Category: Pre-Sweeps

MOVING UP IN MIAMI

Berkshire Hathaway’s WPLG in Miami has promoted Alex Finnie to co-anchor of the station’s weekend evening newscasts. She joins Andrew Perez on the anchor desk for the Saturday and Sunday 5, 6 and 11 ...

HERE COMES NOVEMBER

Sweeps must be just around the corner because local stations are doing some tinkering with their look, their content and their talent lineup. Down in N’Awlins, Hearst’s WDSU has shuffled its anchor pairings for ...

SWEEPS MUST BE COMING

November approaches so that likely explains how Scripps’ WEWS in Cleveland has latched onto the “medical debt erasure” story just in time for sweeps. Investigative reporter Jonathan Walsh is fronting this latest version of ...

AS SWEEPS LOOM…..

You can tell we’re getting close to May. The sweeps stunting is ramping up. For instance, it’s “Be Nice To Your Local Affiliates” week on the CBS afternoon yakker “The Talk.” Two New York ...

JUST IN TIME FOR NOVEMBER

Graham Media’s WJXT in Jacksonville has rolled out its new set and we have to admit, even our jaundiced eyes are impressed. Of course, the ubiquitous video wall is present, but since it’s seamless, ...

A ROVING REPORTER NO MORE

Up in Milwaukee, Tribune’s WITI rolled out Carl Deffenbaugh this morning as the station’s newly-anointed morning show co-anchor. Deffenbaugh spent much of his career covering sports before landing in Milwaukee two years ago as ...

GETTING READY FOR NOVEMBER

Nexstar has moved its Mobile, AL station WKRG to a temporary set, in preparation for new set. They’d like you all to take note. Now the guessing game begins, according to our NewsBlues correspondents. ...