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WTAE News Pittsburgh

Channel 4 News Pittsburgh Live

WTAE 4 News logoWTAE News is a popular American Television network operating at UHF CH 27 and Virtual CH 4. It is an ABC affiliate entity providing services to the entire area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The station has been working under the name of Hearst Television by Hearst Communications, since its establishment. It is one of the two TV services initiated by Hearst Television; the other one is WBAL-TV Baltimore. Watch WTAE Breaking news, WTAE local stories, sports coverage, and WTAE weather content. Plus, explore the exciting ABC programs, entertainment news, social media discussion, and exclusive contests via WTAE News live stream at the channel’s official website. Apart from providing coverage on different cable service providers in Pittsburgh, WTAE-TV also telecasts over the air via satellite. The channel hosts a food security Initiative, Project Hunger.  It works with the only purpose of feeding the hunger.

With the Action News Investigates, discover exhilarating videos and articles produced by the team. The Investigative squad spares no one, even if he/she is some government official or high authority. Explore the drug-related news at the State of Addiction section of WTAE-TV, find everything from deaths by overdose to busting the opium dealers and inspirational recovering stories by the addicts.

WTAE News Pittsburgh Live Streaming

See WTAE breaking news related to the Pittsburgh community and get regular updates of local sports games with WTAE News live stream.

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WTAE News Team

WTAE News team consists of a number of experienced and skilled reporters, anchorpersons, and DC Bureau members. They are serving the community with their best expertise level round the clock. Chris Lovingood is one of the popular faces in the channel’s news team.

WTAE Weather Team

WTAE 4 weather team logoChannel 4 News Pittsburgh weather team includes trained and qualified meteorologists providing the climate conditions in the Pittsburgh area and nearby regions with a high level of accuracy. Mike Harvey is the chief Meteorologist of WTAE Pittsburgh News. He is the leading host of 5, 5:30, 6, 7, and 11 pm news transmissions for the WTAE TV. He is one of the elite associates of the Meteorological society and inherits the seal of approval. Mike has been serving as the weather anchor person for more than 25 years.

WTAE Weather Radar and How to Use it?

Track weather conditions, including storms and rains anywhere at any place with WTAE Radar. In the bottom right corner, you can see the layers menu. By clicking that menu, you can access different options such as Storm Tracks, Current Climate Conditions, and Feels Like Temps. Plus, you can also get to know about the latest severe weather warnings in your region. Just pinch in on the radar to see your street view or pinch out to have a clear image of your area and discover the past and futurecast radar.

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Get Alerts of Severe Weather Conditions

You can sign up on the station’s official website to get email alerts of any severe climate conditions in your region. You can also see the current harsh climate changes for Pittsburgh and nearby areas on the channel’s alerts page. Have a look at current climate situations, see the station’s interactive radar, get location & specific notifications on your phone at any time with the station’s news app.

WTAE Newscasters
WTAE Newscasters | Credits: twitter

WTAE News app and its Features

During Severe Weather, the most important thing that any station can do is to give a clear warning to the public that can keep them safe. The WTAE-Pittsburgh Action News 4 app gives WTAE breaking news and provides critical information that keeps you safe. So, no matter where you go, WTAE goes with you. Severe Weather Alerts inform you wherever you are, that means at the park, in the yard, or during your Rest and Recreation, you will know what is coming your way. So, Download the WTAE News Mobile app right now. Moreover, users can also watch the station’s live stream online here on this app.

What is Currently Airing on WTAE News Pittsburgh?

WTAE News offers several ranges of shows including, To Tell the Truth, Tamron Hall, General Hospital, Access Hollywood, The View, and others. The audience can log in to various online streaming platforms and enjoy WTAE live stream.

World News Now: The Most Popular News Show

World News Now is a popular TV program produced by WTAE Local News. It is a US overnight news show being telecasted on ABC. Catch the live transmission of World News Now at CH 4 with the WTAE News live stream. The program airs every Monday to Friday during early mornings and features a mix of news content and sports highlights. Plus, it also hosts off-beat stories, WTAE weather forecasts, and other surprising segments from ABC News programs. Mona Kosar Abdi and Kenneth Moton host the show.

Democratic Convention ABC News Nightline To Tell the Truth Jimmy Kimmel Live
Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 Access Hollywood The Real ABC World News Now
Good Morning America ABC World News Tonight with David Muir The View Live with Kelly and Ryan
General Hospital The Dr. Oz Show Tamron Hall GMA3: What you Need to Know
Inside Edition The Ellen DeGeneres Show Modern Family Entertainment Tonight
Shark Tank Cars. TV Pittsburgh Action News 4 Beautiful Homes and Great Estates
Diocese of Greensburg: The Catholic Accent Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown Ron Hazelton’s Housecalls Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin
Real Green Incredible Dog Challenge Andrew Young Presents America’s Funniest Home Videos

A Peep into the Station’s Past

WTAE News started its operations on 14 Sep 1958. It has been the affiliate partner of ABC Network since the inception. WTAE Pittsburgh News has a remarkable history of working under the ownership of Hearst Corporation right from the beginning. Before coming into existence, the station had to go through an intricating long drama for acquiring the construction permit. Though the Pittsburgh was the country’s 6th largest Television market for most of the early era of TV networks, it had only one primary commercial TV channel.

Further establishment of the station in the area was provisionally stopped by the FCC’s freeze on awarding the license that took place in 1948 to 1952.WTAE-TV first decided to keep a “Circle 4” logo design in 1973. Later, they moved to their current logo in 996. In April 1985, Channel 4 News Pittsburgh became the only TV channel in the USA to air the WrestleMania by the World Wrestling Federation event.

Channel’s Overview

The studios of WTAE News are situated in Wilkinsburg suburbs on Ardmore Boulevard. However, its transmitter lies in Buena Vista, Pennsylvania. The Service can be easily accessed over the cable network on Comcast Xfinity at CH 8. Plus, it covers Bethel Park at CH 6, Greensburg at CH 3, and Monroeville at CH 5. Meanwhile, WTAE serves the community on Verizon FiOS at CH 4.

WTAE News building
400 Ardmore Blvd.Pittsburgh, Pa. 15221 | Courtesy:

U Local Service for the Local Community

The station has an exceptional service “U Local” exclusively dedicated to the local community. The people of Pittsburgh can share their memorable photos and videos and tell the world their unusual and exciting life experiences. Share your local stories in the form of media with the world and get to know each other better. If the channel would like it, you may have a chance of getting your pictures or videos featured in the newscast or on the website’s front page.

Project Bundle UP

In 1986, WTAE Local News was associated with the Salvation Army and initiated a Project Bundle Up. The primary purpose of this project was to deliver warm clothes to children and seniors. Later, the channel also started a Project Bundle Up Auction and Project Bundle Up Telethon. The first one was about donating products by the businesses to auction them off, and the latter was about giving money by the viewers.

WTAE Photographer Accused of Sexual Assault

In June 2011, the staff photographer of WTAE Pittsburgh News was accused of a sexual crime where the victim blamed him for having an inappropriate sexual relationship with her. In his defense, the perp denied all accusations and said he was merely taking an interview; the claim was later dismissed by the management, though.

Tel: 412-242-4300
Tower Location: Buena Vista, Pennsylvania
Brand Name: WTAE 4

Coverage Map

WTAE 4 coverage map
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Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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