Ahead of RNC Convention, Cleveland Station Expands Newscasts

One Cleveland station is adding more news as the RNC convention gets raedy to come to town.

Starting last night, WKYC added an hourlong newscast at 5PM as part of their Republican National Convention coverage.

The station will also expand it's 7PM newscast next week. 

The station's hourlong 5 and 7 p.m. newscasts will continue throughout the convention.

Anchors Russ Mitchell and Sara Shookman, who lead the 6 p.m. newscast, will have their duties expanded to anchoring the new 5 p.m. newscast. Mitchell, Shookman and Jim Donovan will anchor the 7 p.m. newscast.

Mitchell, Shookman and Chris Tye lead the 11 p.m. news.