WTNH announced today that is has struck a partnership with the Connecticut Post. As part of the new arrangement, WTNH, an ABC-affiliate based in New Haven, will operate a Fairfield County bureau in the newsroom of the Connecticut Post and regularly broadcast segments from inside.

“Our new partnership with the Connecticut Post will give News 8 shared access to their resources and viewers will see increased news coverage immediately,” John Bell, WTNH’s managing editor, said in announcing the move. “We’re very excited about the opportunities this partnership will provide now and in the future.”

The Connecticut Post is based in Fairfield County, the most populous county in the state and an area currently considered part of the New York DMA. By moving into the Post newsroom, WTNH hopes to compete with New York stations and increase its standing with Connecticut viewers. Read more