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WXXV announces expansion of news broadcasts

WXXV News 25 morning team is, from left, Rob Knight, Katarina Luketich and Bryan Kennedy.
WXXV News 25 morning team is, from left, Rob Knight, Katarina Luketich and Bryan Kennedy. WXXV

WXXV-TV is significantly extending their news broadcast time slots.

Starting Monday, Sun Herald’s broadcast partner will now offer six and a half hours of news a day and 34 hours of news a week.

Previously, the station offered 90 minutes of news a day and seven and a half hours of news a week.

“No station in the country has added this much news in one year,” said news director Joe Sullivan.

No station in the country has added this much news in one year.

WXXV-TV News Director Joe Sullivan

Last year, WXXV broadcast 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts for a total of 90 minutes of news a day.

Now the station has a morning news show from 6 to 8 a.m., noon news, 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. news and weekend news.

Starting Monday, WXXV will expand the morning news from 5 to 9 a.m.

WXXV will also expand its Fox News to one hour every weekday.

Beginning Oct. 16, the station will expand Fox News Sunday to one hour.

Justin Vicory: 228-896-2326, @justinvicory

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