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WPIX Broadcasts From 18 Neighborhoods

Topic: Local News
Posted on 6/1/2018

Tribune’s CW affiliate WPIX-TV New York City is broadcasting its morning news from 18 different zip codes in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut every Friday this summer. “Zip Trips” launched May 4 at Joyce Kilmer Park in the Bronx, near Yankee Stadium. “Taking a local TV newscast away from the studio to broadcast it live from a neighborhood is a huge undertaking… It’s risky, challenging and expensive,” said Paul Greely of TVNewsCheck. “But it’s also inventive, fun, unpredictable and very viewer-friendly.”

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