Local News Close-Up: Plenty Of Pro’s In Hartford

Hartford-New Haven, Conn., has long enjoyed its location, situated roughly midway between Boston and New York. The urban bookends offer more than metropolitan proximity. As the nation crawls out of the pandemic, the Connecticut market is seeing more and more big-city refugees move in.

Tegna Names Humberto Hormaza WTIC-WCCT GM

The former WTIC-WCCT Orlando general manager is tapped to lead Tegna’s Fox-CW duopoly in Hartford, Conn.

Four Hartford Stations Launch NextGen TV

WCCT, WTIC, WFSB and WTNH are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.

Tom Manning Named Morning News Content Director Of WTIC-WCCT Hartford

Tegna has appointed Tom Manning morning news content director of its Hartford, Conn., duopoly of WTIC (Fox) and WCCT (CW), effective Sept. 13. Manning will be responsible for overseeing the all local Fox61 Morning News, which airs weekdays from 4 to 11a.m. Manning is an award-winning journalist with more than 30 years of experience as a […]

Richard Washington III Named WTIC-WCCT News Director

Tegna moves him from assistant news director at its WCNC Charlotte, N.C., to oversee journalism operations at its Fox-CW duopoly in Hartford, Conn.


WTIC Promotes Rachel Frank To Chief Meteorologist

Tribune-owned WTIC (Fox)-WCCT (CW) Hartford, Conn. (DMA 33), today promoted Rachel Frank to chief meteorologist. The Emmy Award-winning Frank joined WTIC in 2008 and serves as meteorologist on The Fox 61 News at 4, 5, 10 and 11 p.m. Frank graduated with honors from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology. She worked as a meteorologist […]


B.J. Finnell Now WTIC-WCCT’s Top Marketer

The news and marketing executive will lead brand and creative development for Tribune’s Fox-CW duopoly in Hartford-New Haven, Conn.


Vazquez To Head WTIC-WCCT Marketing

The veteran creative services director will oversee marketing, branding and creative services at Tribune’s Fox-CW duopoly in Hartford, Conn.


Mayasich Joins WTIC- WCCT As Sales Dir.

Former Phoenix Gannett exec Dan Mayasich is tapped by Tribune to head sales at its Hartford, Conn., Fox-CW duopoly.


Jon Hitchcock New GM Of WTIC-WCCT

The former GM of KYW Philadelphia is tapped to head Tribune’s Fox and CW outlets in Connecticut.

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WTIC Hartford Names Oxton Interim GM

Mark Oxton, director of sales at Hartford, Conn.’s Fox affil WTIC and WCCT (CW) has been appointed acting general manager for both Tribune stations. Oxton steps into the position after former GM Chris Geiger stepped down Tuesday.


WTIC-WCCT Names Robinson National Sales Mgr

Tribune Broadcasting’s duopoly in Hartford, Conn. (DMA 30), WTIC (Fox) and WCCT (CW), today promoted Janet Robinson to national sales manager. As NSM, Robinson will be responsible for overseeing national sales activity in the market for both stations. She moves from regional sales manager at the station and will report to Mark Oxton, director of […]


Tribune Names Geiger GM Of Hartford Duo

Chris Geiger joins the Tribune-owned Fox-CW stations in Hartford, Conn., from Sinclair’s Syracuse, N.Y., properties.


Meteorologist Matt Scott Joins WTIC-WCCT

Fox-owned WTIC (Fox)-WCCT (CW) Hartford-New Haven, Conn. (DMA 30), announced that Matt Scott joined the stations today as a meteorologist. Scott has more than 20 years of broadcasting experience, spending the last 11 years working as a meteorologist in Connecticut, most recently at the News 12 cable channel. He has also worked in West Virginia, […]

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Reporter Crystal Hall Joins WCCT Hartford

Fox O&O WCCT Hartford-New Haven, Conn. (DMA 30), announced today that Crystal Hall will be joining its team as a general assignment reporter. Hall joins the station from KAUZ Wichita Falls, Texas, where she has been the weekend anchor/reporter for three years. In 2011 she was honored by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters as the […]

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Fox Hartford Properties Host Gun Control Forum


Tribune Stations Go Dark On Cablevision

Affected are WPIX New York; WPHL Philadelphia; KWGN Denver; and WCCT Hartford, Conn. The cable operator accuses Tribune of demanding fees that are too high because of its parent company’s financial woes, but Tribune says it’s asking for “less than a penny a day per subscriber.”


WCCT Hartford’s A.M. News Runs From 5 to 10

Tribune Broadcasting’s Fox affiliate WCCT Hartford-New Haven, Conn. (DMA 30) is reordering its morning news. Beginning Monday, Sept. 26, the station’s morning news will expand to run through 10 a.m. Logan Byrnes will anchor the 4:30 a.m. half hour with meteorologist Joe Furey. Erika Arias will join the duo from 5 to 10 a.m. At […]

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WTIC-WCCT Opens Buying, Selling, Deals Site

CTShopsHere.com offers local Hartford and national deals, money saving tips and lets consumers buy and sell.