The station has a gallery of photos showing the anchors rehearsing on the set [click here to view], plus a 360 interactive video walk through [click here to view]. After the jump you can see a few images from Newscast Studio’s website Read more
Station owners and GMs continue to open their wallets for new news sets. The latest at Scripps-owned KERO-TV (ABC) in Bakersfield (upper left) and Media General-owned WNCT (CBS) in Greenville, NC (upper right).
NewscastStudio says the new set at WNCT is designed around the stations new graphic look and “features a large anchor desk and working weather center.”
But it’s pretty clear that blues and browns are still the color of choice for TV news sets.
WBNS, the CBS affiliate for Columbus revealed their new set yesterday.
Designed by FX Design Group, the set shows off the use of brick and wood in various textures. The station posted pictures of the new look to its website. You can click here to see the slideshow. Newscast Studio has also posted a series of photos as well as a short review. Click here to view.
WCHS, the ABC affiliate in Charleston, W.Va, debuted a new high-definition set designed by Devlin Design Group on Saturday. New features include a rear projection screen and a large video wall, as well as a rolling kiosk that can be used in all areas of the set.
“The new set is an obvious point of difference when compared to our competition; it elevates our people and our product to the next level,” news director Matt Snyder said in a statement. When someone tunes in to sample what local news looks in this market, the choice is clear.” More pictures inside… Read more
WSFA is building a new studio that overlooks downtown Montgomery and the Alabama Capitol building (pictured).
Construction on the new facility is set to begin immediately and be completed by early October. The NBC-affiliate’s new home will feature two studio cameras, as well as outside cameras and cabling for live shots from outside the building.
“This is an amazing opportunity to get our anchors and reporters outside the four walls of a traditional studio,” news director Scott Duff said in a statement. “Anytime you can inject a beautiful backdrop to TV news it adds vibrancy to the broadcast. The possibilities are endless and having a downtown presence will enhance all we do at WSFA 12 News.” Video after the jump… Read more
WXTV, the Univision station in New York, officially introduces a brand-new high definition set (pictured above) on the evening newscast tonight.
The set, designed by Sabca Productions, features separate areas for the morning and evening newscasts, as well as a weather center and sports center. More pictures inside… Read more
WDTN, the NBC-affiliate in Dayton, is launching high-definition newscasts this weekend.
“We are extremely excited to give the viewers of 2 NEWS what they’ve been asking for,” news director Steve Diorio said in a statement. “This is a multi-million dollar investment into our news product that demonstrates our commitment to local news and weather in Dayton and the Miami Valley.” Read more
WTVJ debuted a brand-new set and graphics package this week that brings the station’s look more in line with other NBC properties (video above).
The new set, which pairs shiny surfaces and right angles with plenty of blue, is the work of Clickspring Design, the firm responsible for the set design of NBC shows like “Nightly News” and “Meet the Press,” and a handful of NBC O&Os, including WNBC in New York. NBC ArtWorks did the graphics package.
As part of the makeover, the Miami station is now calling itself “NBC 6 South Florida.” [h/t SFLTV]
Charlotte NBC-affiliate WCNC unveiled a brand-new set this week.
“We’re still getting used to the new digs out here,” anchor Ira Cronin said during WCNC’s morning newscast on Wednesday. “[Meteorologist] Larry [Sprinkle] went to the wrong place in the studio this morning trying to find the weather wall.” Read more