The move to succeed Kyle Grimes in Harrisburg-Lancaster is a return to the Keystone State for the veteran Hearst station executive, who most recently was president-GM of WPTZ-WNNE Burlington, Vt.
Hearst-owned WGAL has a walloping lead over its local competition on social media in the Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pa., market according to Shareablee data. Its news director says that maintaining the station’s brand identity as tightly on social as it does on air has given it the edge.
Hearst Television’s NBC affiliate WGAL Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pa. (DMA 44) has promoted Senior Account Executive Ben Warntz to local sales manager. Warntz first joined WGAL as an account executive in 2000. In 2013 he was promoted to a senior account executive to lead the sales force in Harrisburg. In this role, Warntz coached several account executives […]
NBC affiliate WGAL Harrisburg, Pa. is back on the air after a roof collapse forced the evacuation of the station’s Lancaster studio on Friday. No one was injured.
Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WGAL Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pa. (DMA 43), has hired Justin Betti as a weekend sports anchor and reporter. Betti began his duties last week, reporting news stories and anchoring weekend sportscasts. A Pennsylvania native, Beatti grew up in the Scranton area, and attended Syracuse University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast […]
Starting Feb. 4, Hearst’s NBC affiliate in Harrisburg, Pa., will provide a half hour of latenight news an hour earlier (10 p.m.) seven days a week, but it will be broadcast over the air on the station’s ch. 8.2 and on Comcast and Blue Ridge Cable’s systems.
Hearst promotes him from head of sales at its WYFF Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., to succeed the retiring Paul Quinn at its Harrisburg-Lancaster, Pa., NBC affiliate.
The Hearst NBC affiliate in Lancaster-Harrisburg-York-Lebanon, Pa., joined with a number of local groups and charities to raise money to help tornado victims in Harrisburg, Ill.; Lebanon, Ohio; Lebanon, Mo.; and other Midwest towns.