Two Augusta Stations Consolidate Under One Roof

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Augusta Chronicle

Two television stations plan to have a new address by spring. WJBF (Channel 6, ABC) and WAGT (Channel 26, NBC) are moving to Augusta West Shopping Center at 1336 Augusta West Parkway, into the former Barnes & Noble building, said Bill Stewart, the vice president and general manager for WJBF. He expects the stations to move into the new facility by April at the earliest.

Currently, WAGT is at 905 Broad St. WJBF has been working from 1001 Reynolds St. for more than 50 years, he said.

In October 2009, WJBF and WAGT announced that their parent companies had signed a letter of intent indicating that WJBF would provide sales, news and other operational services for WAGT. More…