Monthly Archives: July 2018

Following rules about drones

Are you still fuzzy on what the rules are regarding drones? You’re not alone. The WBA, through the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, recently offered a webinar titled “Broadcasters and Drone – Rules and Regulations Governing Operations.” If you missed it, you can watch it here. Please note that this... - MORE -

Power up with these digital resources

Are you looking for a way to work smarter and make the most of your time? It’s time to review the digital tools you’re using and take a look at some others that you might want to include in your toolbox. Poynter collected a list of more than two dozen... - MORE -

Committee begins work on police body cameras

A legislative committee studying the use of police body cameras held its first meeting on Thursday. The committee is trying to establish uniform regulations for law enforcement using body cameras. A body cameras proposal passed in the Assembly but was not brought up for a vote in the Senate before... - MORE -

Station learns consequences of taking photos from Facebook

A TV station in San Francisco is learning a lesson many stations have had to learn about the risks that come with taking photos from Facebook. KTVU-TV published the photo of a stabbing victim holding what appeared to be a gun. It turned out that it was not a gun.... - MORE -

Henry retires after 25 years on WISN-TV

WISN-TV investigative news reporter Colleen Henry retired on Friday after 25 years on the air. Henry won countless awards for her investigative work in the Milwaukee market and was involved in numerous high profile stories during her 25 years on the air. Friday was also declared Colleen Henry Day in... - MORE -

Carpenter named news director at WAOW-TV

Kevin Carpenter has been named news director at WAOW-TV in Wausau. Carpenter comes from WLS-TV in Chicago where he was director of digital operations for the last 16 years. Carpenter earned a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University before serving as a reporter in Plattsburgh, New York, Burlington,... - MORE -