WRC in Washington, DC is expanding.The NBC O&O is set to open two small bureaus in Reston and in Landover by the beginning of next year. Each will be staffed with a bureau chief and a camera operator to begin with, WRC spokesperson Matt Glassman told the Washington Post:
Glassman said Tracee Wilkins will be the bureau chief in Prince George’s County out of Landover and Julie Carey will be the bureau chief for Northern Virginia out of Reston. “These are folks who will live and work out in those areas,”he said.
Glassman said Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal, which was approved in January of last year, provided him with the investment needed to expand. “Comcast gets local TV and they get the value of it,” he said.