Category: Short Takes

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Back in the 90’s and early 2000s, Gus Koernig anchored the news at Cowles KULR in Billings, MT. Today he’s making news as a ...

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As the CBS board of directors continues overseeing multiple investigations into alleged past harassment by CEO Les Moonves, he’s lawyered up, retaining Hollywood heavyweight ...

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Andrew Wyatt is the new general manager for Nexstar’s WDVM in Hagerstown, MD, replacing 40-year veteran Hugh Breslin, who is retiring. Wyatt, who is ...

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Fox-owned KTVU is using a temporary set as the primary studio undergoes a facelift in anticipation of the station’s 60th birthday. You’ll see when ...

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Sam Singal, executive producer for “NBC Nightly News” since September 2015 has stepped down to “consider other options” at NBC News. Uh-oh. He came ...

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Nexstar’s WTEN in Albany has named Samantha DiMascio as the station’s new weekend anchor. She’s been with the station since 2015 as morning reporter. ...

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Dorian Craft is joining Tegna’s KTHV in Little Rock, AR and a sports anchor. The Kentucky native is coming from the SEC Network and ...

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NEWS VET PROMOTED IN ST. JOE Veteran newsman Jerry Howard has been promoted to news director for KNPN/KNPG/KCJO-TV in St. Joseph, MO, a cluster of stations ...

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A NewsBlueser notes that “CBS Evening News” ratings last week were down 17% in the demo. Isn’t that the target the new leadership was ...

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Jeff Zucker plans to stick around for another two election cycles. He’s just re-signed with CNN to continue as president of the network through ...