Robin Winston is an American journalist from Bay Area currently working as fill-in traffic and weather reporter for KRON 4 News since 2009. In June 2014, Fox Television Stations announced it would acquire KTVU and KICU-TV in a trade with Cox Media Group in exchange for that company's stations in Boston and Memphis. By early 1972, the station ran newscasts at noon, 5:30, 6:30 and 11 p.m. on weekdays and 6 and 11 p.m. on weekends, it also ran a late newscast that aired (then) immediately after The Tonight Show called the Newswatch Sign-Off Edition. KRON 4 is the bay area's news station giving you the latest local news whenever and wherever you need it for the San Francisco Bay Area. More information about her age is not available at this moment. Winston helped direct coordinated campaigns that provided funds and logistical support to Indiana mayoral candidates in 1999, which resulted in a record number of Democratic mayors being elected, including a first-time victory in Indianapolis metro government and the first Democratic mayor in twelve years in Fort Wayne. KRON-TV also produces two locally-produced programs outside of local newscasts: Bay Area Living – Home Improvement Edition and Bay Area Bargains. In addition, Winston worked with other Democrats to raise a record amount of funds to support party-building and outreach activities across Indiana. [9][10] When Young closed on its purchase of channel 4, NBC made good on these threats by demanding that Young operate KRON under the same conventions as an NBC owned-and-operated outlet. With ABC, CBS, UPN and now NBC carrying their programming locally on owned-and-operated stations (KGO-TV, KPIX, KBHK—channel 44, now KBCW—and KNTV respectively), and Fox and The WB under contract with KTVU and KBWB respectively, KRON-TV became an independent station by default. KRON-TV maintains studios on Front Street immediately west of San Francisco's Embarcadero north of the city's Financial District, in the same building as ABC owned-and-operated station (O&O) KGO-TV, channel 7 (but with completely separate operations from that station). In 1965, KRON-TV began broadcasting most Oakland Raiders games, which were at first part of the American Football League, which had a contract with NBC from 1965 to 1969, and then the National Football League's American Football Conference, which inherited the AFL's deal with NBC from 1970 to 1997 (the Raiders relocated to Los Angeles in 1982, stripping KRON of its status as the team's home station until they returned to Oakland in 1995; the station then served as the unofficial home station until 1997). Live streaming video of news, traffic, and weather for the San Francisco bay area from KRON 4. In that capacity, Mr. Winston served as the lieutenant governor’s liaison to several economic development agencies including the Indiana Housing Finance Authority, the Small Business Development Corp., the Minority Business Development Commission, and the Community Development Division of the state Commerce Department. (It is currently one of the largest MyNetworkTV-affiliated stations not to previously have been an affiliate of either The WB or UPN, second only to the network's Dallas O&O KDFI.). [54] The 9 p.m. newscast created after becoming independent eventually fell to fourth place by 2005. However, it had little reason to complain about its ratings performance in the Bay Area, as channel 4 was one of NBC's strongest affiliates for the better part of a half-century. KNTV agreed to drop its ABC affiliation at the behest of network-owned KGO-TV, the market's primary ABC station. While KRON moved NBC's prime time programming back to the 8:00–11:00 p.m. timeslot in September 1993, CBS affiliate KPIX, who adopted the early primetime schedule at the same time as KRON, continued with the experiment until 1998–well after it had become owned by the network through CBS's 1994 acquisition by KPIX's then-owner Westinghouse. Starting in 2011, Gary Radnich joined Heenan as host at various locations in San Francisco each year. The Livestream News Network - live, local and now online. Using personal funds, Winston started a scholarship program for inner-city public school students who planned to attend college. KRON-TV was the third television outlet in the Bay Area behind KGO-TV (channel 7) and KPIX-TV (channel 5), all going on the air within a year, and the last license before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) placed a moratorium on new television station licenses that would last the next four years. Thanks for becoming a fan of KRON4, the Bay Area's Local News Station! Channel 4 also preempted some of the network's prime time programs. As a full-time producer, James managed a number of newscasts including the KRON4 Morning News and KRON4 News Weekend. Get reviews, hours, directions, coupons and more for Lori Kron Naughton Psys. Full video: President-elect Biden announces coronavirus stimulus plan. Indiana Democrats fared well during her term as Chairman. It operated from a studio inside the Chronicle building at Fifth & Mission streets (the station's news department was located 30 feet from the Chronicle city desk). However, Young's asking price for the station was $735 million, only slightly less than what it paid to buy the station from Chronicle. After Abrams left for New York City's WABC-TV in 1986, Paymar co-anchored alongside Sylvia Chase (who had been a correspondent for CBS News and later for the ABC newsmagazine 20/20). Live on 4 was replaced in 1983 with T.G.I.4, an hour-long light local news and interview program co-hosted by Jan Rasmusson and Patrick Van Horn. She maintained close working relationships with the State Director of the campaign and assisted on logistics for events held in Indiana. Experience the brand new KRON4 news app. Public outreach, community relations, and government affairs reinforce his commitment to diversity. Each station's employees are restricted by keycards from entering the other's facilities.