Starting Tuesday, March 25th, WBAL-TV 11 will provide live streaming video of every local newscast. Live streams will be available at WBALTV.com and can be accessed through any internet-connected computer, smartphone or tablet.
“This is another great way for WBAL-TV 11 to serve our viewers. Our goal is to broadcast the most relevant local news, traffic, weather and sports coverage on-air and online. Our live streams will now deliver this useful information to busy Marylanders on the go.” said Dan Joerres, President and General Manager.
WBAL-TV 11 produces 44 hours of news each week—all of which will be streaming live at WBALTV.com. Additional live streams will be active during coverage of breaking news and severe weather.
“Our job is to keep viewers informed. Now we can deliver the live, local, latebreaking coverage from Maryland’s news leader, on any device.” said News Director, Michelle Butt.
WBAL-TV is the NBC affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland, owned by Hearst Television Inc. Hearst Television, a national multi-media company, owns and operates 29 local television stations and two local radio stations, serving 30 U.S. cities and reaching approximately 18% of U.S. television households. The TV stations broadcast 60 video channels, featuring local and national news, weather, information, sports and entertainment programming, and local community service-oriented programs. The stations also host and operate digital on-line and mobile platforms that extend the company’s brands and content to local, national and international audiences. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies, and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst Corporation. The Company’s Web address is www.hearsttelevision.com.
Contact: Wanda Draper, 410-338-6482