Griffin Communications has announced the launch of a new, 9 a.m. hour-long local newscast on News 9 beginning Jan. 18.
The News 9 This Morning anchor team of Robin Marsh and Lacie Lowry, along with meteorologist Lacey Swope, will host the program which intends to feature news, weather and interviews in a format similar to News 9 at 4 p.m.
"I am thrilled to offer our morning viewers a full hour of the best local news, weather and entertainment at nine a.m.," said Todd Spessard, Griffin Communications Vice President of Content. "This show continues our commitment to local news and keeping Oklahomans safe, informed and entertained. Robin, Lacie and Lacey already deliver one of the best broadcasts in the state and are excited to launch this new format."
"It’s been a dream of mine to do a local news program at nine a.m.," said anchor Robin Marsh. "We’ve been working really hard in preparation for this. Watch out for a few surprises on weekday mornings too!"
You can watch each weekday morning at 9 a.m. on air on News 9, online at News9.com and on the News 9 News and OTT apps.
About Griffin Communications
Griffin Communications, L.L.C. an Oklahoma-owned multimedia company, keeps Oklahomans safe, entertained and informed through the gathering, marketing and distribution of news, weather, entertainment and sports content through multiple channels & platforms. Holdings include KWTV/News 9 and KSBI/News 9 Plus in Oklahoma City and KOTV/News On 6 and KQCW/The Tulsa CW in Tulsa. Griffin’s holdings also include News9.com, NewsOn6.com, Griffin Outdoor, and Griffin Radio Tulsa – KHTT, KVOO, KXBL, KBEZ and KFAQ. Griffin Communications also has developed several partnerships and strategic alliances throughout Oklahoma, including Oklahoma Community Television/Griffin Tower Company and News 9 Now/News On 6 Now. Griffin Communications, L.L.C. is among a few privately held media companies in the country, owned by David and Kirsten Griffin of Oklahoma City, and John Griffin of Muskogee. Griffin Communications, L.L.C. solely focuses its resources in the state of Oklahoma.