Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 2/1/2016
Hearst’s NBC affiliate WGAL-TV Harrisburg provided wall-to-wall coverage as Winter Storm Jonas dumped several feet of snow on Jan. 22-23. Nielsen data shows that WGAL averaged a 13.4 rating from 5 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Jan. 23. “I’m proud of the work our team did during the storm—under very difficult circumstances,” said General Manager John Humphries. “It’s gratifying to see these ratings and know the audience found our work helpful. It’s also humbling to know in a tough time so many people chose WGAL News 8 for the information they need to help keep their family safe.”
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