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