New Anchor Named in the Burgh


The Hearst station in Pittsburgh has hired a Weekend Morning anchor.

WTAE has hired Jackie Schafer, who was a one time intern at the station. 

Today is her first day reporting on WTAE and she begins anchoring weekend mornings on Channel 4 Action News April 20. 

Here's the oblatory B.S. quotes:

"Jackie has the experience and skill to accurately cover news for Pittsburgh and the region.” said WTAE President & General Manager, Michael J. Hayes. “We are pleased to have her officially join the WTAE family” he added.

“Jackie is a welcome addition to the Channel 4 Action News” said WTAE News Director Justin Antoniotti. “She will cover a wide range of stories that matter to Pittsburgh” he added.