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Byron Grandy

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Tony Kovaleski on his decision to leave 7News in favor of KNTV in Bay Area

    Tony Kovaleski.​For a decade, 7News investigative reporter Tony Kovaleski has been one of local TV's most reliable trouble-stirrers. But starting in January, he'll have a new address: KNTV, an NBC owned-and-operated station in the Bay Area. Kovaleski, who grew up in San Jose, is making the mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Emergency Alert System test failure causes mini-emergency at 7News

    ​Yesterday, we shared conspiracy theories linked to the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. But while doomsday predictions associated with, for instance, Earth passing through Comet Elenin's debris field didn't come to pass, 7News experienced problems of its own -- a failed me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    7News, Azteca America sold: Scripps back in CO two years after Rocky Mountain News closure

    In February 2009, E.W. Scripps shut down the Rocky Mountain News, seemingly ending its major participation in the Colorado media market. Now, however, Scripps is back thanks to the purchase of KMGH-Channel 7 and three Azteca America stations in the state, which went on the block in June. Scripps CEO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Channels 7, 9 and 20 won't wait until June for digital-TV conversion

    "The Digital Conversion Will Leave Some Coloradans in the Dark," and blogs like this one note that a percentage of locals who've been receiving free, over-the-air TV during the analog era will lose this service once stations switch to all-digital broadcasting. Concerns about problems like these cont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Channel 7's Byron Grandy: new title, more work

    In today's financial environment, TV stations don't have a lot of extra cash to offer executives. But they can usually afford to shift around folks already on the payroll -- which explains today's announcement about Channel 7's Byron Grandy. As pointed out in the September 2008 blog "Changes at Chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    7News/9News helicopter-sharing agreement finally official

    The January 5 blog "Rocky Mountain News Jumps the Gun on Shared-Helicopter Story" offered the anatomy of an announcement that was premature in more ways than one. On December 30, a Channel 7 rep sent out a press release about a pact between 7News and Channel 9, its longtime rival, to share a single ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Rocky Mountain News jumps the gun on shared-helicopter story

    Less than an hour ago at this writing, the Rocky Mountain News website published "7News, 9News Sharing Helicopter," an uncredited item about a decision by these two longtime rivals to use a single helicopter in order to save money during these economically agonizing times. But while the story will p ... More >>

  • News

    October 9, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008

    New Channel 7 news director Jeff Harris on coming home

    Jeff Harris. In this September 27 More Messages blog, Byron Grandy, who was named Channel 7's station manager in July, talked about hiring Jeff Harris to fill his old gig as news director. But Harris, an executive producer for special projects at 7News from 2000 until 2004, is more than capable of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Changes at Channel 7: Byron Grandy and Jeff Harris up, Darrell Brown out

    Byron Grandy. The past several months have represented a time of transition among the executive ranks at Channel 7, and surprisingly enough, none of the principals involved has reason to be unhappy. In July, station manager Darrell Brown (a 2005 Westword profile subject) vacated the big desk at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    Traveling With the Denver Media

    The process of researching virtually every article produces far more material than can possibly fit into the finished piece -- and a lot of the leftovers are every bit as interesting as the stuff that makes the final cut. That was certainly the case for the May 8 Message column, which dealt with cut ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2008

    Olympics Travel a Hurdle for Local News Media

    When it comes to travel, news organizations are asking themselves: Should we stay or should we go?

  • News

    January 24, 2008

    No Chubbies? Fat Chance

    The Anti-Gym's Michael Karolchyk says he wants you to hate him, and the media's eating up every word — even the little white lies.

  • News

    October 19, 2006

    Downturn

    Business news is falling on local TV.

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    New Gig

    Why a TV pro moved from Channel 7 to Al-Jazeera.

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    Zoning

    Do tape delays slow the 24-hour news cycle?

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    The Message

    Dead Pool

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    The Message

    Gunny for Governor?

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    The Message

    Stan's Plan

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    The Message

    Kid Stuff

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    The Message

    Vision Quest

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    The Message

    News directors debate what is, and isn't, breaking news.

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Spin Cycle

    A page-one story about Bill Owens was wrong. So why isn't the governor angry?

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    Caught in the Middle

    Grant Middle School teachers give failing grades to a Channel 7 investigation.

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    No Scoop for You

    The Post and the News tussle over the story of a disease-stricken girl.

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    Anchor-Go-Round

    The talking heads are spinning at Channel 7 and Fox Sports Net.

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Stripped Down

    Local reporters aren't digging into a hot strip-club case, despite its connection to Broncos star Terrell Davis.

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