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.

WCTX Hartford Launching 3-Hour Primetime News Block

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Nexstar Names Graziano VP-GM In Hartford

The group owner taps Richard Graziano, a veteran broadcast and digital executive, to run its Connecticut ABC-MNT duopoly of WTNH-WCTX .

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Cox And LIN Poised For Conn. Showdown

Subscribers of Cox Communications’ three cable systems in Connecticut could find themselves unable to watch ABC affiliate WTNH Hartford and its sister station, WCTX, on March 14 if a new retransmission agreement isn’t reached. The two stations are owned by LIN Media and have already begun running announcements about their possible removal from the Cox lineup.

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Cox, LIN Reach Carriage Deal In Hartford

Cox Communications and LIN TV Corp. signed a retransmission consent agreement late Wednesday to keep LIN’s Hartford-New Haven, Conn., duopoly of WTNH (ABC) and WCTX (MNT) on Cox’s cable system. The previous deal was set to expire at midnight.