Your Alaska Link Brings On Lindsay Housaman to Lead News Team
Scott Centers is proud to announce the arrival of Lindsay Housaman, award winning journalist, as the News Director of Coastal Television’s Your Alaska Link News Room
ANCHORAGE- Scott Centers, COO of Coastal Television Broadcast Company LLC is proud to announce the arrival of Lindsay Housaman, award winning journalist, as the News Director of Coastal Television’s Your Alaska Link News Room, providing Alaska state wide news coverage and news distribution.
Housaman began her career in journalism at WIS TV, an NBC affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina, in the sports department. She has taken on various positions and leadership roles with a well balance career path leading her from various top four Network Affiliates and locations in Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma and South Carolina; and most recently as a FOX Affiliate newsroom anchor in the 92nd largest television market of Savannah, Georgia. Housaman notably participated in the build out and launch of Raycom’s WMBF, the NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Housaman, a South Carolina native and Broadcast Journalism graduate of the University of South Carolina arrives just in time for the November ratings period. Housaman replaces Stevie French who has been working the anchor desk for several weeks. Stevie departed early this month to her home back in South Africa.
Centers says: “Lindsay comes to us at time of change within the Anchorage Television Market. She gives us the leverage we need to maintain our balance within the competing news organizations not only here in Anchorage but as one of the three impactful news teams which broadcast and serve the interest of the state. Lindsay will take us through the next phase our newsroom development, one of which we have been working on for just over three years now. We especially feel Lindsay’s experience of the Myrtle Beach build out is exactly what we are looking for to lead our team into the next phase of development. She will seamlessly step in and take our model of developing and mentoring young journalist all the while delivering a viable and creditable product throughout the State of Alaska and make us better.”
Housaman commented: “I am so thrilled to be making this next step in my career to Coastal Television Broadcasting Company and to Anchorage, Alaska. I look forward to becoming a part of the Alaska life style. After working in local television news for eight years, I am proud to be able to lead the talented news team at Your Alaska News Link. After conducting a thorough nationwide search, I am convinced the leadership and quality of journalism at Your Alaska Link is the finest anywhere in our country. In addition to becoming involved in providing you important information every day, I cannot wait to get involved in this amazing community."
About Coastal Television Broadcasting Company LLC: Coastal Television owns and operates KTBY, the FOX affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska. Coastal also oversees the advertising sales and other services Coastal provides under arrangements with KYUR and KWBX-DT (the CW Plus affiliate) in Anchorage.
Under an agreement between Coastal and the owner of KATN and KWFA-DT in Fairbanks, and KJUD and KWJA-DT in Juneau, Coastal provides certain of the stations’ non-network programming. KWFA-DT and KWJA-DT are the CW Plus affiliates in Fairbanks and Juneau, respectively.