Nashville CBS Affiliate Rises From the Flood

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcast Engineering

When the terrible flooding that hit Nashville this past spring hit left the newsroom at local CBS affiliate WTVF-TV under 4in of water, the station was forced to rethink how it produced its news in order to get back on the air as quickly as possible. Since that May disaster, the station is slowly making a Phoenix-like recovery and installing a variety of file-based HD production tools that will be fully operational and on-air when rebuilding of the newsroom is complete by the end of the year.

Owned by Landmark/Dominion Enterprises, the station’s control rooms and news studios, located on a second floor, were not damaged during the flood and continue to operate normally. More…