The Miami NBC O&O promotes her from assistant news director.
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations picks the South Florida broadcast veteran and current president-GM of Telemundo’s WSCV expands his responsibilities to oversee the NBC O&O’s operations.
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) today named Carlos Suarez weekend morning news anchor. Suarez will anchor the NBC 6 Today newscasts at 6 and 9 a.m. on Saturdays and at 7 and 9:30 a.m. on Sundays. He will make his on-air debut on Saturday, July 13, alongside meteorologist Steve MacLaughlin. Suarez joins WTVJ from WPLG […]
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) has named Keith Jones as the station’s 4 p.m. news anchor. Jones joins Trina Robinson and will co-anchor the hour-long weekday newscast as well as the 5:30 p.m. newscast. Additionally, Jones will serve as the lead sports anchor and host of Sports Final. The half-hour locally produced sports show airs […]
NBC O&O WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) has appointed Roxanne Vargas as the station’s new weekend morning anchor. Vargas will anchor the 6 and 9 a.m. newscasts on Saturdays and the 7 and 9 a.m. newscasts on Sundays. In addition to her new role, Vargas will continue to host the station’s midday entertainment show 6 In […]
Broadcast and multimedia marketing veteran Mike Guerrieri joins the NBC O&O from KPRC Houston.
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.
Debra Juarez, who guided the expansion and resurgence of WMAQ Chicago during five years as news director, is leaving the NBC O&O to head digital operations for two of the parent company’s stations in Miami.
NBC Stations in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Hartford, Conn., will debut hour-long 4 p.m. newscasts in May.
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) today named Sheli Muniz news anchor for NBC 6 News at 4:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. Muniz is a bilingual journalist who has experience working across various parts of the state, including South Florida. She succeeds longtime WTVJ anchor Pam Giganti, who is retiring from broadcast television at the […]
The ratings service signs KNBC Los Angeles, KXAS Dallas-Fort Worth and WTVJ Miami-Fort Lauderdale.
The veteran TV sales executive is tapped to succeed Larry Olevitch, who’s now the NBC-owned station’s GM.
With WSVN still No. 1, WTVJ and WPLG are adding newscasts, and personnel. “The market is as competitive as it’s ever been,” says WTVJ GM Larry Olevitch. “We have English-language stations battling it out on one side. Spanish-language stations are battling it out for their audiences. And we’re all fighting the fact that consumers can get news wherever they want it.”
Longtime broadcast journalist Tony Pipitone has joined NBC O&O WTVJ Miami as an investigative reporter. “It’s a great opportunity to add someone with Tony’s skills and reputation to our investigative unit,” said Migdalia Figueroa, the station’s VP of news. “His commitment to journalism and the well-being of the viewers make him the perfect match for […]
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) announced today that its 4:30 a.m. newscast unveiled during the Olympic Games will become a permanent addition to the weekday morning news block. “We had an overwhelming viewer response to the 4:30 a.m. newscast we launched during the Olympics and are excited to make it a permanent addition to our […]
NBC promotes the station’s senior vice president of sales to succeed Manuel Martinez, who has moved to head the Telemundo Station Group.
NBC’s Miami O&O is joining the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting on local investigative newsgathering efforts. It’s the sixth such arrangement entered into by NBCU-owned stations.
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) will televise the only confirmed Florida senatorial debate during the 2012 election season, pitting Florida’s incumbent U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D) against Republican challenger Rep. Connie Mack. The live broadcast will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., and will be carried exclusively on WTVJ in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale […]
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) today named Jawan Strader weekend evening anchor and general assignment reporter, starting today. Strader joins the station from WFOR, the maket’s CBS affiliate, where for almost 10 years he has held anchor positions, most recently weekday mornings. Prior to arriving in South Florida, Strader was anchor-reporter at WOIO and morning […]
Keith Jones will join Pam Giganti as co-anchor of the 5, 5:30, 6 and 11a.m. news on NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16), He joins the station from WTSP Tampa-St. Petersburg where he anchored the morning and noon newscasts for more than three years. Prior to joining WTSP, Jones was morning and main fill-in anchor at […]
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) announced today that Chad Matthews will join the station as assistant news director effective June 25. For the past 12 years Matthews has been the senior executive producer at WABC New York. The station said Matthews “will work with us to continue improving our content and ratings performance and will […]
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 6) is introducing 6 in the Mix which airs weekdays at 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Roxanne Vargas, the lifestyle and entertainment show will feature in-studio guests, regular contributors and female-friendly segments that will showcase the best places to eat, the hottest live music, up-to-date styles, fashion trends, nightlife, local events and […]
NBC-owned WTVJ Miami (DMA 16), today announced that Adam Kuperstein will join Jackie Nespral as anchor of its 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts. Kuperstein joined WTVJ in July 2005. Since then, he has covered many stories including the 2008 Presidential election, the 2006 Miami Heat NBA championship, and a number of hurricanes. Over the […]