“J.R. Mahon, U-T TV’s Director of News and Programming was an Executive Producer at KGTV in San Diego when I worked there briefly as a reporter and fill-in anchor in between the second and third time I was News Director at KYMA,” Luis told Media Moves. “Bless his heart for giving me the opportunity to come back to San Diego!”
Jordan will be the news anchor for the CBS owned radio station’s morning show.
KUSI news director Steve Cohen told TVSpy, Jordan will be on KUSI for a few more weeks. His first day at WWJ will be Monday, March 4.
According to KUSI news director Steve Cohen, Eldridge is the first assistant news director for the station.
Eldridge has been news director at WAVE in Louisville, KY, WROC in Rochester, NY and WDSI in Chattanooga, TN. According to his Linkedin page, he was director of media and public relations at Platinum Funding Group before coming to KUSI.
Despite a studio camera operator’s best effort, the San Diego CBS affiliate KFMB morning news allowed a local shock jock to reveal a bit too much of himself on air.
While talking live with the JACK-FM “Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw” morning show about the “Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” airing on CBS, KFMB co-anchors Nichelle Medina and Alicia Summers were given a sneak peek courtesy of the radio station.
“Allow me, Nichelle, Alicia, to present you with a preview,” said Dave Rickards who waited for the gag to begin. The ‘preview’ was fellow DJ Chris Boyer who walked onto the KFMB set wearing only a black bikini. “Wow!” said Summers. “What is happening right now?”
What was happening was Boyer’s bikini did not cover all of Chris Boyer. You can watch the video after the jump. Read more
KFMB news director Dean Elwood tells TVSpy, Bezic starts at the station in a few weeks, on September 24. Her first day on-air is not set.
Bezic previously worked for Accuweather as a bi-lingual meteorologist. She’s also worked in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Topeka, and Chicago.
The massive Fourth of July fireworks fail in San Diego, in which a 15-minute show’s worth of pyrotechnics went off in 20 seconds, was so big it rattled the newsroom of local NBC station KNSD.
KNSD is located just across San Diego Bay from the site of the fireworks display and reporter Diana Guevara told viewers Wednesday night that the blast was felt through the station’s newsroom (video above). Read more
Blauer joined KFMB as a weekday general assignment and investigative reporter in 1998. Prior to that, he spent 15 years as the main anchor at KESQ in Palm Springs. Blauer will co-anchor the KFMB weekend newscasts at 5, 6:30 and 11 p.m. with Marcella Lee.
Ron Burgundy, er, Will Ferrell appeared on “Conan” today to announce the glorious return of the Channel 4 News Team.
“I want to announce this to everyone here,” Burgundy told the “Conan” audience during the show’s taping earlier today. “Paramount Pictures and myself, Ronald Joseph Aaron Burgundy, have come to terms on a sequel to ‘Anchorman.’”
“Hello, YouTube!” anchor Raoul Martinez said, laughing, “Nice to see you again.”
Reporting on comments that Patrick had made about being called “sexy,” Shimabuku, who has been with the Fox-affiliate since 2009, suggested another word.
“It starts with a ‘B’ and it’s not ‘beautiful’” (video above). Read more