WPCH, WGCL, WSB, WAGA and WXIA are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
Beginning July 26, D.J. Shockley will anchor all sports coverage for Fox O&O WAGA Atlanta’s weekday afternoon and late newscasts, as well as special sports programming. He is a former professional football player who was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2006 and spent more than four years in the National Football League. Following his […]
Fox O&O WAGA Atlanta has promoted Natalie McCann to traffic anchor and co-anchor of Good Day Atlanta. She is delivering all weekday morning traffic reports, as well as co-anchoring the morning show from 4:30 to 5 a.m. and 10 to 11 a.m. alongside Sharon Lawson, Buck Lanford, Alyse Eady, Ron Gant and Joanne Feldman. McCann […]
Fox-owned WAGA Atlanta will expand the Fox 5 News at 4:30 p.m. to begin at 4 p.m. Effective Nov. 23, the hour-long, weekday newscast will follow Judge Judy and precede the station’s Fox 5 News at 5 p.m. With this addition, WAGA will produce 12.5 hours of live, local news each weekday and 73 hours […]
The Atlanta Falcons and Fow-owned WAGA Atlanta (DMA 10) have scheduled programming leading into the 2020 Falcons season. The new slate will include three weekly shows and a season preview special all beginning Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. On Feb. 2, the Atlanta Falcons announced that WAGA would be the new home to Falcons football and […]
Fox-owned WAGA in Atlanta has transitioned smoothly to a remote working environment for most of its staff. Its GM and news director say lots of advance planning and regular all-hands virtual meetings are helping a coronavirus-driven diasporic station stay together as a unit. Above, the station’s temporary studio outside its building.
Fox-owned WAGA Atlanta will introduce Fox 5 News at 4:30 p.m. on March 30. The half-hour, weekday newscast will follow an hour of Judge Judy and precede the station’s Fox 5 News at 5 p.m. With this addition, WAGA will produce 12 hours of live, local news each weekday and 71 hours of local news […]
WAGA Atlanta’s new show, The Road to November will examine national, state, and local politics. The program will analyze the key moments of the week in political news, from the presidential race, to Georgia’s two U.S. Senate races, and several key U.S. House races in the Atlanta area.
Cox Media Group’s WSB has been the beast in Atlanta for many years, but the race is tightening. Fox-owned WAGA is coming on strong with its relentless local content strategy, and the other players are shaking things up, too.
Fox Television Stations taps him to succeed the retired Sant Perez at its Atlanta O&O.
Beginning April 15, Fox-owned WAGA Atlanta (DMA 10) will expand its Good Day Atlanta with an additional hour of local news from 10 to 11 a.m. With this addition, WAGA will produce 11.5 hours of live, local news each weekday and 68 hours of local news per week. Sharon Lawson, Katie Beasley and Joanne Feldman […]
Fox promotes him from senior executive producer of news to lead the department at its Atlanta O&O.
WAGA, the Fox O&O in Atlanta, leads all media outlets in Atlanta by about 8 million social media actions over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. WAGA has almost 22 million actions on social, 41% of the total engagement generated by the DMA (No. 10), with more than 53.8 million social actions. WAGA is also ahead in actions per post with 1,724.
Ryan Beesley today was appointed weekend meteorologist at Fox O&O WAGA Atlanta (DMA 10). In April, he will join Kaitlyn Pratt on Good Day Atlanta weekend mornings and will make appearances on the weekday Fox 5 News at Noon. Beesley joins the Fox 5 Storm Team of David Chandley, Joanne Feldman and Jeff Hill. Most […]
Fox-owned WAGA Atlanta (DMA 9) has tapped Constance Jones to co-anchor Good Day Atlanta weekdays from 4:30 to 10 a.m., alongside Joanne Feldman, Alyse Eady, Katie Beasley, Ron Gant and Buck Lanford. Most recently, Jones was an anchor and reporter at WPLG Miami. Previously, she was a reporter and storm chaser for KOCO Oklahoma City. […]
The Fox O&O, which already airs more local news than any other Atlanta station by a wide margin, is expanding its 11 p.m. news to a full hour starting Sept. 14. The Fox 5 News Edge, which came to be in 2007 hosted by Tom Haynes as a 30-minute show, will become the first one-hour 11 p.m. news program in the top 50 markets.