Posted on February 18, 2015 by Dean Pagani
A new member of the management team is joining Tribune Broadcasting from CNN.
Bart Feder, who served as vice president of programming for CNN until 2013, has been hired by Tribune with the title senior vice president of news. Tribune owns FOX CT in Hartford. Tribune owns 42 stations nationwide.
Feder has a deep background in news including time as a news writer for 1010 WINS in New York and management positions in television in New York and Boston.
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Posted on January 22, 2015 by Dean Pagani
NBC CT has confirmed reporter Seth Lemon has left the station. The word was sent in an email to staff without explanation.
Lemon’s previous experience includes reporting for News 4 in Washington, D.C. where he worked as a reporter trainee. He attended Howard University and interned at NBC News and CNN where he worked in “The Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer (italics added for urgency).
We’ll keep an eye out for where Seth lands next.
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Posted on August 6, 2014 by dennygrace
Sabrina Rodriguez, a former Springfield ABC40 news anchor, resigned from FOX40 in Sacramento on Tuesday. She was arrested and released on $10,000 bail after an investigation revealed that she, along with her fiancé, conspired to commit theft. She will be arraigned on August 29th, facing charges of theft, burglary, and conspiracy. She worked at ABC40 in Springfield for 2 years, and won an Associated Press award for her work there.
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Posted on July 25, 2014 by dennygrace
Face the State WFSB 11 am
Host: Dennis House
Tom Foley, candidate for governor
Guest reporters Chris Keating, Hartford Courant and Neil Vigdor, Greenwich Time
Decision 2014, NBC Connecticut 10:00 am
Hosts: Gerry Brooks, Todd Piro, and George Colli
GOP Lt. Governor Debate – Heather Somers, Penny Bacchiochi and David Walker, moderated by Gerry Brooks.
George Colli talks with Steve Wolfberg, Chief Creative Officer of Cronin and Company marketing agency, about the advertising leading up to the primary.
CT Capitol Report FoxCT Sunday 10:30 am
Host: Tom Dudchik
The Real Story FoxCT Sunday 10 am
Hosts: Laurie Perez and Al Terzi
The Stan Simpson Show Fox CT Saturday, 6:30 am, online at http://www.ctnow.com/stan
Host: Stan Simpson
Focus on Connecticut News12
Saturday: 7:30 am, 11 am, 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm.Sunday: 2:30 am, 7:30 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm, 5:30 pm
Host: Tom Appleby
Paul Janensch, Quinnipiac University
Dr. Gary Rose, Sacred Heart University
CTN: Capitol Report: Week in Review Sunday at 8 pm Replays of: The Real Story (8:30 pm), Face the State (9:00 pm),The Stan Simpson Show (9:30 pm)
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Posted on July 22, 2014 by dennygrace
FOX CT News has announced that Jennifer Bernstein has rejoined its news team and will begin on the air August 4th. Jenn worked as a journalist for FOX CT News from 2010-2012, and was, in the station’s words, “the station’s first true multimedia journalist.” Her dedication and innovative work garnered her both an Emmy nomination and the honor of being named “Tribune’s Outstanding Employee of 2010”. After she left the station in 2012, Jenn worked for KYW, Philadelphia’s CBS affiliate, where she covered local and national stories, including the Penn State sex abuse scandal and the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. She will anchor FOX CT News at 4 as well as co-anchoring “The Real Story” with Al Terzi. We’re glad to see her back in the market.
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Posted on July 10, 2014 by dennygrace
The political season is upon us (wait, you hadn’t noticed?) so the timing is good for NBC CT to launch a Sunday morning political interview program. “Decision 2014” will air at 10 am as a lead-in to “Meet the Press”. Hosts will include Gerry Brooks, Todd Piro and George Coli. The show will run from now until Election Day. Kudos to the management of NBC CT, whose predecessors relegated Tom Monahan’s “Newsmakers” to 6 am and eventually put it to sleep. It’s great to see more on-air political discourse.
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Posted on June 20, 2014 by dennygrace
According to industry sources, Meredith Corp, which owns Channel 3 will buy the Springfield ABC and Fox affiliate station WGGB. Meredith Corp already owns the CBS affiliate station in Springfield, WSHM. The sale is expected to close by the end of the year. The station, currently owned by local company Gormally Broadcasting, is supposed to sell for 53.8 million.
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