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INNCD Investigates: Women in The Newsroom

DMA 3: Chicago

WBBM

WMAQ

WLS

WGN

WFLD/WPWR
DMA 25: Indianapolis

WTTV/WXIN

WRTV

WISH/WNDY

WTHR
DMA 32: Cincinnati

WLWT

WCPO

WKRC/WSTR

WXIX
DMA 48: Louisville

WAVE

WHAS/WBKI

WLKY

WDRB/WMYO
DMA 56: Dayton

WDTN

WHIO

WKEF/WRGT

WBDT
DMA 88: South Bend

WNDU

WSBT

WSJV

WBND/WCWW/WMYS
DMA 101: Evansville

WTVW

WFIE

WAZE

WEHT

WEVV/WTSN
DMA 106: Fort Wayne

WANE

WPTA/WISE

WFFT
DMA 150: Terre Haute

WTWO/WFXW

WTHI
DMA 191: Lafayette

WLFI

By Ava Nieves/INNCD Investigates
Febuary 6, 2007

Scrolling down to an individual station will give you information regarding that specific station.

Below the table you will find a key regarding specific conditions at each station.


A - Station(s) did a great job in anchor/reporter test.
K- Took information after found anchors mixed with reporters.
B - More female anchors than males.
L- Station(s) did poorly in both achor/reporter test.
C - Station(s) somewhat did well on our anchor/reporter test. M- More male anchors than females.
D - Station(s) failed fill-in acnhor test. O - Station(s) passed fill-in anchor test.

G - No opportunity to speak to station's news director
P - No opportunity to research fill-in anchor duties

H - Two Women Anchor the newscast

Q - Two Men Anchor the newscast
J - A Woman Filled-in for a male dueing his abscense
R - A Man filled in for a female during her abscense, casung station to fail test

Station we found as the worst news departments
Stations we found somewhat the best newscasts
Stations we found the best news departments

INNCD Region

Market
Station
Anchor Test
Reporter Test
Fill-In Anchor Test
Weekdays
Weekend
Morning
Midday
Afternoon (4PM)
Late Afternoon (5PM)
Early Evening (6PM)
Evening (7 PM)
Late
Morning
Midday
Evening
Chicago, IL
WBBM-CBS
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WMAQ-NBC
N/A
N/A
N/A
WLS-ABC
N/A
N/A
WGN-CW
N/A N/A N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WFLD-FOX 32
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
(Reported in 2004)
N/A
N/A
Indianapolis, IN
WRTV-ABC
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WISH-CBS
N/A
N/A

(Occured in April 2006
N/A

(Occured in July 2006)
WTHR NBC 13
(Occured in 2004)
OPINION: Since NBC 13 is already a leader in news, WTHR might as well become the first Indiana station to launch a 4PM newscast, if FOX 59 does not beat NBC 13.
N/A
N/A


(This happened on 6/22/06 and from 12/11/06-2/3/07, thus making WXIN the worst station in our area when it comes to fill-in anchors). In fact, this incident sparked this investigation after former WXIN personality Sara Snow left the station in September 2005.
N/A N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

(This happened a few times, but INNCD GM watched bits and pieces on 12/12/06)
N/A
N/A

(This happened in July 2006 and most likeley in January 2007)
Cincinnati, OH



WLWT-NBC
N/A
N/A
N/A
WCPO-ABC
N/A
N/A
WKRC-CBS
N/A
N/A
WXIX-FOX
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Louisville, KY



WAVE-NBC
N/A N/A
WHAS-ABC
N/A N/A ? N/A
WLKY-CBS
N/A N/A
WDRB-FOX
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dayton, OH


WDTN-NBC
N/A
?? ?? N/A
?? N/A
N/A
WHIO-CBS
N/A N/A
WKEF-ABC
WRGT-FOX
N/A
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
South Bend, IN


WNDU-NBC
N/A

(Brother and Sister)

(Brother and Sister)


(Brother and Sister)
N/A
WSBT-CBS
N/A
N/A
N/A
WSJV-FOX
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Evansville, IN


WTVW-FOX
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WFIE-NBC
N/A N/A N/A N/A
WEHT-ABC
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
FORT WAYNE, IN

WANE-CBS
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WPTA-ABC
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WISE-NBC
N/A
N/A

