Local News

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. […]

April 16, 2014

Miami station’s Viagra ice cream OTS ‘best TV graphic ever’

The Web is abuzz with what some are calling the best TV news graphic ever. WPLG-TV, the Post-Newsweek ABC affiliate in Miami, aired a story about Viagra flavored ice cream (yes, apparently that exists). The station opted to pair the story with the epic OTS graphic — an upside-down ice cream cone perched atop two […]

April 16, 2014

Journal Broadcast Group rolls out new Web design

Journal Broadcast Group debuted a new website design at some of its stations this week; including WTMJ-TV, KTNV-TV and WFTX‑TV. The new look uses responsive web design, allowing it to adapt to any screen resolution. The design also includes a fixed header, so access to more news is always a click away. The homepage includes an […]

April 15, 2014

Gulf Coast CBS debuts new set

WKRG-TV debuted its new set and graphics Monday. The new set includes 9 LED monitors, a 3×3 monitor array camera center and a working weather center. Designed by David Weller, the new studio mixes brick with backlit paneling and technology to create a modern loft feeling. The brick walls were chosen to honor the Mobile, […]

April 14, 2014

Carolina CBS works on set installation

Media General’s WSPA-TV is working hard to install a new set, similar to sister station WKRG-TV. WSPA-TV is posting a picture a day as the installation continues. We expect the new look to debut in early May.

April 10, 2014

Chattanooga NBC debuts new set

WRCB-TV, NBC 3 Chattanooga, debuted a new set from Broadcast Design International recently. JDM Construction worked locally with BDI on the project. “This set completely replaces a 1998 set that we have renovated multiple times,” said WRCB-TV President & General Manager Tom Tolar. “The new set contains more technology and can be used for multiple types […]

April 9, 2014

NAB: Inside Perspective – Making deals and relationships

NewscastStudio is following Devlin Design Group and Brightline this year at NAB, exploring their convention experience. This is the final in a three part series, read day one and day two to see the full experience. The mood is changing on the floor of the NAB. Yesterday it was more about hunting and gathering—today the focus is narrowing and […]

April 8, 2014

NAB: Inside Perspective – The rush begins

NewscastStudio is following Devlin Design Group and Brightline this year at NAB, exploring their convention experience. Stay tuned for daily updates from the two companies during the show. It looks a little like the Oklahoma land rush. The doors are open and thousands upon thousands who came to Las Vegas to see the latest broadcast goodies descend upon the […]