Local News

April 24, 2014

Mobile set design aims to combine ‘high tech’ and historic city

Mobile news site Lagniappe talked with WKRG-TV News Director Mike Rausch about the stations new set design: “Our goal — which we achieved — was to create a set that would be different from others in the market and stand out in the minds of viewers. So, the idea is a ‘High Tech – Old […]

April 24, 2014

Charleston NBC debuts new set with texture

NBC affiliate WCBD-TV is the first of many upcoming set debuts for Media General. The new look hit the air Wednesday and was designed by FX Design Group. The set by FX Design Group is a preview of what’s to come at both WFLA-TV and WSPA-TV, who have posted pictures of their installation process and appear […]

April 23, 2014

‘In Focus’ debuts with focus on in-depth stories

WMAR-TV debuted a new type of news program this week in Baltimore, dubbed “In Focus.” The show puts the focus on in-depth journalism and airs at 6PM. Think of it like a local “Dateline.” “We are all covering the same news every day,” said News Director Kelly Groft to TVNewsCheck. “This is news but it […]

April 22, 2014

Chicago MundoFox affiliate launches news program

Last week, “Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13″ launched on WOCK-TV, Chicago’s MundoFox affiliate. The show is a unique partnership between the Tribune-owned Hoy newspaper and the television station, owned by KM Communications. The newscast has a selectively-curated list of stories, tailored to Chicago’s Spanish-speaking community. Provost Studio designed the set for the newscast, which features a […]

April 21, 2014

Fargo station prepares to debut new set

WDAY-TV is preparing to launch a new set from Devlin Design Group. Watch for updates on the installation on the DDG blog.

April 21, 2014

Cincinnati ABC affiliate debuts new set

WCPO-TV, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, debuted a new set from Park Place Studio today. “This new set has the latest technology allowing our anchors, meteorologists and reporters to be interactive and tell stories in a better way,” said Jeff Brogan, vice president and general manager of WCPO-TV.  “As a result, we are able […]

April 17, 2014

Louisville station gets the party started with promo

WDRB-TV, the Fox station in Louisville, is airing a wild 30-second promo titled “Mornings in Motion” that features the station’s morning crew partying it up on screen. The promo, which is shot against a white backdrop and includes sketch-style animated overlayed to accentuate the onscreen action, drives home the “motion” point with plenty of dancing […]

April 17, 2014

Portland station to move

Portland’s ABC affiliate has announced plans for a new facility. The station, which currently has offices in the Time and Temperature Building in downtown Portland and broadcast operations in nearby Auburn, aims to move to a new building that may allow all of its operations to be housed under one roof. The station’s owner, Hearst […]

April 16, 2014

First look at new Sinclair Broadcast Group graphics package

We’ve received a first look at the new Sinclair Broadcast Group graphics package, set to debut in a few weeks. The new graphics combine footage of the city with some circular glassy elements. Here’s a few of the nightside open: New music is expected to debut with the new graphics. Stay tuned…

April 16, 2014

Cincinnati Fox debuts new set from FX Design Group

WXIX-TV, the Raycom Fox affiliate serving Cincinnati, debuted a new set from FX Design Group. The design includes a unique copper color palette and a mix of modern technology, with the goal of creating a warm and inviting environment. “WXIX-TV wanted a contemporary and versatile set,” said Stephen Ricker, Set Designer with FX Design Group. […]