WPGH, WTAE and WPNT roll out the new television transmission technology.
Its Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 at Noon gets an extra 30 minutes beginning Jan. 13. The newscast will be anchored by Kelly Sasso and meteorologist Ashley Dougherty.
TV stations have the power to be positive change agents in their communities. Bringing together community leaders to openly discuss issues that divide and unite neighborhoods in a town hall setting can be the first step. Two Hearst affiliates, one in Baltimore and the other in Pittsburgh, are broadcasting town hall meetings that address critical issues facing their communities.
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WTAE Pittsburgh (DMA 24) has promoted Brittany Hoke to weekend evening anchor and hired Alex Alecci as weekend evening meteorologist. Hoke has been a reporter for WTAE in its Westmoreland County bureau since June 2017. In her newly expanded assignment she joins co-anchor Ryan Recker weekend evenings starting Oct. 29. Alex Alecci […]
On Aug. 24, the Hearst-owned Pittsburgh ABC and Cozi TV affiliate will be the first Pittsburgh station to move frequencies under the spectrum repack.
Chronicle host Sally Wiggin has announced plans to retire in November 2018, after nearly four decades of broadcasting on Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WTAE Pittsburgh (DMA 24). Wiggin made public her decision Monday evening during WTAE’s Black & Gold Primetime special, prior to the Pittsburgh Steelers game. “My decision to retire next year is something […]
Former WTAE Pittsburgh anchor Wendy Bell’s federal court claim that she wouldn’t have been fired for posting opinions about the background and race of the Wilkinsburg massacre suspects if she were black should be thrown out because it’s speculation, the TV station’s parent company says.