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James Brown: My First Big Break - Posted September 10, 2014
Early in his career, CBS Sports NFL studio host James Brown worked at Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA when it was known as ... [TVSpy]

WUSA News Crew Robbed While Looking for 'Sketchy Neighborhoods' - Posted August 11, 2014
WUSA was doing a story about an app that alerts people to sketchy neighborhoods. Reporter Mola Lenghi, photographer ... [TVSpy]

Jessica Doyle Leaving WUSA - Posted May 21, 2014
Jessica Doyle has announced she is leaving Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate WUSA. "Starting next month, I will take on the role of Director of Corporate Communications at Starwood Hotels & Re... [TVSpy]

WTTG Morning Show Scores Ratings Win Against Networks - Posted April 24, 2014
WTTG's 7:00 a.m. hour has joined the growing trend of large local markets beating out network shows in the ratings race. The Washington, DC, FOX owned station's "FOX 5 News Morning at 7AM" took the top spot in April with a 1.89 rating in adults 25-54. Today on NBC own... [SocialTimes.com]

WTTG Morning Show Scores Ratings Win Against Networks - Posted April 24, 2014
WTTG's 7:00 a.m. hour has joined the growing trend of large local markets beating out network shows in the ratings race. The Washington, DC, FOX owned station's "FOX 5 News Morning at 7AM" took the top spot in April with a 1.89 rating in adults 25-54. Today on NBC own... [TVSpy]

How Stations in NYC and DC Reported on the Aereo Supreme Court Arguments - Posted April 23, 2014
Stations around the country reported last night on the Aereo Supreme Court case, which has the potential to drastically upend the television industry. Broadcasters -- including NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS and Univision, which own many local stations -- faced off against the streaming TV service yesterday in oral arguments in front... [TVSpy]

The Ice Desk: It's What Stations are Wearing this Winter - Posted February 13, 2014
It seems a historical record of sorts is being created of what appears to be the recent trend of stations sending their anchors out into the freezing cold to report the news from behind desks made of ice. With thanks to Poynter and TVSpy rival FTVLive, we cobbled together our... [SocialTimes.com]

WUSA To Debut Ice Desk Of Its Own Tonight - Posted January 22, 2014
On its last tour through the US, the Polar Vortex was celebrated by Cleveland NBC affiliate WKYC with ... [TVSpy]

Viewers Stage Protest to Bring Suspended WUSA Anchor Back - Posted November 25, 2013
Holding flashlights and singing "We Shall Overcome," about two dozen people showed up in support of WUSA anchor J.C. Hayward on a Northwest Washington, D.C. sidewalk. The anchor for the local CBS affili... [TVSpy]

New Document Refutes Claim WUSA Anchor Didn't Know About Alleged Scheme - Posted November 5, 2013
A recently filed court document may change things for WUSA anchor J.C. Hayward. ... [TVSpy]

Should WUSA Have Aired Footage of Crew Attack? - Posted November 1, 2013
After WUSA reporter Bruce Johnson and photographer Danielle Gill were ... [TVSpy]

WATCH: 'GoodBye!' WUSA Crew Attacked While Covering Home Invasion - Posted October 31, 2013
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WUSA Anchor Seeks Dismissal From Suit Over Alleged School Scam - Posted October 10, 2013
JC Hayward, the WUSA anchor and vice president for media outreach being investigated for mismanagement of funds at a district charter school, has asked to be removed from the case. Last week, Hayward wa... [TVSpy]

WUSA Anchor Named in Lawsuit and 'Relieved of Her Duties' - Posted October 2, 2013
WUSA reports JC Hayward, noon anchor and vice president for media outreach for the Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate, ... [TVSpy]

WUSA Adds Jan Jeffcoat as Anchor - Posted September 10, 2013
WUSA has announced Jan Jeffcoat will join the Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate as co-anchor for the evening news. "I'm excited to be coming home to family and the place where my hus... [TVSpy]

WUSA Reporter Picked Up on FBI Wiretap, Now Worried About Sources - Posted August 23, 2013
WUSA reporter Bruce Johnson is concerned his sources may not pick up the phone after it was revealed the FBI had recorded his communication with now-disgraced Washington, D.C. counc... [TVSpy]

VIDEO: WUSA Recreates RGIII's Wedding - Posted July 10, 2013
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All Clear Given at WUSA After Threatening Letter Received - Posted May 30, 2013
WUSA has been given the all-clear after police were called to the Washington, D.C., CBS affiliate because of a threatening letter. Mark Burdett, president and general manager of... [TVSpy]

Matt Glassman, Catherine Snyder Promoted WRC in Washington, D.C. - Posted April 30, 2013
Two promotions at WRC in Washington, D.C.: Matt Glassman has been named assistant news director and ... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Names Kevin Kirkaldie Creative Services Director of Memphis, Jackson Stations - Posted April 18, 2013
Kevin Kirkaldie has been named creative services director of three Nexstar Broadcasting stations in Tennessee: WPTY and ... [TVSpy]

For Inaugural Ceremony, DC Stations Turn to National Coverage - Posted January 21, 2013
Following their respective morning newscasts, local stations in Washington, DC have traded local coverage for national coverage of President Obama's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Around 11amET Monday, all four DC stations -- NBC O&O WRC, ABC affil... [TVSpy]

Nexstar Names Ardyth Diercks VP-GM at Memphis, Jackson Stations - Posted January 14, 2013
Ardyth Diercks has been appointed vice president and general manager at three Nexstar stations in Tennessee: WPTY and WLMT... [TVSpy]

