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  • Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster

    Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster
    Robert I. Callahan, a veteran Baltimore broadcaster who worked in radio and television and was honored in early June with a star on Maryland Public Television's Walk of Fame, died of cancer Aug. 28 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Miami. He was 76. "I...
  • Megan Pringle joins WBAL-TV morning team

    Megan Pringle joins WBAL-TV morning team
    [Update: Megan Pringle's first day at WBAL was June 16.] Megan Pringle is leaving a job as director of news and multimedia at Maroon PR to become part of the WBAL-TV morning team, the station announced today. Pringle had been a morning anchor at...
  • Ed Kiernan stepping down as head of WBAL/WIYY radio

    Ed Kiernan stepping down as head of WBAL/WIYY radio
    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,...
  • WBAL apologizes for reporting on Columbia Mall shooting

    WBAL apologizes for reporting on Columbia Mall shooting
    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...
  • Columbia mall shooting story offers revealing look at local, cable TV news

    Columbia mall shooting story offers revealing look at local, cable TV news
    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. The...
  • Reports claiming to know motive complicate, confuse Columbia mall coverage

    Reports claiming to know motive complicate, confuse Columbia mall coverage
    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. As police...
  • WBAL-TV adding new anchor

    WBAL-TV adding new anchor
    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...
  • WBAL helicopter images provide big, early edge in TV derailment coverage

    WBAL helicopter images provide big, early edge in TV derailment coverage
    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...
  • WBAL-TV hires Texas weathercaster as John Collins replacement

    WBAL-TV hires Texas weathercaster as John Collins replacement
    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...
  • Backstage at a Ravens telecast

    Backstage at a Ravens telecast
    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...
  • Michael K. Williams builds his own TV empire

    Michael K. Williams builds his own TV empire
    Michael Kenneth Williams is feeling lucky these days. The 44-year-old performer known to fans of HBO's "The Wire" as fearless stickup man Omar Little says there is nothing he's wanted more since the Baltimore-based drama ended than to "just...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...