Who has brought it?”—William Edmonstoune Aytoun (1813–1865), “It requires a surgical operation to get a joke well into a Scotch understanding. With the upgrade, WBRE began producing half-hour newscasts at noon and 7 p.m. on WYOU, and the station simulcasts WBRE's weekday morning, and nightly 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts (the first such newscasts on WYOU since its in-house news department folded); these newscasts are also broadcast in high definition. https://nepamedia.blogspot.com/2008/04/shakeup-at-wbre.html She has been married to Aaron Latham since February 17, 1977. He left the station in March 2006 to make a successful bid for a seat in the state house where he served under his real name, Frank Andrews Shimkus. WYOU was purchased by Nexstar Broadcasting as its first station property in 1996. She is an actress, known for Eagle Eye (2008), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and 60 Minutes (1968). In an effort to become more competitive with dominant WNEP, WYOU and WBRE instituted a major shakeup in format in the fall of 2006. She was previously... Diane Sawyer was born on December 22, 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, USA as Lila Diana Sawyer. After carrying Star Trek: Voyager, the station added UPN as a secondary affiliation in June 1995. WBRE-TV, virtual channel 28 (VHF digital channel 11), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States and also serving Scranton.The station is owned by Nexstar Media Group, which also operates Scranton-licensed CBS affiliate WYOU (channel 22) under a shared services agreement (SSA) with owner Mission Broadcasting. Mark Hiller moved from WBRE’s 11 a.m. news to WYOU’s noon broadcast, while Eva Mastromatteo switched over to WBRE at 11. Viewers were able to call into the station and participate in the discussions. She has also worked as a news anchor on MSNBC for their daytime program Now with Alex Wagner. Maggie Rodriguez was born in 1969 in Florida, USA as Margarita Dania Rodriguez. A 1972 flood ruined the film archive in WBRE's basement. WYOU's transmitter is located at the Penobscot Knob antenna farm near Mountain Top. Norah O'Donnell was born on January 23, 1974 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. She has been married to Geoff Tracey since June 9, 2001. She was previously married to Benjamin C. Bradlee. They have one child.

This is a similar operation to existing joint news operations formed by Nexstar/Mission stations the year prior, between WUTR and WFXV in Utica, New York, and WTVW and WEHT in Evansville, Indiana. Gayle King was born on December 28, 1954 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA. WDAU-TV was a solid runner-up to WBRE, and later ABC affiliate WNEP-TV, for much of the time from the 1950s to the 1980s.

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WYOU remained a solid runner-up to WNEP through the early 1990s. Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert. Jane Robelot was born on November 30, 1959 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. Menu. Movies. News of battle!Hark. Faith Daniels was born on March 9, 1957 as Faith Augustine. Nexstar announced on April 3, 2009 that WYOU would shut down its news department effective the following day. The Associated Press commended the station on its gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate hearings and news director Tom Powell was courted by CBS to be a network news anchor.

Wagner’s past work includes working as an editor-in-chief for the Fader magazine and cultural correspondent for the Center for American Progress. On June 16, 2008, there were several more major changes made on the two stations. She was previously married to William G. Bumpus. After vacating the larger Lackawanna Avenue facility, Nexstar opened a smaller news bureau and sales office next door.

They Appeared On "As The World Turns" "Another World" & "One Life To Live", Most Famous Alumni From The Soap Opera Loving, Women Who've Kept Their First Husband's Surname As Their Professional Name. Award-winning journalist, producer and director Hannah Storm is a pioneer in the field of sports broadcasting for women, a published author, an advocate for children suffering from debilitating vascular birthmarks, and most importantly, a mother of three.She joined ESPN in 2008 and now serves as an... Rene Syler was born on February 17, 1963 in Scott AFB, Illinois, USA. They have two children. WYOU and WBRE's midday shows switched anchors. WYOU and WBRE's midday shows switched anchors.

