The long-running saga of the damaged broadcast antenna used by three Richmond television stations could be drawing to a close. “Repairs are expected to be done in October,” says Victoria Regan, general manager of WRIC. Also affected are WRLH and WCVW.
ABC affiliate WRIC, Fox affil WRLH and noncommercial WCVW have had their broadcast signal power reduced by problems with the antenna they share. “We’re hoping to have this rectified posthaste,” said WRIC GM Victoria Regan. However, she said, full repairs “may not happen right away.”
Virginia’s Community Idea Stations — WCVE-TV-FM and WCVW-TV Richmond and WHTJ-TV Charlottesville — on Friday (April 20) announced elimination of 11 positions, about 18% of its workforce, before the end of June.