Saturday night, into Sunday morning proved to be an active time for Miami TV stations. As news came out about Fidel Castro’s death from Cuba, Miami area Cubans took to the streets to celebrate and gather – Miami stations jumped into action. Check out the station websites below. We particularly love the WPLG (10) website, where Castro’s face is pasted into just about every available space. We here at Florida News Center expect the Miami coverage to continue for days, into weeks.
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(edited from TVNewsCheck.com) – The Telemundo Station Group today announced an expansion of its local news programming, unveiling plans to launch a new 30-minute newscast that will air weekdays at 5 p.m. ET beginning Monday, Sept. 26, at 14 of its owned stations.
The stations that will the new half-hour newscast are in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco, San Antonio, Phoenix, Tuscon, Brownsville, Denver, Philadelphia, and Las Vegas.…Cont….
WSCV weekday morning and WTVJ fill-in meteorologist Denise Isaac has departed the Miami stations.
She has joined the Detroit, MI duopoly of WXYZ/WYMD-TV.
While in Miami, she was also weather reporter for the Telemundo national network morning show Un Nuevo Dia.
Prior to her stint at the NBC/Comcast properties in Miami, she was a producer and reporter for WeatherNation in Minnesota.
(edited from MiamiHerald.com) – To pull off broadcasting from Cuba is anything but easy, yet Miami’s local stations have become expert at it.
This has turned into the new measuring ground for South Florida’s fierce TV news competition: Cuba, the foreign country Miami considers a suburb of its own.
All four of Miami’s English-language network affiliates — WPLG, WSVN, WTVJ and WFOR — have set up shop for the week to broadcast live from Havana for President Barack Obama’s once-in-a-century visit. Read the rest of this entry →
(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….