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 […]
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 […]
He takes over sales leadership at the Scripps ABC-MNT duopoly in Detroit after a stint as local sales manager at Fox Sports Detroit.
Muslim American: Inside a Growing Michigan Community, is a multi-part, digital series designed to debunk some of the myths associated with being Muslim in America. Not all viewers were pleased with the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate’s decision.
Beth Handelong is the new local sales manager for WXYZ, the Scripps-owned, ABC affiliate Detroit (DMA 13). Handelong replaces Cathy Goltz who was promoted to director of sales at Scripps’ WPTV West Palm Beach, Fla. Before coming to Detroit, Handelong was the national sales manager at Scripps’ WMAR Baltimore. Handelong brings years of experience as […]
Sewee Entertainment has cleared WXYZ Detroit’s annual summer automotive event The Woodward Dream Cruise in more than 80% of U.S. TV households for a third consecutive year. Key broadcasters clearing the one-hour event include WABC New York, WLS Chicago, WPVI Philadelphia, KGO San Francisco, WSB Atlanta ,WTVD Raleigh-Durham, N.C., and the entire Scripps TV Station […]
She joins the Scripps Detroit ABC affiliate from KPRC Houston and will also have co-owned MNT affil WMYD under her purview. She joins from KPRC Houston.
Meteorologist Denise Isaac has joined Scripps duopoly WXYZ-WMYD Detroit (DMA 13). She handles weather for The Now at 4 p.m. and 7 Action News at 7 p.m. on WXYZ and will also contribute to 7 Action News at 10 p.m. on WMYD. Isaac comes to WXYZ-WMYD from WSCV Miami where she was the morning meteorologist. […]
Syma Chowdhry is joining Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 13) as a reporter for The Now, the station’s weekday news and information program airing weekdays at 4 p.m. Most recently, Chowdhry was a reporter at KYW Philadelphia. She previously was an entertainment reporter in New York City and Los Angeles and reported for News […]
Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 13) joins the Detroit 300 Conservancy to kick off the holiday season on Friday, Nov. 20, at the 2015 Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by DTE Energy Foundation at Campus Martius Park. WXYZ will Light Up the Season, with a one-hour live broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. The holiday […]
Phil Wrobel, a TV marketing director with a background in news, has been named creative services director of ABC affiliate WXYZ, and MNT affiliate WMYD, Scripps Broadcasting’s duopoly in Detroit (DMA 12). His first day will be Oct. 6. Most recently, Wrobel was the director of marketing at WTVR, the CBS affiliate in Richmond, Va. […]
Tim Voit’s Sewee Entertainment has cleared Scripps-owned WXYZ Detroit’s annual summer Woodward Dream Cruise in over 80% of the U.S. for a second consecutive year. Key broadcasters clearing the one-hour event include WABC New York, KABC Los Angeles, WLS Chicago, WPVI Philadelphia, KGO San Francisco, WSB Atlanta and WTVD Raleigh, N.C., plus the entire Scripps […]
Anchor-reporter Curtis Jackson has joined the 7 Action News team at Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 12). Jackson comes to the station from Cincinnati, where he anchored the 5:30 p.m. newscast on WKRC, and the 10 p.m. newscast on sister station WSTR. Jackson’s resume includes anchor-reporter jobs at WEWS Cleveland, WFXT Boston and WFSB […]
E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit (DMA 12) is adding new faces to 7 Action News This Morning beginning Monday, April 6. The new ensemble includes anchors Alicia Smith and Malcolm Maddox, along with anchor Jeff Vaughn, who will lead breaking news coverage. Meteorologist Keenan Smith will continue to provide weather forecasts, and newcomer Ann […]
Starting today at noon, E.W. Scripps Co.’s Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ will broadcast 7 Action News at Noon from a glass-enclosed studio in the Qube building (the former Chase Bank building) in downtown Detroit.
Yesterday morning, Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ posted a link on its Facebook page to a clip of the horrific TransAsia Airways crash that killed at least 25 people. The first sentence on the post was oddly enthusiastic: “You’ve got to see this!” Viewers were certainly not happy.
Justin Rose knew one day he’d be back in Detroit covering the teams that inspired him to become a sports broadcaster. Now, the St. Clair native returns to his Michigan roots, joining Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WXYZ Detroit from Pittsburgh, where as a sports reporter for WTAE he covered the Steelers, Pirates, Penguins and sports teams […]
The street-side studio in the Chase Tower will be the new home of the Scripps ABC affiliate’s 7 Action News at Noon.
Viewers across the country will be able to watch the classic car special Woodward Dream Cruise on 75 stations with 70% U.S. coverage. It’s being syndicated by Sewee Entertainment.
The Detroit MyNetwork affiliate, which Scripps bought from Granite earlier this year, has launched a 10 p.m. newscast that goes head-to-head with Fox O&O WJBK, and plans to debut a local morning show later this summer. “We are providing people with choice,” says GM Ed Fernandez.
Scripps taps the managing editor of WNBC New York to lead the news operations of its Detroit ABC affiliate.