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WICU-TV - Erie, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Facedances
N 42° 06.252 W 080° 04.141
17T E 576976 N 4661764
Quick Description: WICU-TV Channel 12 in Erie, PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2011 11:00:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMC9VA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member hiddenrock
Views: 18

Long Description:
WICU began broadcasting in Erie on March 15, 1949 as an affiliate of all four networks of the time (NBC, CBS, ABC, and DuMont). It was one of the last stations to be granted a construction permit before the Federal Communications Commission froze new applications. WICU-TV was founded by Edward Lamb, an attorney from Toledo, Ohio who also owned WICU radio (1330 AM, now WFNN) and the now-defunct Erie Dispatch Herald along with several other broadcasting properties including WTVN radio and television in Columbus, Ohio.



The current news team:

Anchors

Kara Coleman - weekday mornings
Mark Soliday - weekday mornings
Emily Matson - weekdays at 12:30
Kevin MacDowell - weeknights
Amanda Post - weeknights and education reporter
Lisa Adams - weekends and weekend producer

12 News FutureTrack Meteorologists

Rob Wilson (AMS Seal of Approval) - Chief seen weeknights
Liz Crawford - weekday mornings and 12:30
Julie Coates - weekends

Sports

Mike Ruzzi - weeknights at 6 and 11
Jay Puskar - weekends

Reporters

Kara Coleman - weekday mornings
Paul Wagner - weeknights
John Rupolo - nightly
Vanessa Herring
John Last
Lisa Weismann
Scott Bremner
Scott McDonnell
Jamison Hixenbaugh
Liz Crawford
Tim Mello
Address:
3514 State St
Erie, PA USA
16508


Website: [Web Link]

Programming:
The station is an NBC affiliate. 12 News is the local news program from here.


Favorite Show/Personality: 12 News

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