The Nexstar CBS affiliate is upgrading its studio cameras, set, weather lab, graphics and logo and increasing the size of its studio in anticipation of the switch.
He joins Nexstar’s CBS affiliate in Johnstown-Altoona, Pa., next month, succeeding Dave Kaplar.
Nexstar’s CBS affiliate will debut a one-hour weekday newscast on Sept. 12 that will feature a fully interactive platform to connect with viewers.
Just before United Flight 93 went down near rural Shanksville, Pa., news staffers at stations in the Johnstown-Altoona market were like those at stations across the country. They were watching the images of the World Trade Center crash and trying to figure the local angle. Little did they know their local angle would consume their lives and coverage for days, and still resound 10 years later. This is the third in a TVNewsCheck series this week on how broadcasters responded to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.