Posts Tagged ‘wkmg’

WFTV takes #1, makes gains in May…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WFTV put distance between itself and usual No. 2 WESH-Channel 2 in the four-week period that ended Wednesday. Stations work to win the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. This story focuses on that age group, unless otherwise noted.

WFTV’s dominance was evident across the board and reflected the success of its news coverage and promotion. WFTV was way out in front in early morning, at noon, in early evening and at 11 p.m.

WFTV said it drew 47 percent of the 25-to-54 audience for all newscasts to WESH’s 24 percent, WKMG-Channel 6’s 16 percent and WOFL-Channel 35’s 13 percent. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2015

Anthony DiLorenzo/Kala Rama to leave Orlando…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – Leaving the Orlando TV market: Spouses Anthony DiLorenzo of WFTV and Kala Rama of WKMG.

“Kala and I will be leaving Orlando for job opportunities in New York City in the near future,” DiLorenzo said Sunday in an email. “My last day at Channel 9 is this Friday.”

They married last April in Newport, R.I. They got engaged in September 2012 and worked for several years to land jobs in the same city. He joined WFTV in January 2013….Cont for the full story….

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03 2015

WFTV wins the Feb 2015 books…

(from OrlandoSentinel.com) - February brought very good news to WFTV-Channel 9. The ABC affiliate continued to lead in most news time slots and surpassed Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 at 10 p.m.

NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 had the most-seen prime-time lineup, thanks to the Super Bowl and the 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Live.”

In news, WESH offered the strongest competition to WFTV in the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. (The figures in this post refer to that group, unless otherwise noted, for the ratings period that ended Wednesday.) Read the rest of this entry →

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02 2015

WFTV wins Janurary 2015…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – WFTV were victorious in the January ratings released Thursday. Evidently, a little Salt goes a long way.

In the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers, WFTV was the leader in news time slots, WESH-Channel 2 was often a formidable second, and WOFL-Channel 35 was tops at 10 p.m. (WOFL has a content-sharing agreement with the Sentinel.)

WFTV’s most impressive showing with the 25-to-54 demographic was at 6 p.m., when the station averaged 34,476 viewers to WESH’s 27,342, WKMG’s 9,570 and WOFL’s 8,302. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015

WKMG helicopter crew finds missing boy…

(from WKMG.com) – Deputies on Monday rescued a missing student who vanished from a Brevard County elementary school after the boy was spotted by Local 6 helicopter Sky 6.

The 10-year-old student, who attends Saturn Elementary School in Cocoa, disappeared around lunch time, Brevard school officials said.

Several deputies and a sheriff’s helicopter were canvassing nearby wooded areas when Sky 6 photojournalist David Sprung located the boy from the air, reporting his location to authorities. Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2015