With Virtual News Center, you’ll enjoy the quality and consistency of our experienced staff. With more than 25 anchors & reporters, we have a match for nearly every demographic target. Not only do you get the consistency and market knowledge of an assigned anchor or team, but the security of a bench deeper than most large-market newsrooms. And it’s all backed up by the most extensive, reliable communication and delivery system in the remote news industry.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a more qualified news staff in any newsroom:
- Twelve Bachelor’s Degrees. Four individuals have a BA in Journalism. One has a BA in Journalism and a BS in Geo-sciences. One has a BA in Political Science/Communications earned concurrently with a BA in Secondary Education, focus on Communications. One has a BA in Communications. One holds a BA in Telecommunications, one a BS in Social Science, and the last degree holder earned a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies.
- Twenty National Edward R. Murrow Awards including 4 Best Newscasts, 3 Continuing Coverage (one of them at the Network level), 4 Spot News, and three people who played prominent roles in their stations earning multiple Overall Excellence awards.
- Three Emmys (Radio). One person also has awards in TV and sportscasting.
- Approximately 40 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards (several of us stopped counting after 10).
- Nine AP awards for Enterprise and one for Investigative Reporting
- Three SPJ Awards
- More than 60 AP awards in 11 states … counting only the awards earned in each states’ large market categories.
Newscast samples and bios are available at the links below. Affiliates have access to our support section, which includes higher-quality images and more detailed staff backgrounds for use in news releases, station websites and sales presentations.
Currently Available Anchors/Reporters
- Jayme Monacelli Availability: AM Drive (Location: Kansas City)
- Ed Histed Availability: Morning Drive / Middays (Location: North Carolina)
- Jack Murphy Availability: Weekends (Location: North Carolina)
- Nikolai Busko Availability: Morning Drive / Middays (Location: New York)
- Debbie Young Availability: AMD/PMD, all time zones.
- Don Murley Availability: MidDay, PM Drive (Location: Pennsylvania)
- Mary-Lynn Foster Availability: AM Drive (Location: Illinois)
Other Members of the VNC Team
- Marina Brett Availability: PM Drive (Location: Miami, FL)
- David Jennings Location: Chicago
- Alan Spector Location: Orlando
- Dave Alpert Location: Los Angeles
- Peter Killeen Location: Wilmington, DE
- Ed Fairbanks Location: Jacksonville, FL
- Veronica Carter Availability: Morning (Location: Chicago)
We have additional team members available for interested stations. However, their profiles are being withheld at their request. Please contact us for more information about these people.