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WHAS, WAVE Enter Helicopter Sharing Agreement

Imagine this — you see a news helicopter passing over a crime scene.  The graphics are for WHAS-TV. But then you see the bird turn around, and it goes by and displays the graphics for WAVE-TV. That will be the reality starting Friday, when a new contract the two stations have signed goes into effect. The two stations will share air time and the video feeds will be identical on each station. Mark Neerman, WHAS-TV’s news director, says the new arrangement saves both stations money and is similar to deals being made in the TV business. “It’s becoming really common…