WFSB Adds Wendell Edwards As Morning Co-Anchor

WFSB Anchor Duo Quarantines After Positive COVID-19 Test

Dennis House Leaves WFSB Hartford After 28 Years

WFSB Mourns Sudden Loss Of Longtime Anchor Denise D’Ascenzo

WFSB Hartford Reporter Opens Up About His Lupis Battle

DMA 33: HARTFORD, CT

WFSB Hartford To Debut 4:30 P.M. Newscast

Eyewitness News at 4:30 PM launches Sept. 9 and will feature anchors Erin Connolly and Mark Zinni plus meteorologist Mark Dixon.

DMA 32

Crosstown News Director Move In Hartford

Longtime WTNH Hartford, Conn., news director Keith Connorsis is heading up Route 91 to the Meredith-owned CBS affiliate WFSB where he will be the new executive news director. Connors fills the opening left behind when the station promoted Dana Neves to VP-GM of the station in March 2018.

DMA 32

Dana Neves Is New WFSB Hartford VP-GM

She joined Meredith’s Connecticut CBS affiliate as an intern in 1995 and rose to become news director in 2006. She succeeds Klarn DePalma.

DMA 32: HARTFORD, CT

Water Line Break Forces WFSB Evacuation

DMA 30: HARTFORD, CT

Lawmaker Asks FCC To End WFSB Blackout

A Connecticut state lawmaker has stepped in to try to end a two-month retrans battle that has kept Meredith’s CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford, Conn., off of Altice USA’s Optimum cable system. Sen. Gayle Slossberg is spearheading a petition to have the FCC intervene in the impasse.

DMA 30: HARTFORD, CT

WFSB Sportscaster John Holt Leaving

DMA 30: HARTFORD, CT

Susan Raff Joins WFSB’s ‘Face the State’

Meredith Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford, Conn. (DMA 30) is adding Susan Raff to its Sunday Face the State. Raff will join Dennis House as co-anchor of the Sunday morning political show on Sept. 4. Raff joined WFSB’s Eyewitness News team in 1995. She has covered Connecticut politics for more than 20 years and spends […]

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD (DMA 30)

In Hartford, WFSB Wins Social By A Hair

It’s a tight social media race in Hartford-New Haven, Conn., where Meredith-owned WFSB has climbed slightly ahead of Comcast-owned WVIT in terms of total social actions, according to Shareablee data. The station’s GM says winning social comes down to treating it just as seriously as its website or broadcast.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 30: HARTFORD, CT)

WFSB Goes All In For Race Against Breast Cancer

Meredith To Add Three Katz Diginets

The broadcast group will introduce Grit, Escape and Laff in five major markets, bringing U.S. coverage of the networks to 78% for Grit, 58% for Escape and 50% for Laff, which premieres next month.

DMAS 1 & 30

WPIX New York Adds Two Hartford News Names

DMA 30

WFSB Hartford To Host Gubernatorial Debate

Meredith-owned CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford, Conn. (DMA 30), will host a gubernatorial debate at the campus of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford. The candidates, Dan Malloy and Tom Foley, will be debating the issues on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Dennis House, WFSB anchor and Face the State host, will question […]

Rentrak Adds Four More Meredith Stations

The group’s outlets in Atlanta, Hartford and Nashville are the latest to subscribe to the rating service.

DMAS 19 (CLEVELAND) & 30 (HARTFORD, CT)

WJW Anchor Mark Zinni Leaving For WFSB

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

Residents Oppose WFSB Radar Installation Plan

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

Police Sued For Prohibiting Drone Use

A Hartford man is filing a lawsuit against the Hartford police department and two of its members, claiming they violated his civil rights when officers demanded that he stop flying a drone over a crime scene and detained him, according to court paperwork being filed today.

Drone Use Highlights Questions For Journos

The Federal Aviation Administration has opened an investigation of a remote-controlled aircraft, equipped with a video camera, hovering over the wreckage of a car crash in Hartford, Conn. It was operated by an employee of CBS affiliate WFSB. The case of the Hartford crash, in which the victim’s body was left hanging out of a mangled car, highlights some of the safety, privacy and ethical issues that journalists will wrestle with as interest grows in using drones for newsgathering.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

Drone Use By WFSB Employee Under Investigation

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

WFSB, Cablevision Settle Retrans Dispute

Meredith-owned CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford-New Haven, Conn., announced on its website and through social media that it hadsreached a deal with Cablevision to restore its programming to the cable provider’s Optimum TV service.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

WFSB-Cablevision Retrans Deal Down To Wire

Cablevision’s contract to carry Meredith’s CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford, Conn.,on its cable system will expire at midnight on Dec. 31 and if a new deal isn’t struck before then, the station will be removed from the Cablevision OptimumTV lineup.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CONN.)

WFSB Honoring Newtown By Staying Away

Management at the Meredith-owned CBS affiliate says the station will honor Newtown town leader’s request for media to stay away on Dec. 14, the anniversary of the tragic mass shooting. Instead, each day leading up to the 14th, the station will profile those who died in the shooting.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD, CT)

Suspect Fires At WFSB Cameraman

While hunting for footage of an armed suspect in Connecticut, a TV cameraman quickly became the hunted himself.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

Dan Kain Retiring After 26 Years At WFSB

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

Former WFSB Reporter Brian Garnett Dies

DMA 30 (HARTFORD, CT)

WFSB Joins Radio Station’s Annual Food Drive

WCTY-FM Norwich Conn., conducted its 14th annual food drive and for the first time it partnered with CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford, Conn. The drive benefits the Thames Valley Council for Community Action Food Drive and Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London, Connecticut. Along with WCTY’s 36-hour radio broadcast, Kevin Hogan, WFSB […]

DMA 30

WFSB Hartford To Host Senate Debate

Meredith-owned CBS affiliate WFSB Hartford-New Haven, Conn. (DMA 30), will host the first Senate debate between Linda McMahon and Chris Murphy at the WFSB studios. The candidates have been invited to debate the issues on Sunday, Oct, 7, at 11 a.m. Both of the candidates have accepted the invitation. Dennis House, WFSB’s Eyewitness News anchor […]

DIGITAL DMAS: HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN (30)

Conn. Digital Media Pump Traffic With Social

In Connecticut’s Hartford-New Haven market, local media players are turning to social media to help draw in more visitors — and the strategy is working. NBC O&O WVIT nearly doubled its traffic after enhancing its Facebook presence last year.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD, CT)

WFSB, Newspaper Form News Partnership

The Meredith-owned CBS affiliate in New Haven, Conn., is joining forces with the Norwich Bulletin. The arrangement includes sharing video clips, stories and exclusive daily meteorology content.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD-NEW HAVEN, CT)

Anchor Al Terzi Leaving WFSB At End Of Week

DMA 30 (HARTFORD, CT)

WFSB Simulcasting News On Radio Stations

The Hartford, Conn., CBS affiliate’s weekday newscasts at noon and 6 p.m. will be available to listeners of two area AM stations.

DMA 30 (HARTFORD, CT)

WFSB Hartford Giving Away Car On Facebook

DMA 30 (HARTFORD, CONN.)

Longtime WFSB Weatherman Charlie Bagley Dies

DMA 30

WFSB’s ‘Face the State’ Tops Network Sun. Shows