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Heather Warner to Come Back to WPMT

WPMT has announced the return of Heather Warner. Warner left the York, PA, FOX affiliate in July to spend more time with her family and pursue a master’s degree in communications.

“Life is always full of unexpected twists, isn’t it?” said Warner in a statement on the WPMT website, “You never know when another fantastic opportunity will strike.”

Viewers will have to wait a few months before seeing Warner again on-air, though.  She will join co-anchor Courtney Laydon, meteorologist Jeff Jumper and traffic reporter Chris Garrett for the morning news beginning May 1. Read more

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WPMT Morning News Expands to 4:00 a.m.

WPMT‘s morning news will begin an hour earlier. The Harrisburg, PA, FOX affiliate has announced they are expanding their morning news to five hours by starting at 4:00 a.m beginning Wednesday. The show will now run from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. weekdays.

News director David Silverstein told TVNewscheck, “Five hours may sound like a long time. But you must keep in mind that everybody has a different schedule in the morning. When you have a five hour spread of local news, as we now do, you’re the only station able to serve Pennsylvanians no matter what time their day starts.”

The morning newscast will feature the same anchor line up, with anchor Courtney Laydon, meteorologist Jeff Jumper and traffic reporter Chris Garrett.

Meteorologist Monica Tassoni Joins WSFA

Meteorologist Monica Tassoni is joining WSFA, the NBC affiliate in Montgomery, Ala., next month.

Tassoni joins the station from KTAB in Abilene, where she is the meteorologist for the morning and noon newscasts. She replaces Jeff Jumper, who left the station to be with his family in Pennsylvania.

“I must say Monica is a quality meteorologist who really knows her science and is a true weather forecaster,” WSFA news director Scott Duff said in a statement. “She is very talented and I am sure our viewers will enjoy her fun personality and am certain she will be a great addition to our weather team.” Read more