Monthly Archives: December 2019

Gray named news director at WISC-TV

Sarah Gray Sarah Gray has been named news director at WISC-TV in Madison. Gray previously worked as news director at WSAW/WZAW-TV in Wausau. During Gray’s two and a half years at the station, WSAW-TV was the recipient of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association’s award for Station of the Year for small market both... - MORE -

WTMJ-TV dedicates program to positive stories

TODAY’S TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV) is launching a weekly show dedicated to telling positive stories from southeastern Wisconsin. The show’s title, Positively Milwaukee with Carole Meekins, comes from the station’s long-running weekly news segment which highlights positive people, organizations, and events in the community. TMJ4 also produces The Positively Milwaukee Awards... - MORE -

Milwaukee TV station sues Gov. Evers over emails

Gov. Tony Evers Milwaukee TV station FOX6 (WITI-TV) has filed an open records lawsuit against Governor Tony Evers in Dane County Circuit Court. The suit alleges that the Governor is refusing to provide copies of his emails, unlawfully insisting that FOX6 provide search terms for those emails. Fox6 investigative reporter Amanda St. Hilaire... - MORE -

Facebook makes fact-checking effort

Facebook made two announcements this week related to its efforts to improve trustworthiness of content on the platform. Both changes are aimed at empowering and supporting fact-checkers on Facebook and Instagram. You can read all the details here.... - MORE -

Experiment rethinks role of TV anchor

The Knight-Cronkite News Lab recently conducted an experiment to see how a TV newscast might look like if it didn’t have an anchor. The experiment involved rethinking the newscast itself and finding ways to re-imagine the roles anchors play in producing a newscast. You can review their work and their... - MORE -