WZDX/WHDF/WAMY/MeTV/ESCAPE-TV and Rocketcitynow.com, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. property, announced today the launch of an early evening newscast. WZDX News at 5:30 is set to premiere Monday, January 14, 2019 at 5:30PM.
WZDX News at 5:30 will be anchored by Mike Black and Conner Board along with Chief Meteorologist, Maggie Dinizio and Sports Director, Mo Carter. The additional newscast will continue the tradition of Putting the Valley First, established by WZDX in 2016 with the premiere of WZDX News at 9:00. WZDX News at 5:30 will be broadcast live, Monday through Friday.
Vice President / General Manager of Nexstar-owned WZDX-TV, Mark Overstreet, is excited about the expansion of local programming. “Providing our viewers with the news from their communities has always been the top priority of WZDX. We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide even more local news, weather and sports to the Valley,” said Overstreet.