WPMI-TV News Release

Friday July 6, 2012

WPMI-TV Launches New HD News Set!
New Set & New Goals for Local 15!

Mobile, AL.: With anticipation and excitement, WPMI-TV unveiled their new HD News Set design on April 22, 2012.

“Our goal is to become the number one news station in the Mobile market. Improving and updating our look with a new HD news set is the first step in achieving that goal!  A strong, contemporary look to go along with our strong, fast paced newscast, puts Local 15 in a position to achieve that goal.” ~Bob Noonan, News Director, WPMI-TV

The new WPMI HD News set features a large 2×3 NEC video wall for the main background, four large 82″ DLP’s throughout the set and two rolling Kiosks provide versatility in presenting the news.

“The new set is fresh, colorful and most importantly, functional. We now have the flexibility to have our anchors and reporters move around our studio creating a look like no other in our market. With more mobility inside the studio, new camera angles that showcase our talent and set, our new HD News set serves as an outstanding vehicle to attract new viewers!â ~Bob Noonan, News Director, WPMI-TV

The WPMI set design also incorporates a mix of warm, organic faux finishes complimented by cool metallics, and color changing lights, create a variety of different moods for their newscast segments. The overall look is clean and modern with a dash of high tech thrown in.

DDG designed a news set for WPMI that not only met their design needs but also met their budget and timeline. We incorporated the latest in NEC video wall technology to make their new set design very modern and high tech. It gives them the look they need to reach their goals-to be number one in their market.” ~Dan Devlin, Creative Director, DDG,Inc.

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DDG is a pioneer in HD broadcast set design.  DDG’s team of HD scenic designers created the first HDTV news set for WRAL-TV, the first U.S. station to broadcast in HD, in addition to award-winning broadcast set design for broadcasters and networks worldwide. The DDG pros are experts in creating TV news set design specifically for High Definition environments.  See samples of their creative work atddgtv.wpengine.com  DDG, creativity unleashed.