Doug McConnell (pictured), host of KRON 4’s “Bay Area Backroads,” and former KRON executive producer Carl Bidleman have launched a travel site called OpenRoad.TV. The site lets “visitors from around the world can plan journeys and adventures in the American West with the help of stunning video, expert knowledge, travel tips and firsthand accounts from the online community of travelers.” OpenRoad.TV is owned by ConvergenceMedia Productions. Doug McConnell and Carl Bidleman are the principals of the company, based in Sausalito. Jim Wirth heads up marketing and community development. Paul Schoos is head of finance.