Commentary: WPVI Anchor’s Videos Of Encouragement Strike Right Note

How Philly News Teams Keeping It Together

Just as it has for many viewers, the coronavirus pandemic has transformed the work lives of TV newspeople in Philadelphia. As news operations continue to evolve their approach to social distancing in an effort to keep their workers safe, jobs that once seemed impossible to do outside a studio are getting done from home.

WPVI’s Thanksgiving Parade, A 100-Year Philly Tradition

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Reporter John Rawlins Retiring After 38 Years

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Longtime WPVI Executive Producer Heads To ABC HQ

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Reporting For Philly’s WPVI ‘A Dream Come True’

In a new promo, four reporters talk about their dreams of working at WPVI’s Action News in Philadelphia, considered a legacy station for its near total dominance of the local news ratings for decades. “The DNA of the spot is that 6abc is a destination goal for many in the industry and it’s even more desirable if you grew up here,” said Mike Monsell, WPVI’s VP of marketing.

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Monica Malpass Leaving WPVI Philadelphia

Veteran anchor/reporter Monica Malpass announced her intent to leave ABC-owned WPVI Philadelphia (DMA 4), signing off Wednesday during the 5 p.m. newscast after more than three decades of reporting in Philadelphia. Malpass, the mother of three boys, said that she is looking forward to exploring potential national and international opportunities and assessing what is best […]

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Philly News Changes At WPVI, WTXF

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WPVI Saves Thousands Of Lives With Smoke Alarms

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Philly Stations ‘Blitz’ On Eagles-Saints Coverage

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI’s Vernon Odom Looks Back

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

After 42 Years, WPVI’s Vernon Odom Says Goodbye

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WPVI Continues 33-Year-Old Holiday Food Drive

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WPVI Airing Pennsylvania Senate Debate Sunday

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Vernon Odom Honored By Philly’s Broadcast Pioneers

Vernom Odom, a member of the Action News team at ABC O&O WPVI Philadelphia (DMA 4) for 42 years, has been named Person of the Year by Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia. He will be celebrated by 12 Hall of Fame inductees and nine posthumous professionals on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Hilton City Avenue. dom’s […]

SOCIAL SCORECARD

Philly’s WPVI Ahead By Millions On Social Media

The ABC O&O in Philadelphia has almost 13 million actions on social, accounting for almost 36% of the total engagement generated by the DMA (No. 4), with more than 35 million social actions. John Morris, WPVI’s VP of multiplatform programming, attributes the station’s dominance on social as a natural extension of its Action News brand on TV.

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Philadelphia Intern Living Lifelong Dream

DMA 4

Magdalena Doris Joins WPVI Philadelphis

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

Anchor Jim Gardner Still A Ratings Force For WPVI

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Anchor Writes Open Letter To Fla. Shooting Victim

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WPVI, Paper Partner To Study Health Care Costs

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Philly TV ‘All In’ On Facebook For Super Bowl

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Anchor Gray Hall Back After Brain Surgery

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WPVI Thanksgiving Parade Promo’s Got Attitude

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Reporter-Photog Duo Retire Together

DMA 4

WPVI Philadelphia To Broadcast ArenaBowl XXX

With the Philadelphia Soul’s 69-54 victory over the Baltimore Brigade on Saturday, the team will host the Arena Football League championship ArenaBowl XXX on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia (DMA 4). The game will be broadcast live on WPVI, Twitter and WPEN-FM. Handling sideline reporting duties will […]

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WPVI Philadelphia Debuts New Set, Graphics

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Gets New Studio, Graphics, AI Weather

Today at noon, ABC O&O WPVI Philadelphia (DMA 4) unveiled a new multifunctional studio, accented by a new graphics look. “It’s pretty dramatic,” says President-GM Bernie Prazenica. “The depth of the video integration in our studio has increased in a big way. Visually, it’s just really eye-popping, but this update is more than cosmetic. The […]

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Forecaster Offers Pre-Snow Wine Forecat

DMA 4

WPVI Keeps Social Lead in Philadelphia

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI’s Saltzman Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Wendy Saltzman, investigative reporter at ABC O&O WPVI Philadelphia (DMA 4) said today she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Saltzman made the announcement on her Facebook page. She will be taking medical leave for treatment next month. Here is her statement: “I learned I had breast cancer on Dec. 22, just three days before […]

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WPVI Wins Election Night Coverage In Philly

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A Couple of New Promos From WPVI Philadelphia

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Sparks Fly, Ratings Soar For Senate Debate On WPVI

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI No. 1 In Social In Top 10 Markets

ABC O&O WPVI Philadelphia leads the top 10 markets in social with a 48.61 share, according to Share Rocket, which has released its look at the social share leaders in each of the top 10 markets.

Philly Kid’s TV Icon ‘Captain Noah’ Dies At 90

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — W. Carter Merbreier, who helmed the beloved local children’s TV show “Captain Noah and his Magical Ark,” died Tuesday after a short illness. He was 90. He died at his home in Audubon, in suburban Philadelphia, said his former station, WPVI-TV. The station has “lost a dear friend and TV legend,” WPVI […]

Melvin Kampmann, 85, Action News Creator, Dies

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI News Photog Gives Behind-The-Scenes Look

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WPVI Declares Philadelphia ‘Action News Country’

DMA 4: PHILADELPHIA

WPVI Anchor Lisa Thomas-Laury Retiring