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WSLS GM Leaving Station for Personal Reasons - Posted 15 hours ago
WSLS VP and GM Leesa Wilcher is leaving the Roanoke NBC affiliate in May. "Due to personal reasons I am leaving WSLS and returning to the TriCities," Wilcher ... [TVSpy]

Media General Stations Go Dark on Dish Network - Posted October 1, 2013
Media General stations in 18 markets have gone dark on Dish Network as the two companies failed to reach a new carriage agreement by midnight Monday. Media General owns stations in Birmingham, Mobile, Tampa, Augusta, Columbus, Ga., Savannah, Hattiesburg, Ms., Jackson, Greenville, Raleigh-Durham, Asheville, Charleston, Florence-M... [TVSpy]

Scott Leamon Quitting WSLS for Police Department Job - Posted August 9, 2013
WSLS reporter Scott Leamon starts his new role as a spokesman for the Roanoke Police Department Monday. "You spend a lot of hours covering the news, so I got to a lot of tee ball games... [TVSpy]

Erin Barnett, Marco Villarreal Named Morning Co-Anchors at WVLT - Posted July 1, 2013
Erin Barnett and Marco Villarreal have been named morning co-anchors at WVLT, the CBS affiliate in... [SocialTimes.com]

Erin Barnett, Marco Villarreal Named Morning Co-Anchors at WVLT - Posted July 1, 2013
Erin Barnett and Marco Villarreal have been named morning co-anchors at WVLT, the CBS affiliate in... [TVSpy]

Anchor John Carlin Returning to WSLS - Posted June 5, 2013
WSLS has announced John Carlin will rejoin the Roanoke, VA, NBC affiliate on... [TVSpy]

Rachel Lucas Moving to WSLS - Posted May 28, 2013
Rachel Lucas is joining Roanoke, VA, NBC affiliate WSLS. The move was announced by Bluefield, VA, NBC affiliate WVVA on ... [TVSpy]

Anchor Jay Warren Signing Off From WSLS - Posted April 16, 2013
Jay Warren is leaving WSLS to "pursue other career opportunities," the Roanoke NBC affiliate announced Monday. His last day will be April 19. Warren began his WSLS career in 1998 as a reporter. ... [TVSpy]

Political Ad Spending Up In Roanoke-Lynchburg - Posted July 30, 2012
The Roanoke Times looks at political ad spending in the Roanoke-Lynchburg market, where political advertisers have allocated or spent $6.5 million on the four local stations there: For proper context, consider thi... [TVSpy]

Media General Reorganizes TV Stations Into Two Regional Units - Posted July 2, 2012
After selling its newspaper assets, Media General has announced a corporate restructuring that elevates James Conschafter and John Cottingham to key... [TVSpy]

Samara Sodos Leaving WFLA: 'I Was Looking for a Career That Felt a Little More Stable' - Posted June 15, 2012
Reporter Samara Sodos is leaving WFLA after 12 years at the Tampa NBC-affiliate to join the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office as a public information officer. "I was looking for a career that felt a l... [TVSpy]

Bob Grebe Leaves WDBJ to Anchor at Rival WFXR - Posted February 1, 2012
Bob Grebe, a morning reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, is leaving the station to join crosstown rival WFXR. Grebe will anchor the morning newscast... [TVSpy]

Roanoke Stations Go Live with Breaking Coverage of Virginia Tech Shooting - Posted December 8, 2011
Following a deadly shooting on the Virginia Tech campus that sparked memories of the massacre there in 2007, all of the news stations in Roanoke went live on Thursday afternoon. As police continue to hunt down a gunman who killed two people, ... [TVSpy]

WSLS Will Replace Social-Media Driven Newscast with More Traditional Format - Posted August 16, 2011
WSLS, the NBC affiliate in Roanoke, will replace their 7 p.m. social-media driven newscast with a more traditional broadcast this fall. Meagan Farley (pictured), who joined the station to... [TVSpy]

Roanoke Stations Cover Virginia Tech Incident - Posted August 4, 2011
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Roanoke Stations Cover Virginia Tech Incident - Posted August 4, 2011
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