WDIV’s Thanksgiving Parade Broadcast Goes Worldwide

The Thanksgiving Day parade in Detroit can be seen around the world through live steaming on Graham Media-owned WDIV’s website, In addition, the national TV broadcast of America’s Thanksgiving Parade from 10 to 11 a.m. is carried in more than 140 major cities across the country.

KETV Tops Omaha's Social Media Market

KETV is winning Omaha’s social media race among local media outlets, but it can probably feel WOWT’s hot breath on the back of its neck.

WPSD Helps Regional Bank Recruit New Customers

In Paducah, Ky., Paxton Media’s WPSD used its Facebook page and other digital assets to help a bank gather qualitative research information about customers’ banking habits.

How a Missouri TV station created a public affairs program using social media tools

Called Town Square, KOMU, the NBC affiliate, created the segment to incorporate more in-depth public affairs reporting into local TV news and “provide more air time to difficult subjects,” says Kent Collins, faculty chair of Radio-Television Journalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

WRAL News App Now Supports Apple Watch

The WRAL News app from the Capitol Broadcasting Co. CBS affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., has been upgraded to push content to the Apple Watch.

KABC Dominates L.A. Social Media

It’s a rout in Los Angeles’ local social media scene, where ABC/Disney-owned KABC more than doubles its nearest competitor in total social actions over the last six months.

CBS All Access To Launch New 'Star Trek’

CBS Television Studios said today a "totally new" series will arrive in January 2017. But it will be available exclusively on CBS All Access, CBS's subscription streaming video service. Only a preview episode will be aired, free of charge, on the broadcast network, CBS said.

KWQC Davenport Adds Ion TV

Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa (DMA 101), will replace The Weather Channel on ch. 6.2 with Ion Television.

WTTG's McCarthy's DeLorean Video Gets 1.3M

In honor of #BacktotheFutureDay, Fox O&O WTTG Washington movie critic Kevin McCarthy did an interview with a Back to the Future super fan who owns a 1981 DeLorean.

Raycom's WIS Leads Columbia, SC's Social

WIS, a Raycom-owned NBC affiliate, has captured the most social actions over the past six months, according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee.

Agility Keeps KXTV On Top Of Social Sacramento

Tegna-owned KXTV holds the lead among local Sacramento media outlets in terms of both total social actions and fans/followers according to Shareablee data.

KDFW Gets Early Start In Dallas' Social Lead

Fox Television Stations-owned KDFW holds a clear lead in Dallas-Fort Worth’s social media scene based on data from Shareablee.

KSTU Claims Salt Lake's Social Lead

Salt Lake City’s media market is geographically vast, covering all of Utah, but among local media one holds dominion over its social content: KSTU. The Tribune-owned Fox affiliate accounts for almost half (46%) of the market’s total local social actions.

KRON Leads Bay Area TV Websites In July had the most unique visitors, 2.9 million, for television websites during July.

KTRK ABC13 and Univision 45 Live Webstream Houston Mayoral Debate

Univision 45/KXLN-TV and ABC-13/KTRK-TV have joined to co-host the Houston Mayoral Debate, streaming it live from Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall.

Videos Push WTHR To Top Social Spot

Dispatch-owned NBC affiliate WTHR has nearly lapped the social local media competition in Indianapolis (DMA 27) with over 10.4 million social actions in the last six months. Ramping up video posts has helped widen the lead, but Tribune-owned WXIN still edges the station out on fans/followers with nearly 564,000.

A Cincinnati TV station with a paywalled site is challenging the city’s leading daily newspaper

In Cincinnati, all eyes — or, at the very least, the eyes of those in the local news broadcasting business — have been on WCPO, a Scripps-owned ABC affiliate TV station that put up a hard paywall on its website

In Volatile Charleston, WCSC Leads Social With Balance

In Charleston, S.C. (DMA 95), Raycom-owned WCSC-TV has used its social platforms to bring fractured people together through civilized discussion, cementing its position in social media leadership.

