New York Welcomes Two New News Studios: NewsNation and WPIX
New York is a hub for media and this week, it welcomed two new studios for Nexstar Media Group’s NewsNation and WPIX New York. The studios are located in The Daily News Building on 42nd St. in New York and will house the operations of both stations. NewsNation cable and OTT news service will run 24/7. WPIX is owned by Mission Broadcasting and managed by Nexstar.
As per information from the source, headquartered in Chicago, NewsNation’s new New York facility features two control rooms on the second and tenth floors. The tenth floor includes the studio for the Dan Abrams Show and Cuomo. However, Cuomo will eventually move to the second floor.
The Features of the Studios
The studios span approximately 1,000 square feet and feature 359 LED panels and 112 TVs between the newsroom, broadcast room, and control rooms. They have the capacity to perform 16 simultaneous live shots. The studios will be a great addition to Nexstar’s broadcasting capabilities, allowing for more engaging and visually stunning presentations.
The Praise for Financial Support
Nexstar President and CEO Perry Sook praised Nexstar’s board of directors for providing financial support to the new office at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility this week. He added that “we wouldn’t spend that money if we didn’t believe in the mission”. This sentiment highlights the importance of having a strong financial backing to create quality content and improve broadcasting capabilities.
The two new studios in New York are an exciting addition to the media landscape, and the high-tech features of the facility will enable Nexstar to better serve their audience. With this significant financial commitment, Nexstar Media Group is well positioned to thrive in the highly competitive and ever-changing world of media. The future of broadcasting looks bright!