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WWL New Orleans Branding Change Points To The Future

WWL in New Orleans used its 65th anniversary to take stock of itself. “In this business, at certain points, you have to make certain that you are still hitting the mark that needs to be hit,” says Tod Smith, WWL’s general manager.

WWL New Orleans-Adds Brandon Walker And Brheanna Boudreaux As Morning Anchors

Two Houston Anchors Resurface In New Orleans

WWL New Orleans Producer Ittai Sopher Wins ‘Jeopardy’

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Tegna Snaps Gun Violence Reporting Out Of Its Fog

Collaborating journalists at eight Tegna stations across the country took a deeper look at gun violence to reclaim a signal out of crime reporting’s usual noise. The result, 7 Days, 1,000 Shootings, charts a path to more impactful local journalism on the epidemic.

WWL Ups Nicole Waivers To News Director

One of the station’s executive producer is tapped to oversee news at Tegna’s CBS affiliate in New Orleans.

WWL New Orleans Denies Endorsing Candidate In Judicial Race After Logo Used On Flyer

Louisiana Man Who Attacked WWL Crew Sentenced

Co-Anchor Sheba Turk Leaving WWL New Orleans Morning Show

Local News Close-Up: Easy Does It In New Orleans

With its colorful festivals, two major pro sports teams and lots of crime and corruption, New Orleans feels like a larger market than No. 50 to the newsgatherers toiling in the region. There’s never a shortage of big-time happenings.

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Ben Bates Upped To Marketing Director At WWL New Orleans

Ben Bates has been promoted to marketing director at WWL, Tegna’s CBS affiliate in New Orleans. Prior to WWL, Bates worked in creative services and marketing at stations in Denver, Albuquerque, N.M., and Tegna’s WXIA in Atlanta.

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WWL Documentary Explores Solutions To New Orleans Crime

Reporter Leigha McNeil Joins WWL New Orleans

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WWL New Orleans Relaunches Successful Sales Campaign Started In The 1980s

WWL, Tegna’s CBS affiliate in New Orleans, is bringing back its unique, non-traditional sales campaign, Louisiana Made, Louisiana Proud. Over the years, the Louisiana Made, Louisiana Proud campaign featured more than 450 local commercials in almost every category imaginable.

WWL New Orleans Anchor Told Her Africa Pendant Is ‘Un-American’

Karen Swensen To Step Down As WWL New Orleans Anchor

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FBI Raids City Offices Hours After WWL Airs Investigation

WWL’s investigation exposing corruption in a New Orleans city agency triggered a raid by the FBI to seize records just hours later. The three-part investigation, Hidden Dangers, reveals how months of painstaking, dogged detective work uncovered a practice literally ready to explode. And linear TV news viewers tuned in at the appointed time to watch.

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Millions Tuned Into WWL’s Streaming Content During Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida roared into Louisiana on Aug. 16, knocking out power to all of New Orleans. During the storm’s approach, landfall and immediate aftermath, WWL, Tegna’s CBS affiliate there, measured more than 15 million video plays on its YouTube channel alone.

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Local TV Sales Exec Offers Lessons Learned Over 36 Years

Tegna’s Vault Studios And WWL Launch ‘Beyond Bardstown: Lacombe’ Podcast

Tegna Inc’s. Vault Studios, creators of true crime podcast Bardstown, are back with a new unsolved mystery in season two of the series, titled Beyond Bardstown: Lacombe. In the new season, […]

WWL Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum Leaving

WWL New Orleans Adds Meteorologist Chris Franklin

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How WWL’s Sheba Turk Took On An Internet Troll

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WWL’s Sheba Turk To Give UNO Commencement Speech

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WWL’s Carl Arredondo Retires Due To Health

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WWL’s Kristin Pierce Leaving For Louisville

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WVUE Overtakes WWL In New Orleans

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New Orleans TV News Slugfest Continues

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WWL Wins Most First-Place AP Awards

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Remembering J. Michael Early, WWL Mastermind

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Longtime WWL Anchor Sally-Ann Roberts Retiring

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New Orleans Sweeps Still A Free-For-All

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WWL Exposes Failures During New Orleans Flood

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WWL-TV Leads New Orleans’ Social Media

What drives social media engagement in New Orleans? WWL-TV says weather — and sometimes gumbo, of course. WWL has just over 3.3 million actions on social, 25% of the total engagement generated in the market, with more than 13.6 million social actions. WWL also was first in actions per post with 259.

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WWL New Orleans Marks Six Decades On The Air

Tegna To Debut Singing Competition In Sept.

Sing Like a Star will air in 33 Tegna markets and be hosted by Arthel Neville. It will be produced out of WWL New Orleans and premieres Sept. 16.

Former WWL Station Manager Moe Buillerman Dies

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WWL Meteorologist Chris Franklin Now Full Time

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New Orleans Sweep: News Is 3-Way Race Now

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Tamica Lee Leaving WWL For WGNO