“In order to present nightly stories of national and world affairs to a diverse country, it is important for a newsroom to mirror its audience. This summarizes the credo of NewsNation, WGN America’s new three-hour nightly newscast, now only a mere two months into its existence. With a 150-person editorial and production team working in […]
“After years of buying and selling, the nation’s largest TV station groups have become local leviathans that own dozens of outlets across the country. “At an unsettled time for broadcast TV, the biggest independent groups — including Nexstar Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group and E.W. Scripps — are increasingly trying to generate new profit sources by […]
“Robservations on the media beat: Mary Sandberg Boyle, the first female general manager in the 96-year history of WGN 720-AM, has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Nexstar Media Group news/talk station.” Click here to keep reading on RobertFeder.com.
“More than a new primetime cable newscast, “NewsNation” sounds like the title of a TV series about a newscast.” Click here to read more on the Chicago Tribune website.
“Robservations on the media beat: The premiere of WGN America’s “News Nation” Tuesday night came off smoothly, with news anchors Joe Donlon, Marni Hughes and Rob Nelson displaying an easygoing rapport belying the fact they’d never worked together before.” Click here to continue reading on Rober Feder’s website.
“Nexstar Media Group President Perry Sook joins John Williams to share what inspired NewsNation, the unbiased nightly news program premiering tonight on WGN America at 7 Central.” Click here to listen on WGNRadio.com.
On Tuesday evening comes a new entrant in the cable news wars: WGN America’s News Nation, a three-hour primetime newscast that promises a just-the-facts approach to viewers’ daily diet. Click here to continue reading on Deadline.
Joe Donlon joins Bob Sirott to chat about his debut with Marni Hughes as the Monday through Friday anchor team on NewsNation, the national nightly newscast coming to WGN America today. To find your local channel, visit wgnamerica.com. Click here to continue to listen on WGN Radio.
Billed as “representing the return of traditional, trusted, fact-based news reporting to cable television,” NewsNation, a three-hour primetime national newscast, debuts tonight at 8 p.m. ET on WGN America, Nexstar Media Group’s wholly-owned cable network that reaches approximately 75 million U.S. TV households. NewsNation will air seven days a week. Click here to continue reading […]
Nexstar’s newest venture, NewsNation, launches tonight on WGN America, bringing a three hour, prime-time news show to the air to compete with mainstream media. Click here to continue reading on the Daily Mail’s website.