Monthly Archives: January 2013

CBS3 Anchor Promoted to National

From CBS3:

ANNE-MARIE GREEN JOINS CBS NEWS AS ANCHOR OF EARLY MORNING NEWS BROADCASTS “UP TO THE MINUTE” AND “CBS MORNING NEWS”

Anne-Marie Green has been named anchor of CBS News’ early morning news broadcasts UP TO THE MINUTE and CBS MORNING NEWS. The appointment is effective Jan. 21.

Green has served as a general assignment reporter at CBS 3 in Philadelphia since 2004. She reported for both CBS 3 and The CW Philly and co-anchored CBS 3’s weekend morning newscasts. While at CBS 3 and The CW Philly, Green covered several local and national stories including the Amish school shooting in 2006 in the Nickel Mines, Pa. community, the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse, Super Bowl XXXIX and the 2008 and 2009 World Series. She was awarded the Doris Haire Award in 2007 for her reporting on the growing concern over the high number of C-sections being performed in New Jersey and a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award in 2011 for coverage of a fatal duck boat crash in the Schuylkill River.

From 2001 to 2004, Green was a reporter at CITY-TV in Toronto and anchor of Cable Pulse 24, a broadcast on the station’s 24-hour cable news service. Previously, she was a reporter at CKVR-TV in Barrie, Ontario and Rogers Cable News in Mississauga, Ontario.

Green is a native of Toronto and graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor’s degree in English. She also holds a postgraduate degree in journalism from Humber College.

CSN Turns into Chip-SN

From Comcast SportsNet:

COMCAST SPORTSNET HAS EXPANDED PROGRAMMING ON THE NEW EAGLES HEAD COACH CHIP KELLY

 

Philadelphia, PA (January 16, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet and CSNPhilly.com will have expanded coverage of the naming of Chip Kelly as the new Eagles head coach

The network will have the latest information and analysis throughout the night and online at CSNPhilly.com.

 

Tonight’s Comcast SportsNet lineup is as follows:

 6 p.m.                   SportsNite – expanded to one hour

7 p.m.                   Temple at George Washington

9 p.m.                   SportsNite -  starting one hour early

1 a.m.                    SportsRise

 

At 7 p.m. The Comcast Network will air a special one-hour program on the hiring of Chip Kelly.

 

Fans can interact with all shows on Twitter by using the hashtag #EaglesTalk.

 

Comcast SportsNet and CSNPhilly.com will carry Chip Kelly’s introductory press conference live on Thursday, January 16 at 1:30 p.m.  Live coverage will start at 1 p.m.

This One Shocked Me – Dan Gross Quits The Daily News

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/20130116_Columnist_Dan_Gross_resigns_job__union_position.html

http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2013/01/16/dan-gross-quits-daily-news-takes-buyout/

 

 

CBS3 Flu Phone Bank

From CBS3:

Docs to staff CBS 3 flu phone bank tomorrow, January 16th, 3 to 6:30 p.m.

Worried about the current flu outbreak?  Not sure about getting a flu shot.  CBS 3 has lined up a panel of area doctors to answer viewer questions about the flu,  January 16, 3 to 6:30 p.m.  The effort will coincide with a special edition of The Doctors, the syndicated medical show that airs weekdays at 3 p.m. on the station. That program is dedicating its entire hour tomorrow to the current flu outbreak. Viewers can call 1-877-KYW-3ASK (1-877-599-3275) during those hours to talk directly to a local doctor about their flu concerns.

All My Children Stars Coming to Area

Meet a bunch of All My Children stars at  A Tribute to Pine Valley, at the Valley Forge Casino February 17.

Depending on what ABC decides about General Hospital in April, there could be A Tribute to Port Charles in 2014.

Anita’s Book Out

You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio…My Wild Rock N Roll Life by longtime Philly DJ, Anita Gevinson is available on Amazon.

New 6ABC Reporter

Here’s the Facebook page for new 6ABC reporter Eva Pilgrim.

Love Anderson and Kathy on New Year’s

With Dick Clark gone, my vote for the best New Year’s Eve show goes to CNN’s broadcast with Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper. I love the way Kathy teases Anderson – maybe she should become his permanent co-host on his daytime show.