WNBC New York launches a daily 7 p.m. newscast Monday, June 7. David Ushery and Natalie Pasquarella anchor. Janice Huff handles weather and Bruce Beck tackles sports. WNBC said it will be “the only regularly scheduled 7 p.m. local newscast offered over-the-air in the Tri-State.”
“While so many of our schedules have changed, the Tri-State’s interest in local news has only grown stronger. Our new 7 p.m. local newscast is at a convenient time for our viewers and led by the names they know and the journalism they trust,” said Amy Morris, NBC 4 New York VP of news.
When the newscast launches, WNBC will deliver more than 42 hours of local news each week.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.