Erica Hill was born on July 20, 1976 in Clinton, Connecticut, USA as Erica Ruth Hill. Soon afterward, the station moved to facilities on Lackawanna Avenue. She was previously married to Richard Cohen. [22], transition from analog to digital broadcasts, "Nexstar Buying Tribune Media For $6.4 Billion", "Nexstar Confirms $4.1B Tribune Media Acquisition To Become Leading Local TV Station Owner", "Nexstar to buy WGN owner Tribune Media for $4.1 billion", "Nexstar to buy Tribune Media for $4.1 billion", "Nexstar Announces Deal to Buy Tribune for $6.4B", "It's Official: Nexstar Takes Tribune In Billion-Dollar Stock Deal", "Nexstar Media Group Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Tribune Media Company for $6.4 Billion in Accretive Transaction Creating the Nation's Largest Local Television Broadcaster and Local Media Company", "Nexstar Media Group Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Tribune Media Company", "Nexstar Selling 19 TVs In 15 Markets For $1.32B", "Nexstar to Sell Stations to Tegna, Scripps for $1.32 Billion", "Bounce TV, Grit, Escape, Laff Multicast Deal Covers 81 Stations, 54 Markets", "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds", A look back at 50 years of local television, BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on WYOU-TV, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=WYOU&oldid=973446215, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 August 2020, at 07:54. She was previously married to Mike Nichols. The station also launched a new weeknight newscast, WYOU News at 7, to compete against WNEP's 7 p.m. newscast. May 2008 – May 2016 8 years 1 month. Before that, she was a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV, the CBS station in New York (1997-99). She is an actress, known for Man of the Year (2006), The Powers That Be (1992) and Murphy Brown (1988). She is an actress, known for NYPD Blue (1993), CSI: Miami (2002) and Entertainment Tonight (1981). Keystone, in turn, sold the station to Diversified Communications of Portland, Maine in 1986, with the call letters changed to the current WYOU on October 9.

Hiller also debuted as anchor of WYOU’s new First at 4 weekday broadcast, the first 4 p.m. newscast in the market. This was followed at 4:30 by The Insider which moved from its 7 o'clock slot. They have two children. She also was a reporter for WDTN-TV Dayton (1995-97). Channel 22's ratings plummeted and would never recover; it has spent most of the new millennium as one of CBS' weakest affiliates—a far cry from the days when it was one of the network's strongest affiliates. Mariette Hartley was born Mary Loretta, a name she dislikes, in Weston, Connecticut. During the 1950s and 1960s, mirroring the longstanding rivalry between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, WDAU dominated Scranton while WBRE ruled Wilkes-Barre. The Associated Press commended the station on its gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate hearings and news director Tom Powell was courted by CBS to be a network news anchor. The limited partnership was short-lived, as the Bulletin sold its share of WDAU back to the Megargee family in 1959. On April 2, 2012, WBRE began broadcasting its local newscasts in high definition, with a new news set, HD camera and forecasting equipment. Paula Zahn was born on February 24, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Paula Ann Zahn. Both programs were discontinued at the start of 2008, with WYOU replacing Pennsylvania Morning with the 6 o'clock hour of the nationally syndicated morning show, The Daily Buzz, and returning to airing its own noon newscast. UPN programming ran primarily on weekends.[1]. In the early 1980s, channel 22 strengthened its hand when it brought in Gary Essex, longtime anchorman at WNEP, and teamed him with popular anchorwoman Debbie Dunleavy. According to nepahdtv.com, this move was met with some dismay from viewers in areas where reception of direct VHF signals from the single Penobscot Knob transmitter still proved difficult if not impossible, even in digital, leaving many rural viewers without access to CBS programming over the air. She was an actress, known for Meet the Parents (2000), My Wife Is Retarded (2007) and The CBS Morning News (1963). The station was launched on June 7, 1953 as WGBI-TV. She is an actress, known for Dave (1993), Murder, She Wrote (1984) and Melvin and Howard (1980). WYOU and WBRE shared a Williamsport Bureau on West 4th Street, though only WBRE appeared on the sign and WBRE's logo was dominant on the bureau's vehicle.