News1480 WCNS is a two time recipient of the PAB’s Outstanding Local Newscast Award! 

At the top of the hour we broadcast Townhall national & world news updates followed by the two-time statewide townhall whiteaward-winning WCNS Local Regional Report anchored by Bill Brown and Greg Maxwell.
Bill BrownBill Brown
 joined the WCNS News Team in July 2016. He is a Ligonier Township native who retired several years ago as the WJAC-TV Channel 6 morning news anchor. Bill is now the morning new anchor for WCNS, delivering news, sports, and weather.

Also helping deliver the news is Cody Jennette who also is Traffic Manager and Assistant Operations Manager at WCNS.



Hank BaughmanAfter years in Pittsburgh television and radio news, Hank Baughman is now a member of the WCNS news teamHank has lived most of his life in Westmoreland, growing up in Greensburg.

And on the weekends: Chuck Campbell and Greg Maxwell provide listeners with news updates.

Collaborating with the Latrobe Bulletin, the Metro Source statewide network and the National Weather Service, we also enhance our news gathering through special arrangements with local emergency officials & educators assuring listeners of timely accurate information of school delays & cancellations broadcast promptly as well as Amber Alerts, state and federal emergencies, and severe weather warnings.

Our listeners add to our network of news gatherers by phoning in news tips.

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