WTAE Primetime Special Examines Rail Safety In PittsburghMarch 28th, 2023 by Paul Greeley
It has been almost two months since a Norfolk Southern train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, changing its residents’ lives forever. What if something like this happens 40 miles down the track – in Pittsburgh? Chronicle: Trouble on the Tracks will examine these questions in detail.
Local TV ‘Happy Holiday’ Promos, New And Old (Part 1)December 19th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
Here is Part 1 of a collection of new “Happy Holiday” promos and some older ones drawn from the archives of Market Share columns over the years. Part 2 will publish tomorrow.
New Local TV News Promos Served HereApril 11th, 2022 by Paul Greeley
Here are some local TV news promos focusing on weather, consumer POP’s, award winning news coverage, years of experience, and even one starring penquins. Yes, it’s worth it just for that.
WTAE Promotes Pittsburgh Native To Traffic Reporter And AnchorDecember 8th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Elena LaQuatra, who lost 100% of her hearing to bacterial meningitis when she was four, has been promoted to morning traffic reporter and noon anchor at WTAE, Hearst’s ABC in Pittsburgh.
WTAE Smashes 2,365-Pound Pumpkin For CharityOctober 26th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Who doesn’t want to see what happens when a 2,365 pound pumpkin, the largest grown this year in North America, is dropped 130 feet to the ground?
WTAE Pittsburgh Chronicles Flight 93 In ‘Remembering 9/11’September 9th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Chronicle: Remembering 9/11 returns to the hallowed ground in Somerset County, Pa., where “40 brave souls sacrificed everything in our nation’s first blow against foreign terrorism on U.S. soil,” says Jim Parsons, WTAE Pittsburgh’s news director.
WTAE Chronicles Life On The Pandemic Unemployment LineApril 8th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
One year unemployed. It’s a reality for thousands of Pittsburghers. Hearst’s WTAE brings viewers into the struggles, perseverance and hope of people on the unemployment line, one year into the pandemic.
Local TV Keeps Giving To Help Those In NeedDecember 18th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
TV stations owned by Weigel, Nexstar, Sinclair, Gray, Tegna, Hearst, and Sunbeam in markets all over the country are responding to help those in need in their communities with food, toys, clothing, rent assistance and even restaurants hit by the pandemic.
Now, More Than Ever, TV Stations Offer Their Communities A Helping HandDecember 7th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
TV stations help their local communities in countless ways, year after year. Right now, the need to help is much greater because of the pandemic. And many stations continue to respond.
WTAE Chronicles ‘Being Black In Pittsburgh’October 21st, 2020 by Paul Greeley
“Every conversation we share brings us closer to a deeper understanding of our neighbors and the issue of race in our city,” said Charles W. Wolfertz III, WTAE general manager.