In Scranton, Former WYOU Staffers Miss Newscasts

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Scranton Times Tribune

David DeCosmo still closely monitors breaking news. It’s a habit that’s hard to break, he said.

“I still check in with the news desk every time I come across a potential story,” said Mr. DeCosmo, the former long time reporter for WYOU-TV news. The difference now is that Mr. DeCosmo is not asked to cover the story.


It has been one year since the local CBS affiliate dropped out of the news business after more than 55 years, and those who worked in the station’s news department said it’s been a tough 12 months.

“I certainly miss ‘WYOU News.’ Judging from the comments I still get nearly every day, many others do as well,” said Mr. DeCosmo More…