WAOW Wausau Adding Decades Diginet

Quincy Newspapers Inc.-owned ABC affiliate WAOW Wausau-Rhinelander, Wis. (DMA 134), will launch Weigel Broadcasting’s multicast network Decades on its ch. 9.3, replacing ThisTV.

Weather, Catchy Questions Give WBNS Social Lead

Dispatch Broadcast Group-owned CBS affil WBNS leads the Columbus, Ohio, market (DMA 32) in both social media actions and fans/followers according to Shareablee data. The station says that lead is fueled by asking the right call-to-action questions, though it doesn’t hurt to have a wildly popular, Facebook-loving meteorologist in pocket, either.

WTTG Wants You To Tap Its App

WTTG, the Fox O&O in Washington D.C., has an amusing promo for its news app. So when do you like to tap it?

Content Boosts WVUE Social Standing

With more than 2.5 million social actions in the last six months, the Louisiana Media Co.-owned WVUE (which is operated by Raycom through a shared services agreement) accounts for 28% of the market’s total social actions. 

MeTV Adds WDIV Detroit To Roster

Weigel Broadcasting’s multicast network MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, has entered into an affiliation agreement with Graham Media’s NBC affiliate WDIV Detroit (DMA 12) to carry the classic TV diginet on a subchannel.

Cozi TV Brings On Three New Affiliates

NBC-owned diginet Cozi TV is adding three new affiliates, offering its classic TV lineup on the multicast channels of KCVU-TV Chico-Redding, Calif. (DMA 132); WHCQ-LD Greenwood-Greenville, Miss. (DMA 190); and KBVU-TV Eureka, Calif. (DMA 195).

KYNM Albuquerque Adds Rev'n Diginet

Belmax Broadcasting’s KYNM Albuquerque-Santa Fe, NM (DMA 47) debuted Luken Communication’s Rev’n multicast network.

Timing Is Everything For WCNC's Charlotte Social Lead

The art of good timing has made for some of the biggest social media successes at WCNC, a Tegna-owned NBC affiliate that dominates the Charlotte, N.C., media market.

WRJK-LP Chicago Adds Retro TV

Major Market Broadcasting’s WRJK-LP Chicago (DMA 3) has signed an affiliation agreement with Luken’s Retro Television diginet. WRJK-LP is taking the place of previous Retro TV affiliate W25DW.

Post-Paywall, WCPO Mum On Subs But Meeting Revenue Goals

Did local TV’s first digital paywall pay off? Fifteen months after WCPO-TV, the E.W. Scripps Co.-owned station in Cincinnati, launched the unprecedented experiment, a definitive answer is far from clear.

WCVB Leads Boston Social Media

Social media is now woven into the content fabric at Hearst-owned WCVB-TV in Boston, where the station dominated the market in social actions and followers in the first half of 2015.

Local TV Anchors and Reporters Share Social Media Strategies

Like many other television news stations, WLOX-TV in South Mississippi realizes that a large portion of its viewing audience comes from social media sites.

WXIX Hits Marketing Grand Slam On Facebook

To spread the word of its expanded coverage and content, WXIX-TV created some on-air promos. But since digital is in Raycom’s blood, the station turned loose its digital team to generate excitement for the celebration.

Telemundo Will Produce a TV Newscast Using Only Smartphones and Tablets

Telemundo will be the first network to produce a newscast entirely with mobile devices. Reporters and photojournalists will use smartphones and tablets to shoot all the video for this edition of Noticiero Telemundo, the network's evening newscast, as part of "digital day" at the NBCU-owned network.

Broadcast Group Profile: Telemundo Group

Data-Driven KNSD Leads Social San Diego

NBC Owned Television Station KNSD holds a commanding lead in both social actions and fans/followers, according to data from Shareablee. “We’re paying very close attention to the data, acting on that and always optimizing,” says Sean Monzet, its director of integrated media.

