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Posts Tagged ‘Cher Calvin’

Tribune Co.’s New CEO Chats with KTLA

Tonight on KTLA, both the intro and content of one particular report hit closer to home than usual. As anchor Micah Ohlman put it, “Cher Calvin is here now with the face of Tribune’s future…”

It’s a good-looking, 52-year-old face, framed by prominent black eyebrows. When Calvin asked newly appointed Tribune Co. CEO Peter Liguori, formerly with FOX Broadcasting, Discovery Communications and OWN, “What changes can loyal KTLA viewers expect?”, he answered the best possible programming and some real risk-taking. Shortly thereafter, Calvin intoned: “So stay tuned as KTLA, Tribune and you continue making media history!”

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KTLA Reporter Vies for ‘Best Journalist on Twitter’ Award

As far as FishbowlLA is concerned, the Academy to watch this week is not the one on Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills. Rather, it’s the virtual amalgamation known as the Real-Time Academy of Short-Form Arts and Sciences.

That’s the group in charge of selecting Shorty Award winners for the third annual ceremony in March. West coast Real-Time Academy members include Craig Newmarket, Alyssa Milano and MC Hammer. With one day left to go in the first phase of 2011 public voting, KTLA weekend anchor Cher Calvin (@chercalvin, pictured) is trying to muster a final push. She’s currently in the #12 position for “Best Journalist on Twitter,” ahead of Rachel Maddow (#13) and Keith Olbermann (#16), but needs to place in the top six to become a social media wizard category finalist.

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