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Michael Malone

Telemundo Owned Stations Add 5:30 PM News

Fourteen Telemundo stations are adding a 5:30 p.m. ET newscast Monday through Friday starting Nov. 3, according to Telemundo Station Group. The group, part of NBCUniversal, plans to hire nearly 30 employees to produce the extra news content. ...

Broadcasters Foundation Raises $250,000 on the Links

The Broadcasters Foundation of America raised $250,000 at the 2014 Celebrity Golf Tournament Sept. 15 at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Tarrytown, New York. ...

WJLA's 'Slight' Right Shift

This would probably surprise no one, but it did not take Sinclair long to put its stamp on the centerpiece of its Allbritton acquistion, WJLA, reports the Washington Post. ...

Howard Stirk Holdings Grabs WCIV for $50,000

Howard Stirk Holdings, run by Armstrong Williams, has agreed to acquire WCIV Charleston for $50,000. Sinclair picked up WCIV, an ABC affiliate, when it acquired Allbritton. While Howard Stirk is acquiring the license, among other assets, it and Sinclair will share some aspects related to the station, and Sinclair will provide services. ...

Smythe Retiring as KBSI Paducah-Cape Girardeau GM

Mike Smythe, general manager at KBSI-WKDA Paducah-Cape Girardeau, will retire effective Sept. 26. Smythe joined the Sinclair stations in February 2012 after retiring from the GM job at Raycom’s KFVS-WQWQ. ...

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