DMA 45: BIRMINGHAM, AL

WCFT-WJSU’s Dave Baird Sets Sept. Retirement

DMA 42 (BIRMINGHAM, AL)

WCFT Pulls Story On Gay Marriage From Site

The Allbritton Birmingham, Ala., ABC affiliate has deleted all its Facebook and website references to ABC Good Morning America weatherman Sam Champion’s upcoming marriage to his boyfriend.

DIGITAL DMAS (39)

As Paper Trims, Birmingham Turns To Digital

In Birmingham, Ala., planned cutbacks at the market’s daily, the Advance Publications-owned Birmingham News, have readers turning their attention to the city’s online news outlets, including TV sites, an innovative pureplay and Advance’s own three-paper website.

DMA 39 (BIRMINGHAM, AL)

WCFT Launches Local HD News With JVC ProHD

Allbritton Communications-owned ABC affiliate WCFT-WJSU-WBMA Birmingham-Anniston-Tuscaloosa, Ala. (DMA 39), has purchased 20 JVC Professional Products CoGY-HM790 ProHD camcorders for studio and ENG work as part of an overall transition to local HD news production. Ron Thomas, the stations’ director of engineering, said the station began using four of the new cameras in its studio in […]

DMA 40

Maggie Poteau Rejoins WCFT Birmingham