News Team

Station Manager

Austin Ayers

President/News Director

Austin Ayers is a film director from the Pittsburgh-area. After working several years at CBS New York, and as a freelancer for CBS Los Angeles, Austin transitioned into a broadcast and staff reporter role with a former subsidiary of the Trib Total Media. Seeking more responsibility, Austin was hired into WPMG-TV and WPMG-FM.


PHONE: (412) 360-8457 Ext. 1100

Assistant Station Manager

Ryan Focht

Assistant News Director/Graphics Manager

Ryan Focht is a large asset to WPMG-TV and WPMG-FM. As the assistant news director and graphics design manager, he runs a home-brewed graphics shop and takes time to volunteer with his church and various advocacy campaigns in the area through his work in design. He still runs sitewide editing and provides for WPMG and the community surrounding it.


PHONE: (412) 360-8457 Ext. 1200

Staff Reporter

Shannon Tsonis

Cold Case and Crime

Shannon Tsonis is a professional author and marketing major. Shannon provides our columnist edition with true-crime stories and cold case updates.


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