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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Midland Valley's Austin O'Shields leads SportsCenter top plays for diving catch

...make a diving catch against North Augusta, putting himself and his team on the map in the process.The catch was recorded by WAGT-Ch. 26/WJBF-Ch. 6, which submitted the video to ESPN as a nomination for its SportsCenter Top 10. ESPN made it the...

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...

High school: O'Shields catch leads ESPN top plays

...he'll never forget. ESPN made sure he never forgets it by making it the No. 1 play on SportsCenter's Top 10 Thursday. WAGT/WJBF recorded the play and submitted it to ESPN for nomination, which picked it up and ran with it as the top play of the...

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...