Just in case you missed our weekend roundup of media notes:
FIRST UP: Media General and Dish Network reached agreement on a new contract that has once again allowed Dish to carry Media General stations, which include Roanoke’s WSLS (Channel 10). Channel 10 had been off the air for Dish customers in the Roanoke-Lynchburg market since midnight Sept. 30.
Also, we asked WDBJ (Channel 7) about meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner (@LeoHirsbrunner), who has not been on the station’s morning news program since late October.
WDBJ general manager Jeff Marks would only say that Hirsbrunner will be back on the air soon.
UPDATE Nov. 18: WDBJ posted the following on their Facebook page, which explains that Hirsbrunner was absent due to an inner ear problem:
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