DMA 53

WPRI, Providence Journal In Weather Partnership

LIN-owned CBS affiliate WPRI Providence, R.I. (DMA 53), and the Belo-owned Providence Journal and Eyewitness News have launched a new multimedia weather partnership.

WPRI’s Live Pinpoint Doppler 12 weather team will be the local broadcast weather source for the Providence Journal; providing daily weather information for the weather page in the newspaper and on

“I am excited to begin our new partnership with WPRI 12 and look forward to building a strong relationship with their weather experts and meteorological team.” said Howard Sutton, publisher-president-CEO of the Providence Journal.

 “We are thrilled to be working with the terrific team at the Providence Journal to provide Rhode Islanders with an accurate and dependable weather forecast on television, in print and online,” said Jay Howell, president-GM of WPRI, Fox Providence and myRITV.

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