Fausto Malave bumped up at WSCV…

(from TVNewsCheck.com) – Telemundo’s WSCV Miami (DMA 16) has named Fausto Malavé co-anchor of its 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts effective immediately.

“Fausto is a very experienced journalist who every day demonstrates his commitment to the station, to the news team and to the audience,” said Jorge Carballo, WSCV president-GM. “Fausto has been co-anchoring our weekday newscasts with Daisy Ballmajó since March of this year, along with sports anchor Carlos Maxwell and chief meteorologist Luis Carrera, and we are very pleased that as of today he will continue to do so on a permanent basis.”….Cont….

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Laura Harris to the news desk at WFTS…

(from TVNewsCheck.com) – Current host of The Now Tampa Bay Laura Harris, will take on additional responsibilities at Scripps-owned ABC affiliate WFTS Tampa, Fla. (DMA 13). Harris has been named co-anchor of ABC Action News at 5:30 p.m. alongside Brendan McLaughlin effective immediately.

Harris joined the WFTS ABC Action news team in July 2012. She has spent years as a reporter in the field covering stories all over the Tampa Bay area….Cont….

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More news on WALA…

Viewers in the Mobile/Pensacola market will soon have more choices for local news on the weekends.

The station announced that it is adding weekend morning newscasts to its line-up.

The new morning shows will air 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, starting on August 8th. Read the rest of this entry →

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Dish and Graham stations battle it out…

UPDATE: 7/23/15 – Graham Statons and Dish Network have reached a deal (shocking!) and all of its stations will remain on Dish until the deal comes up for renewal again and I post this same story again. <rolls eyes>

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7/21/15 – (from AdWeek.com) – Satellite television provider Dish Network is set to drop six local stations from its lineup Wednesday in a retransmission dispute with Graham Media Group.

                        

The stations are Miami ABC affiliate WPLG, Houston NBC affiliate KPRC, Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV, Orlando CBS affiliate WKMG, San Antonio ABC affiliate KSAT and Jacksonville indie WJXT….Cont….

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WKMG News Director is out….

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WKMG-Channel 6 news director Steve Hyvonen resigned Tuesday after seven years at the Orlando station.

“It’s been a fantastic seven years in Orlando packed with dozens of major news stories,” Hyvonen said in an interview. “Local 6 has some of the most talented people I’ve ever worked with, and I wish the team success moving forward.” Read the rest of this entry →

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