DMA 102

Rentrak Signs Peak Media’s Johnstown Duo

Multi-screen media measurement firm Rentrak Corp. announced that Peak Media’s WATM (ABC) and WWCP (Fox) Johnstown-Altoona, Pa. (DMA 102), have signed a long-term contract for Rentrak’s StationView Essentials service. “We have been following Rentrak’s evolution for some time and feel they are the measurement solution that local broadcasters have been looking for in order to […]

REMEMBERING 9/11

For Pa. Crews, Biggest Story Of Their Lives

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.