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NBC Owned Stations Announces Upgraded Apps

nbc ots_304NBC Owned Television Stations group says it has upgraded its news apps.

The apps give users the ability to read a news article while watching the video that goes to the story at the same time. The apps also have an interactive radar function allowing the user to track the path of an incoming storm. Users can also watch video from the app on a smart TV through the apps screencast function.

“We’re proud of what our team has created and are excited to see how our audiences use the new features we built for them,” said Lora LeSage, SVP of Digital Media for NBC Owned Stations.

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NBC Owned Stations Names Josh Kleinbaum Executive Editor of Digital Media Group

nbc owned stations logoJosh Kleinbaum is taking on a new role at the NBC Owned Television Stations. After five years with the station group, Kleinbaum has been promoted to executive editor of the digital media group, effective immediately.

Kleinbaum was most recently the senior managing editor for the digital media group. In his new role, he will lead the stations’ digital content strategies for online, mobile and social platforms.

“In the five years Josh has been with the NBC Owned Stations, he has done an excellent job partnering with our stations to grow our audiences and create a more vibrant and engaged community,” Lora LeSage, SVP of digital media for the NBC Owned Television Stations, said in a statement. “I am confident that under his leadership our multi-platform presence will continue to thrive.”

Lora Lesage Named Senior Vice President of Digital Media at NBC O&Os

Lora Lesage has been promoted to senior vice president of digital media at the NBC owned stations. In her new role, she will oversee editorial and special content responsibilities for the websites, mobile apps and social platforms of the 10 NBC O&Os.

In her two years as vice president of digital media, Lesage oversaw a redesign of the station websites, as well as the development and execution of the stations’ mobile products. In her new role, she will continue to manage product development as well as advertising and business operations for the digital properties.

“Lora is a strong leader with a perfect balance of journalism, digital and business experience and a record of success,” Valari Staab, president of the NBC O&Os, said in a statement. “I am confident she will continue our commitment to deliver our audiences the latest local news and information whenever and wherever they want it over the most innovative and reliable platforms.”