NextGen TV Debuts On 5 Nashville Stations

WTVF, WKRN, WZTV, WUXP and WNAB begin broadcasting ATSC 3.0 signals today.

KSDK Reporter Chris Davis Leaving For WTVF

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

News & IT Openings In Highly Desired Cities

New Jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for news producers at various Scripps stations acros the country, including an assistant news director for KUSI in San Diego and an IT network administrator for WINK in Fort Myers, Fla.

DMA 27: NASHVILLE

WTVF Addresses Pride Month Controversy

Scripps-owned CBS affiliate WTVF Nashville (DMA 27) has responded to controversy generated after posting, then removing, a station logo supporting Pride Month on Monday. Today, the station issued the following statement: “NewsChannel 5 is committed to equitable, diverse, and inclusive news coverage that reflects the Nashville and Middle Tennessee community. Recently, one of our employees briefly […]

DMA 27: NASHVILLE

WTVF Criticized After Removing Pride Logo

MARKET SHARE | DMA 27: NASHVILLE

WTVF Nabs A National Headliner Award

TN Court Reverses Order For WTVF Reporter

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has reversed an order that would have required a WTVF Nashville reporter Phil Williams to turn over investigative documents to District Attorney General Glenn Funk.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 27

WTVF Is Millions Ahead In Nashville Social

WTVF, the Scripps-owned CBS affiliate in Nashville owned by Scripps, has twice as many social media actions as its next nearest competitor in the market over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. Including Facebook users in the newsgathering process, prudent use of Facebook Live and monitoring the various Nashville community Facebook pages are significant attributes to its success.

Top Social News Performers Share Strategies

Share Rocket recently released its Social Standouts. Here, it talks with four of the honorees for anchors and reporters and asks questions about what they think about when it comes to social media and how they have found success. The interviewees: Curt Autry with WWBT in Richmond, Va.; Nick Beres with WTVF in Nashville; John Gray with WTEN in Albany, N.Y.; and Frank Somerville with KTVU in San Francisco.

DMA 29: NASHVILLE

WTVF Reporter Mark Bellinger Dies At 56

DMA 29: NASHVILLE

WTVF Reporter, Scripps Sued Over News Story

DMAS 70 (FLINT, MI) & 29 (NASHVILLE)

WNEM Anchor Carrie Sharp Moving To WTVF

DMA 29 (NASHVILLE)

Scripps, CBS Renew WTVF Affiliation

New owner Scripps signs a three-year renewal for its Nashville CBS outlet.

WTVF Investigation Wins Hillman Prize

Sidney Hillman Foundation has named the Scripps Nashville CBS affiliate the winner of the 2015 Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism for its four-year Policing for Profit investigation.

DMA 29

WTVF Nashville Anchor Jessica Ralston Resigns

Four TV Stations Land Prestigious Peabodys

What WTVF, WBZ, KING and WVUE did to win the coveted broadcasting award.

DMA 29

Jessica Ralston Leaving WSAZ for WTVF

Journal Communications Names Turner VP

Debbie Turner, president-GM of the company’s CBS affiliate WTVF Nashville, gets her VP stripe at the company’s annual meeting.

DMA 29

Journal Buys WTVF Nashville For $215M

“This station will be a cornerstone asset within Journal Communications,” says Journal CEO Steven Smith. Landmark is the seller.

DMA 29 (NASHVILLE)

New Wrinkle In WTVF Defamation Decision

Reporter Phil Williams did not defame Judge Daniel Eisenstein in two reports looking into the General Sessions judge. But in one broadcast, he may have cast the judge in a “false light” by suggesting he lied to the U.S. Department of Justice. Those conclusions, issued recently by the Tennessee Court of Appeals, could send one or more of Eisenstein’s claims back to trial. Both sides will likely appeal the case to the state Supreme Court within the next two months.

DIGITAL DMAS: NASHVILLE (29)

Social Creativity Fuels Nashville Online

In Music City, where most media players have yet to roll out mobile apps, market leaders Landmark CBS affiliate WTVF and The Tennessean are turning to social media, digital agency services and issue-oriented sponsorships to drive community interaction and boost their bottom lines.

DMA 29

WTVF Files To Dismiss Judge’s Libel Lawsuit

DMA 29

Judge Sues WTVF Reporter Over ‘Retaliatory’ Story