Results tagged with 'tv news'
Published Sept. 16, 2016
When Katrina Cravy signs off from FOX 6 on Oct. 12, it will mark the end of a 20-year chapter in her life, but another one is about to open. While the 46-year-old anchor, reporter and host has been a fixture at her station for almost 18 years, she's preparing to embark on a career at a media relations consultant, speaker and author.
Published July 25, 2016
Jessica Tighe is an appreciative person. While the Elm Grove native has worked in West Virginia, the Quad Cities and La Crosse, now she's home and co-anchoring the morning news on CBS 58. Ask Tighe how it feels and she actually gets goose bumps: "I have family here. I'm invested in this market," she says with a smile.
Published June 30, 2014
The lead in, or the show on before the news, is usually considered to be the most important show to help boost the local viewership ratings. But, what's on during late fringe is a close second.
Published May 9, 2013
Shelby Croft was following the playbook for most television reporters. She jumped from market to market, position to position, ultimately serving as a main anchor in Salt Lake. But Croft knew there was something more in life than market size. She moved to Milwaukee to get closer to home. She got married, had a daughter ... then got divorced. A single mom with a high-profile job, Croft's story is an interesting one.
Published Aug. 6, 2012
Dave Begel has been there. In 1985, he was the managing editor at Channel 12 news when a Midwest Express plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Mitchell Field. In this commentary, he explains the process and some of the dynamics that take place during an event of this kind.
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