WEHT is the ABC affiliate television station for the Tri-State area of Southwest Indiana, Northwestern Kentucky and Southeastern Illinois. WEHT was the first television station in the Tri-State area signing on in September 1953. WEHT airs weekly local newscasts at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm. WEHT operates an Owensboro News Bureau and operates its own Doppler weather radar across the street from its Henderson location. WEHT syndicated programming includes Live with Kelly, Rachel Ray and Who wants to be A Millionaire. Providing community service, local News, Weather, Sports and other locally produced content is the major focus.
Evansville, IN is in the 103rd largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 659,751 and 264,890 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 91% (44% wired, 47% ADS). The market is diverse economically with multiple healthcare providers, multiple college and secondary opportunities, Toyota Mfg auto plant, Mead Johnson, Berry Plastics, Vectren Energy, the coal industry, and rural - agricultural base. The Ohio River also provides a major distribution water way channel for logistics.
Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network Market Report 3rd Edition, 2009
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Curt Molander, General Manager
Brent Butler, Director of Sales
Bob Freeman, News Director