Third Verizon FiOS1 News Channel Debuts

Verizon’s FiOS1 News makes its debut in Lower Hudson Valley

New York’s Lower Hudson Valley is waking up this morning to a new news channel as Verizon’s FiOS1 News makes its debut in the area on channels 501 and 1 for subscribers to Verizon FiOS TV.

FiOS1 News Lower Hudson Valley will have reach into Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange and Dutchess counties in New York, and Greenwich, CT.

The new channel, chocked full of local news, weather and traffic reports, is the third such hyper-local news channel for Verizon FiOS.  FiOS1 News Long Island and FiOS1 News New Jersey launched in June 2009, and are celebrating their fifth anniversary in these markets.

The channel will have its own website at www.FiOS1News.com/LowerHudsonValley.  FiOS1 News Now, which airs weekdays at 5 p. m. will also be live streamed on the FiOS1 News website.

As with the other FiOS1 news channels, Verizon FiOS1 News Lower Hudson Valley will partner with Rye, New York-based RNN to produce the daily newscasts and feature programs.

FiOS1 News has been recognized with a variety of leading news and journalism awards – such as the Emmys, the New York Press Club, FOLIO, New York State Associated Press -- for news reporting, political coverage, and feature stories.