Category: Coming Soon

CNN PUTS TWO MORE IN THE FIELD TODAY

Former Vice News Tonight correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro has signed on as a New York-based correspondent with CNN McMorris-Santoro’s raised considerably with Vice News because of  his coverage of the 2018 Alabama senate race, and ...

ATLANTA-BOUND?

Speculation has been running rampant in both St. Louis and Atlanta that soon-to-be departed KMOV anchor Courtney Bryant is headed for Atlanta and a perch at Fox O&O WAGA. “All I can say right ...

KTHV NEW METEOROLOGIST

Meteorologist Adam Bowles is leaving  the Big Easy and headed to Arkansas.  He posted the following on social media this week: ANNOUNCEMENT: All of your prayers worked ?. This is the best opportunity of ...

HEARST MAY BE ON TO SOMETHING

If it works, bless’em. Hearst Television, with 26 TV markets reaching into 39 states, will for the first time extend its television and digital news coverage of election discourse to every state for the ...

NBC O&OS DUMP RATINGS

More than a few smaller market stations did this years ago, more as a matter of economics than anything else.. Now the big boys are getting into the act. Axios reports that all NBC ...

ST. LOUIS LOUIE

Savannah Louie started this week at Tegna’s KSDK in St. Louis. Soon, she will be the new face on the 4 AM anchor spot of “Today in St. Louis.” She will replace Jenn Sullivan, ...

ATLANTA SHUFFLE

The AJC’s Rodney Ho reports that Meredith’s WGCL in Atlanta is moving around the newsroom chess pieces to fill empty spaces left by the departures of anchors Sharon Reed  and Thomas Roberts, and the ...

HE WAS WAITING IN THE WINGS….

Just days after Chief Meteorologist John Cessarich announced his plans to retire next November from Hearst’s WYFF in Greenville, SC, his replacement was named. Chris Justus will be Chief Meteorologist, succeeding Cessarich once the ...

VICE NEWS TONIGHT LIVES ON

When “Vice News Tonight” ends its HBO run next month, it will head to millennial-centric Viceland, a joint operation of Vice and A&E Networks. Vice’s newly-installed global news and entertainment chief Jesse Angelo will ...

A RETURN TO LITTLE ROCK

Tegna’s KTHV is bringing back meteorologist Sarah Fortner to Little Rock. Fortner was with the station for four years, between 2012 and 2016 before leaving for sister station WCNC in Charlotte, NC. From there ...

WE HOPE HE WEARS THE HAT

Get ready for still another talking head on cable (not)news. Mark McKinnon is joining CNN as a still another bloviating gasbag. McKinnon, one-time advisor to the campaigns of President George Bush and Senator John ...

WKYC BRINGS ON INVESTIGATOR

Investigative reporting Rachel Polansky is leaving the Gulf Coast and  Waterman’s WBBH in Ft. Myers, FL after three and a half years, and heading for the North Coast and Tegna’s WKYC. They’re thrilled on ...

TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT

Another era of the “CBS Evening News” begins this evening as Norah O’Donnell takes over the anchor chair and managing editor duties. We’ve enjoyed her work for years and it will be interesting to ...

FREE TV

A streaming service that offers free broadcast TV to cord-cutters is winning support from some big media players, five years after a similar venture was quashed in court. But the emergence of Locast, which ...

OH, THE IRONY!

Russell Crowe is Roger Ailes, Sienna Miller is Elizabeth Ailes, Seth MacFarlane is former Fox News PR chief Brian Lewis and Naomi Watts plays,to the delight of Gretchen Carlson…..Gretchen Carlson in an upcoming Showtime mini-series. ...

WE HAVE A LAUNCH DATE

If you’re like….well NObody we know, you’ve been sweating bullets to find out when Norah O’Donnell assumes the chair at the “CBS Evening News” Sweat no more and towel yourself down. July 15th. “Live” ...

LIFE AFTER THE NFL

Up Cleveland way, Josh Cribbs, one of the more admired Cleveland Browns of the expansion era, and his writer, producer and activist wife, Maria, are teaming up to host a new morning talk show ...

HAVE YOU DONE GOOD WORK?

It’s duPont Columbia Awards time. The Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award honors excellence in broadcast and digital journalism in the public service. Dedicated to upholding the highest journalism standards, the duPont awards inform the ...

THE RETURN OF COURT TV

Wednesday, May 8th will mark the return of Court TV, and former Orlando anchor Vinnie Politan, for one, is excited. “I’ve been waiting 10 years for this,” says Politan, who was a reporter and ...

KGBT NEW NEWS DIRECTOR

Insiders at KGBT (CBS) say a new boss is coming to town.  Amy Rasico-Ahn Sullivan has been named News Director. She’s leaving  KVII (ABC) Amarillo Texas. Zoltan Csanyi-Salcedo had been news director for Sinclair-owned Harlingen, Texas ...

KHOU STATION TOUR

Anchor Len Cannon of Houston CBS station KHOU  took viewers on a tour of its new digs recently. You’ll remember the station had to evacuate during Hurricane Harvey, while still covering the devastating storm. ...

OH BOY!! ANOTHER GASBAG

Lately, cable news networks seem to be snapping up washed-up politicians as bloviators faster than K Street can recruit them to subvert the public will by distributing cash on Capitol Hill. Former South Carolina ...

WATCH THE CHICAGO SKIES

Mike Lorber, the veteran flying traffic reporter for NBC-owned WMAQ in Chicago, is expected to be back up in the sky soon. He’s been grounded since his old employer, United States Traffic Network, went ...

NEXT JOB: COMING SOON

Former WXIN-WTTV sportscaster Tricia Whitaker took to Instagram to make official what many have known for a bit. She is no longer with the Tribune duopoly in Indianapolis, IN, where she’s been since 2014. ...