Posts Tagged ‘wtvj’

Producing TV from Cuba is difficult & expensive…

(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 →

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03 2016

More news coming to WTVJ, NBC O&O’s…

(from TVSpy.com) – The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today announced it is launching 4 p.m. newscasts at four of its stations: WNBC New York (DMA 1), KNBC Los Angeles (DMA 2), WTVJ Miami (DMA 16) and WVIT Hartford, Conn. (DMA 30).

The new 60-minute newscasts will debut in late May.

“Our stations have done a great job building their news teams, enterprising stories and delivering our viewers the local news, weather and information that is important to them,” said Valari Staab Read the rest of this entry →

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01 2016

Pam Giganti departs, Sheli Muniz joins WTVJ…

(edited from TVSpy.com) – WTVJ morning anchor Pam Giganti (left) is retiring from the Miami station at the end of December. Giganti has anchored at WTVJ since June 2001.

The station also announced Sheli Muniz (right) will take over for Giganti as anchor the 4:30 and 11 a.m. shows. Muniz comes from WKMG in Orlando, where she has worked since 2012.

Muniz starts on Wednesday, December 16. Before working at WKMG, she worked at WRDW in Augusta, Ga. WPEC in Palm Beach, Fla., PBS affiliate WUFT and CBS radio station in Gainesville, Fla….Cont….

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12 2015

Stephanie Bertini departs WFTV, joins WTVJ…

(edited from OrlandoSentinel.com) – Reporter Stephanie Bertini left Orlando’s WFTV last week after nearly a year. She started a new job at Miami’s WTVJ on Monday..

She joined WFTV in May of 2014 from ABC affiliate KRGV in Weslaco, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley. She reported and anchored there for more than three years. For her reporting she won a national Edward R. Murrow Award and a regional Murrow award.  (Read the full story from OrlandoSentinel.com)

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05 2015

Anchor moves and new talent at WTVJ…

(edited from MiamiHerland.com) – Miami’s WTVJ is making changes in its newscast lineups and announced some key anchor moves.

Starting next Wednesday, Jawan Strader will join Jackie Nespral to co-anchor the news at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Strader joined NBC 6 in 2012 and has anchored the morning news since February 2013. Adam Kuperstein will join Trina Robinson to co-anchor the news at 5:30 p.m. At 11 p.m., Kuperstein will return to his sports roots.

Also, starting Tuesday, Eric Harryman (right) will join Pam Giganti to co-anchor weekdays from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. Harryman will also co-anchor the news at 11 a.m. with Trina Robinson. Harryman comes to NBC 6 from FOX Sacramento, where he was the evening anchor; he has also worked at television stations in CO, UT, VA and CA….Cont….

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04 2015