave. in suburban Bethesda, Md., which is about two miles from their previous location at 5151 Wisconsin Ave. in the District of Columbia where the stations had been located since 1966.

WTTG Weekend Anchor Lauren DeMarco Leaves After Nearly 17 Years

Howard University’s ‘NextGen TV Broadcast Collaborative’ Bringing ATSC 3.0 Service To DC

Beginning later this summer, the school’s WHUT (PBS) will serve as the host station for NextGen TV broadcasts for itself and WJLA (ABC), WUSA (CBS), WTTG (Fox), and WRC (NBC).

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New Job Openings On TVNewsCheck

New jobs posted to the TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for meteorologists, news director, an executive news producer and an engineering director.

Anchor-Reporter Rob Desir Joins WTTG News

Rob Desir has joined Fox-owned WTTG Washington as a weekday evening anchor and reporter. Most recently, Desir was an evening anchor and reporter for WTVR Richmond, Va. Prior to that, […]

WTTG Anchor Sarah Simmons Says Tearful Goodbye After 15 Years

WTTG’s Blake McCoy Suspended Over Offensive Tweet

Curious Puppy Interrupts Live WTTG Weather Report

Jennifer DelGado Joins WTTG As Meteorologist

Jennifer DelGado has joined Fox O&O WTTG Washington as weekend evening meteorologist. Effective Jan. 18, she will report the weather for the station’s Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening newscasts at […]

D.C. Stations Get Creative During Pandemic

For radio and TV stations, operating throughout the pandemic and bringing us news and entertainment day in and day out required so much more than a floor lamp, some well-curated books in the background and a working Zoom link. Let’s go behind the scenes of how several stations pulled it off.

Jeannette Reyes New WTTG Weekday Morning Anchor

Jeannette Reyes has joined Fox-owned WTTG Washington as co-anchor of Fox 5 Morning News and Good Day DC. Effective Dec. 7, she will anchor the Fox 5 Morning News each […]

Angie Goff Promoted To Evening Anchor At WTTG

Angie Goff today was promoted to weekday evening anchor at Fox-owned WTTG Washington. Effective Nov. 30, she will anchor the hour-long weekday FOX 5 News at 10 p.m. with Jim Lokay, the […]

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Weather Anchor And Reporter Opening

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a weather anchor and reporter in Washington, D.C.

Shawn Yancy Signs Off From WTTG For Last Time 19 Years After Her First Day

WTTG Stopped From Covering Story After Protesters Drive Away Crew

Crowds drove away Fox O&O WTTG Washington from the scene Wednesday night, preventing coverage of the protests that erupted following the shooting of 18-year-old Deon Kay there.

DMA 7: WASHINGTON

Marissa Mitchell Joins WTTG Washington News

Fox-owned WTTG Washington has added Marissa Mitchell to its news department. Effective September, she will serve as an anchor for Fox 5 Mornings, alongside Wisdom Martin, Holly Morris, Erin Como and […]