Congratulations to ALANNA RIZZO, who joins the Los Angeles Dodgers and its new regional sports network, SportsNet LA, as host of pre and post game coverage of the Dodgers. She also contributes reports on the team throughout the season. Prior to this, Alanna was an anchor and reporter at MLB Network.
Congratulations to BEN BAILEY, who joins WDIV in Detroit as a weekday meteorologist. Previously, Ben was the morning meteorologist at WJBK in Detroit.
Congratulations to LISA CORNWELL, who was named Golf Channel’s anchor and host of its signature show “Golf Central.”
Congratulations to JEAN CASAREZ, who joins CNN as a New York-based correspondent, from trial correspondent at “In Session” and HLN.
Congratulations to SEBASTIAN WALKER, who joins Al Jazeera America and “Fault Lines,” Al Jazeera America’s documentary program, from Al Jazeera English.
Congratulations to TANJA BABICH, who joins WLS in Chicago as reporter/fill-in anchor, from morning anchor at WSYR in Syracuse, New York.
Congratulations to KELCEY CARLSON, who joins KMSP, the Fox O&O in Minneapolis, as weeknight anchor, from morning anchor at WRAL in Raleigh.
Congratulations to ANGELA BUCHMAN, who joins top-rated WTHR in Indianapolis as chief meteorologist, from WISH-TV in Indianapolis.
Congratulations to KEN MOLESTINA, who is now the weekend anchor at KTVT in Dallas/Fort Worth, from reporter at WUSA in Washington, D.C..
Congratulations to FRANK WILEY, who is now the weekday morning anchor, weekend anchor at KOKI in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Meredith and Scripps Networks are making big digital plays with many new web series.
Because of government shutdown, FCC suspends review of tv station deals, incl. Gannett-Belo and Tribune-Local TV
Head of LIN TV, Scott Blumenthal, retires at end of the year. Jay Howell to succeed him. Congrats Jay!
Linda Bell Blue, legendary EP of “ET”, to step down at the end of this season after 19 years at the helm of the top entertainment magazine.
The fabulous Dana Hahn goes from VP News at WJBK to WTTG Washington. That’s what we call a “win-win”! Kudos to Fox for the great move.
Albie Hecht named EVP and GM of HLN. Veteran of MTV Networks and creator of Spike TV. Good hire by Jeff Zucker.
Huge news in Spanish broadcasting Univision: President Cesar Conde is leaving the company for NBCUniversal EVP.
Best of luck to David, Scott, Eric, Bill and the rest of the gang at Fox Sports on the launch of Fox Sports 1!
Speed becomes Fox Sports 1 and Fuel TV becomes Fox Sports 2 on the same day.
Fox Sports grabs pro golf rights for the first time, landing US Open starting in 2015 for a 12-year deal.
Congrats to Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on being named co-anchors of PBS “NewsHour”. Terrific team!