Gray Television’s ABC affiliate will add an afternoon next month. The 4 p.m. broadcast will be anchored by Christina Williams and Tony Geftos, along with meteorologist Dan Smith.
She will become the first woman, first person of color and first person from outside of the United States to lead the AP in its 175-year history.
Morgan Murphy Media’s ABC affiliate KAPP-KVEW Yakima, Wash., has added Briana Bermensolo as chief meteorologist. Bermensolo joins from WRC Washington, D.C., where she was a meteorologist. Prior to moving to the Washington, she forecast weather for KREM Spokane, Wash., for five years and in Salinas, Calif., for two years. Bermensolo grew up in the Seattle […]
The messy legal battle over Netflix’s Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich docuseries has now gotten down and dirty. In a flurry of filings Monday, the streamer, director-showrunner Lisa Bryant, executive producer Joe Berlinger, and producers RadicalMedia and Leroy & Morton Productions all denied Alan Dershowitz’s claims of defamation and more made in May this year when he said he was hoodwinked into appearing in the high-profile series in 2019.
John Fawcett, who works on the Kudlow show hosted by Larry Kudlow on Fox Business Network, claims in his lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan that “sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and racial discrimination are still tolerated at Fox.”
Hearst moves him from WTAE Pittsburgh where he was assistant news director to oversee operations at its NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala., replacing the retiring Sue Stephens.
NewsNation, Nexstar Media’s nascent cable network, is set to launch a new promotional campaign across the country in September. “What you hear and see in this campaign is very much a decidedly different tone of voice,” says Jonathan Killian, NewsNation’s VP of creative marketing and brand communication.
Seth MacFarlane once again took extreme displeasure in comments made by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, another episode in a long saga between the Family Guy creator and Fox News corporate sibling Fox Entertainment, which airs his long-running animated series Family Guy.
For anyone tuned in to television news, this past week was very emotional. I mean that literally. Tears flowed through the screen and difficult feelings were exposed by prominent personalities, all in very public settings. It hasn’t always been that way. Over many years, audiences have slowly but steadily changed how they react to strong emotions brought into their homes by TV cameras and close-ups. Last week was something of a breakthrough in that transformation.
Facebook and other social media have been under scrutiny for vaccine misinformation, but local outlets have also sometimes been active.
The Local Media Consortium, a strategic alliance of local media companies, released its first member economic impact report that “quantifies how its strength-in-numbers business model is helping the industry maximize digital cost savings and revenue for long-term sustainability.” This baseline impact report finds that by banding together to leverage scale, in 2020 the LMC delivered […]
Scripps-owned WPTV, the NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla., has debuted a new set from Devlin Design Group. The upgrade coincides with the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, a time when many NBC stations take advantage of increased viewership to run additional promotional spots and debut changes.
What’s one thing broadcast journalists can never get enough of? Time. But Stephanie Haney, digital anchor and legal analyst at Tegna-owned Cleveland NBC affiliate WKYC, has all the time — and space — she needs.
The veteran media executive returns to Hearst Television to head all its news operations in Boston.
It will feature 24 hours of continuous daily programming, dedicated to all things weather, including extreme and natural events, global forecasts, climate and weather-related long- and short-form documentaries from across the U.S. and around the world.