LIN Media’s WOOD-TV (Channel 8 ) in Grand Rapids will launch a 4:30 A.M. newscast on Monday, April 30. The announcement comes a few days after market rival WWMT started a 4:30 A.M. newscast on April 23.
Beginning Monday, April 30, 24 Hour News 8 Daybreak will begin at 4:30 a.m.
“We’re responding to changes in viewers’ habits being seen all over the country. 24 Hour News 8 Daybreak is West Michigan’s #1 morning show,” said WOOD TV8 News Director Rebecca Sapakie. “Our entire team will be here ready to go at 4:30 a.m. We’re committed to making sure our viewers are prepared for the day with the latest overnight news, big stories still ahead and the Storm Team 8 forecast.”