Detroit TV News Adapts To Pandemic

Huel Perkins (front) still heads into the newsroom and works from 3 p.m. to midnight, five days a week. Aside from that, “everything is dramatically different,” the WJBK news anchor says of working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Detroit TV Stations Partner On Virtual ‘Governor’s Town Hall’

Commercial and public television stations in the Detroit market will partner to produce and broadcast a Governor’s Town Hall to provide viewers the opportunity to ask questions of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during this time of crisis. WJBK, WDIV, WXYZ, WMYD, WKBD, WTVS, WADL and WWJ will all broadcast the Town Hall, live, on Thursday […]

How Detroit TV Is Coping With Coronavirus

Life during wartime is littered with changes. One small, yet indelible sign of the coronavirus pandemic is hitting home every day on Detroit TV screens. The local TV news anchors, usually seated within elbow-rubbing distance, have moved farther apart. It’s one of many precautionary steps being taken by the big three of Detroit broadcast news — Fox 2 Detroit (WJBK), Local 4 News (WDIV) and 7 Action News (WXYZ) — and at newsrooms across the country.

WXYZ Detroit’s Anu Prakash Offers Moving On-Air Goodbye

WXYZ Detroit Anchor Anu Prakash Leaving

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Two-Hour Classic Car Show Streaming On WXYZ

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WXYZ Detroit Earns NABJ Award

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Broadcasters Make In-Car Play For ATSC 3.0

While conversations between broadcasters and car makers are just starting, ATSC 3.0 proponents say that given the three-to-five-year build cycle of a typical new model it’s crucial to get 3.0 receiver chips into car makers’ design plans by next spring so they’re ready to roll in 2024, by which time next-gen stations will be broadcasting across the U.S.

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WXYZ Gets 100 Fugitives Off The Streets

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Greg Smith Named WXYZ Local Sales Manager

E.W. Scripps has appointed Greg Smith local sales manager of WXYZ, its ABC affiliate in the Detroit (DMA 14). Smith is a veteran sales executive in metro Detroit with traditional and digital media sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he was vice president and general manager of Cumulus Media Detroit, where he managed WDVD-FM and […]

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Detroit’s WXYZ Has It All At Auto Show

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Dave LewAllen New WXYZ P.M. Anchor

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Detroit’s WXYZ Celebrating 70 Years On Channel 7

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Man Attacks WXYZ Detroit News Van

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Detroit Journalists Attacked While On Assignment

Journalists from WXYZ-TV and WWJ-AM are safe after being attacked while on assignment on Detroit’s west side Thursday morning, according to reports. WWJ is reporting that at about 6 a.m. a suspect came up to the station’s car and struck the windshield and driver’s-side window with a baton while the station’s reporter, Mike Campbell, was in the middle of a live report on a fatal pedestrian crash at Dexter Avenue and Davison Street.

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Ex-WXYZ Anchor Stephen Clark Moves To Radio

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Lyle Cifuentes Upped To WXYZ-WMYD Digital Dir.

Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC) and WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 14) today appointed Lyle Cifuentes digital director. Cifuentes was the stations’ executive producer of digital content before being promoted to her new position. Cifuentes began her career at WXYZ in 2000 as a production assistant. She was a broadcast news producer before being promoted to executive producer […]

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WXYZ Detroit Anchor Joanne Purtan Leaving

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Ex-WXYZ Reporter Sues Over Harassment

WXYZ Detroit anchor Malcom Maddox repeatedly propositioned a colleague for “deviant” sex, according to a sexual harassment lawsuit filed Tuesday. Former reporter Tara Edwards sued the station and parent company Scripps Media, in federal court, four months after Maddox temporarily was placed on administrative leave amid allegations involving an unnamed colleague.

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WXYZ’s Stephen Clark Retires To Country Music

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Top 20 Market Social Media Report: Detroit

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WXYZ-WMYD Donates $10K To Literacy Campaign

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Reporter Shelly Childers Leaves WXYZ For KTRK

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Malcom Maddox Returns To WXYZ Detroit

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WXYZ’s Malcolm Maddox Accused Of Harassment

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WXYZ Anchor Maddox Accused Of Sexual Harassment

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WXYZ Promo Makes Free Holiday Gift List

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WXYZ Detroit Anchor Stephen Clark To Retire

Anchor Stephen Clark of Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 14) will retire at the end of February. Clark has been a 7 Action News anchor and multiplatform journalist for 16 years. “Stephen has been a valued member of the 7 Action News team and has made a tremendous impact on our station and the […]

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Tonight, WXYZ Lights Up Detroit’s Holiday Season

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WXYZ Continues Town Hall Meetings Tonight

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WXYZ Back On Air Following Power Outage

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Detroit’s WXYZ & WMYD Helping Texas

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WXYZ Revs Up For Dream Cruise Coverage

It’s time again for classic cars and chrome. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 13) will broadcast exclusive coverage of the Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Ford, on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. Viewers in cities from Los Angeles to New York also can experience the excitement of what the station calls […]

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WXYZ Examines Detroit Riot 50 Years Ago

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Students Say No Vacation For WXYZ’s A.M. News

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Reporter Andrea Isom Joins WXYZ And WMYD

Reporter Andrea Isom has joined Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC) and WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 13) as a reporter and investigator. Recently, Isom was an on-air correspondent and video production producer on the nationally syndicated show Crime Watch Daily. She traveled the country telling in-depth, high-profile stories about truth, crime and justice. Isom is a familiar face […]

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WXYZ Holding Town Hall Meeting Tonight

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Mike Talik Named WXYZ-WMYD Digital Sales Mgr.

Scripps Media-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ and MNT affil WMYD Detroit (DMA 13) have named Mike Talik digital sales manager. Talik has been a digital strategist with WXYZ since April 2016. “I look forward to building on our success and continuing to turn WXYZ and WMYD into digital powerhouses, both locally and throughout the country,” said […]

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Ameera David Joins WXYZ-WMYD News

Ameera David has joined Scripps-owned WXYZ (ABC)-WMYD (MNT) Detroit (DMA 13) as an anchor/reporter. David was the host of Boom Bust, RT America’s flagship financial news program. Before hosting Boom Bust, David was a correspondent and anchor for the general news side of the network. She reported on breaking news stories including the U.S.-led airstrikes […]

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