[32][33]. On September 29, 2015, Sky Link TV, a 24/7 Chinese language TV network, launched on channel 4.2, replacing the news channel. From late 1981 to late 1988, the 5 p.m. weekday newscast was Live at Five; Bob Jimenez anchored in the studio with Evan White in the newsroom. A major change in KRON-TV's evening news broadcasts occurred on April 6, 1981,[51] when the station launched the 90-minute newscast "Live on 4" (from 4 to 5:30 p.m.). On February 13, 2009, the company declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Search for other Psychologists on The Real Yellow Pages®. Two NBC daytime game shows, 50 Grand Slam and Just Men!, were never seen in the Bay Area. [36] The transaction was consummated on January 17, 2017, and with it, KRON became part of the Nexstar Media Group.[37]. In the 1950s and 1960s, local programs produced by KRON-TV included the award-winning documentary series Assignment Four, Fireman Frank with George Lemont (died October 1985 at the age of 63)[45] and his puppets (including Scat the Cat, Rhode Island Red, and Karl the Karrot), and a live children's program hosted by Art Finley as Mayor Art. she has been selected as Entrepreneur of the Year by the Center for Leadership Development, received the Madame C.J. Live streaming video of news, traffic, and weather for the San Francisco bay area from KRON 4. More than 125 local news sources affiliated with ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox power the network. She earns an estimated salary of between $5k-$10k annually. Scores of Democrats were elected to local municipal offices in 1999. 697 were here. NBC Nightly News also moved from 7 to 5:30 p.m. (KPIX and KGO would follow this move with their national newscasts during the following decade). Both select Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants games were aired as part of NBC's broadcast contract with Major League Baseball from 1957 to 1989, including the A's string of three consecutive World Series victories in 1972, 1973, and 1974. [5] By this point, the deYoungs owned three television stations (including KRON) in large and mid-sized media markets around the country, two of which were sold off to LIN TV (which traded KAKE-TV in Wichita and WOWT in Omaha to Benedek Broadcasting in turn). Thanks for becoming a fan of KRON4, the Bay Area's Local News Station! A native of Washington, Pennsylvania, Mr. Winston moved to Kentucky to pursue her education and start a career in business and government. KRON launched a new 10 p.m. newscast on May 16, 2016, that competes with newscasts on KTVU and, at that time, KBCW. Until the late 1970s, KRON-TV was known for being very San Francisco-centric in its news coverage and audience targeting, an approach that would become costly to the station as population growth in areas outside San Francisco soared. Also in Louisville, Mr. Winston served as chief of staff at the city’s legislative body, the Board of Aldermen. Why can't California get people vaccinated?. The channel featured news, local weather and traffic updates using the common screen template and setup shared among all of Young's automated weather/news information subchannels. In late 2010, Young announced an affiliation deal with The Country Network for several of its stations, including KRON. NBC had made many offers for channel 4 over the years, but the deYoungs turned them down each time. NBC accepted KNTV's deal in February 2000. KNTV officially joined NBC later that evening at 11:35 p.m. with the regular broadcast of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Now a successful businessman in Indianapolis, she runs one of the largest minority-owned government affairs, community relations, and public outreach firms in the Midwest. (In turn, NBC would stop making annual payments to KRON of $7.5 million to carry the network's programming.) The Winston/Terrell Group has successfully represented clients in the transportation, human services, homeland security, and public utilities fields. marty and good morning, everybody it's … In 1993, Channel 4 became the flagship station of the Oakland Athletics, after acquiring broadcast rights to the Major League Baseball team's games. (Had Fox actually acquired KRON-TV, this would have made it one of the two major networks in the Bay Area, along with NBC, to switch from one station to another. NBC was seen as the frontrunner to buy the station, but it was outbid at the last minute on November 16, 1999. KRON-TV's studios at 1001 Van Ness Avenue would be put up for sale. KRON-TV regarded the satellite truck as a major