Station Profile: KNSD-TV
Market Profile: San Diego, CA

Local Reality Show? TV Stations Create Their Own Programming

It’s not unusual for TV stations to create their own programming. Mostly, these special programs are produced by the news department. Sometimes, it’s light-hearted, like a special in Jackson, Miss., that focused on unusual town names in the state. Many markets air investigative specials regularly.

Market Profiles: Seattle-Tacoma, WA | Los Angeles, CA | San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA | St. Louis, MO | Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, PA | Louisville, KY | Raleigh-Durham (Fayetteville), NCRockford, IL | Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, VA | Greenville-Spartanburg, SC-Asheville, NC-Anderson, SC

WLS Chicago Crushing It On Social Media

WLS' recent social media actions are 26% higher than they were for the same six months in 2014.  The ABC O&O captures the majority of its social actions on Facebook, where it has seen massive social success by posting heartwarming national stories and giving them a local spin with its choice of captions and photos.

Station Profile: WLS-TV
Market Profile: Chicago, IL

Stations Band Together for Streaming News App

In an effort to boost the popularity of local news on digital platforms, ABC, Cox, Hearst, Media General and Raycom stations will provide live and on-demand newscasts to consumers via apps on mobile and some connected TV devices.

Broadcast Group Profiles: ABC | Cox Media | Hearst Television | Media General | Raycom Media

NetNewsCheck and Shareablee benchmark the social media activity of local media outlets in Baltimore

NetNewsCheck and audience intelligence firm Shareablee benchmark the social media activity of local media outlets in Baltimore, the 26th largest market in the country. This week's social scorecard shows WBFF, Sinclair Broadcasting's Fox affiliate, leading in social media actions, narrowly topping SHINE FM. There's also a breakdown of Baltimore's  top 10 social performers over a six-month period.

Market Profile: Baltimore, MD

CBS Sports Launches Digital, Daily Newscast

CBS Sports launched a daily sports show, Daily Fantasy Live, on all of its digital platforms, including its app and sports hub at

Broadcast Group Profile: CBS Television Stations

How One Locally Owned TV Station Does Statehouse Coverage Right

WRAL-TV, the CBS station in Raleigh, unveiled a new feature on its website: Hover over the name of a sitting state lawmaker mentioned in any story, and you’ll see the top five donors to the legislator’s most recent campaign. But here’s what’s most interesting: 'Donor Reveal' was developed not by some online startup or good-government nonprofit, but by WRAL.

Station Profile: WRAL-TV
Market: Raleigh-Durham (Fayetteville), NC

WPVI Slots Live Coverage Of Top Rowing Event

During the 77th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta finals, the station’s live broadcast coverage will simulcast on the Watch ABC App and will also be on social media using hashtag #6abcDadVail.

Station Profile: WPVI-TV
Market: Philadelphia, PA

Research: Stations Grow in Social, Mobile -- Stations Execute New Strategies

RTDNA's annual survey of newsrooms across the U.S. highlights the following in social and mobile usage: fine tuning social media, the most innovative new projects, and a range of answers to what's new in mobile.

WPVI To Air Live Dem Mayoral Candidate Debate

The 2015 Philadelphia mayoral race is underway, and ABC-owned WPVI will host a live debate between all six Democratic candidates in the primary race. The one-hour debate will air commercial-free on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 7 pm. Not near a TV? The entire debate will be streamed on and on the Watch ABC.

Station Profile:  WPVI-TV
Market: Philadelphia, PA

NBC To Launch 'Freshman Year Experience'

NBC News and Discover Student Loans today launched The Freshman Year Experience, a multiplatform initiative documenting 10 students transitioning from high school to college across the country. The Freshman Year Experience aims to clarify the complicated issues faced by both parents and students — from securing financial aid and choosing a college that best meets their needs to navigating the first days away from home.

Broadcast Group: NBC Owned Television Stations

Bounce TV Announces 17-City Comedy Tour

The Bounce TV diginet targeted to African American audiences today announced a 17-city comedy tour called Off The Chain Live! that which is based on the network’s stand-up comedy series Off The Chain.

