WAVY Norfolk Continues Tradition Of Collecting Coats For FamiliesNovember 29th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
WAVY, Nexstar’s NBC affiliate serving Hampton Roads, Va., continues its annual community project, 10 On Your Side Coats for Families drive. According to the station, WAVY has been helping those in need by collecting coats for people of all ages and sizes for more than three decades.
WAVY’s Don Roberts Retiring After 33 Years On Morning NewsSeptember 16th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
Don Roberts is retiring after 33 years behind the anchor desk at WAVY News 10 Today. “I am constantly in awe of what Don does to make our community a better place,” says Sarah Zak, WAVY’s news director.
WAVY Gives Away 16,000 Coats To Needy FamiliesFebruary 15th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
For 29 years, WAVY Norfolk, Va., has teamed up with local businesses, nonprofits and churches to collect, clean and distribute winter garmets. This year it gathered more than 16,000 coats, a new record.
How TV Stations Are Connecting With Their CommunitiesMarch 12th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
TV stations make meaningful contributions and connections in a variety of beneficial ways with their communities. Here’s a round-up of how some stations are helping and serving their communities.
Nexstar Donates $20K To Help Families Of Virginia Beach Mass ShootingJune 1st, 2020 by Paul Greeley
On May 31, 2019, a Virginia Beach city engineer shot and killed 12 people and seriously injured four others at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. Today, the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation will donate $20,000 to The Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund, to assist the families of those killed or wounded during the mass shooting.
Main Talent At WAVY Bring Combined 111 Years’ ExperienceDecember 27th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
Carol Ward, general manager of WAVY and WVBT said, “It is an incredible asset to have these professionals on our side.” According to Ward: “WAVY is Hampton Roads‘ leading source for news, weather, traffic and sports and it is no doubt due to the daily contribution of Don Roberts, Don Slater and Bruce Rader.”
WAVY/WVBT Begin School Supply DriveJuly 26th, 2019 by Paul Greeley
WAVY and WVBT, Nexstar’s NBC and Fox affiliate respectively in Portsmouth, Virginia, are launching their 10 On Your Side Operation School Supplies initiative tomorrow. Last year, more than 80,000 items made their way to 12 school districts across the area.
WAVY-WVBT Start Relief Fund For Virginia Beach FamiliesJune 3rd, 2019 by Paul Greeley
WAVY and WVBT, Nexstar’s NBC and Fox affiliates in Portsmouth, Va., started a relief fund to benefit the victims and families of those killed and wounded in the attack. “10 On Your Side’s mission, at the core, is to be there for our community and viewers,” said Carol Ward, WAVY’s general manager.