Brian Halberstadt

Executive Producer

Brian Halberstadt is WTKR NewsChannel 3 ‘s executive producer. Along with being one of the newsroom’s managers, Brian also produces many of WTKR’S live events, including the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. Frequent viewers of WGNT News, Powered by NewsChannel 3, also know the back of his head from his occasional appearances from 7:00-9:00am.

Brian joined NewsChannel 3 in 2004, and has been the station’s Executive Producer since 2008. He started his journalism career in radio, joining Indiana Public Radio in 1992. He then moved to WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio in 1997 before heading east to Hampton Roads. He graduated from Ball State University, where he studied Telecommunications, Political Science, and Economics.

Brian’s work has been recognized by the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists, the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters and the National Television Academy.

Brian and his wife live in Chesapeake. They enjoy seeing the historical areas of Virginia, and rooting for the Indianapolis Colts.

Recent Articles

  • 2012 Verizon Wireless American Music Festival tickets

    Posted on: 3:07 am, May 25, 2012, by , updated on: 08:52am, May 25, 2012

    Festival tickets going on sale
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  • Taking Action Getting a Job: Corrosion Technician

    Posted on: 12:46 am, May 25, 2012, by , updated on: 06:51am, May 25, 2012

    Employer name:  Columbia Gas of Virginia, Suffolk Job order number:  291751 Click to view the entire listing at the Virginia...
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  • Police officer spots morning restaurant fire in Hampton

    Posted on: 4:36 am, May 23, 2012, by , updated on: 08:43am, May 23, 2012

    No one was hurt. There's no word yet on what caused the fire.
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  • Crash closes exit ramps on I-64 in Chesapeake

    Posted on: 6:21 am, May 15, 2012, by

    Exit ramps from I-64 East to Greenbrier Parkway in Chesapeake are closed because of an accident and fuel spill. Virginia...
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  • Missing boy in York County

    Posted on: 6:17 am, May 15, 2012, by , updated on: 07:02am, May 15, 2012

    York-Poquoson Sheriff's deputies are searching for a missing 12-year-old boy.
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  • Accident closes lanes of I-264 East at Frederick Blvd.

    Posted on: 6:55 am, May 7, 2012, by

    At least one lane of I-264 East will be closed at Frederick Blvd. in Portsmouth for several hours.  A crash...
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  • Goverment releases report on documents seized from bin Laden compound

    Posted on: 4:54 am, May 3, 2012, by , updated on: 02:33pm, May 3, 2012

    The SEALS took 6,000 documents during last year's raid.
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  • Virginia Votes 2012: Latest results

    Posted on: 4:18 am, May 1, 2012, by , updated on: 07:03pm, May 1, 2012

    The polls in Virginia closed at 7:00pm. For the latest vote counts from the Virginia Board of Elections: Click here...
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  • Four teens arrested in robbery attempt of two undercover cops

    Posted on: 6:05 am, April 24, 2012, by

    Group of teens arrested for trying to rob undercover Norfolk cops at the McDonald's at Campostella.
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  • Man arrested in connection to Chesapeake hostage situation

    Posted on: 5:37 am, April 24, 2012, by , updated on: 05:41am, April 24, 2012

    They say two adults and four children have been escorted out of the home safely by police.
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  • Hampton police kill man; three others found dead

    Posted on: 5:22 am, April 18, 2012, by , updated on: 10:06am, April 18, 2012

    A Hampton police officer shot and killed a man while investigating a reported domestic violence incident. Three others also died.
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  • Two confirmed deaths in Beach condo fire

    Posted on: 6:01 am, April 13, 2012, by and , updated on: 10:20am, April 13, 2012

    Officials say one man and one woman have died.
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