DMA 154: ALBANY, GA

WALB Grapples With Pandemic And Poverty

Gray-owned WALB Albany, Ga., found itself at the center of one of the coronavirus’ earliest and unlikeliest hotspots in rural Georgia. Its news coverage is tackling the virus’ ravages on both the community’s health and its fragile, poverty-laden economy. (Photo: Phoebe Putney Health System)

DMA 154: ALBANY, GA

WALB GM Jim Wilcox Announces Retirement

He will step down as head of Raycom’s ABC-NBC affiliate in Albany, Ga., at the end of this year. The station’s general sales manager, Bruce Austin, will succeed him.

DMA 154: ALBANY, GA

WALB Names Leach Director Of Marketing

Michael Leach joins from WXII-WCWG Winston-Salem, N.C., to lead marketing and audience development at Raycom’s NBC-ABC affiliate in Albany, Ga.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 152; ALBANY, GA)

WALB Video Speaks For Tornado Survivors

DMAS 102, 152 & 181

Raycom Names Three New News Directors

It installs news content directors at WMBF Myrtle Beach, S.C.; WALB Albany, Ga.; and KAIT Jonesboro, Ark.

DMA 147

WALB Apologizes For Cutting End Of Ky. Derby