Greg Mace, WHTM Sports Director, Dies

DMA 45

Employees, Advertisers Flee WHTM Harrisburg

DMA 45: HARRISBURG, PA

WHTM Disputes Ex-Anchor’s Claims

Flora Posteraro Out At WHTM After 20 Years

DMA 45

WHTM Harrisburg Adds Five Reporters

DMA 45 (HARRISBURG, PA)

WHTM Harrisburg Says Goodbye To Chuck Rhodes

DMA 45

Chuck Rhodes Retiring From WHTM Harrisburg

DMA 45

Anchor Al Gnoza Gone From WHTM Harrisburg

Sinclair Closes WGXA Purchase, WHTM Sale

Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced that it has closed on its purchase of WGXA (Fox/ABC) Macon, Ga., from Frontier Broadcast Holdings. At the same time Sinclair also announced that it has closed on its sale of WHTM (ABC) Harrisburg, Pa., to Media General Inc.

DMA 43 (HARRISBURG, PA)

Media General Buying WHTM For $83.4M

The purchase of the Harrisburg, Pa., ABC affiliiate from Sinclair is part of Sinclair’s promise to the FCC to smooth the way for approval of Sinclair’s purchase of all of Allbritton’s stations.

DMA 43

WHTM Kills Posts Skewering Weather Critics

DMA 43 (HARRISBURG-LANCASTER-LEBANON-YORK, PA)

WHTM Ups Laura Schmidt To Assistant ND

DMA 43 (HARRISBURG, PA)

WHTM, Pa. Paper In Content-Sharing Deal

The Carlisle, Pa., Sentinel and the Allbritton-owned ABC affiliate in Harrisburg, Pa., have reached a content-sharing deal that both parties say should greatly benefit readers and viewers of the newspaper, TV station and digital products. The deal, which includes an expanded local weather section in the Sentinel and coverage of Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon and York counties courtesy of WHTM, was announced just weeks after the Harrisburg Patriot-News said it would cut publication to three days a week and focus mostly on its digital content.

DIGITAL DMA (41)

Harrisburg Media Go Big For Sandusky Trial

In Pennsylvania’s state capital, the scandal that exploded at Penn State involving ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has led to a Pulitzer Prize for local daily The Patriot-News, and all of the city’s online media players — including WHTM, WGAL, WPMT and WHP — are boosting their digital efforts for the resulting trial.

DMA 41 (HARRISBURG, PA)

WHTM Transitions To HD With Autoscript

When Allbritton Communications’ ABC affiliate WHTM Harrisburg, Pa. (DMA 41), made the transition to HD, the station also upgraded its studio teleprompting gear, selecting teleprompters from Autoscript. “Local news is the heart and soul of what we do as a local station—it is our direct connection to the community,” said Keith Blaisdell, director of technology, […]

DMA 41 (HARRISBURG, PA)

WHTM Harrisburg Goes To HD News With JVC

Allbritton Communication’s WHTM Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, Pa. (DMA 41), has purchased 21 JVC ProHD cameras — 15 JVC GY-HM790U and six GY-HM750U — for the transition to local HD news, JVC said Monday. Allbritton has standardized on JVC ProHD cameras for studio and ENG work at WHTM and five of its six other network affiliated stations. In […]

NAB To Honor WDIV, WLKY, WHTM

Theose are the television station winners of the NAB Education Foundation’s annual Service to America Awards. They and the radio winners will be honored on June 6 in Washington at a dinner where Jeff Bridges and Target Corp. will also be recognized.