Amazon’s news app on Fire TV will begin expanding live and on-demand local news from 88 to 158 major cities across the U.S.
NBCUniversal Local completed its acquisition from Ramar Communications of four full-power stations, one Class A station, three low-power stations and 20 associated [or multiple] translator stations that are assigned to the Albuquerque DMA.
CBS News and Stations has launched CBSN Baltimore, the 12th of 13 local direct-to-consumer streaming news services within the group. WJZ Baltimore is the station behind CBSN Baltimore.
An unvaccinated viewer watching a newscast about the recent outbreak with the Delta variant on First Coast News in Jacksonville, Fla., says she was so “confident with the information it gave” that she scheduled and received a vaccine.
“Testimonials are your best research audience,” says Kristin Joyal, marketing director for WTLV and WJXX in Jacksonville, Fla. “It doesn’t get more honest or closer to the truth at a time when people demand it.”
WIVB, Nexstar’s CBS affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y., recently premiered a marketing website that showcases its commercial production abilities.
TV stations across the country continue to lead efforts to help those in need in their communities in a variety of ways.
As Louisiana moves closer to legalizing online sports betting, WBRZ in Baton Rouge, is betting heavily that programs dedicated to those who gamble on sports is the next step for the online sports betting industry to transition from advertising on local TV to programming there.
WMC is expected to launch a new digital channel called WMC Plus — or in effect two digital channels. A linear version will be broadcast over the air while an on-demand version streams on the station’s OTT app.
WGN-TV, Nexstar’s TV station in Chicago, has launched WGN News Now, digital-only newscasts appearing on the station’s website and on its WGN News mobile app.