February 23, 2010 |
KNBC-TV Channel 4 has canceled "Midday Report," its 11 a.m. newscast anchored by Kim Baldonado, and is running repeats of "Access Hollywood" in its place. The newscast, which aired for the last time on Feb. 12, "was taken off the schedule in order to reallocate resources," according to KNBC spokeswoman Erin Dittman. Baldonado, who has won awards for her coverage of education and homelessness, will continue as a general assignment reporter for the station. She took over "Midday Report" in July after serving as a weekend anchor.
August 19, 2009 |
Alycia Lane, a former Philadelphia TV news anchor who was fired from her last job after a series of off-air incidents made her fodder for tabloids and gossip columns, was hired Tuesday as a reporter and weekend anchor at KNBC-TV Channel 4. Lane, who had spent five years as the principal weeknight anchor for the 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts at CBS-owned-and-operated KYW before she was let go in early 2008, will start helming KNBC's weekend...
April 2, 2009 |
Veteran KNBC-TV Channel 4 newscaster Paul Moyer, one of the last of a breed of well-paid and highly promoted local news anchors, confirmed his retirement Wednesday from the station at which he's worked for nearly a quarter-century. "It's been a hell of a run," Moyer said in a brief phone interview. "I'm going to miss it, I'm going to miss it a lot. Any success I may have achieved I owe to the people of Southern California. I thank them for every one of those 37 years [in the L.A. market].
December 3, 2004 |
The race for king of the 11 p.m. newscast in Los Angeles just got more interesting. For the first time in 11 years, KABC-TV Channel 7 came close to tying KNBC-TV Channel 4 for first place in local ratings for that time slot, an achievement that station managers attribute, in part, to the ratings surge the ABC network has experienced with the season's top new dramas, "Desperate Housewives" and "Lost." But KABC shouldn't pop the cork on any Champagne just yet.
May 23, 2003 |
Buffeted by some high-profile staff shakeups, KNBC-TV Channel 4 lost huge segments of its morning news audience, although its 11 p.m. news still came out on top in the sweeps period that just ended. Meanwhile, Fox's "American Idol" powerhouse helped to boost the fortunes of its local affiliate, KTTV-TV Channel 11, which won its second consecutive sweeps victory in the morning and evening news races, according to local Nielsen ratings released Thursday. KTTV's "Good Day L.A."
April 10, 2003 |
Joel Grover, who left KCBS-TV in December after heading up some of that station's most praised investigative reports, is joining an investigative team today at KNBC-TV. Grover, who said he considered several offers from networks, local stations and syndicators, said he was impressed by KNBC's commitment to investigative reporting: "They have laid out an amazing plan for me that proves they want the best investigative team in television."