WSYX, WCMH, WWHO and WTTE are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.
All three major Columbus, Ohio, stations debuted in 1949: WLWC (which became WCMH) in April, and WBNS and WTVN (later WSYX) in October. Looking back 70 years later, television’s impact is hard to overstate.
Newsy Ramps Up For 24/7 News
Tense moments at Sinclair’s ABC affiliate WSYX Columbus, Ohio, as white powder spilled out of an envelope that was sent to the station. The station has been evacuated on the chance that the powder turns out to be anthrax.
Dan Mellon takes over at WJLA Washington and co-owned NewsChannel8, while Tony D’Angelo will lead WSYX Columbus, Ohio.
The Sinclair ABC affiliate’s anchor Bob Kendrick and chief meteorologist Bill Kelly go for square hamburgers.
WCMH, WSYX, WTTE, WBNS and WOSU, along with radio, newspaper, online and outdoor media are collaborating with business and labot to create a “roadblock” for a day-long effort to flood the market with United Way messaging and stories.
With both the Obama and Romney campaigns in desperate need of Ohio’s 18 electoral votes, all eyes will be on the state tonight. And the three news-producing stations in the state capital — WBNS, WCMH and WSYX — will be tracking and analyzing returns from across the state, watching for problems at polling places and keeping tabs on Republican and Democratic headquarters. “We are preparing for a scenario where we might not know who the president is at 11 p.m. Tuesday night,” said WBNS ND Elbert Tucker.
Two more stations are ready to transmit mobile DTV. Sinclair-operated WSYX (ABC) and WTTE (Fox) Columbus, Ohio, are now outfitted to transmit up to four channels of mobile DTV service.Ã¯Â»Â¿