Channel 2 Action News Back 2 School coverage kick starts the school year

August 3, 2015 Comments Off on Channel 2 Action News Back 2 School coverage kick starts the school year
Channel 2 Action News Back 2 School coverage kick starts the school year

B2S Survival Guide

Channel 2 Action News is mobilizing its resources to help moms and dads across Georgia receive all the information they need with unprecedented media support. Coverage from all angles and multiple platforms includes on air, online and on mobile with integrated Facebook, Twitter and Instagram campaigns all designed to keep you informed.

Channel Two Action News This Morning starting at 4:30 a.m. will provide the following additional Back 2 School coverage:

  • Highlights on what is new this year for each major school district.
  • Additional traffic reporters watching the streets for traffic delays as soon as they occur.
  • Clark Howard will help families save money getting ready for school.
  • Severe Weather Team 2 will create specific weather forecasts for each returning district online, on mobile and in social.
  • Count on Channel 2 Action News to investigate important stories like arming the new school busses with dash cams and the streets plagued most by dangerous drivers.

Channel 2 Action News #Back2School Social Media

Proud parents can join the crowd on WSB-TV’s Facebook and Instagram pages and share their students’ first day of school photos, photos from their own schooldays and tips and tricks to make mornings easier. Use #Back2School.

Channel 2 Action News APPS

The latest FREE and most up-to-date weather, traffic and the Wake-Up apps are now  available for download on smartphones or tablets.

The Wake-Up App, with its own wake up alarm from Karen Minton, Fred Blankenship and Linda Stouffer, provides breaking news from overnight first thing in the morning right when its alarm rings. The WSB Weather app paired with the WSB-TV Weather and Traffic apps are the perfect tools to help families plan for rush hour and dress for the day ahead.

WSB-TV and Channel 2 Action News want viewers to be prepared for the shift in routine and are committed to provide free information and services to ease Georgians’ transition from summertime to school time.

WHAT:  Back 2 School wall to wall coverage

WHO:   Fred Blankenship, Linda Stouffer, Karen Minton, Mark Arum

WHEN:  Starting July 27th through the school year.

WHERE:  Channel 2, WSB-TV,, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. The station also operates its website,, its mobile site,, plus News, Weather and Traffic Apps, and airs MeTV on its digital sub-channel 2.2. WSB-TV also provides news, weather and traffic on Twitter @WSBTV and on WSB-TV’s Facebook page:

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