New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a media specialist at a top 5 market O&O, a maintenance technician for a Hearst station in the midwest, and a programming and content distribution director for Illinois Public Media.
KYW-AM and WCAU-WWSI join forces to create what the companies call the region’s “largest and most experienced broadcast news and weather team.”
Telemundo-owned WWSI Philadelphia (DMA 4) has hired Alberto Rullán as news anchor for Noticiero Telemundo62. Rullán will join Iris Delgado on the anchor desk weekday evenings at 6 and 11 p.m. He starts on Monday, Sept. 30. Rullán comes to WWSI from Telemundo’s WNJU New York where he was weekend anchor and breaking news reporter. Prior […]
NBCU moves him from WNBC New York to lead technology and operations at its Philadelphia NBC-Telemundo duopoly in Philadelphia.
A step up from past LCD video walls, the new LED technology is increasingly featuring in new news set designs, enabling crisper images and more flexibility.
Why Anzio Williams, WCAU’s competitive news director, decided to go for Broke in Philly.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Television viewers in the Philadelphia area had been getting black screens when they turned their TVs to NBC10 (WCAU) during the series finale of the time travel drama “Timeless” Thursday evening. Several people had taken to social media Thursday night to say NBC10 was offline from about 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. A receptionist […]
The new WCAU-WWSI facility, set for a grand opening sometime this fall, is IP-centric and is designed to not only give the two stations a more efficient space with a common technology infrastructure, but to give their personnel new flexibility in creating content for today’s multiplatform world.
Telemundo-owned WWSI Philadelphia (DMA 4) will introduce weekday newscasts Primera Edición at 6-7 a.m. and Telemundo62 al Mediodía at noon-12:30. Both newscasts will launch Monday, April 2, and feature Telemundo62 anchor Syrmarie Villalobos who joined the station on March 5, and weather anchor Alondra Anaya who starts on March 26. “We’re committed to providing the Latino community with breaking […]
Telemundo-owned WWSI Philadelphia (DMA 4) announced today that Alexandra Galarza will join the station as general assignment reporter and Brian Mendoza will become South Jersey reporter, effective Monday, May 15. Both will report for the station’s local newscast, Noticiero Telemundo62, that airs weekdays at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. Born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Galarza […]
Investigative reporters Harry Hairston and Ines Ferre are the faces of NBC10 Responds and Telemundo62 Responde at NBC’s Philadelphia duopoly of WCAU and WWSI. Consumers are calling with problems about 200 times a week. To date, that’s 5,643 complaints, and the stations have recovered a combined $170,000 so far.
Telemundo-owned WWSI Philadelphia (DMA 4) will introduce a new half-hour weekday newscast on Monday, Sept. 26, at 5 p.m. Iris Delgado will anchor Noticiero Telemundo62 a las 5 PM. “We are thrilled that Iris Delgado will lead our 5 p.m. newscast,” said Ric Harris, the station’s president-GM. “We also look forward to expanding our coverage for our […]
Telemundo-owned WWSI Philadelphia (DMA 4) today named Andrea Cruz a reporter for Noticiero Telemundo62 at 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. on weekdays. Cruz will work alongside Carolina Cardona, who was named reporter recently, and both will join anchor Ramón Zayas, weather anchor Violeta Yas and sports anchor Jaime Becerril. Cruz joins WWSI after working as […]
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations chooses the GM of its WVIT Hartford, Conn., to succeed Eric Lerner at the helm of its Philadelphia stations.
NBCUniversal chooses the president and general manager of its Philadelphia duopoly to succeed the retiring Michael Jack as head of its New York operations.
Today’s launch of Noticiero Telemundo 62, on Philadelphia Telemundo affiliate WWSI, gives the market its first local, Spanish-language news program coproduced by an English-language network affiliate, NBC O&O WCAU.
The Comcast-owned Spanish-language station in Philadelphia will launch its news operation on Jan. 6. With the debut, WWSI will join Telemundo’s other 15 stations in offering local news. The new 6 and 11 p.m. broadcasts will enjoy synergies with co-owned NBC O&O WCAU.
From new national ventures like ABC-Univision’s Fusion (which broadcasts in English) to new local Spanish-language newscasts around the country, broadcasters are expanding news offerings targeting Latino viewers to keep up with that audience’s growth in numbers and strength. The growth also signifies broadcasters’ foray into secondary markets that have burgeoning Latino populations.
The NBC-owned Telemundo station in Philadelphia is seeking spanish-speaking journalists and other professionals as it staffs up for 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts beginning in January.
The addition of the full-power station in Philadelphia gives NBCU’s Hispanic group 16 stations.
Seller ZGS Communications, headed by Ronald Gordon, bought the full-power station five years ago for $10 million.