“Blake Russell, EVP of stations operations and content development for Nexstar, has spent the past pandemic year building out a new newsroom, studios and infrastructure for NewsNation. Along the way, he’s been eliminating holdover technology from the company’s Tribune acquisition and built a novel, enterprise-level content sharing tool. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck […]
“NewsNation, Nexstar’s cable network reaching 75 million television households, today announced a line-up of celebrity guests for the first week of its flagship news and talk show, Banfield, including Academy Award-winning filmmaker Aaron Sorkin and actors Bryan Cranston and Robin Wright. Hosted by veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield, Banfield begins airing on NewsNation, formerly known as […]
“‘Extra’s’ Jenn Lahmers spoke with Ashleigh Banfield as she promoted her show ‘Banfield.’” Click here to watch the video via Extra.
“Broadcasting + Cable has named the recipients of the 2021 Technology Leadership Awards. The awards, which B+C started in 1999, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to how TV, digital and streaming media companies use technology. The 2021 Tech Leadership Awards winners are: Greig Frazier, director of photography/producer; William Hayes, director of engineering and […]
“On Jan. 19, Jonathan Killian was announced as the new VP for creative marketing and brand communications for WGN America, Nexstar’s cable network out of Chicago.” Click here to continue reading via TVNewsCheck.
“The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing Gov. Greg Abbott to shed the trappings of a high-profile event and deliver this session’s State of the State speech next week on live TV, from a small business in the greater Austin area.” Click here to continue reading via The Dallas Morning News.
“A recent arrival to primetime cable news is rebranding and expanding to create a larger presence in a field that includes CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC.” Click here to continue reading via USA TODAY.
“WGN America, which has been focused on entertainment and sports for most of its lifespan, is preparing to go all-in on news.” Click here to continue reading via Adweek.
“After more than 42 years of serving America from Michigan Avenue and the “Magnificent Mile,” a former integral piece of the Tribune Media family is fading to black.” Click here to continue reading via Radio + Television Business Report.
“WGN America is rebranding as NewsNation as part of its bid to shake its entertainment, Chicago-based roots and become a national news rival to CNN, MSNBC and Fox. ” Click here to continue reading via the Daily Mail.