Network: Bounce TV

Who Says TV Stations Can’t Produce Great Web Content?

Add another plaque on the wall for New Orleans investigative reporter Lee Zurik of WVUE. His series Louisiana Purchased, co-produced with the Times-Picayune’s, just won IRE‘s small-market broadcast award. One of the most impressive elements of the Louisiana Purchased series is the rich multimedia content.

Station Profile: WVUE-TV
Market: New Orleans, LA

Boston Stations Use Social Media to Cover Bombing Trial Verdict

Boston Stations used social media to report the verdict from inside the courtroom of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial. TVSpy has been told stations have been using Twitter for a couple of years to act as the pipeline between the newsroom and the courtroom.

Station Profiles: WBZ-TV | WCVB-TV | WFXT-TV | WHDH-TV
Market: Boston, MA (Manchester, NH)

The Washington Post to Partner with Local TV Station WUSA

The Washington Post teams up with Washington TV station WUSA (Channel 9) in a news and video sharing partnership.

Station Profile: WUSA-TV
Market: Washington, DC (Hagerstown, MD)

LiveU Opens Up New Coverage Opportunity for WFMZ-TV

“LiveU’s LU500 connectivity has changed our game. We can now operate like any bigger-budget station in terms of going remote without the associated cost or complexity.” — Brad Rinehart, Assistant General Manager for News and Programming, WFMZ-TV

Station Profile: WFMZ-TV
Market: Philadelphia, PA

NBC Owned Stations Add Live Streams to TV Everywhere App

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations has launched live viewing on its local apps, allowing consumers in the group’s owned markets with a cable, satellite or telco subscription to watch their NBC station on a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Broadcast Group: NBC Owned Television Stations

The iTV Doctor Is In! Can TabletTV Save Broadcast Television?

No license fees. No retransmission issues. No thorny business negotiations. Just free, Over The Air (OTA) broadcast network television. Remember broadcast network television? They're the guys with The Good Stuff! And without The Good Stuff generating viewership and revenue, we don't have a television industry. It's as simple as that.

WFAA Aired a Show Shot Entirely on an iPhone

WFAA’s Mike Castellucci shot an entire show called “Mike Castellucci’s Phoning it In” on an iPhone. There are at least three ways to look at the show: It’s a well-crafted virtuoso piece. It’s an interesting look into what may be the future of local TV. Or, it’s just an interesting look at how far technology has come since TV first started.

Station Profile: WFAA-TV
Market: Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX

WPSD’s Online Sales Contest Yields Great Results

WPSD came up with the Banks Market Great Grocery Giveaway Campaign. The contest lasted five weeks and included on-air spots, social media ads on the station’s website,, and mobile marketing.

Station Profile: WPSD-TV
Market: Paducah, KY-Cape Girardeau, MO-Harrisburg, IL

Bounce TV Sets Black History Month Programming

Bounce TV will honor Black History Month in February with a month-long programming tribute featuring African-American stories, motion pictures and performances.

Multicast Station Website: Bounce TV

Scripps, Gannett Ready For Apple Watch

Most local media companies are keeping mum about their plans for the forthcoming Apple Watch, but the E.W. Scripps Company and Gannett Co. say they're ready with apps to follow right behind its March, 2015 launch. USA Today will display its five top stories plus breaking news on its app, and Scripps' apps are likely to feature weather, traffic, push notifications and geolocation. 

Broadcast Group Profiles: Gannett | Scripps

Telemundo Partners On Education Initiatives

As part of the yearlong national pro-social campaign Aprender es Triunfar (Learning is Succeeding),Telemundo announced a partnership with Excelencia in Education, an organization focused on accelerating Latino success in higher education, together with Comcast NBCUniversal, to expand the organization’s commitment to the Hispanic community. In addition, Telemundo has partnered with the Smithsonian Latino Center for a national outreach effort to promote STEAM education for Latino youth. 

