NY’s WPIX Takes Unconventional Approach to Newscast

By Andrew Gauthier 

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If you haven’t seen the PIX News at Ten in the past two weeks, what’s staring back at you might be surprising.

Gone are the desks and chairs.

Gone is the familiar studio set. Yet another staple of the TV news biz–the two anchor format with Jim Watkins and Kaity Tong at the helm–has been uprooted in favor of Jodi Applegate flying solo, something she has rarely done throughout her career.

The station built the new look in the newsroom, allowing Applegate to be free of the usual TV news constraints. More…

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