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WJLA-TV Expands Storm Coverage to 24-Hour News Channel


Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery

Allbrittonís WJLA-TV Washington utilized its joint news operation, NewsChannel 8, the regional cable news channel, to provide 24-hour coverage of Hurricane Sandy. On WJLA-TV, the station provided weather cut-ins every half hour, extended the midday news to an hour and aired a special afternoon newscast. Extensive storm coverage was also available on WJLA-TVís website.



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