Broadcast Group Profile: Telemundo

Scripps’ ‘The Now’ Is News, But Not A Newscast

“Research indicates there is a significant appetite for news at 4 o’clock,” says Rappaport. “The challenge is to execute it across eight markets in different time zones by sharing content and resources but yet keep it local.”  Scripps describes The Now as an original program that focuses on the issues of most interest to news consumers. The Now, an hour-long program by E.W. Scripps Co., launched in Cincinnati (WCPO, ABC), Detroit (WXYZ, ABC), Cleveland (WEWS, ABC) and Tampa (WFTS, ABC) according to Jessica Rappaport, Scripps’ VP of Marketing and premiered on other Scripps stations in Denver (KMGH, ABC), Kansas City (KSHB, NBC), Phoenix (KNXV, ABC) and West Palm Beach (WPTV, NBC). The Now airs at 4 p.m. in every market.

Broadcast Group Profile: Scripps Media

WUSA to Debut USA Today Political Show

Online show Capital Download with Susan Page will make its TV debut on Gannett owned Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA.

Station Profile: WUSA-TV
Market: Washington, DC (Hagerstown, MD)

Raycom Shares WAVE’s Digital Message Across Company

Last week, WAVE, the Raycom NBC affiliate in Louisville, Ky., created a video branding its marketing and commercial production capabilities and how sales clients can implement those via the station’s digital assets to reach more targeted customers.

Station Profile: WAVE-TV
Market: Louisville, KY

KTIV Transmitting at Full Power Again

Sioux City, Iowa NBC affiliate KTIV can now use the top antenna on its 2,000 foot transmission tower. A “catastrophic failure” of the station’s transmission line in November forced the NBC affiliate to send out a temporary lowered powered signal and broadcast on a digital sub channel of ABC affiliate KCAU.

Station Profiles : KCAU-TV | KTIV-TV
Market: Sioux City, IA

WSB Atlanta Markets ‘How They Make The Promos’

Steve Riley, brand manager at WSB, Cox’s ABC affiliate in Atlanta, thinks giving viewers a peek at some of the steps involved in creating the station’s promos is an important marketing concept. “These efforts are getting our team thinking about what must be a part of today’s marketing strategy,” says Riley.  “A TV spot is no longer the single-source answer to branding your station. It’s digital, social, mobile and TV.”

Station Profile: WPIX-TV
Market: Atlanta, GA

WPIX In New York Sports Partnership

Tribune’s New York CW affiliate has formed a sports marketing partnership with Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders. The station will establish a Brooklyn Studio in Barclays Center.

Station Profile: WPIX-TV
Market: New York, NY

Telemundo Debuts Classic Diginet In Spanish

It is the first Spanish-language network of its kind, says Barbara Alfonso, who was named TeleXitos director following a 25-year career at NBC O&O WTVJ Miami, most recently as programming and community marketing manager.

Broadcast Group Profile: Telemundo Group

Escape - Slip Away

Escape is a digital multicast television network that is owned by Katz Broadcasting.The network, which is targeted at women between the ages of 25 and 54 years old, primarily focuses on feature films, but also carries true crime documentary series. The network is available in many media markets via the digital subchannels of broadcast television stations. The network's gender-targeted format is similar to that of cable channels such as Lifetime and Oxygen.

Social Media Rescues Snow-Bound Stations

Social media has proved an invaluable tool to Buffalo, N.Y., TV news operations throughout the week-long ordeal that started last Tuesday when early-season storms dumped seven feet of snow in some areas. As the snow piled up, the stations went wall-to-wall with their coverage, but were short-staffed and sometimes unable to put ENG vehicles on snow-clogged streets. Reports from viewers started pouring in as soon as the storm hit, providing a bounty of user-generated content.

