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Rob Martin Joining WIAT as News Director - Posted May 12, 2014
Rob Martin will join Birmingham CBS affiliate WIAT as news director next Tuesday, May 20. Ma... [TVSpy]

Here Are The Markets Where LIN Media and Media General Will Sell or Swap Stations - Posted March 24, 2014
As they prepare to merge, LIN Media and Media General will have to sell or swap stations in five markets -- Providence, Birmingham, Mobile, Green Bay and Savannah -- to comply with FCC rules limiting ownership of more than one station in... [TVSpy]

Birmingham CBS Station Says Goodbye to Rick Jackson - Posted January 13, 2014
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Birmingham CBS Station Says Goodbye to Rick Jackson - Posted January 13, 2014
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News Director Bill Payer Out at WIAT - Posted December 4, 2013
News director Bill Payer is out at Birmingham CBS affiliate WIAT. Payer announced his departure in an email to station staffers Wednesday: I want to take this opportunity to thank each of you ... [TVSpy]

Helen Swenson Named GM of WIAT in Birmingham - Posted October 17, 2013
LIN Media has named Helen Swenson president and general manager of Birmingham, AL, CBS affiliate WIAT. The move had been rumored after former GM ... [TVSpy]

General Manager Bill Ballard Out at WIAT - Posted October 14, 2013
After 10 years at WIAT in Birmingham, president and general manager Bill Ballard is out at the CBS affiliate, ... [TVSpy]

WATCH: It's Not the Size of The Dog, Birmingham Anchor Insults Weatherman - Posted October 1, 2013
When the morning anchor team for Birmingham, AL, CBS affiliate WIAT were talking about a local doggy dress up contest, anchor Gina Redmond let loose a double entendre that hit meteorologist Mark Prater right in his manly bits. "Mar... [SocialTimes.com]

Sports Anchor Melissa Kim Heading to WIAT - Posted September 5, 2013
Melissa Kim is headed South from Bangor, ME, NBC affiliate WLBZ to WIAT in Birmingham, AL. Kim will join the Birmingham CBS affiliate as a... [TVSpy]

Birmingham TV Stations Interrupt Morning News with Reports of Plane Crash - Posted August 14, 2013
Birmingham, AL, TV stations were already on the air when first reports of the crash of a UPS cargo jet came in. The Airbus A300 crashed on approach around 5:00 a.m. Central Time en route from Louisville, KY, killing the pilot and co-pilot. NBC affiliate WVTM - "... [TVSpy]

Natalie Tejeda to Join WIAT as Weekend Anchor - Posted July 18, 2013
Yesterday we reported Natalie Tejeda was leaving San Antonio CBS affiliate ... [SocialTimes.com]

KENS Loses Traffic Reporter, Names Replacement - Posted July 17, 2013
KENS traffic reporter Natalie Tejeda is leaving the San Antonio CBS affiliate. "Natalie has done a wonderful job for KENS 5," KENS news director ... [TVSpy]

WIAT Adds Meteorologist Gene Norman - Posted April 19, 2013
Former Houston meteorologist Gene Norman has joined WIAT in Birmingham, AL, as chief meteorologist. Norman, whose bio is already on the ... [TVSpy]

KSHB Adds Weekday Afternoon Newscast, Hires Meteorologist Kalee Dionne - Posted March 20, 2013
Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB will add a weekday 4 p.m. newscast next month, according to Bottom Line Communications. The newscast, which debuts April 8, will be anchore... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: Roof Collapses During Interview About Tornado - Posted December 11, 2012
The effects of severe weather in Birmingham, Alabama added a dramatic punctuation mark to an interview being conducted by WIAT photographer ... [TVSpy]

Eric Land Named President-GM at WTLV-WJXX - Posted August 13, 2012
Eric Land has been named president and general manager of WTLV-WJXX, Gannett Broadcasting's duopoly in Jacksonville. Land is a broadcast veteran who has previously... [TVSpy]

LIN Agrees to Buy New Vision Stations for $342M - Posted May 7, 2012
LIN Media today announced that it has agreed to purchase 13 stations from New Vision Television for $330.4 million and the assumption of $12 million of debt. New Vision's 13 network affiliated stations are located in eight markets across the country, including Birmingham, Honolulu, and Portland, ... [TVSpy]

RTDNA Announces Winners of Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards - Posted April 12, 2012
The RTDNA has announced the winners of the 2012 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards. Radio, television and online winners, divided into small and large markets, were selected from more than 3,500 entries. The RTDNA says this year is "one o... [TVSpy]

A Familiar Face in Birmingham, Anchor Brooke Smith Joins WIAT - Posted February 2, 2011
Anchor Brooke Smith is back on Birmingham TV. After leaving NBC-affiliate WVTM last spring to become a ful... [TVSpy]

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