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Maureen O’Boyle stepping away from WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 2, 2022) - Maureen O’Boyle announced today that she will be stepping down as an anchor and reporter for WBTV later this year. O’Boyle has been with the station since 2004. She currently anchors WBTV News at 6pm and WBTV…

WBTV Names Al Conklin New Chief Meteorologist

CHARLOTTE, NC (December 8, 2021) --  WBTV has named Al Conklin its new Chief Meteorologist. Conklin will take over the top spot of the First Alert Weather team when current chief, Eric Thomas retires later this month. “There is no one…

WBTV Is First Again, Finishes May #1

CHARLOTTE, NC (June 1, 2019) -- The top television station in the Charlotte market for the May 2019 Nielsen sweeps period is WBTV.  As the station prepares to celebrate 70 years on the air as the first broadcaster in the Carolinas, WBTV’s…

WBTV Adds More Local Programming

CHARLOTTE, NC (March 18, 2019) -- WBTV announced today plans to launch a new hour of local programming at 3 p.m. starting on September 9, 2019.  The time slot currently features “STEVE,” the daytime talk show hosted by Steve Harvey…