(5:30)
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Terre Haute, IN

WTWO-NBC (2)
WFXW-FOX

N/A
N/A
?? N/A
?? N/A
N/A
WTHI-CBS
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Lafayette, IN
WLFI-CBS
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Florida News Center Region


Market
Station
Anchor Test
Reporter Test
Fill-In Anchor Test
Weekdays
Weekend
Morning
Midday
Afternoon (4PM)
Late Afternoon (5PM)
Early Evening (6PM)
Evening (7 PM)
Late
Morning
Midday
Evening
Tampa, FL
WFLA-NBC 8
N/A
N/A
N/A
WTSP-CBS 10
N/A
N/A
N/A
WTVT-FOX 13

N/A
N/A

N/A
WFTS-ABC 28
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A
WWSB-ABC 7/40 Sarasota
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A
Miami, FL




WFOR-CBS 4
N/A N/A N/A
WTVJ-NBC 6
N/A N/A N/A N/A
WSVN-FOX 7
N/A N/A
WPLG-ABC 10
N/A N/A N/A N/A
WBFS-MNTV 33
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Orlando, Fl



WESH-NBC
N/A N/A
WKMG-CBS
N/A
N/A N/A
WFTV-ABC
N/A N/A
WOFL-FOX
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
West Palm Beach, FL


WPTV-NBC
N/A N/A N/A
WPEC-CBS
N/A
N/A N/A
WPBF-ABC
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Jacksonville, FL


WJXT-4
N/A (6:30) N/A
WTLV-NBC
WJXX-ABC
N/A
N/A
WAWS-FOX
WTEV-CBS
N/A N/A N/A
Pensacola, FL/Mobile, AL



WEAR-ABC 3

N/A N/A
N/A N/A
WKRG-CBS 5
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

WALA-FOX 10
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
(possible)
WPMI-NBC 15
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Fort Meyers, FL



WINK-CBS 11/5
N/A
N/A
N/A
WBBH-NBC 20/2
N/A N/A
WZVN-ABC 26/7

(10 AM)
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WFTX-FOX 36/4
(Best Florida FOX affiliae)
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Tallahassee, FL

WCTV-CBS 6

N/A
N/A
N/A
WTXL-ABC 27
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Panama City, FL

WJHG-NBC 7
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WMBB-ABC 13
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Gainesville, FL
WCJB-ABC 20
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Beyond Indiana

Market
Station
Anchor Test
Reporter Test
Fill-In Anchor Test
Weekdays
Weekend
Morning
Midday
Afternoon (4PM)
Late Afternoon (5PM)
Early Evening (6PM)
Evening (7 PM)
Late
Morning
Midday
Evening
New York, NY
WCBS-CBS 2
N/A
N/A
WNBC-NBC 4
N/A
N/A
WNYW-FOX 5
N/A
N/A
WABC-ABC 7
N/A
N/A N/A
WWOR-MNTV 9
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WPIX-CW 11
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A
N/A
N/A

Philadelphia, PA
KYW-CBS 3
N/A N/A
WPVI-ABC 6

N/A
N/A
WCAU-NBC 10
N/A
WTXF-FOX 29
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Houston
KPRC-NBC 2
N/A
N/A
N/A
KHOU-CBS 11
N/A
N/A
N/A
KTRK-ABC 13
N/A N/A
N/A
KRIV-FOX 26
N/A
(KHTX-MNTV) N/A
N/A
N/A N/A
KHCW-CW 39
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Detroit, MI
WJBK-FOX 2
N/A
N/A
WDIV-NBC4
N/A
WXYZ-ABC 7
N/A
San Antionio, TX



WAOI-NBC 4
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
KENS-CBS 5
N/A N/A N/A
KSAT-ABC 12
N/A N/A N/A
N/A
KABB-FOX 29
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Austin, TX



KTBC-FOX 7
N/A
N/A

( until 2/5/07)
N/A
N/A

( until 2/5/07)
N/A N/A
KVUE-ABC 24
N/a
N/A
N/A
KXAN- NBC 36
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
KEYE-CBS 42
N/A
N/A
N/A
Just launched a newscast
N/A
Peoria, IL


WHOI- ABC 19
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WEEK-NBC 25
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
WBMD-CBS 31
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

By The Numbers


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