WFXT Enters Boston’s Early Morning News Battle

By Andrew Gauthier 

Boston Globe

WFXT-TV (Channel 25) said yesterday that it is adding a 4:30 a.m. newscast, beginning Sept. 20, making it the fourth local TV station to do so.

The station’s morning program called “Fox25 Morning News” will also add another hour from 9 to 10 a.m., making the newscast 5 1/2 hours long. That will be helmed by co-hosts Gene Lavanchy and Kim Carrigan, meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon, and news commentator Doug V.B. Goudie.


“The consumer is up earlier,” said Gregg Kelley, vice president and general manager of WFXT More…