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Dish Network blackout of WAGT avoided

...has reached an agreement with Schurz Communications on the continued transmission of Schurz stations, including Augusta's WAGT, officials announced Friday.Earlier this week, Dish said it would drop six of the Indiana-based company's stations unless...

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WJBF, WAGT announce joint operating plan

...starting in January. WJBF Channel 6 and WAGT Channel 26 announced Monday that their...news and other operational services for WAGT. Richmond, Va.-based Media General...based Schurz Communications Inc. owns WAGT, the market's NBC affiliate, at 905...

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WAGT-TV GM quits

...years as general manager of Augusta's WAGT-TV on Wednesday, the station's parent...the Channel 26 office on Broad Street. WAGT is Augusta's NBC affiliate station...The resignation was a surprise to some WAGT employees and others in Augusta's television...

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Business
WAGT-TV operations manager wins top ad award

...Advertising Awards gala. Reggie Cofer, operations manager of WAGT-TV Channel 26, received the Silver Medal Award given to individuals...Communications Corp., Red Door Design, University Hospital, WAGT-TV and Walton Rehabilitation Hospital. A GRAACY, an award...

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Business
WJBF, WAGT negotiating with on-air personnel

...personnel. In October, WJBF (Channel 6) and WAGT (Channel 26) announced that their parent...news and other operational services for WAGT. "We're pretty sure of a couple of...have not yet." Under the agreement, WAGT's 47 employees can become Media General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-12-30/wjbf-wagt-n
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WAGT stands by decision

...Stanley Cup Finals in full swing, the WAGT-TV (NBC-Ch. 26) interim general...local CW affiliate. When NBC learned of WAGT's plan, it denied the move. "They...night. He said Comcast did not know of WAGT's decision in advance and that Comcast...

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Hockey
Augusta Economic Development Authority fills new position

...authority's executive director, Walter Sprouse, said Tuesday that WAGT reporter Jonathan Davis was hired to fill the position created...three months, Sprouse said.Davis had worked as a reporter at WAGT since 2010 and previously was a producer for Shurz Com mu nications...

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Clarifies TV report of `teen' brawlers

On Monday, WAGT-TV (Channel 26) reported on a brawl...Augusta Mall. One point should be clarified. WAGT repeatedly referred to the brawlers as teen-agers...those who are responsible for the incident. WAGT also reported that a curfew may come into...

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Editorials
On the move

Donna Cash has joined television station WAGT (Channel 26) as Internet sales director for wagt.com. Ms. Cash has five years of Internet sales and client relations experience from WTVM-TV in Columbus, Ga. Veronica Russell has joined the...

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Business
On the move: Mixon, Wiley join station

WAGT-TV (Channel 26) has announced that Mary Mixon has joined the station as national sales manager, and Jason Wiley has joined as an account executive. WAGT-TV (Channel 26) meteorologist Tom Knight was certified with a seal of approval...

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