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Craig Boswell Joins CBS Newspath

craig boswellCraig Boswell has been named a correspondent for CBS Newspath. He will be based in Washington, D.C.

Boswell comes from Fox News Edge, Fox News’ affiliate service, where he has been the Washington, D.C. correspondent since 2007. Before Fox, Boswell worked at WAAY in Hunstville, WTTO in Birmingham and WZTV and WKRN in Nashville.

Boswell reported yesterday for CBS on the man who drove a truck into the WMAR building and barricaded himself inside for several hours.

The official announcement from CBS is after the jump. Read more

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Sinclair Broadcasting Locks In Long-term Affiliation Agreement with The CW

Sinclair Broadcasting announced today that they have reached a deal with The CW to extend affiliation agreements at 10 Sinclair-owned stations through August 2016. The current CW affiliation agreement at the stations was set to expire in August.

“SBG and The CW have a history of working together in providing viewers with world class programming and building station value,” said Elizabeth Tumulty, executive vice president of network distribution for The CW. “We’re pleased to extend our long-term partnership with SBG as The CW prepares to launch our most exciting and aggressive Fall schedule to date.”

Sinclair Broadcasting represents one of the largest CW affiliate groups. The stations with new affiliation agreements are: WUCW, WLFL, WNUV, WNAB, WVTV, KMYS, WTTO-WDBB, KVCW and KOCB.

Closing In on Deal with TWC, Sinclair Signs Retrans Pact with Bright House

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that it was entered into a new retrans agreement with cable company Bright House Networks.

Last week, Sinclair reached a tentative retrans agreement with Time Warner Cable.  Bright House’s retrans rights had been covered under Sinclair’s old deal with TWC.

Now Sinclair and Bright House have a new, multi-year arrangement for the carriage of six Sinclair stations in four markets.

Stations covered under the new deal are: WABM and WTTO in Birmingham, AL; WTTA in Tampa, FL; WTWC in Tallahassee, FL; WEAR and WFGX in the Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL market.