competitive advantage over rival television stations, featuring it in a mid-1980s promotional spot which declared, "We got a mobile satellite up-link. [42] Using PSIP, KRON-TV's virtual channel is displayed as channel 4 on digital television receivers. An interview with Kalamazoo-born, Lansing-raised Lisa Kron is full of thoughtful pauses, some lasting several seconds. KRON 4 Morning News (TV Series 2002– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. KRON 4.2 was originally a 24/7 news channel. Historically, NBC was far less tolerant of preemptions than the other networks, but has recently eased its standards. Several of KRON's veteran anchors and reporters left the station after the loss of the NBC affiliation; KRON also began incorporating video journalists (many of which were newer hires) to report, tape and edit news stories. Evocative of his folksy, down-to-earth style, McCarthy had a catchphrase, "hunky snarky", that he often used to characterize roads on which traffic was flowing smoothly. (RTV is currently carried in the market by KAXT-CD.) By about 1991, this evolved into the "circle 4" logo in use to this day, with the "4" keeping the bridge design. The television transmitter was moved to Sutro Tower on July 4, 1973, while the FM transmitter remained on San Bruno Mountain. This caused a problem in 1996, when the final day of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials conflicted with a scheduled Athletics broadcast. At KRON, Moore was assigned to report on medical issues for “4 Your Health” segments and was a host of “Health Matters,” a … KRON-TV shut down its analog signal, over VHF channel 4, on June 12, 2009, as part of the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television. 75.3k Followers, 135 Following, 3,290 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from KRON4 News (@kron4tv) Experience the brand new KRON4 news app. The 9 p.m. newscast was revived on channel 4 following KRON-TV's transition to an independent station in January 2002, though it was moved to 8 p.m. when it affiliated with MyNetworkTV on September 5, 2006. In the case of KRON, many of the shows it preempted ended up on independent KICU-TV. [18] Young's stock, which had been trading for a few cents per share, was ultimately delisted from NASDAQ in January 2009, after failing to meet the minimum standards for being on the exchange. Get reviews, hours, directions, coupons and more for Dr. Diane Marie Mater, DO. With affiliate offices in Chicago; Columbus, Ohio; and Louisville and partnerships in Washington, DC, Winston’s firm continues to expand its capabilities to serve diverse clients. In 1981, KRON launched its first morning newscast with a seven-minute program (at 6:53 a.m.), the program was cancelled by late 1982. It's everything you love about KRON4.com right at your fingertips. More information about her spouse is not available at this moment. James Fletcher anchors the KRON4 Morning News from 4am – 8am and then reports from the newsroom until 10am. Q: How did your career start as a News Anchor? [27] KRON, WATE-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee, and WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan (the latter two, unlike KRON, compete with Gray-owned stations in their respective markets), were the only stations not included in the management deal. KRON aired coverage of the Raiders' victories in Super Bowl XI and Super Bowl XV. Presenters then included Terry Lowry, Phil Wilson, Karna Small, Bob Marsden, Paul Ryan, Art Brown and Dave Valentine. From 1989 until January 2008, KRON-TV produced a countdown program called New Year's Live, which aired on New Year's Eve (sometimes beginning at 11 p.m.) and continued into New Year's Day (sometimes ending at 1 a.m.). ", Assignment Four was a documentary series that generally aired Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. through much of the 1960s (beginning in February 1960). KRON 4 is the bay area's news station giving you the latest local news whenever and wherever you need it for the San Francisco Bay Area. They don't.". The company had been encountering difficulties in meeting interest payments on its outstanding debt. Currently (December 2020), MyNetwork programming airs from Midnight to 2 AM. The channel's daily Silicon Valley news recap New Media News also aired nationally on Jones Media Group cable channel Mind Extension University/Knowledge TV until that channel shut down in 2000. )[35] Fox completed its acquisition of KTVU and KICU-TV on October 8, 2014; despite MyNetworkTV being operated by Fox Television Stations, as of 2020[update], KRON-TV remains an affiliate of the service. NBC also demanded yearly payments of $10 million from Young, a form of reverse compensation, flipping around the then-normal mode of networks paying their affiliates for their airtime. Preemptions would only be permitted for extended breaking news or severe weather coverage. Unlike the cable-exclusive BayTV, it was carried locally on over-the-air digital subchannel 4.2, on cable through Comcast Xfinity channel 193, and was streamed on KRON's website. KRON's news operations were handled by the Chronicle until it launched its own news department in September 1957. 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