- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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— WITH PHOTO — TO BUSINESS, LIFESTYLES, AND STATE EDITORS:

WTNH News 8’s Connecticut Style Moves to 9am Starting January 12, 2015

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — WTNH News 8 is pleased

to announce the expansion and time change of the daily half hour

lifestyle program Connecticut Style.  The new show will air for one

hour at 9am following Good Morning America beginning January 12,

2015.  In addition to the time change, News 8 welcomes Ryan Kristafer

as co-host alongside Teresa Dufour.  The show will also undergo a name

change to the shorter, fresher CT Style.

“We are thrilled to expand and update CT Style as well as welcome Ryan

as co-host,” says General Manager and VP Mark Higgins. “He and Teresa

make a dynamic team and we are confident our audience will embrace the

show’s spontaneous and fresh perspective.”

The new CT Style will bring viewers into a local conversation about

the most interesting people, places and trends in Connecticut; a

morning show that truly has its finger on the pulse of your community.

CT Style will also offer something unexpected and fun like the

exciting daily addition Style Spin, an interactive game show segment.

Every morning you can expect the new CT Style will put a smile on your

face.

Kristafer, a Connecticut native and son of local legendary radio

personality Jerry Kristafer, has spent his career as an entrepreneur,

producer and host for high profile events at the Mohegan Sun casino.

He has also made a name for himself with features such as “Man in the

Stands” on NBC Sports Radio.

About WTNH News 8 WTNH News 8 continues to set the standard for news

coverage excellence in Connecticut. News 8 provides news, weather and

information around the clock through its television newscasts,

WTNH.com website and through its digital and mobile platforms. WTNH

News 8, an ABC affiliate, and WCTX MyTV9, a My Network affiliate,

serve more than 996,000* households.

For More Information Kierstin Pupkowski (203) 784-8867

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