| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:14 AM
After 45 years in the radio business, Ed Kiernan Friday told the staff at WBAL that he will be retiring this summer as vice president and general manager of radio stations WBAL-AM and WIYY-FM.
“Having closely worked with Ed for all these years,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:55 PM
In the wake of Howard County Police saying definitively Wednesday that there was no "domestic" motive for the Columbia Mall shooting in January that left three people dead, WBAL apologized for its reporting on the story.
Most of that bad reporting...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Another shocking crime, another case of media adding confusion rather than clarity to the coverage.
That's one of the key story lines so far in terms of coverage of the shooting at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead Saturday.
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:27 PM
All the TV stations in Baltimore say they’re the ones to turn to for breaking news.
Coverage of a shooting Saturday morning at the Mall in Columbia that left three dead put those promises to the test in a major way. Not everyone passed.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:35 PM
WBAL-TV is bringing in a new anchorman next month, and that will mean change in one of the most stable weekday news lineups in the country.
Jason Newton, a Baltimore native and 36-year-old anchorman at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, will join WBAL next week...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Miri Marshall, a weathercaster at KCEN-TV in central Texas, will join WBAL-TV Aug. 22, as part of the station's weather team, general manager Dan Joerres said Tuesday.
Marshall fills a role that became vacant when meterologist John Collins retired as...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:16 AM
At 7:23 p.m. Thursday, viewers of WBAL-TV and listeners of WBAL radio saw and heard Gerry Sandusky and his Baltimore Ravens broadcast partners Stan White and Qadry Ismail talking about the game against the Atlanta Falcons that was to start in seven...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:49 PM
There was no doubt about which Baltimore station was the one to turn to in the immediate wake of the CSX train derailment Tuesday afternoon in Baltimore County.
For the first 10 minutes or so, WBAL-TV, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate, was the only...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:05 PM
If you want to get a real sense of a TV newsroom's priorities and values beyond all the "we're on your side" hype, check it out in times of stress.
Stress is defined here as major stories breaking or unfolding at a time when there is an extra emphasis on...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:18 PM
"Monday Night Football" will open its 43rd season at M&T Bank Stadium with several new wrinkles. There will be a two-man instead of three-man booth with Mike Tirico doing play-by-play and Jon Gruden on analysis.
One of the biggest changes will be on...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Dave Durian, a fixture on Baltimore radio for more than 22 years, is stepping down as anchor of WBAL's morning drive-time news program effective Aug. 31, he told listeners Wednesday during his show. He has been with the 50,000-watt station since 1988....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The grueling 400-meter individual medley, where Michael Phelps swims against American rival Ryan Lochte, is among the featured events during primetime coverage starting at 8 p.m. on WBAL-TV.
2:36 a.m. to 5 a.m. Opening...