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.
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 […]
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.