| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Michelle Butt, news director at WBAL-TV and radio station WBAL-AM, is leaving to be president and general manager at WXII-TV, an NBC affiliate in North Carolina.
Butt has run WBAL's TV newsroom since 2003. She took on the added duties on the radio...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Cary L. Pahigian has been named to succeed Ed Kiernan as general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.
Kiernan is retiring after more than two decades at the helm of the Baltimore stations.
Here's part of the release from Hearst Television:...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
The Federal Communications Commission wants to encourage more foreign ownership of television and radio stations.
Currently, there is a 25% cap on a foreign company or individual when it comes to owning a stake in a broadcast property. While the cap...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:35 PM
WBAL-TV is bringing in a new anchorman next month, and that will mean change in one of the most stable weekday news lineups in the country.
Jason Newton, a Baltimore native and 36-year-old anchorman at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, will join WBAL next week...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 3:35 PM
The Baltimore Ravens and Hearst Broadcasting announced a new deal Sunday night that will keep the team on WBAL radio and television for the next five years.
Given the incredibly strong media performanance of all things Ravens locally and nationally,...
| Oct 6, 2011
Billy Bob Thornton's estranged daughter Amanda Brumfield was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2008 death of her 1-year-old goddaughter. Billy Bob Thornton reportedly hadn't talked to Amanda Brumfield for "a substantial number of years," his rep...
| Nov 14, 2011
ConnecTV launches in January. The social media application is a recognizing that the big screen TV is facing increased competition from tablets and other small screens.10 television station companies are participating with ConnecTV, including Hearst...
| Apr 1, 2009
Another nice award for "BB"... The Peabody Awards are out, and among the TV winners: "Lost," "Breaking Bad," "SNL's" political satire, NBC's Richard Engel, "60 Minutes," ABC's "Hopkins," and.... Are you ready for this...? ..."Entourage." (And no, this is....