KPTZ Local News

KPTZ provides news coverage at high noon, six days a week. KPTZ Local News airs Tuesday thru Friday at noon. Currently, reporters are Jim Burke on Tuesday, Casey Dolan on Wednesday, Simon Jaynes on Thursdays, and Ann Katzenbach on Fridays. These daily reports are repeated at 5pm the same day. Archived Local News reports are available here soon after initial broadcast. Attention, Please! magazine features debut at noon every Monday and repeat at 5pm, as well as on Saturday at 12noon and 5pm.

  • April 15, 2020: Local News – Emissions study; one-boat ferry service. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • April 14, 2020: Local News – Cases leveling off; Help for the uninsured.
  • April 9, 1010 – Local News: Aldrich’s to close; Covid 19 cases stabilized.
  • April 8, 2020 – Local News: Blood banks need donors; locals make field shields. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • April 7, 2020 – Local News: Increase in county cases; Rhody and THING Festivals cancelled.
  • Centrum events postponed ~ Transfer station requires ID.

    Transcript: KPTZ Local News with Charlie Bermant – (April 2, 2020)

  • April 1, 2020 – Local News: Hospital needs ventilators; Rhododendron Festival update. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • March 25, 2020 – Local News: Testing supplies inadequate; landlords suspend rent. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • March 18, 2020 – Local News: New case confirmed; students say goodbye. (TRANSCRIPT)
  • March 5, 2020 – Local News: Automatic weapons shooting event; COVID-19 update; presidential primary. (TRANSCRIPT)