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WPCH, WANF To Show 10 Atlanta Hawks Games

After almost 30 years away, the Atlanta Hawks are returning to Gray Television’s Peachtree TV (WPCH) in Atlanta. Beginning with the Hawks home game against Indiana on Friday, Jan. 12, Peachtree […]

Man Accused Of Holding Atlanta News First Reporter, Photojournalist Hostage Arrested

A man accused of holding an Atlanta News First crew against their will has been arrested in Clayton County. Gray’s Atlanta News First (WANF) reporter Asia Wilson and photojournalist Lauren Swaim were preparing to give a live report from the parking lot of the Clayton County Sheriff’s office just before the 11 p.m. newscast on Monday. That’s when the crew said a man approached them, indicated he had a gun, and threatened to shoot them if they called for help. About an hour and a half into the encounter, police arrived at the scene and took the man into custody.

Talking TV: Gray’s Peachtree Sports Makes A Statewide Play For Sports Fans

Peachtree Sports launched out of Gray Television’s WANF and WPCH Atlanta in early October with a programming slate of eclectic Georgia sports and a trajectory aimed at statewide distribution. Erik Schrader, the stations’ VP and GM, explains why he sees a viable market there. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Atlanta News First Adds Veteran Journalist Blair Miller As Evening Anchor

Atlanta News First welcomes veteran journalist Blair Miller as its newest evening anchor. The seven-time Emmy winner will join Shon Gables this fall as co-anchor of the 4pm, 6pm and […]

WANF Atlanta’s Fred Kalil Retiring After 42-Year Sports Broadcasting Career

Local News Close-Up: Hotlanta Still Simmering

Reasons to celebrate? A station’s milestone anniversary, a major award, new branding.


Gray Launches ‘Atlanta News First’ Brand, Changes Call Letters

Last Friday, Sept. 30, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta owned by Gray went on the air branded as “Atlanta News First,” changing its call letters from WGCL to WANF. But living that brand has been going on since Gray took over the station in December 2021.