Anchor Don Alhart Sets Retirement After 58 Years At WHAM Rochester

Guinness World Records saluted Alhart last year for the “longest career as a television news broadcaster.”

Four Stations Launch NextGen TV In Rochester, N.Y.

WHAM, WROC, WUHF and WXXI are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.

WHAM Rochester Anchor Duo Of Ginny Ryan And Doug Emblidge To Retire

WHAM Rochester, N.Y.’s longest running anchor duo of Ginny Ryan and Doug Emblidge, who have anchored the ABC affiliate’s 5 p.m. weeknight newscast since 1990, today announced plans to retire from […]

Meteorologist Glenn Johnson Out At WHAM Rochester

DMAS 58 & 80

Deerfield’s WPMI-WJTC, WHAM Off DirecTV

The retransmission agreement with AT&T/DirecTV to carry the stations recently expired and after several extensions AT&T/DirecTV and the station were not able to reach an agreement that allows for further carriage.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 76: ROCHESTER, NY

Go Jump In A Lake: WHAM Reporter Complies

SOCIAL SCORECARD

In Rochester, WHAM Rocks On Facebook

Over the last six months, the Rochester, N.Y., ABC affiliate owned by Deerfield Media but operated by Sinclair under a shared services agreement, has almost 1.4 million actions on social, accounting for more than 28% of the total engagement generated by the DMA (No. 76).

DMA 76: ROCHESTER, NY

WHAM Photog Carl Shuba Dies At 52

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD: DMA 76

WHAM Leads Rochester, N.Y. Social Media

WHAM, a Deerfield Media-owned ABC affiliate operated by Sinclair, leads Rochester, N.Y., local media on social in both total actions and fans/followers over the last six months according to shareable. A day part strategy on Facebook and growing use of Facebook Live is driving that lead.

DMA 76: ROCHESTER, NY

Meteorologist Scott Hetsko Joins WHAM-WUHF

ABC affiliate WHAM and Fox affiliate WUHF Rochester, N.Y. (DMA 76) have added veteran broadcast meteorologist Scott Hetsko to the stations’ on-air team effective Sept. 12. Hetsko becomes the newest […]

Police Detain More Journos Covering Protests

As protests broke out across the country as a result of recent police shootings and the Dallas police murders, in Rochester, two WHAM reporters were detained and handcuffed by officers over the weekend while they were reporting live via Facebook from a public sidewalk.

DMA 76: ROCHESTER, NY

WHAM Celebrates 50 Years With Don Alhart

DMA 80

WHAM To Launch News On CW Subchannel

Starting Jan. 1, the Rochester, N.Y., Newport ABC affil will air a half-hour 10 p.m. newscast every night on its CW subchannel