MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCBD) – WCBD News 2 unveiled its new state-of-the-art studio on Tuesday, ushering in a new era for broadcasting in the Lowcountry.
The wait is over – after a few weeks of broadcasting from a temporary space, News 2 proudly debuted its new studio overhaul and tech upgrades on the 4:00 p.m. broadcast. The expanded and redesigned studio will allow our team to better present the news, weather, sports and important information you rely on every day.
Studio accents embody the Lowcountry living vibe through thoughtful design and showcase our NBC 2 brand. From the main anchor office, evening viewers will see a beautiful image of the heart of Charleston through the windows behind our anchor team.
Large screens will invite viewers to see the big picture during breaking news, morning traffic reports and when presenting the latest sporting action.
“Our (new) studio gives us the ability to deliver comprehensive, unique journalism in the most beautiful city on earth,” said longtime WCBD News 2 presenter Carolyn Murray. allows us to keep viewers engaged as we take them to the front lines of every story, every day. Same team, new look!
“Our investment in the new set demonstrates our commitment to the Lowcountry. News2 is a service company. We produce meaningful and accurate content and help our advertisers grow their businesses,” said Gray Soapes, CEO of WCBD- TV.” Our state-of-the-art package is something you would see in a big market like Atlanta or Charlotte. We already have the best people in the business, now we have the best technology. »
Storm Team 2 also has a new home in the studio. An expanded weather center will allow our meteorologists to work even more closely as a team, especially during severe weather events.
Chief Meteorologist Rob Fowler said the new set is among the best and most functional he has seen in his 35 years with the station. “It will give us all of our forecasting and analytics tools in one place and allow our team to work together in a state-of-the-art workspace,” Fowler said. “It will be invaluable during weather coverage.”
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