At WCMH, Pohlman will be the lead investigative reporter and co-anchor of the 5:30 p.m. newscast. He begins in Columbus on February 3, 2014.
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“Kelcey comes to FOX 9 News with a passion for journalism and storytelling. This combined with her Midwest roots make her the ideal fit for this role,” KMSP vice president and general manager Carol Rueppel said in a statement.
According to a memo to WVIT staffers obtained by The Laurel, Besthoff will be the NBC owned station’s chief investigative reporter. “This addition to our Troubleshooters Unit assures that we will continue to build on the momentum developed over the past 20 months. We have created the premier investigative team in the state,” the WVIT memo reads.
WRAL, the CBS affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, is launching a news partnership with The Fayetteville Observer.
The station has relocated its Fayetteville bureau to the Observer‘s newsroom. The new bureau will debut on the air on the 5 p.m. newscast Friday.
“The Observer has a long tradition of outstanding local coverage, and we’re excited about growing a partnership with the newspaper that will benefit our viewers and their readers,” WRAL president and general manager Steven Hammel said in a statement.
Hartness is ending her 13-year career in television to join Duke University, where she will be public relations manger for the Fuqua School of Business. She has worked at WRAL since 2007.
“Erin really worked her beats, enterprising and breaking stories,” news director Rick Gall said in a statement. “Her determination and dedication are impressive. Her insistence on accuracy and perspective in stories is admirable.”
“It has been a great run,” Quinn said in a statement. “Our staff here cares deeply about providing the best local television service possible and works tirelessly to make that happen every day. And we have had some fun in the process.”
Quinn’s retirement caps more than 40 years in local television. Prior to joining WGAL, he worked at WRAL in Raleigh-Durham and WBTV in Charlotte. In a statement announcing the retirement, Hearst Television president and CEO David Barrett praised Quinn’s “steady leadership.” Read more
WRAL , the CBS affiliate for Raleigh-Durham, will be the first commercial TV station to try out the proposed Mobile Emergency Alert System (M-EAS) pushing rich media emergency alert content to those with mobile handheld devices.
“No other system has the capacity to deliver on-demand emergency messages to so many people simultaneously,” WRAL told TVNewsCheck.
Unlike the wireless alerts already available to anyone with a mobile device, M-EAS will provide interactive on-demand emergency information via video, audio, maps, texts and photos to anyone with a cell phone even if they don’t have a data plan or internet access.
WRAL has put together a video (watch after the jump) showing the viewer what the system looks like.
Davis has accepted a position as public information officer for the nearby town of Clayton, NC. “I thrive on telling stories, and I see this job as one of the best story‐telling jobs around,” Davis said in a statement. “I’ll be telling Clayton’s story.”
“We’ll miss her ability to land key interviews, make ordinary stories extraordinary, and deliver compelling live shots,” news director Rick Gail said in a statement.
Davis’ last day at WRAL is today.
Saulsby signed off from WRAL last year after 20 years with the CBS-affiliate. In her new role at WNCN, she will co-anchor the 7 and 11 p.m. newscasts alongside Penn Holderness (pictured with Saulsby) and chief meteorologist Wes Hohenstein, as well as produce reports for the station.
“We are thrilled to have Pam join our team,” news director Andrea Parquet-Taylor said in a statement. “Her deep roots and passion for storytelling in this community make her an outstanding choice. Penn and Pam are a dynamic duo committed to the things that truly matter and helping people everyday.”
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