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2013-12-13 16:24:05

DETROIT, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV is pleased to announce Dave Manney will join the station as Channel 7's News Director. Dave is the managing editor of WNBC in New York, where he oversees daily news coverage. He also has managed daily television and online news coverage as managing editor at WPIX in New York, where he developed and launched a 5 p.m. newscast and an innovative and highly rated 10 p.m. newscast. Prior to that, he managed programming and created online...

2013-11-27 16:25:02

Local 4 is #1 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and Late News DETROIT, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With one day left to go in the November 2013 Nielsen rating period, WDIV-TV Local 4 is on the brink of scoring first place finishes in key newscasts, afternoons, access and late night programming. Further, NBC/WDIV prime programming is tied for 1(st) place and 6 a.m. morning news has grown significantly year-to-year, while the competition has seen marked share declines. WDIV-TV Local 4's 1(st) place...

2013-10-08 16:22:27

Tuesday, October 29th live at Channel 7 studios with candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV will host the final debate between Detroit mayoral candidates Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan on Tuesday, October 29(th). The debate will take place exactly one week before Detroiters go to the polls to choose their next mayor. The candidates will face-off at Channel 7's Broadcast House from 7-8 p.m. in front of a live studio...

2013-04-22 16:22:05

DETROIT, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV and 104.3 WOMC-FM are proud to announce a partnership to deliver 7 First Alert Weather forecasts to the radio station's listeners. 7 First Alert Weather is now providing regular up-to-the-minute weather updates on WOMC-FM throughout the day, seven days a week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/DE69906LOGO ) The reports are provided by the 7 First Alert Weather team, including Chief Meteorologist Dave Rexroth, and...

2013-02-07 20:21:13

SOUTHFIELD Mich., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV is pleased to announce the second annual Detroit 2020 Awards. The awards will honor those that embody Detroit 2020's motto of Unify. Inspire. Act. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/DE69906LOGO ) Viewers can nominate people or organizations by going to Detroit2020.com. Deadline for entries is February 25, 2013. Three awards will be given out: A "Unify" award, which will honor an individual or organization that has...

2013-01-16 16:20:28

DETROIT, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that WXYZ-TV has been named the official broadcast partner of the NAIAS Charity Preview. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO) The NAIAS 2013 Charity Preview presented by Charter One / RBS Citizens is one of the largest, most prestigious single-night fundraising events in the country. Since 1976, the Charity Preview has raised over $87 million for Southeastern...

2013-01-10 16:20:26

SOUTHFIELD Mich., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show has named WXYZ-TV the official television partner of the 2013 NAIAS Charity Preview. The Charity Preview is southeastern Michigan's most prestigious black-tie fundraiser. As the official broadcast station, WXYZ will bring viewers closer to all the glitz, glamour and excitement than any other television station. Celebrities, business leaders, and top industry executives will join WXYZ to celebrate...

2013-01-04 16:21:43

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning television anchor and reporter Jeff Vaughn is joining WXYZ-TV to anchor 7 Action News at 5 p.m. with JoAnne Purtan. In addition to anchoring, Jeff will also be reporting on business and automotive stories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/DE69906LOGO ) Most recently, Jeff was the primary anchor for KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas. He was also responsible for community outreach, station promotion, and social...

2012-12-19 16:22:44

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV was been selected as a winner of the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, regarded as the highest award in broadcast journalism, for its years-long investigative series: "Wayne County Confidential: Government Run Amok." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/DE69906LOGO ) 7 Action News Investigators Heather Catallo and Ross Jones broke the story of former Wayne County Economic Development...

2012-12-19 16:22:42

CINCINNATI, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its relentless digging to shed light on local political corruption, WXYZ, the Scripps (NYSE: SSP) affiliate in Detroit, has earned the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, the television industry's highest honor in journalism. The honor recognizes the community-changing success of "Wayne County Confidential: Government Run Amok," WXYZ's years-long investigative series focused on politics in Wayne County, Michigan. Investigative...