Carlos Vidal and Kerry Quinlan are the anchors for Waltham Newswatch, the city’s only televised news program. Broadcast every Thursday at 7:00 pm, the weekly show presents news, sports and human interest stories about the city, with an emphasis on local non-profit organizations.
- WCAC-TV - Channel 8 (Channel 7 without a cable box)
- WCAC-TV - Channel 3
- WCAC-TV - Channel 47
- Newswatch Anchors
- News Director: Chris Wangler
- Chris has written two books and many articles for entertainment weeklies, including the Boston Phoenix. He believes that the diversity and energy of Waltham make it a great city for news.
Please call or email Chris with any story ideas or to volunteer to work on the newscast.
- Newswatch Assistant: MT Nicolas
- MT is responsible for assisting the Waltham Newswatch with their daily production needs.
Please call or email MT with any questions, comments or concerns.
- Lead Anchor: Carlos Vidal
- Carlos Vidal volunteers as the lead Newswatch anchor. He is a community activist involved in many organizations such as Waltham Partnership for Youth. He hosts a program on WCAC-TV called "Contacto Latino." And he is works as a local real estate agent.
- Co-Anchor: Kerry Quinlan
- Kerry Quinlan helps out as the co-anchor weekly on the Newswatch. She is the MAC-TV Production Coordinator.