Category: “The Business”

FOX LAYOFFS

Layoffs have hit Fox following the entertainment company’s sale to Disney. Variety reported Thursday the staff cuts are hitting employees at the SVP, EVP, and president level. ...

SINCLAIR DRONES

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Wednesday the company’s Unmanned Aerial Systems (drone) program recently flew its 10,000th logged flight. Launched in August 2016, this program operates drones for ...

NIELSEN LATEST

A private equity consortium led by Blackstone Group LP and Hellman & Friedman LLC and a group that includes Advent International and Goldman Sachs Group ...

THE RACE IS ON

With the partial government shutdown at an end at least temporarily, broadcasters must hurry to update their Online Public Inspection File and make up ...

BROKAW UNDER FIRE

NBC News, facing mounting backlash stemming from former “NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw‘s comments that Hispanics should “work harder at assimilation” into American culture, ...

REPORTER UPDATES

Creative Artist’s Agency (CAA) has signed CBS News correspondent David Begnaud. In addition to serving as the regular fill-in anchor for CBSN and CBS Weekend ...

REPORTER ARREST CAUSES STIR

An American journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV has been arrested by US authorities on unspecified charges, the state-run broadcaster said on Wednesday.  59-year-old Marzieh Hashemi, ...

SCRIPPS RENEWS NBC

The E.W. Scripps Co. on Wednesday reported it has completed a new multi-year affiliation agreement with NBC. The agreement, effective Jan. 1, covers WGBA Green Bay, ...

DUMPED

Someone’s going to scream conspiracy, but from all indications, Verizon FIOS’ decision to drop Blaze Media last week looks like it has more to ...

THE BIG 7-0

On January 1, KPRC (NBC) celebrates its 70th anniversary as the first television station in Houston Texas. The on-air celebration of our past, present ...

UH-OH

What was once NewsProNet appears to be going the way of the dodo if this email slipped to us overnight by a NewsBlueser is ...

CHANGING TITLES

CBS News Washington reporter Major Garrett has a new title. Garrett has been named CBS News’ chief Washington correspondent, it was announced Wednesday by ...

AH, LIVE TV

You never know what can happen on LIVE TV. Tuesday WGNO (ABC) reporter Kenny Lopez was covering an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in ...