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WCTI Adds Additional News Broadcast at 5:30 p.m.

WCTI, the ABC affiliate for Eastern North Carolina, is adding another half-hour of news to their lineup. The new show will air at 5:30 p.m. and debut on August 15.

Anchored by Brian North and Jaime McCutcheon, the show will bring the collective hours of news produced by WCTI and sister stations WFXI-WYDO to 30 hours weekly.

“We are excited about bringing the Greenville, New Bern and Jacksonville market this 5:30 p.m. newscast,” VP-GM Lyle Schulze said in a statement. “Local news is the signature of Bonten Media Group and WTCI-WFXI-WYDO … we are thrilled to provide our viewers and advertisers with even more local news and content.”

The station currently airs “Inside Edition” in the 5:30 p.m. timeslot.

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Jaime McCutcheon Hired As WFXI-WYDO Anchor

Jaime McCutcheon has left WOWT for WFXI-WYDO in North Carolina. She will be the primary evening anchor on the Fox affiliate.

McCutcheon has been the weekend anchor at WOWT, the NBC affiliate in Omaha, for the past five years. She  has also spent time at WMAZ in Macon, GA, and KDLT in Sioux Falls, SD.

The WFXI-WYDO duopoly is operated by the Bonten Media Group and covers the Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, NC, market. McCutcheon will co-anchor the 10 p.m. broadcast with Brian North.

McCutcheon is a University of Georgia graduate who plans to spend time at the beach with her husband and daughter when she’s not on the air.