Sheila Hyland remarks that today marks 10 years since she was last regularly on the air. Sinclair-owned WPGH-TV (53) gave up on trying to do their own 10:00 p.m. newscast and entered into an agreement with WPXI to provide a newscast. Alby Oxenreiter joined the staff at Channel 11 at that time. Both moved over to WPGH from WTAE – Oxenreiter at the time the newscast started in 1996/7, and Hyland a year or so later. One might recall Sinclair’s “News Central” from Hunt Valley, Maryland that provided some portions of Sinclair’s nightly newscasts. Some have suggested that the use of that service was the beginning of the end.
Jan 27 2016