WPTA Names Tom Powell As Evening Anchor

Quincy Media’s NBC affiliate WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), on Wednesday hired Tom Powell as its evening news anchor. He joins the station from Quincy’s sister station WSJV South Bend, Ind., where he has been the prime anchor for five years. He started his career as reporter at KSFY Sioux Falls, S.D., then spent […]

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Three News Veterans Out At WREG Memphis

The Local TV-owned CBS affiliate declined to discuss the departures, but Mike Matthews, who covered local government among other stories, said via Twitter that he left the station involuntarily. “We aren’t leaving because we want to,” Matthews wrote. “The station felt it was in their best interest if they wouldn’t renew my contract.”