Posts Tagged ‘KYW’
A KYW spokesperson told TVSpy Duncan’s last day at KYW is today.
“We are very humbled and honored to be recognized for our body of work in 2012,” WVUE news director Mikel Schaefer told TVSpy. “This is a reflection of the hard work and dedication our entire staff has day in and day out, whether covering Hurricane Isaac, investigating corruption or our unique culture.”
In the breaking news category, WNBC in New York City won for coverage of Hurricane Sandy and WHEC in Rochester won for coverage of the four firefighters shot at a house fire in Webster. In the continuning coverage category, KXAS in Dallas won for “Driven to Distraction,” a nine-month series on Texas police officers who crashed while typing on mobile dashboard computers, and KXRM in Colorado Springs won for coverage of the Waldo Canyon fire.
- Related, TVNewser: CBS, CNN, ABC, NBC Among 2013 Murrow Award Winners
Murrow Awards for best newscast go to KUSA in Denver and KSPR in Springfield, Mo. Awards for best feature reporting go to KARE in Minneapolis and KHQ in Spokane, and WFAA in Dallas and CTV in Vancouver Island were honored for best investigative reporting.
A full list of the winners is after the jump. Read more
Personalities from local CBS stations will fill in as guest-hosts on “The Talk,” CBS’ daytime talk show, next week.
Angela Hill of WWL in New Orleans will fill in Monday. Kathy Orr of KYW in Philadelphia will appear Tuesday, Adrienne Bankert of KTVT in Dallas will be on Wednesday, Carolina Bermudez of WCBS-WLNY in New York City will be on Thursday and Pat Harvey of KCBS in Los Angeles will round out the week on Friday.
Sharon Osbourne is off Monday – Thursday next week.
Bryan, a New Jersey native, joins the station from WVEC in Norfolk, Va. where he has been a reporter and anchor since 2011. He has also worked at WCBD in Charleston, S.C., WMGM in Atlantic City and The Florida Channel in Tallahassee.
Bryan begins at KYW on July 1.
A station spokesman confirmed his last day was yesterday. They also said he hasn’t announced where he’s headed.
Simmoneau joins a growing list of reporters and anchors who have left KYW in the last month. Anchor Susan Barnett left just before May sweeps, while reporter Robin Rieger left the station in early April.
Simmoneau had been with the station since April 2008. Before workig at KYW, Simmoneau worked at WGAL in Lancaster, PA.
Barnett said in a statement, “I have decided to not renew my contract with the stations at this time. I am incredibly thankful for having been a part of the CBS Philly family, but I feel that this is the right decision at this time.” You can read the statement after the jump.
Barnett’s co-anchor, Chris May reacted to the news on his facebook page, “Susan Barnett is the first person I met in Philadelphia. We’ve been partners for five years — and best friends. And that’s why it’s so hard to let you know that Susan has made the very difficult and personal decision to leave CBS3. Suffice it to say, I’ll miss working with my friend. But I am excited about our future.” Read more
Rieger, a general assignment reporter, wants to spend more time with her family, according to the Daily News. Before joining KYW, she was a news and traffic reporter for Metro Traffic Control in Philadelphia. She has also worked at Jones Intercable in New Jersey as an anchor. She began her career as a radio producer in Philadelphia.
Daniel F. Dangler will serve three months in jail, followed by seven months of home confinement and three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to pointing the laser at Chopper 3 HD.
The chopper for the CBS owned station captured video of the incident when it happened last July while flying over Northeast Philadelphia on a story. At the time, the FBI joined the Philadelphia police department in the search for the suspect, which turned out to be Dangler. You can see video of the incident after the jump.
Dangler is also facing a civil case brought by the FAA. He could face fines up to $11,000. Read more