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Sue Simmons' Last Day This Friday

Posted 06.12.2012 | New York

Despite multiple social media campaigns to salvage her post at WNBC, veteran news anchor Sue Simmons is on track to exit the station on Friday, June 1...

An Interview with Tom Llamas

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media
Jordana Zizmor

He is not the typical anchorman who just reads the teleprompter but he is actually invested in every story. I met up with Tom last week to talk about everything from how he got started at NBC to Twitter.

WATCH: Sue Simmons Makes Another On-Air Gaffe

Posted 05.01.2012 | New York

Sue Simmons may be on her way out at WNBC, but leave it to the veteran co-anchor of 32 years to cement her presence with yet another on-air blunder. ...

Former MSNBC Anchor Nabs A New Gig

Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

Local news viewers and passengers riding in NBC taxi cabs may have noticed a familiar face sitting in the anchor chair. Former MSNBC anchor Contess...

Is This Sue Simmons' Replacement?

Posted 03.09.2012 | New York

Despite the heartfelt campaign to Save Sue Simmons, WNBC honchos appear to be moving forward with Simmons' firing with anchor Shiba Russell rumored to...

Not Everyone Wants To #SaveSueSimmons

Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

Loyal fans of veteran news anchor Sue Simmons may be distraught over news of her firing, but don't discount the naysayers to come out criticizing her ...

WATCH: WNBC Lets Anchor Go After 32 Years

Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

Local news anchor and WNBC veteran Sue Simmons has been given the axe by television executives after an epic 32 years on air. The New York Post del...

What "Fun" to Take a Cruise: Shame on Carnival and NBC

Charles Alexander | Posted 03.21.2012 | Media
Charles Alexander

As a journalist, I was disturbed by the media's negligence as the disaster unfolded. What I observed was a story of slow-off-the-mark reporting and appalling insensitivity on the part of Carnival Corp. and at least two TV networks.

A Taste of Honey or a Bitter Pill - With Howard Stern Enticed by Alternative Media, Can Sirius XM Survive Without Him?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mario Almonte

In recent weeks, radio DJ Howard Stern seems like a man holding back a smoldering fire. With his five-year contract with Sirius XM expiring at the en...

Rob Morrison Blogs Back Into Anchor Seat

The New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For 18 months following his abrupt departure from WNBC-4, courtesy of a buyout in the summer of 2008, Rob Morrison, the station's erstwhile morning ne...

Sue Simmons Admits: I Used To Drink Before Anchoring News

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Thursday evening on New York's NBC affiliate, longtime WNBC news anchor Sue Simmons admitted to drinking before her newscast during the 1980s. The Ne...

What I Learned From Jay Leno's Prime Time Debut: Part III

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

At 11:00 p.m. Monday night, after the Leno show on NBC, I made a second mistake. I watched WNBC-TV's local news with veteran anchor Chuck Scarborough and Sue Simmons.

Video: Blip.tv Creators Could Be on WNBC in New York & Beyond in New Distribution Deal

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daisy Whitney

Blip.tv's content creators could land on-air on NBC in New York thanks to a slew of new distribution deals the video-sharing service struck last week, including one with NBC Local Media.

Amazon to Sell E-Books for iPhone: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer March 4, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Analysts believe that Genachowski's nomination for FCC Chair will strengthen the reign of companies like Google, while also pushing for more net neutrality legislation and broadband expansion.

Hudson River Plane Crash: Video Of Other Plane Crashes, Photos, Map

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A US Airways jetliner crashed into the Hudson River on Thursday afternoon after a flock of birds apparently disabled both its engines. Rescuers pulled...

Sue Simmons Gets More Air Time A Week After Dropping F-Bomb

New York Times/TV Decoder | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WNBC is making another evening newscast change, and this one will install the channel's two leading anchors, Chuck Scarborough and Sue Simmons, at 6 p...

TV Upfronts, CNET, and the Facebook, MySpace and Google Data Wars

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weinstein

The US Attorney's Office is using a Terms of Service violation as a way to prosecute. Think of that precedent. How many of us read ToS agreements anyway?

NBC To Experiment With 24 Hour Local News Network

New York Times | Bill Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Universal plans to announce Wednesday that it will start a 24-hour local news channel along the lines of cable's New York One. It will de-emphasiz...