TVNewser LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps

WTXF Celebrates Supportive Viewers as Disabled Boy Receives New Wheelchair Following Story

In a story that seems ready-made for the holiday season, a WTXF news crew was there on Wednesday as a 10-year-old disabled boy received a new wheelchair to replace the one that was stolen from him last weekend.

After WTXF reported on Dominic Pico’s stolen wheelchair Monday, the Fox O&O received a flood of calls and emails from concerned viewers wanting to help the boy, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder.

“Mix good-hearted people with the power of television and the Internet, and the result is a brand new wheelchair for a little boy who desperately needed it,” the station said.  Video inside…

Mediabistro Course

Online Production for Writers and Editors

Online Production for Writers and EditorsStarting July 17, learn how to create multi-dimensional content for your digital mediums! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to create content that is multi-dimensional and editorially relevant, use the web to its full potential, create stories that have social media campaigns built in and increase your value as as an employee. Register now!