DMA 58

New LPTV Debuts In Albany, NY, Market

A low-power television station, with 10 channels of digital video and audio programming, has signed on the air in Windham, N.Y. WYBN is owned by Cable Ad Net New York, a producer of cable advertising. The 15 kw station will reach over-the-air viewers in the Albany-Troy-Schenectady market, as well as an area stretching from Saugerties to Cobleskill. It also will be a “must carry” on several small cable systems in Columbia and Greene counties.

WTEN Reporter McLoughlin Leaves After 39 Years


Albany Sites Ride Politics To Online Success

Local online media is booming in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, N.Y., marketplace — the region clocks in as the nation’s second-fastest growing online ad market — with a large stable of newspaper and TV sites ready to feed the area’s politics-crazy audience.

DMA 57

Young Names Alfond GM At WTEN

Andrew Alfond is the new GM at Young Broadcasting’s ABc affiliate in Albany, N.Y. He succeeds Mike Sechrist, who has been interim GM for almost two years.