Wednesday, August 9, 2017

News for Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 9:00 p.m. this Tuesday ("FOX 10 News at 9:00 p.m.") had one of its news presenters (Bob Grip) saying he had "reached out" to a reporter for a TV station on an island named Guam (Isa Baza of KUAM-TV) before having audio of her talking about some other folks on the island were responding to a recent threat against it from a country named North Korea.
  • The last segment of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 4:00 a.m. and the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. this Tuesday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning") ended with its news presenters (Bill Riales and Jessica Taloney) and weather reporter (Thomas Geboy*) appearing silent (the news presenters appeared to be working on computers whereas the weather reporter appeared to wave toward one of its cameras) after one of the news presenters (Jessica Taloney) told its audience they would have more "back to school" pictures on one of their other local news programs this Tuesday ("WKRG News 5 at 9" during on the first half of the hour of 9:00 a.m.) since the one with her had videos unrelated to them appear in place of them near the end of the segment (such as video of a motorcycle said to had "burst into flames" after being hit an a "SUV" and some video of some persons in a framed picture and the words "deadly home invasion") for a report of theirs about the person being shot to death) and after the other news presenter told its audience about the members of their local news operations set to be its news presenter and weather reporters (Devon Walsh and Thomas Geboy).**
(*at least one of the news presenters said he was substituting for its regular weather reporter (John Nodar (he was also the regular weather reporter for the one set to appear on the channel during the first half of the hour of 9:00 a.m. this Tuesday))
(**their local news programs usually had one or more of their news presenters and/or reporters saying parting words to their audiences (such as "good night" and "ta-ta") before having an animated sequence with a professional announcer (Jeff Davis) saying a law firm in the city of Mobile named Greene & Phillips had sponsored "aerial footage" for them and an animated sequence with the name of their holding (or "parent") company (the Nexstar Media Group) for the last few seconds of their broadcasts in recent times).

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