Anchor Krista Miller Returning To WPTA

Krista Miller will make her return to the Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 110), airwaves in March as the 6 and 11 p.m. co-anchor for Quincy Media’s WPTA. A Decatur, Ind., native and Bellmont High School graduate, Miller studied electronic journalism and received her bachelor’s degree from Butler University. She began her broadcasting career with WOWO […]

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WPTA Earns Emmy For Overall Excellence

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WPTA’s Weather Promo Welcomes Snow

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WPTA Work Safety Investigation Gets Legislature’s Attention

A 23-year-old was killed in an industrial accident. Her employer had intentionally disabled safety features on the press she operated, and was fined just $6,300. WPTA’s investigation revealed that the fines for death on the job in Indiana were so low, “it doesn’t cost that much to kill someone.”

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WPTA Children Special Touches Viewers’ Hearts

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WPTA Ramps Up, Scrambles To Cover Big Story

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WPTA Adds Teekaram As Morning Anchor

Quincy Media’s NBC/ABC affiliate WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), has hired Julian Teekaram as co-anchor on Fort Wayne’s NBC News Today, effective immediately. Teekaram assumes her new role from the position of weekend anchor/reporter at the station’s ABC affiliate news operation that sister station aABC21ABC21 – At a post she has held since October […]

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75 Years Later, WW II Soldier Gets Surprise

RTDNA Backs Station’s Fight To Air Testimony

The news group is backing WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind., in its effort to reverse a court ruling barring it from airing audio of the sentencing hearing of a doctor who pleaded guilty to sexual battery. The Quincy Media station legally obtained the recording through an open records request.

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WPTA Charges Prior Restraint In Court Case

The Quincy Media-owned ABC affiliate in Ft. Wayne, Ind., is appealing a circuit court judge’s prohibition against airing an audio recording from a trial.

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Judge Rejects WPTA Plea To Air Courtroom Recording

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Judge Orders WPTA Not To Air Legal Audio Files

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VP Pence Focus Of WPTA’s Inaugural Coverage

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WPTA Names Matt Leach Chief Meteorologist

Quincy Media-owned ABC affiliate WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), has promoted Matt Leach to chief meteorologist effective Sept. 19. Leach originally came to WPTA as its weekend meteorologist. Previously he worked writing forecasts for the Kitsap Peninsula of Washington State for one of the region’s largest newspapers. He also worked at KOMO and Microsoft […]

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Ft. Wayne NBC Names Daniels Chief Meteorologist

Quincy Media’s WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), has named Chris Daniels chief meteorologist for the station’s NBC affiliate 21.2 subchannel branded as Fort Wayne’s NBC. “Chris brings decades of forecasting experience and a wealth of knowledge to Fort Wayne’s NBC,” says WPTA News Director Jonathan Shelley. “Chris’ steady and accurate hand has helped guide […]

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WPTA Adds Alexis Gray To Anchor Desk

Quincy Media’s ABC affiliate WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), has hired Alexis Gray as the station’s evening news co-anchor.  She joins the station from Quincy’s WSJV South Bend, Ind., where she investigated a variety of stories including Notre Dame’s handling of student sexual assault reports, churches paying to teach sex education in public schools […]

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Jonathan Shelley New WPTA News Director

Quincy Media recruits him from WDSU New Orleans. He begins heading news operations at the Fort Wayne multi-affil on Aug. 25.

 

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WPTA Names Tom Powell As Evening Anchor

Quincy Media’s NBC affiliate WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind. (DMA 111), on Wednesday hired Tom Powell as its evening news anchor. He joins the station from Quincy’s sister station WSJV South Bend, Ind., where he has been the prime anchor for five years. He started his career as reporter at KSFY Sioux Falls, S.D., then spent […]

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WPTA-WISE ND Peter Neumann Retiring

The news director of ABC affiliate WPTA and and NBC affiliate WISE as well as director of content and strategy for Granite Broadcasting will retire at the end of May. He has worked continuously as a news director for 31 years.

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Longtime WPTA Anchor Melissa Long To Retire

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Five New Local News Promos

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FCC Moves Could Affect Station Sale

An upcoming Federal Communications Commission meeting could alter a deal by an Illinois media company to acquire a Fort Wayne television station and manage another.

Quincy Buying Stations From Granite, Malara

It’s purchasing WEEK Peoria-Bloomington, Ill.; WPTA Fort Wayne, Ind.; KBJR and its satellite, KRII, Duluth, Minn.-Superior, Wis.; and WBNG Binghamton, N.Y. In addition, Quincy will provide operating services to WHOI and WAOE Peoria-Bloomington, Ill., as well as to stations to be acquired by SagamoreHill Broadcasting: WISE Fort Wayne, Ind., and KDLH Duluth, Minn.-Superior, Wis.  

 

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WISE Sportscaster Kent Hormann In DUI Arrest

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WPTA Reorders Morning Anchor Slot

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WPTA Weatherman Jay Walker Dies At 74