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Not to be confused with the real life channel 4 in Pittsburgh, using the callsigns of WTAE-TV.

WHDG
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Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Branding

Channel 4
News 4

Slogan

Pittsburgh's News Leader

Channel(s)

Analog: 4
Digital: 35

subchannel(s)

4.1 ABC
4.2 ThisTV

Affiliation

ABC

First air date

May 19, 1944

Former call letters

W04VV (1944-1949)

Former channel number

none

Former Affiliation

Experimental (1944-1949)

Owner

Graham Media Group

WHDG is an ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh broadcasting on channel 4. It is owned by Graham Media Group.

News History

Newscast Titles

  • The Scene On 4 (1950-1963)
  • News 4 (1963-present)

News Themes

  • American Spirit - John Hengar Music (1996-1999)
  • ABC Affilaite News Package - Score Productions (1999-2002)
  • Firepower News - 615 Music (2002-2006)
  • Evolution - Stephen Arnold Music (2006-2010)
  • Battery V.4 - 615 Music (2010-2013)
  • Frequncy - 360 Music (2013-2016)
  • Guardian - Stephen Arnold Music (2016-present)

Current On-Air Staff (year joined in parentheses)

  • Ezra Mikido - anchor; weekday mornings and noon (1996)
  • Julie Watkins - anchor; weekday mornings and noon (1997)
  • Andrew Stockton - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 (1994)
  • Linda Alcatraz - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 (1992)
  • Brenda Black - anchor; weekend evenings (2004; formerly of WJWX)

Channel 4 First Warning Weather

  • Marty Schindler - meteorologist; weekday mornings and noon (2008)
  • Reg McLink - chief meteorologist (AMSSeal of Approval); weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 (1989)
  • Thomas Schapp - meteorologist; weekend evenings (2012; formerly of WROC-TV)

Channel 4 Sports

  • Joe Telich - sports director; weeknights at 6 and 11 (1986)
  • Roscoe Cherokee - sports reporter; weekend evenings (1999)

On-air reporters

  • Paul Lowery - general assignment reporter (1998)
  • Terry Trang - general assignment reporter (2009)
  • Stephanie Edwards - general assignment reporter (2011)
  • Genevieve Schrull - general assignment reporter (2015; formerly of WNYB)
  • Marvin Zeller - "Dirty Dining" reporter (1984)

Former On-Air Staff

  • John-Paul Long - meteorologist; weekend evenings (1982-1987; now at KDIM)
  • Lloyd Robin - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 (1970-2000; died in 2016)
  • Bob Virgil - general assignment reporter (1992-1997; now at WBJD)]


Television stations in Pittsburgh
WDKA-TV 2 (ABN)

WLTL 3 (YesNet)
WHDG 4 (ABC)
WPIX 5 (QTV)
WHKU 7 (NBC)
WPBR 8 (Acme)
WPTP 9 (UPN)
WDHF 10 (FOX)
WHOF 13 (CBS)
WFJD 17 (CW)
WCKF 19 (Hyper)
WDPT 21 (DBC)
WGKS 22 (MNT)
WJNF 24 (JFN)
WGKX 29 (PBS)
WPTT 36 (New Line)
WPTU 38 (UDC)
WHKF 40 (IND)
WXLG 43 (WBTV)
WRPT 46 (RKO)
WPHC 63 (Ind)

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BeloOne
CBS Affiliates: DNGMF-DT | KCMO | KEWT | KMOX | KNNL | KNVL | KSKE | KSRO-DT | W53BX | WBDP | WCAN | WEDG | WFPA | WINI | WPGK | WWLL

NBC Affiliates: KBIO | KELD | KFTC | KGHM | KPLU | KQRI | KTWB | KWAM | WABF | WFOL | WFUG |WNIV-TV |WFUG | WROC-TV | WSVA
ABC Affiliates: CRTV | CTVB | KABW-TV | KPND | KUAN | KYHD | WBJD | WCAC | WFW | WHDG | WNGA | WSFA | WTSS | WTVB | WTWT
RKO Affiliates: KLVR | KOBA | KWCP | WAIN | WASX | WCHR | WCKH | WENA | WLOR | WOW-TV | WOZI | WQUE | WTPT | WWRO | WXDX | WZEN
Fox Affiliates: KBHC | KBIO-DT2 | KDICD | KEZL | KFOC | KFXT | KNVX | KSOL | KSTE | KSWF | KWAF | KYAA | WARF | WBVF | WCAY | WDCL | WFMS | WFOC-TV | WJBV | WQTB | WUN | WVAS |
QTV Affiliates WGBV
CW Affiliates KGXQ | WFJD
MyNetworkTV Affiliates KKKK | KONT-DT | KTMY | WMYI
Independent stations: KAIS | KAMF | KCAF-TV | KCKA | KSAT | WEBM-TV | WFTW | WGNX | WUPB
DBC Affiliates KEQP | KTAS 1 | WDBC | WORO
Univison Affiliates KIVN | KOLO | KUTG
WB Affiliates KAIS-DT2 | KWOW | WBMA | WLIG | WVCT
RKO Latino Affiliates W97HR
UPN Affiliates KRHKZ |WYEZ
CBC America Affiliates KCBH
TNT Affiliates KNDC | KQTW | KYHB | WYEQ
ABN Affiliates KBAZ | KBHQ | KELO | KHCC | KHOP | KPCT | WAXK
Telemundo Affiliates KRGR2
CTV Affiliates CBTV | CEDM | CFDQ | CKIA
KTV Affiliates KOUR | KTSD | WFW-DT2
JFN AFfiliates KEWT-DT2 | KTLS
BBC One Affiliate KNLE

See Also: BeloOne Stations' Logos

Predecessor companies:
Columbia Media III | Think Communications | UKM Broadcasting


1Owned by Dorado Station Services, but operated by BeloOne through a ,LMA.
2Owned by BeloOne, but operated by Tribune Broadcasting through a JSA.

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