Indianapolis station WISH-TV Channel 8 plans to add a 4 p.m. newscast to its broadcast schedule, owner Nexstar Media Group announced Monday.
WTHR-TV Channel 13 has filled its open news director position, which was vacated late last year when Kathy Hostetter left the local NBC affiliate.
The deal will see WISH-TV and WNDY-TV split a 20-game slate for Indy Eleven’s 2019 season.
Matt Smith, an anchor and political reporter at WTTV-TV Channel 4 and WXIN Channel 59 for the past four years, has left the local stations.
The Cubs said Wednesday the Marquee Sports Network will carry live game broadcasts and pregame and postgame coverage.
Retired driver and former motorsports broadcaster Derek Daly has amended the defamation lawsuit he filed last week against WISH-TV Channel 8 and the station’s parent company.
Just days after filing a defamation lawsuit seeking more than $25 million from WISH-TV, Derek Daly sits down with IBJ’s Anthony Schoettle to discuss what he says the news station got wrong in a story that accused him of using a racial slur.
The stage is being set for the sale of WISH-TV Channel 8 as its owner prepares to buy two other Indianapolis stations.
Thanks to $1.7 million in new grants, WFYI and the eight other Indiana Public Broadcasting stations that make up IPB News will soon be beefing up their statewide news coverage.
WXIN-TV Channel 59 news anchor and investigative reporter Aishah Hasnie has taken a job with Fox News Channel as an anchor and news correspondent. Meanwhile, Fox59 also is losing a digital reporter.
Tricia Whitaker, who grew up in Indiana and graduated from IU, announced via social media this week that she had left her job in Indianapolis. On Wednesday, she revealed her next career step.
John Stehr, 60, held off on leaving for several months but will finally take his last lap this week with a number of tributes to his four-decade career.
The frenzy of deal-making inevitably leads to speculation about the future of WTHR-TV Channel 13—which, incredibly, has been under the ownership of the same family—the Wolfes of Columbus, Ohio—since 1975.
As part of its $4.1 deal to acquire Tribune Media Co., Nexstar Media must sell TV stations in numerous markets to avoid regulatory problems. Those sales are almost certain to involve stations in Indianapolis.
To complete a deal, Nexstar Media Group Inc. and Tribune Media Co. will likely have to sell off one of their Indianapolis stations to comply with FCC regulations.
WISH, the local CW affiliate owned by Nexstar Media Group Inc., announced Thursday that it plans beef up anchor roles for three existing on-air employees.
Ericka Flye, who joined WRTV-TV Channel 6 in 2000, abruptly left the station last week under unexplained circumstances.