GRAY AND RAYCOM TO COMBINE IN A $3.6 BILLION TRANSACTION

Companies Will Form Third Largest Television Broadcast Group Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama – Gray Television, Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) and Raycom Media, Inc. (“Raycom”), an employee-owned company, jointly announced today that they have entered into an agreement to combine their companies in a transformative transaction that will create the single largest owner …

RAYCOM MEDIA STATIONS AWARDED FOUR NATIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARDS

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media is proud to announce that three Raycom Media stations have been recognized with a total of four National Edward R. Murrow Awards from The Radio Television Digital News Association for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Twenty-three Raycom Media stations were recently honored with Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The recipients …

RAYCOM MEDIA LAUNCHES ‘INVESTIGATETV’

MONTGOMERY, AL – Raycom Media is proud to announce the launch of InvestigateTV, an innovative OTT app designed to deliver quality, impactful on-demand journalism content to viewers.  Raycom Media President & CEO, Pat LaPlatney, made the announcement today at the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference in Orlando, FL. InvestigateTV is the result of …

RAYCOM MEDIA STATIONS AWARDED MULTIPLE REGIONAL MURROW AWARDS

Raycom Media stations have been recognized with a total of 23 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from The Radio Television Digital News Association for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Three stations are recipients of the 2018 RTDNA Regional Murrow Award for Overall Excellence: Hawaii News Now (KGMB & KHNL/Honolulu, HI), WVUE/New Orleans, LA and WWBT/Richmond, …

RAYCOM MEDIA INVESTIGATIONS EARN TOP IRE AWARDS

The Raycom Media Investigations Unit earned high honors from the Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. (IRE) Awards. Raycom Media’s New Orleans Fox affiliate, WVUE, was named the 2017 IRE Award winner in the Broadcast/Video Division IV category for its report “State of Unrest.” “The BRAVE Fallout,” a report from Raycom Media’s Baton Rouge CBS affiliate …

RAYCOM MEDIA NAMES RONNA CORRENTE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF WAFB

Raycom Media has named Ronna Corrente as Vice President and General Manager of WAFB (CBS), Raycom Media’s station in Baton Rouge, LA. “I am excited to be joining Raycom Media and WAFB,” said Corrente. “I’m honored to be part of this winning team and continue the legacy of serving our consumers and clients across multiple …

RAYCOM MEDIA NAMES HATTON WEEKS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF KAIT

Raycom Media has announced Hatton Weeks will take the reins as Vice President and General Manager of KAIT (ABC/NBC) in Jonesboro, AR. Weeks was News Director at KAIT from 2008 to 2015 and has served the same role at WDBD/WLBT (ABC/FOX) in Jackson, MS for the last 3 years. “I’m thrilled to be rejoining the …

WALB NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

Michael D. Leach has joined Raycom Media as Director of Marketing and Audience Development at WALB, the NBC/ABC affiliate in Albany, Georgia. Leach was most recently Director of Broadcast Operations, Production, and Programming for WXII12/WCWG20 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to that, he held the roles of Creative Services Director and Assistant Creative Services/Producer there. …