Baton Rouge TV station WBRZ will add a live newscast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekdays starting Monday on its 24-hour news channel, WBRZ+.

This expands WBRZ+'s  live, local news to eight hours Monday-Friday. 

"2une In Morning News" co-anchors John Pastorek and Malary Pullen will deliver the extra two hours of news, along with Chief Meteorologist Josh Eachus with the weather and Ashley Fruge’ on traffic. Taylor Evans will man the breaking news center and Johnston von Springer will report from the field.

WBRZ+ is available free over-the-air on Channel 2.2, on Cox cable Channels 11 or 1011 and Eatel 2. In addition, the channel is on streaming services including Roku and