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What Was the Most Memorable Media Moment of 2013?

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Is Scott Stanford your pick for top media moment of 2013?

The clock is about to strike midnight on 2013. That means it’s time go down memory lane for the Best Moments of the Year. Good or bad, there were several standout moments representing the media landscape in New York.

Among them,

  • Rob Morrison was under media scrutiny for allegedly choking his wife, Ashley, in February. Within days of the incident, Rob was officially gone from his morning anchoring duties at WCBS-TV.
  • Greg Kelly, however, was welcomed back to mornings, as co-anchor of WNYW’s Good Day New York. Kelly spent six short months as the station’s lead anchor at night. The failed experiment caused a “do-over” in January, re-teaming the popular Kelly with Rosanna Scotto.
  • WPIX made some waves by hiring sportscaster Scott Stanford as a news anchor.
  • No need for a news anchor at WWOR. The Fox affiliate pulled the plug on the Ten O’Clock News and any semblance of a news department. Continue reading

Management Carousel Spins at WNYW, WWOR

By JERRY BARMASH
(@jerrybarmash)

Fox5small1Veteran market news director Dianne Doctor is on the move. She’s leaving her post at WNYW/Channel 5 for the newly created title of VP and station manager at Fox’s WWOR.

The New Jersey native will head to Secaucus instead of East 67th Street.

TVSpy reports that Doctor will oversee content and programming for WWOR. She succeeds Jim Driscoll, who was Channel 9 news director.

Across the Hudson, Byron Harmon takes Doctor’s placeĀ as news director. He joined WNYW last year from CNN International. He also worked at WCBS/Channel 2 as executive producer.