After years of maintaining a long-distance relationship with her husband, Kristin Kane has decided to leave the Indy market.
Millions of Dish TV subscribers lost access to one or more channels Sunday night because of a fight over how much the satellite TV company should pay for the channels. Two stations in Indianapolis were affected.
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders have bought TV time on Indianapolis stations. So have the Club for Growth, Our Principles and Trusted Leadership PACs.
WXIN said Donaldson was “instrumental” in the launch of its 10 p.m. newscast and helped start several other Fox59 shows. But, since January, he’s been anchoring on sister station WTTV-TV Channel 4 as well.
WISH’s Les Vann and WTTV/WXIN’s Kerri Cavanaugh received high-profile industry awards as their stations made major changes in 2015.
The Federal Communications Commission is seeking to buy spectrum space to sell to wireless, broadband and other technology and communications companies. And they appear willing to pay big bucks to get it.
The addition of CBS at WTTV-TV Channel 4 gives Tribune Broadcasting a rare one-two punch in the central Indiana market with sibling station Fox59, delivering more sports than any other local broadcaster by a wide margin.
Those changes are coming in the wake of Monday’s huge announcement that Chicago-based Tribune Broadcasting, parent to WTTV, has wrestled away the CBS-TV affiliation held by WISH-TV Channel 8 since 1956.
The Star will team with Fox59 and its sister station WTTV-TV Channel 4 for coverage of "select breaking news, sports, weather, election and investigative stories," the media outlets said in a prepared statement.
Media giant E.W. Scripps is building a multimillion-dollar master control facility at its WRTV-TV Channel 6 that will control all 19 of Scripps’ U.S. television stations. The control hub will bring about 10 additional jobs to WRTV’s 1330 N. Meridian St. campus.
Nicole Pence, who abruptly left WTHR-TV Channel 13 late last year, has been hired by WXIN-TV Channel 59 as the station continues to expand its local programming with two additional weekday newscasts.
WTHR-TV Channel 13 recently stole a page from WXIN-TV Channel 59’s winning playbook by adding a 4 a.m. newscast. WXIN pioneered the ultra-early trend locally in 2009. But with a second station now on at 4 a.m., who is watching television at that hour?
The weekend’s snow storm and cold blast dominated local media attention, with stations trying to find new ways to provide winter weather coverage.
Jenna Kooi has decided to hang up the earpiece after initially taking maternity leave. The station has not yet named a replacement.