A reporter and photographer from Scripps’ WXYZ Detroit have been working at WKWB since last week (a crew from WEWS Cleveland has gone home). Journalists from LIN’s WTNH New Haven, Conn., and WKBN Youngstown, Ohio, arrived at WIVB Friday, and are still there. Staffers from Gannett’s KHOU Houston and WVEC Norfolk, Va., are helping WGRZ.

Markets: Houston, TX | Cleveland-Akron (Canton), OH | Buffalo, NY | Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, VA | Detroit, MI

Broadcast TV Liberation Tour Kicks Off With 1,000 Free Antennas

“About 80 percent of the population doesn't even know digital TV exists and that you can get it just from an antenna. So the whole point of this is to help people who are struggling with their bills and maybe are worried about their finances and hopefully save maybe about $2,000 a year,” said Antenna Direct President Richard Schneider.

Station Profile: WUSA-TV
Market: Washington, DC (Hagerstown, MD)

Market Eye: Capital Gains in Louisiana

Baton Rouge’s economy is diversifying beyond energy and government, and the local TV business is flourishing. What's working in Baton Rouge?  All digital, all the time at WAFB. The setup at WAFB gives digital a seat at the table of station leaders. “Digital has become a huge, huge part of our operation,” says Lee Meredith, VP and general manager.

Station Profile: WAFB-TV | WBXH-TV
Market: Baton Rouge, LA

ABC Drives Strong Ad Engagement In NYC Taxis

More than half of the viewers — or 56%, who ride in New York City taxis that have ABC programming, via Creative Mobile Technologies systems &mash; recall at least one TV commercial on an unaided basis. Advertising categories for ABC’s taxi programming effort consist of telecommunications, Broadway theater, quick-service restaurants, consumer electronics, video-sharing Web sites, real estate, fashion, cosmetics and distilled spirits.

Station Profile: WABC
Market: New York

WMAR To Launch Live Online Sports Talk Show

E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WMAR Baltimore (DMA 27) will introduce The Nest, a Monday morning interactive sports talk show streamed live through and the ABC2 mobile app.

Station Profile: WMAR-TV
Market: Baltimore, MD

WBDT’s Teen Reality Show Premieres With Impressive Ratings

“The premiere generated one of the highest ratings on Dayton’s CW during that time period in the last two years,” says Joe Abouzeid, WBDT general manager. The Valley garnered a 1.8 household rating, a 260% increase from the previous syndicated program airing in that time slot. Multiscreen household ratings were a 2.9 when including viewers who watched The Valley both on-air and streaming online.

Station Profile: WBDT-TV
Market: Dayton, OH


WKYC, Gannett Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio (DMA 19), and local business The Collection Auto Group were presented with TVB's Excellence in Local Media Marketing Solutions (EMMA) Award in recognition of their collaborative multiplatform advertising campaign over the past 12 months. The award was presented at the annual TVB Forward Conference in New York City.

Station Profile: WKYC-TV
Market: Cleveland-Akron (Canton), OH

WMAR To Launch Live Online Sports Talk Show

E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WMAR Baltimore (DMA 27) will introduce The Nest, a Monday morning interactive sports talk show streamed live through and the ABC2 mobile app.

Station Profile: WMAR-TV
Market: Baltimore, MD

WBIR Partnership A Win-Win, Win-Win In Knoxville

WBIR, the NBC affiliate in Knoxville, TN is partnering with GoVols247, an independent digital sports media company covering University of Tennessee football.

Station Profile: WBIR-TV
Market: Knoxville, TN

WNCN Raleigh is Hip to YouTube

WNCN, the NBC affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., launched a video campaign to attract more subscribers to its YouTube channel. The video is hip and flip with plenty of attitude. “We hope it’s a conversation starter and attracts subscribers for us,” says Robby Thomas, WNCN’s director of marketing.

Station Profile: WNCN-TV
Market: Raleigh-Durham (Fayetteville), NC

Cox Dayton Spawns Print-TV-Digital Reporter

The all-media journalist is the fastest-growing job in a newsroom that brought Cox Media Group’s print, television, radio and digital operations into one space and converged workflow in 2010. The AMJ also may have the widest ramifications for the profession at large as jobs disappear and individual responsibilities proliferate within newsrooms.

