WCWJ is the CW Network affiliate serving the Jacksonville-Brunswick, FL television market. The station is branded CW17 and is often recognized as a top CW affiliate in the country. In addition to the CW programming the station runs entertainment syndication with shows like: House of Payne, TMZ, Maury Povich, and Friends. Talk shows, court shows and movies make up most of the remainder of the schedule. Nexstar Broadcasting purchased the station in May of 2009. Under Nexstar’s leadership the station launched the local web portal yourjax.com. This hyper local site serves the community by providing local information and methods to interact with the site.
Jacksonville, Florida, 47th ranked television market in the US and home to over 674,860 TV households. Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 91.1% (59.9% wired, 31.9% ADS). The largest employers in this market are Naval Air Station, Naval Station Mayport, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida, Publix Distribution Center and Winn Dixie Stores, Inc. Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network, Inc., Market Report 3rd Edition, 2007.
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STATION CONTACT INFORMATION
9117 Hogan Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32216
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Marc Hefner, VP & General Manager
Gray Soapes, Sales Manager
Cheri Jacobs, General Sales Manager
David Hall, Creative Services Director
Mark Marshman, Chief Engineer
Jake McCain, eMedia Manager