Brown came to the Greenville, SC, FOX affiliate in January 2012.
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It is a 70-market jump for Hill, who comes from KFXK, the Fox affiliate in Tyler, Texas, where he was the weekday morning anchor. Before that, he anchored the weekend evening newscasts on KFXK sister station KETK.
At WHNS, he will anchor from 5 to 9 a.m. alongside Lauren Elise. He begins in Greenville on October 3.
Lewis is a former news director at KIAH in Houston and WHNS in Greenville, S.C. She has also held management and producer positions at KPTV and KGW in Portland, Ore. Most recently, she was the executive producer of “The Daily Buzz,” a syndicated morning newscast in Orlando.
“We are thrilled to have someone with KyAnn’s experience join the NBC Bay Area news team,” KNTV vice president of news Jonathan Mitchell said in a statement. “Her talent and passion for local journalism make her a perfect fit with our news management team.”
Lewis will oversee the editorial, production and promotion components of the station’s evening newscasts. She will begin at KNTV on July 22.
“We are excited to bring Alan to the team. His experience speaks for itself and I’m confident the stations will benefit from all he has to offer,” KSTP-KSTC director of sales Ray Mirabella said in a statement.
The couple found out by cutting into a pink-tinged cake baked by WHNS anchor Lauren Elise, who found out the sex from Summer’s mother earlier this week. The Gagnons also revealed that they have chosen a name, Sydney Snow Gagnon, for the baby, who is due in the Spring.
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Meredith Corporation reported a +26% increase in local media group revenues for the fiscal first quarter of 2013, the company announced Thursday.
Net political advertising revenues were $12 million, a record high for a fiscal first quarter. Non-political advertising revenues increased +5%. All of Meredith’s markets grew in both revenues and operating profit.
“We are focused on keeping the momentum going in non-political advertising revenues, along with maximizing our political advertising opportunity this election cycle,” Local Media Group president Paul Karpowicz said in a statement. Read more
Meredith Local Media Group and WorldNow have completed the launch of ten redesigned local stations’ websites. All of the stations are owned by Meredith and published on a WorldNow platform.
The sites were launched in a span of three weeks beginning last month. The redesign gave each site improvements across multiple platforms, including video and mobile capabilities, advertising sales tools and production of original editorial content.
“The launch of the sites is our first step toward cementing Meredith’s leadership position among local media in their markets,” WorldNow senior vice president Melissa Hatter said. “We look forward to a number of advancements over the coming months that are focused on providing the best user experience on multiple platforms for continuous growth.”