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Sarahbeth Ackerman Joins WPTZ As Morning Anchor

Hearst-owned NBC affiliate WPTZ Burlington, Vt., has hired Sarahbeth Ackerman as a morning anchor. Her first day will be Feb. 18. Ackerman has been the morning reporter and fill-in traffic anchor for nearly five years at WFTV Orlando, Fla., and worked as a multimedia journalist and news director in Minot, N.D., where she helped transition […]

WPTZ-WNNE Promotes Alice Kang To Anchor Desk

Hearst Television’s NBC-CW duopoly of WPTZ-WNNE Burlington, Vt., has added Alice Kang to the NBC5 News evening team as a news anchor. She joins anchors Brian Colleran and Stewart Ledbetter, and chief meteorologist Tom Messner. A native of Chicago’s north shore, Kang joined the WPTZ in August 2018 as the morning anchor for NBC5 News […]

DMA 96: BURLINGTON, VT-PLATTSBURGH, NY

Ryan Rothstein Named GM Of WPTZ-WNNE

The career Hearst Television executive is promoted from general sales manager at WPBF West Palm Beach to lead the group’s NBC-CW duopoly in Burlington-Plattsburgh, succeeding Justin Antoniotti.

DMA 98: BURLINGTON, VT

Justin Antoniotti Named WPTZ-WNNE GM

Hearst chooses the news director of its WTAE Pittsburgh to oversee its NBC duo in Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y., succeeding Kyle Grimes who moves to WGAL Lancaster, Pa.

DMA 97 (BURLINGTON, VT-PLATTSBURGH, NY)

WPTZ Burlington Launching Subchannel

Beginning Sept. 15, Hearst’s Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y., NBC affiliate will give CW and MeTV separate channels, 5.2 and 5.3, respectively. Since March 2013, the two networks have shared the broadcast day on WPTZ 5.2.

DMA 97 (BURLINGTON, VT-PLATTSBURGH, NY)

CW Moves In Burlington To WPTZ Subchannel

Starting today, CW programming in Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y. (DMA 97) will be seen on the ch. 5.2 subchannel of Hearst’s NBC affiliate WPTZ. The network previously was carried on a subchannel of WFFF. In addition to the CW lineup, WPTZ will continue to air MeTV programming. WPTZ 5.2 is available on Comcast ch. 302, Burlington […]

DMAS 97 & 117

Me-TV Adds WPTZ Burlington, KVLY Fargo

The Me-TV Network has added affiliates from both existing and new station groups. Hearst Television-owned WPTZ, Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y. (DMA 97) will launch Me-TV on Jan. 2, 2013, and Hoak Media-owned KVLY Fargo, N.D. (DMA 117) will debut the classic TV diginet on Jan. 1. This will be the first Hoak Media-owned station to become […]

DMA 95 (BURLINGTON, VT-PLATTSBURGH, NY)

Grimes Succeeds Sands As WPTZ GM

Kyle Grimes Named Successor to the retiring Paul Sands at Hearst’s Plattsburgh, N.Y.-Burlington, Vt., NBC affiliate.

DIGITAL DMA: BURLINGTON, VT.

Social Media Fuel Digital Scene In Vermont

In Vermont, a state where town hall meetings have held an honored place for 200 years, social media seems like a natural fit. After Tropical Storm Irene cut a swath of devestation through the region earlier this year, Burlington media used Facebook and Twitter to get info out to the community.

DMA 95

WPTZ’s Jim Moore Leaves To Open BBQ Restaurant