Station Profile: WHIO-TV
Market: Dayton, OH

WKRC Remodels Its 'HomeWoRx' Franchise

After years of helping homeowners solve problems, Gary Sullivan did some remodeling on his “HomeWoRx” TV program. He’s moved out of his WKRC-TV (Channel 12) half-hour Sunday morning home in favor of doing about 50 sponsored one-minute tips that air in commercial breaks during Channel 12 newscasts.

Station Profile: WKRC-TV
Market: Cincinnati, OH

LA’s KABC Reaches A Million Facebook Followers

ABC-owned KABC Los Angeles, became the first U.S. TV station to attract more than a million followers on Facebook. “Just like our on-air newscasts,” said Wendy McMahon, KABC’s VP of programming and creative services, “people are choosing to like us, and that’s special and satisfying.”

Station Profile:  KABC-TV
Market: Los Angeles, CA

KTNV Targets Teens, Their Advertisers

KTNV, Journal Broadcast Group’s Las Vegas ABC affiliate, has launched a multiplatform initiative to tap teens, people like parents who have a vested interest in the teens and advertisers who want to reach all of them. Diana Marszalek reports on For Our Teens, which includes digital features as well as special on-air broadcasts.

Station Profile: KTNV-TV
Market: Las Vegas, NV

KYW Philly Combines TV, Radio Newsrooms

The CBS-owned radio station will move into its TV sister's headquarters on Sunday. The move will combine the operations and resources of, the TV and the radio stations under one roof.

Station Profile: KYW-TV
Market: Philadelphia, PA

How Reporters Use Mobile Newsgathering

Think Web first. A sign with those three simple words hangs in the Raycom-owned WDAM-TV newsroom in Hattiesburg, Miss. The idea is to remind reporters, producers and everyone else to push to Web, and smartphones make that job much easier.

Station Profile: WDAM-TV
Market: Hattiesburg-Laurel, MS
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Post-Newsweek Hones Digital Targeting

Project Identity has the station group's digital team collecting more data about online and mobile subscribers with a plan to use it to better target content and advertising. Digital VP Catharine Badalamente says her team is benefiting from a closer relationship with Trove, formerly WaPo Labs, which used to spend most of its R&D time on the newspaper but now is firmly focused on the local TV group.

Broadcast Group Profile: Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc.

Looks Like Rochester Anchor Covering Super Bowl Will Be ‘Live’ All Day

One local sports reporter from WROC in Rochester, NY is taking social media and second screening to the next level, with a live feed from the Super Bowl using Google Glass.

Station Profile:  WROC-TV
Market: Rochester, NY

WCVB is Launching App That Will Allow Full Live Streaming of Station's Broadcasts

WCVB app to be added in early 2014 will increase its live-stream newscasts to include free, around-the-clock viewing on a smart phone or tablet.

Station Profile:  WCVB-TV
Market: Boston, MA (Manchester, NH)

KTVB Digital Tops Quarter-Billion Pageviews

In an unprecedented year of growth for the digital news destinations of Gannett’s NBC affiliate KTVB Boise, Idaho (DMA 110), the KTVB Digital Network grew page views, unique visitors and time spent, while social media reach climbed to market-leading new heights.

Station Profile:  KTVB-TV
Market: Boise, ID

WBOC's Digital Nets 1,200 New Businesses

As a single, family-owned television station in a small market, WBOC seems the least likely candidate for a robust digital platform with rapidly growing revenue. But under the leadership of Brooke Knight Warner, VP and GM of WBOC Interactive and its companion digital marketing agency, Draper Digital Media, the CBS affiliate is now generating 10 times its original digital revenue figures, employing nearly 20 digital personnel and counting 1,200 new customers and growing for the station since her arrival just over four years ago.

Station Profile: WBOC-TV
Market: Salisbury, MD

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