WUSA's Dave Owens Goes On Air (Almost) Shirtless After Wizards Loss - Posted January 7, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Analytics | U.N. Twitter Typo - Posted November 30, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

After Soliciting Viewer Feedback on Twitter, WUSA News Director Bans Lindsay Lohan Story - Posted November 29, 2012
After the news of another Lindsay Lohan arrest this morning, WUSA news director Fred D'Ambrosi decided he wasn't interested in covering another story about the troubled starlet. I'm thinking about... [SocialTimes.com]

After Soliciting Viewer Feedback on Twitter, WUSA News Director Bans Lindsay Lohan Story - Posted November 29, 2012
After the news of another Lindsay Lohan arrest this morning, WUSA news director Fred D'Ambrosi decided he wasn't interested in covering another story about the troubled starlet. I'm thinking about... [TVSpy]

East Coast Stations Deliver Extended Hurricane Coverage as Sandy Marches On - Posted October 29, 2012
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Reporter Debra Alfarone Joins WUSA From WPIX - Posted September 20, 2012
Debra Alfarone is joining WUSA, the CBS affiliate in Washington, DC. Alfarone joins the station from WPIX, the CW affiliate in New ... [TVSpy]

Erica Grow Leaves WTNH for WUSA - Posted August 29, 2012
WTNH (ABC) Hartford/New Haven meteorologist Erica Grow is heading south to Washington, DC for a weekend weather and weekday reporting gig at CBS affiliate WUSA. "My hours were cut back to part-time at WTNH and the new job is a full-time o... [TVSpy]

News Director Joe Hengemuehler Exits KNXV - Posted July 13, 2012
Joe Hengemuehler announced yesterday that he is leaving his post as news director at Phoenix ABC-affiliate KNXV. "After 25 years in the broadcast industry and 10 great years at ABC15 News, ... [TVSpy]

Store Owner at the Center of WUSA Investigation Found Guilty of Selling Alcohol to Minors - Posted May 23, 2012
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VIDEO: Fire Alarm Disrupts WUSA's Morning News - Posted May 14, 2012
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Reporter Audrey Barnes Set to Join WTTG - Posted March 20, 2012
Audrey Barnes is joining WTTG as a general assignment reporter, the Washington, DC Fox O&O announced today. The move is a return to WTTG for Barnes, who has contributed to the sta... [TVSpy]

WCPO Names Lane Michaelsen News Director - Posted March 12, 2012
Lane Michaelsen, who until recently was vice president of news at Miami's ... [TVSpy]

News Director Lane Michaelsen Out at WTVJ - Posted February 17, 2012
After two years as vice president of news and content at WTVJ, Lane Michaelsen is leaving the Miami NBC O&O, an NBC spokesperson confirms t0 TVSpy. Michaelsen ... [TVSpy]

WUSA's Andrea McCarren on Teen Drinking Backlash: 'I Have Never Seen Anything Like This' - Posted February 16, 2012
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Mark Burdett Named President-GM of WUSA - Posted February 15, 2012
Mark Burdett has been named president and general manager of WUSA, the CBS-affiliate in Washington, DC. The move marks a return to the Washington, DC local television market for Burdett. H... [TVSpy]

WUSA's Andrea McCarren Stops Fronting Underage Drinking Reports After Viewer Threats - Posted February 15, 2012
WUSA reporter Andrea McCarren has removed herself from an ongoing series of reports about underage drinking after an angry viewer backlash included threatening comments to her and her children, the ... [TVSpy]

KSHB Reporter Russ Ptacek Set to Join WUSA - Posted February 13, 2012
Russ Ptacek is leaving KSHB, the NBC-affiliate in Kansas City, to join WUSA, the CBS-affiliate in Washington, DC. Ptacek has been an investi... [TVSpy]

After 8 Years as GM, Ardyth Diercks Out at WTVJ - Posted January 30, 2012
After eight years as president and general manager of WTVJ in Miami, Ardyth Diercks has left the NBC O&O. "Earlier this year, Ardyth Diercks left NBC 6 Miami to explore other professional and personal ventures," an NBC spokesperso... [SocialTimes.com]

After 8 Years as GM, Ardyth Diercks Out at WTVJ - Posted January 30, 2012
After eight years as president and general manager of WTVJ in Miami, Ardyth Diercks has left the NBC O&O. "Earlier this year, Ardyth Diercks left NBC 6 Miami to explore other professional and personal ventures," an NBC spokesperso... [TVSpy]

Gannett Highlights Boost in Non-Political Advertising - Posted January 30, 2012
Gannett, which owns 23 stations across the country including WUSA in D.C. and KARE in Minneapolis, countered a significant drop in political advertising in the fourth quarter with an 11.3% increase in non-political revenues... [TVSpy]

Former WGCL News Director Mike Cavender Named Executive Director of RTDNA - Posted December 7, 2011
Local news veteran Mike Cavender has been named executive director of the Radio Television Digital News Association and Foundation. Cavender is a former director of news and public affairs at ... [TVSpy]

How Did 27 Stations End Up With Identical Scripts For a Story About Conan O'Brien? - Posted November 4, 2011
Conan O'Brien poked fun at content-sharing in local news this week, showing a clip on his show ... [TVSpy]

WUSA Sports Director Brett Haber: 'Sports Is Just Not As Relevant As It Once Was' - Posted August 2, 2011
Brett Haber, who has been sports director with Washington, DC CBS affiliate WUSA since 2004, announced yesterday he will resign from the station this fall. Haber is a 17-time Emmy winner who... [TVSpy]

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