Late WVUE Anchor Nancy Parker Honored At Mardi Gras

MARKET SHARE

WVUE New Orleans Went ‘Hyper Local’ On Super Bowl Sunday

DMAS 50 & 94

Gray Names Two New GMs In Louisiana

The station group promotes Ronna Corrente and Joe Sciortino to lead its New Orleans Fox and Baton Rouge CBS affiliates.

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE’s Ingram Leads Big Upset In Big Easy

In the TV business, WWL was as much a New Orleans landmark as Jackson Square or Café du Monde. The CBS affiliate dominated the Crescent City for decades, until General Manager Tim Ingram and his team from Fox affiliate WVUE flipped the market.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Openings For GM, News Director And Producer

New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for openings at the Nexstar station in Spartanburg, S.C., and the Gray stations in Roanoke, Va., and New Orleans.

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE Adds Jeff Duncan As Saints Analyst

Gray-owned Fox affiliate WVUE New Orleans (DMA 50) has hired former New Orleans Times-Picayune sports columnist Jeff Duncan, now writing for the popular sports website The Athletic, as an analyst. Duncan will bring his Saints expertise to Fox 8’s coverage of the team. Duncan has been honored four times as the Columnist of the Year by the […]

How WVUE Fought Through Pain, Tears To Tell Tragic, Personal Story

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE Anchor Nancy Parker Killed

The fixture in New Orleans television news was killed Friday in a plane crash there while working on a story. She anchored every primetime newscast at Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WVUE during her 22-year tenure in New Orleans. She was 53.

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE’s ‘Morning Edition’ Expands To Weekends

Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WVUE New Orleans (DMA 50) said today it’s expanding its morning news program, Fox 8 Morning Edition, to weekend mornings. The two-hour show will air on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, debuting on Saturday, July 6, at 6 a.m. Sunday’s will see Fox News Sunday move to 8 a.m. WVUE reporter […]

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE Adds Fifth Meteorologist To Weather Team

Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WVUE New Orleans (DMA 50) has hired meteorologist Zack Fradella.  This addition gives FOX 8 a staff of five meteorologists, creating what it says is the largest staff of TV meteorologists in Louisiana. “Weather has a tremendous impact on our viewers, not only from a news standpoint, but from a safety […]

MARKET SHARE | DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

In New Orleans, Sports Beats Comedy On WVUE

NOVEMBER RATINGS | DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE Overtakes WWL In New Orleans

DMA 51

New Orleans TV News Slugfest Continues

DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE Expands Its ‘Fox 8 Morning Edition’

DMA 51

New Orleans Sweeps Still A Free-For-All

MARKET SHARE | DMA 51

New Orleans Sweeps: WVUE Wins Late News

MARKET SHARE | DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS

Cop Making $240,000? WVUE Investigates

DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS

Raycom Completes Purchase Of WVUE

It closes on the sale announced in April of the New Orleans Fox affiliate by Louisiana Media Co.

DMA 50

New Orleans Sweep: News Is 3-Way Race Now

DMAS 50 & 77

Anchor Greg Adaline Leaves WVUE For WIS

DMA 50

Raycom Buys WVUE New Orleans For $51.8M

Tom Benson’s Fox affiliate will be the first station in the market for Raycom, which has operated it since 2013.

DMA 50

New Orleans Sweeps: WVUE Edges WWL At 10

MARKET SHARE (DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS)

WVUE Exposes Insurance Company Abuses

WVUE Among 64th Scripps Howard Winners

The Scripps Howard Awards celebrate excellence in journalism during 2016 in 17 categories, with prize money totaling $180,000. The winning journalists and news outlets demonstrated courage, resourcefulness and ingenuity.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 50: NEW ORLEANS)

WVUE Catches ‘Fishy’ Fishermen Making Millions

DMA 50

WVUE Taps Andy Delaporte As Sales Director

The former GM of KPTV Portland, Ore., is chosen to be the first director of sales at Raycom’s New Orleans Fox affiliate.

 

MARKET SHARE

Raycom Producing Senate Debate For La. Stations

National Murrow Awards Recognize Local TV

RTDNA today announced the winners of the 2016 National Edward R. Murrow Awards, which honors outstanding work produced by radio, television and online news organizations. In large-market television, WXIA-WATL Atlanta scored a triple win for Continuing Coverage, Investigative Reporting and Writing. In small-market television, WVUE New Orleans had a double win for Series and Use of Video and WISC Madison, Wis., got a triple win for Overall Excellence, Newscast and Feature Reporting.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS)

WVUE Breaks 38-Year Late News Viewing Streak

DMA 51

WVUE New Orleans Revamps Anchor Lineups

Louisiana Media Co.’s Fox affiliate WVUE New Orleans (DMA 51) is changing its morning newscast. Longtime anchor team John Snell and Nancy Parker will take over the Fox 8 Morning Edition anchor desk beginning June 20. In addition, Greg Adaline joins Snell and Parker as anchor of the Fox 8 Alert Center, providing local, national and […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS)

WVUE Turns 5 Murrow Award Wins Into Marketing

DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS

WVUE’s Bob Breck Looks Back On 38 Years

DMA 51

WVUE New Orleans Makes Weather Moves

After 35 years, Raycom-operated Fox affiliate WVUE New Orleans (DMA 51) is naming a new chief meteorologist as David Bernard makes the move to evenings in preparation for Bob Breck’s March 2 retirement. As Bernard transitions to chief meteorologist, Shelby Latino will take over for him on the FOX 8 Morning Edition. Bernard joined WVUE […]

WVUE New Orleans News Adds David Bernard

Fox-owned WVUE New Orleans (DMA 51) has David Bernard, a former CBS network hurricane expert. He will team up with meteorologist Bob Breck on the station’s severe weather team. Bernard has 25 years of forecasting experience. He comes back to New Orleans after serving as a meteorological consultant in Florida as well as chief meteorologist […]

DMAS 19 (ORLANDO) & 51 (NEW ORLEANS)

Fox Looking To Swap WOFL For WVUE

Sources say that Fox wants to trade its WOFL Orlando, Fla., to get WVUE in New Orleans, which is owned by Louisiana Media Co., but run by Raycom. Fox wants to own the Fox station in the Big Easy, home to the NFL New Orleans Saints, a strategy it’s followed before.

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD (DMA 51)

Content Boosts WVUE Social Standing

This week’s Social Scorecard looks at New Orleans (DMA) 51, where Louisiana Media Co.-owned WVUE leads in total social actions as well as holding the top spot in Facebook actions. The Advance-owned Times-Picayune wears the crown on Twitter and Instagram actions, however, while Gannett Co.-owned WWL-TV commands the largest number of fans and followers.

DMA 51

WVUE New Orleans Debuts New Set

MARKET SHARE (DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS)

WVUE Wins National Murrow Awards, Again

DMA 51 (NEW ORLEANS)

Federal Prosecutors Subpoena WVUE Story

MARKET SHARE (DMA 51: NEW ORLEANS)

WVUE New Orleans Feb. Sweeps Promo And Story