Brooks Blanton Named WCCB News Director

He joins the Bahakel CW affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., from WXMI Grand Rapids, Mich.

DMA 22: CHARLOTTE, NC

Anchor Morgan Fogarty Signs With WCCB

DMA 22: CHARLOTTE, NC

How WCCB Prospered After Fox Divorce

In 2013, Bahakel Communications’ WCCB Charlotte, N.C., lost its Fox affiliation when Fox bought WJZY there. Few would have expected the station to continue to prosper, but now — entering its third fall premiere season with the lesser-known CW network — WCCB has set itself apart as the little channel that could.

DMA 24 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

Amanda Fitzpatrick Joins WCCB As Weekend Anchor

Bahakel Communications-owned CW affiliate WCCB Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 24), has added Amanda Fitzpatrick to its news department as a weekend evening anchor. Her first day is scheduled for Sept. 1. Fitzpatrick most recently was an anchor at KDAF Dallas. She previously worked at WTVD Raleigh, N.C.; WCSC Charleston, S.C., and WALB Albany, Ga. Fitzpatrick has […]

DMA 24 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

WCCB’s ‘News Edge’ Turns Serious

DMA 24 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

Rance Adams Leaves WCCB’s ‘Edge’ Magazine

DMA 24 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

Rance Adams Out At WCCB’s ‘The Edge’

DMAS 10 (HOUSTON) & 25 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

KRIV’s Ned Hibberd Moving To WJZY-WMYT

Reporter/anchor Ned Hibberd is leaving Houston (DMA 10) to become assistant news director at WJZY-WMYT, the Fox duopoly in Charlotte, N.C. (DMA 25). His last day at KRIV will be Sunday, Nov. 24, when he will sign off the 9 p.m. newscast. His first day at WCCB will be Dec. 2. Hibberd has been with […]

DMA 25 (CHARLOTTE, NC)

WCCB Eyeing Charlotte Knights Telecasts

When the Charlotte Knights move to their new stadium uptown next season, the minor league baseball team may also find a home on TV. Jim White, station manager at Bahakel’s Fox affiliate WCCB, says the station is in discussions with the Knights but has yet to reach an agreement.

DMA 25

WCCB Charlotte Anchor Morgan Fogarty Signing Off

DMA 25

Anchor Israel Balderas Leaves WCCB Charlotte

WCCB Charlotte To Become CW Affiliate

Bahakel’s former Fox affiliate in North Carolina will start airing the CW lineup on July 1.

DMA 25

ND Ken White Out At WCCB Charlotte

With 13 years in Charlotte, White is the longest-serving news director in town. He learned over the weekend that he was being replaced at the Fox affiliate by his assistant news director, Angela Robbins.

DMA 25

WCCB Charlotte To Lose Its Fox Affiliation

The move is a result of Fox’s buying Capitol Broadcasting’s CW and MNT affiliates there, WJZY and WMYT. Jim Babb, EVP-COO of WCCB owner Bahakel Communications, says they were informed of the move Monday morning and are “already exploring various options.”

DMA 24

WCCB News Director Ken White Charged In Theft