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Continuing its groundbreaking broadcasts from Indianapolis’ major television stations, Afternoons with Amos this week broadcast live from the newsroom of WISH-TV/Channel 8, part of LIN Broadcasting/Indianapolis.  The program was the second of a month long series of Afternoons with Amos specials from Indianapolis’ major commercial TV stations.  The broadcast focused on the dramatic changes in local television the past few years as stations increase the number of local newscasts, beef up investigative reporting and devoting more time and resources to provide news, sports, entertainment and service not just on TV sets, but on tablets like iPads, smartphones, cellphones and other mobile devices.  LIN Broadcasting also owns MyIndyTV (WNDY)/Channel 23. Plus the LWS weather channel at Digital Channel 8.2 and the African-American owned and programming broadcast network BOUNCE TV on Channel 23.2. That’s all part of how LIN Broadcasting serves Indianapolis. During this week’s Afternoons with Amos special broadcast from Channel 8, Amos talked live with top officials and personalities at the stations about their 24/7 newscasts as well as the increasing number of local sports from high school games to and Butler University and much more. Station management explained how their newscasts and news gathering process worked and talked about their stations’ dedication to the community. Channel 8 anchors and reporters talked about their jobs and how the community should interact and reach them with story ideas. Channel 8 officials answered listeners questions and concerns.  Appearing on the program were Jeff White -President & General Manager; News Director Steve Bray; DayBreak Anchors Scott Sander & Lauren Lowery;  News 8 veteran Anchor Eric Halvorsen, new Anchor Lori Wilson, Weekend Anchors Daniel Miller and Brooke Martin; Channel 8’s new Lead Meteorologist Robb Ellis, the legendary Sports Anchor Anthony (AC) Calhoun and I-Team 8 Lead Investigator Karen Hensel; Channel 8 and 23 Community Affairs Director Tina Cosby and a newcomer Amy “The Face of MyIndy-TV 23. Click the Arrows to Hear Amos’ Broadcast from Channel 8’s Newsroom. Part 1 Runs 59 Minutes.   Part 2 Runs 38 Minutes. ©2013 WTLC/Radio One.