WTTG Launches “Fox 5 News Edge at 6”

From the release:

WTTG FOX 5 will launch a new early evening newscast, “FOX 5 News Edge at 6.,” announced Duffy Dyer, the station’s Vice President and General Manager. Scheduled to begin on September 10, 2007, the program will air Monday-Friday from 6:00-6:30 p.m.

In making the announcement, Dyer stated, “This is a natural next step for our station given viewers’ positive reception to our half-hour news at 11:00 p.m., as well as our hour-long broadcast at 5:00 p.m. – one of the fastest growing news programs in the market.”

“News Edge” will deliver the news of the day in a unique, fast paced format. Highlights will include weather at five minutes past the hour, as well as in-depth reports on top-of-mind Beltway region issues such as, transportation, housing prices and taxes. Brian Bolter, will serve as the sole anchor, joined by weathercaster, Sue Palka and sportscaster, Dave Feldman.