No TV market has had a quiet news cycle in 2020, and the Cincinnati stations have been all over the pandemic and civil rights protests, finding the local angles and serving them up to viewers, with all the stations justling to get ahead.
The anchor-reporter is leaving Gray Television’s Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati to take over news leadership at Gray’s CBS affil in Clarksburg, W.Va.
TV viewing is up, advertising revenues are down, but no layoffs — those are some takeaways from interviews with general managers Debbie Bush, WXIX; Branden Frantz, WLWT; Jeff Brogan, WCPO; and Jon Lawhead, WKRC-WSTR.
Gray’s Cincinnati Fox affiliate WXIX will expand its evening news offering, adding a 90-minute newscast between its 4 and 6:30 p.m. broadcasts starting Monday, Jan. 6.
Raycom-owned Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati (DMA 35) will debut two new newscasts to the station’s weekday lineup. On Aug. 13, FOX19 NOW at 11 p.m. debuts, then on Aug. 27, FOX19 NOW at 4 p.m. premieres. FOX19 NOW’s Trisha Mackie will anchor the new, hour-long 4 p.m. newscast. At 11 o’clock, she and 10 p.m. co-anchor […]
Raycom-owned Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati (DMA 36) has made two additions to its news team. Jessica Brown was promoted to weekday morning news anchor. With the move, Brown reunites with Dan Wells, who she shared the WXIX weekend anchor desk with for several years. In December, Rebecca Smith joined the WXIX team as traffic reporter. […]
Raycom-owned Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati (DMA 36) today announced premiere dates for Cincinnati Connection, a new, weekly, community affairs program on the station and its Bounce digital subchannel. Cincinnati Connection, which will be hosted by WXIX news anchor Charisse Gibson, premieres on Bounce (ch. 19.2) Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 a.m., followed by an encore […]
Scripps’ Cincinnati ABC affiliate leads a tight social media race among its local competitors according to Shareablee data. Its edge comes from lots of native video, its website’s editor-in-chief says, including experiments in live music and weather-inspired stunts.
The former ND at WDTN Dayton moves back to oversee news at Raycom’s Fox affiliate,succeeding Polly Van Doren-Orr.
The Enquirer and Raycom-owned Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati are close to finalizing a partnership agreement to share news content. TV viewers saw the first evidence of the co-operation on WXIX’s 10 p.m. news Tuesday.
Raycom Media’s Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati (DMA 36) will air the Centre College/AARP Kentucky Governor debate live on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7 to 8 p.m. The debate will be broadcast on-air and online at FOX19NOW.com. It will be held at Newlin Hall on the campus of Centre College in Danville, Ky., which was home […]
Raycom-owned WXIX Cincinnati was given the go-ahead to air an interview by a man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol. The man’s attorney had sought an injunction to prevent its broadcast.
Raycom Media chooses the general manager of its KOLD Tucson, Ariz., to succeed William Lanesey as head of its Fox affiliate in Cincinnati.
Raycom Media’s Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati (DMA 36) has selected Kara Sewell as the new co-anchor of Fox19 Now weekday mornings. Sewell will begin her on-air duties on Dec. 8. Sewell joins WXIX from KWCH Wichita, Kan., where she anchored the four-and-a-half hour-long morning newscast and half-hour noon newscast. Previously, she anchored and reported at […]
Raycom-owned Fox affiliate WXIX Cincinnati (DMA 35) has hired meteorologist Catherine Bodak. She will join the Fox19 Storm Tracker team in mid-July, serving as weekend morning meteorologist and weekday morning meteorologist, alongside meteorologist Frank Marzullo. She currently is a meteorologist at WNEM Saginaw, Mich. Bodak graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science […]
Robin Tyndall is the new executive producer of the Cincinnati Fox affil’s ^:30 and 10 p.m. broadcasts. Megan O’Rourke joins as reporter for Fox19 Morning News.
WXIX Is Official Weather Provider For Cincinnati Reds The Cincinnati Reds have Fox affiliate WXIX’s chief meteorologist Steve Horstmeyer keeping a close eye on the weather for the season. WXIX is the official weather provider for the Reds, and team officials will have a direct line to the station’s meteorologists allowing them to get up-to-the-minute […]