Channel 5 names new morning traffic anchor

A new weekday traffic anchor – and familiar face to some Greater Cincinnati residents – will soon join the morning news team at WLWT. Alanna Martella will join WLWT News 5 Today as traffic anchor in early August. Martella was most recently at WRTV in ...

By | 2019-07-15T18:29:59+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Media|

Comcast sells arts-and-crafts publishing company

A wholesale craft supply company bought an Arkansas-based arts-and-crafts publishing company last week from its Philadelphia-based parent company — Comcast.  The broadband, cable and entertainment giant sold Maumelle, Ark.-based Leisure Arts to PA Dis...

By | 2019-07-12T14:05:46+00:00 July 12th, 2019|Media|

Former HBO chief Plepler has a new business in the works

Former HBO chief executive Richard Plepler is launching a new business. The new company, dubbed “RLP & Co.,” will be a media consultancy firm but prohibited from working with HBO competitors due to a non-compete clause. That's according to the New Yo...

By | 2019-07-11T16:31:18+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Media|

Amy Hartwick leaves as head of comedy at ABC Studios

In more executive reshuffling at Walt Disney Co., Amy Hartwick is leaving the company as senior vice president of creative development at ABC Studios, where she led the studio’s comedy development since 2011. The news came on the same day Disney (NYSE...

By | 2019-07-10T21:41:33+00:00 July 10th, 2019|Media|