Gray Television on Thursday broke ground on a new 30,000 square-foot facility in Augusta, Ga. (DMA 112), for the its WRDW (CBS, MNT, Antenna TV) and WAGT (NBC, CW). The new facility is scheduled to be completed in late 2019.
“Gray Television has been involved in the Augusta community for well over 20 years. We are so proud to be able to bring the best of the best in 21st television technology and practices to this growing area,” said Hilton Howell, Gray president-CEO. “With the finest facility and technology available, the professional journalists of WRDW/WAGT will be able to bring the news that matters to our viewers quicker, with more vibrancy than ever before.”
WRDW has operated from the same facility in North Augusta since its first day of sign-on in 1954, and the completion of the new facility will mark a 65-year history of delivering news to the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA).