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Former WCTI GM Praises Staff’s Florence Coverage

DMA 107: GREENVILLE-NEW BERN, NC

How Flooded WCTI Covered Florence

With its building flooded out, Sinclair’s WCTI New Bern, N.C., had to get creative to bring its viewers news coverage of Hurricane Florence. Facebook carried the load for a few days, and then when it got back on the air, producing newscasts from locations all over town kept viewers in the know. “We have a lot of young people here and I’m impressed by how well they’re taking it and how well they’re doing. They know they have a task,” said Sean Finn, WCTI’s creative services director.

DMA 100: GREENVILLE-NEW BERN, NC

Flooded WCTI Does Newscasts From Field

WCTI Greenville, N.C.’s newsroom and studio are still not operational after it flooded during Hurricane Florence. But that hasn’t stopped the staff of the Sinclair ABC affiliate from putting on a newscast every night.

DMA 100: GREENVILLE-NEW BERN, NC

WCTI Evacuates Studio Over Florence

Rising water forced a North Carolina TV station to evacuate its newsroom in the middle of Hurricane Florence coverage. Hours before the storm made landfall Friday, workers at Sinclair’s ABC affiliate WCTI had to abandon their studio.

DMAS 48 & 100

Sinclair Names GMs In Greensboro, New Bern

Matt Bowman is tapped to lead WCTI and WYDO in New Bern-Greenville-Jacksonville, N.C. He will be succeeded at WXLV-WMYV Greensboro-Winston Salem, N.C., by those stations’ Sales Director Allison Aldridge.

DMA 100: GREENVILLE-NEW BERN-WASHINGTON, NC

WCTI Ups Anchor Anna Bulszewicz To EP

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD (DMA 99)

WCTI Leads Greenville, N.C., Social Media

Bonten-owned ABC affiliate WCTI holds a solid lead of local media competition among Greenville, N.C., media on social, according to data from Shareablee over the last six months. Gray’s NBC affil WITN, meanwhile, captured the highest number of fans/followers on social.

DMA 99 (GREENVILLE-NEW BERN-WASHINGTON, NC)

Donnie S. Cox Named WCTI Chief Meteorologist

Bonten Media Group’s ABC affiliate WCTI Greenville-New Bern-Washington, N.C. (DMA 99), has named Donnie S. Cox chief meteorologist. He succeeds Skip Waters who died suddenly on Oct. 28, 2014, after serving 32 years as WCTI chief meteorologist. Cox will debut on WCTI on Feb. 23. Cox joins WCTI from sister station WCYB-TV in Bristol, Va., […]

DMA 99 (GREENVILLE, NC)

WCTI Meteorologist Skip Waters Dies At 61

DMA 99

Bonten Taps Nichols As ND In Eastern N.C.

The former news director of WETM Elmira, N.Y., Scott Nichols, will head up news operations at WCTI New Bern, WFXI Morehead City and WYDO Greenville.

RETRANS WARS – DMA 99 (GREENVILLE, NC)

Bonten, TWC In Retrans Showdowns

The broadcasters says it hasn’t been able to agree to terms with Time Warner Cable for carriage of WCTI and WFXI-WYDO, as the Dec. 31 deadline nears.

DMA 101

WCTI Greenville Adds 5:30 P.M. Newscast

Bonten Media’s ABC affiliate will debut the new broadcast on Aug. 15. Brian North and Jaime McCutcheon will anchor.

DMA 101

WCTI Introduces New Anchor Team At 6, 11 P.M.

Bonten Media’s Fox affiliate WCTI Greenville-New Bern-Washington, N.C. (DMA 101) announced that Valentina Wilson has joined veteran anchor Wes Goforth as primary anchor at 6 and 11 p.m. Wilson has been promoted from her current position anchoring NewsChannel 12 at 5pm and Fox Eastern Carolina 10pm on co-owned WFXI-WYDO. She will continue to anchor NewsChannel […]

DMA 101

N.C. Stations Slot Tornado Relief Special

WCTI AND WFXI-WYDO will air a two-hour tornado recovery and relief special on April 21.