Jennifer DelGado Joins WTTG As Meteorologist

Jennifer DelGado has joined Fox O&O WTTG Washington as weekend evening meteorologist. Effective Jan. 18, she will report the weather for the station’s Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening newscasts at 4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m., as well as the newscasts on co-owned WDCA. In addition, she will serve as a field reporter for […]

DMA 7: WASHINGTON

WTTG Confronts Coronavirus With Steady Hand

A solid business contingency plan gave Fox-owned WTTG and WDCA in Washington, D.C., a leg up in pivoting for the coronavirus pandemic. VP and GM Patrick Paolini says a priority now is staying on top of the news deluge while keeping staffers and advertisers calm amid the uncertainty.

TVN’S NEWSTECHFORUM

NewsTECH Forum | Patrick Paolini: Reimagining Local’s Landscape

The GM of Fox’s Washington duopoly is overseeing moves into podcasting and other new media, something he calls a survival necessity. “We’re competing with everyone, and for every dollar that we can get, so, to me, you have to have more places to monetize.” (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)

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Creative Services Producer Needed In D.C.

The opening is at the Fox-owned duopoly of WTTG-WDCA. This is a fast-paced, large market environment, and candidates should expect to do it all, from station image campaigns to topicals, from sales to digital.

DMA 6: WASHINGTON

WTTG-WDCA Break Ground On New Building

In addition to housing the Fox-MNT combo, the new building will be home to a 23-story office tower and will contain retail and residential space. GM Patrick Paolini (above) hosted the ceremonies.

DMA 7: WASHINGTON

Fox Rebrands WDCA As ‘Fox 5 Plus’

Effective July 17, the Fox-owned sister station to WTTG Washington (DMA 7) – MNT affiliate WDCA — will be rebranded “Fox 5 Plus.” As part of the station’s change, WDCA will launch a daily 8 p.m. primetime newscast named Fox 5 News on the Plus. In making the announcement, VP-GM Patrick Paolini said: “Given [WTTG] […]

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

WTTG-WDCA Names Perkins Creative Services VP

Scott Perkins today was named vice president, creative services director for Fox-owned WTTG (Fox) and WDCA (MNT) Washington (DMA 8). Effective July 14, Perkins will be responsible for overseeing all promotional needs of the stations. Most recently, Perkins was an executive creative director and consultant for Bowie (Md.) State University, the CDC and Faith Based […]

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

DC Business Journal Profiles WTTG-WDCA’s Paolini

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

Patrick Paolini Named VP-GM Of WTTG-WDCA

The longtime Fox Television Stations exec will succeed Duffy Dyer as head of the Washington Fox-MNT duopoly.

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

WTTG-WDCA GM Duffy Dyer Retires

The head of Fox’s Fox-MNT duopoly in Washington steps down after 12 years in the market, 26 with FTS.

Watchdog Asks FCC To Whack Fox Licenses

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics says the British phone-hacking scandel shows that the News Corp. subsidiary “lacks the requisite character to hold broadcast licenses here in the United States.’ The stations involved are WTTG-WDCA Washington and WUTB Baltimore.’