Chip Mahaney on Muck Rack

Chip Mahaney

Verified
Cincinnati
News Director — WCPO-TV (Cincinnati, OH)

News Director @WCPO, flagship station of @EWScrippsCo. Husband, Dad 2x, 13.1 Runner, proud TexCin, @RTDNA board. #factsnotfake

Read Full Bio →

Biography

Chip Mahaney is National Director, News Recruitment for The E. W. Scripps Company and its broadcast division. His focus and passion is scouting, hiring and developing news directors and managers through challenging and rewarding careers at Scripps.

A former TV news director and longtime TV news m...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Stringer for high school sports for the Dallas Morning News.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

All the way until 1988.

How is social media changing news?

It makes us even more accountable to our community.

Awards

Edward R. Murrow

2008 - Overall Excellence
While I was News Director, our newsroom was awarded a regional Overall Excellence by RTDNA in 2008.

Emmy

2004 - Specialty Reporting
Awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Specialty Reporting by the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Science, for a 2004 data-enabled story, "Tornado Targets", evaluating the relative probability of tornadoes striking any one city in northern Texas.