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WFMY Revamps Morning Show, Promising to ‘Break the Cookie-Cutter Morning News Formula’

Greensboro CBS-affiliate WFMY is revamping its morning show.

WFMY promises to “break the cookie-cutter morning news formula” with its new iteration of the “Good Morning Show,” which is getting a new team, along with a new format, this spring.

“The ‘Good Morning Show’ has great history in this market, and now a fresh future,” WFMY president and general manager Larry Audas said, announcing the revamp.

The new show will be hosted by meteorologist Eric Chilton and Jackie Fernandez, who recently joined WFMY after working as a feature reporter for ABC’s “World News Now.” Read more

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WFMY, WGHP Create Competition at 4:30 a.m.

There will soon be a three-way race at 4:30 a.m. in the Greensboro–High Point–Winston-Salem market.

This week CBS-affiliate WFMY added an extra half-hour to its “Good Morning Show” and Fox-affiliate WGHP is set to expand its morning newscast to 4:30 on Monday.  NBC-affiliate WXII has been starting at 4:30 since 2010.

In addition to expanding to 4:30 this week, WFMY added a new face to its morning team.  Reporter Meghan Packer has joined the established crew of Ed Matthews, Rosemary Plybon, and Tracey McCain, kicking off the show at 4:30.

WGHP’s expanded newscast will continue to be helmed by the longtime anchor duo of Brad Jones and Cindy Farmer.