Early in his career, the Miami University graduate worked as a production assistant for The CBS Evening News.
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Before coming to KYW-WPSG, Finch had worked at WTVJ in Miami, Fla. since 2011. He has also worked at Channel One News. In 2005, he started his career at News 12 The Bronx & Brooklyn in New York City.
Finch has completed the CNN Master’s Fellow program in Atlanta. He is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
What started at WCCO is spreading to other CBS owned stations.
“We’ve been thrilled to discover how many of our viewers have sophisticated equipment at home from anemometers and hygrometers, for wind and humidity, to rain gauges,” KYW chief meteorologist Kathy Orr said in a press release.
“Our weather watchers are your neighbors,” reads the KCNC website. “They tell us how much snow fell, or how temperatures are changing. They share pictures and video of cool weather events. They can even send a direct alert to the team in Colorado’s Weather Center.”
The point, according to station, is to use all the information to deliver the best forecast available.
KYW said its meteorologists will host workshops to give the weather watchers training, talk about climate and meteorology.
“We are thrilled Jenn is rejoining our team. As a Connecticut native, she knows the state well and I’m sure our viewers will be happy to know such a talented journalist and multimedia innovator is back in our Newsroom,” WTIC news director Coleen Marren said in a statement.
Bernstein previously worked at WTIC from 2010 to 2012 as a multimedia journalist. She left the station to be a reporter at KYW, the CBS-owned station in Philadelphia.
Duerr will oversee the 11:00 pm news for KYW and the 10:00 p.m show on CW affiliate WPSG.
This is a move within CBS Television Stations for Duerr who currently works at KTVT in Dallas, TX. He starts in June.
A Pennsylvania realtor is suing KYW for emotional distress and defamation, claiming the Philadelphia station aired a “preposterous and knowingly false story” about her, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
The suit names anchor Chris May, reporter Walt Hunter, news director Susan Schiller and account executive Kim Papay as defendants. Straub says she lost her job and was “effectively run out of town” after the story aired: Read more
Philadelphia CBS owned station KYW is offering a short news brief available on the station’s website.
A station spokesperson told TVSpy, the “Digital Brief” is “for viewers who may have missed the evening news but are looking for a quick recap of the local headlines in the evening.”
The video is posted every night at around 7:30 p.m. and is anchored by Jessica Dean.
KCBS in Los Angeles has a similar news brief that posts four times a day.
Several local stations around the US are asking viewers to pitch in to help the victims of the recent typhoon that hit the Philippines and Vietnam.
>In Philadelphia, CBS owned station KYW has partnered with its CW sister station WPSG, KYW newsradio, SportsRadio 94WIP, CBS Sports Radio 610, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT along with CBSPhilly.com and CBS Outdoor under the name “Operation Brotherly Love” in an effort to raise money for the American Red Cross.
All the stations along with CBSPhilly.com and several CBS Outdoor digital boards will be asking viewers and listeners to donate either online at www.CBSPhilly.com/relief or by calling 1-800-GIVE-122 (1-800-448-3122).
>In Sacramento, CA, NBC affiliate KCRA and MyNetworkTV affiliate KQCA teamed up with the Capital Region Chapter of the American Red Cross to raise more than $480,000 on Tuesday by doing live cut-ins throughout the day.
“I am proud to live in a community that is so generous and giving,” Elliott Troshinsky, president and general manager of KCRA-KQCA, said in a statement. “Northern Californians opened their wallets and showed their generosity by helping us raise nearly $500,000 for the Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts. We truly want to thank all of our viewers for their generosity.” Read more
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