NY1’s Pat Kiernan on Why Local TV News Matters Now More Than Ever

By Chris Ariens Comment

Pat Kiernan has seen how local news production, delivery and consumption has changed in the 22 years he’s been anchoring at NY1, the Spectrum-owned 24-hour news channel in New York City. But Kiernan says one thing won’t change: there will always be a need for local, and in some cases, hyper-local news coverage.

Kiernan took part in an Adweek event Tuesday sponsored by New York Interconnect, which is a collaboration of all cable carriers serving 17 million customers in the New York metro area. We caught up with Kiernan afterwards. Watch:

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