For over 60 years, WKRN has served the residents of middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky. With its strong commitment to coverage of local news that impacts the region, NEWS 2 covers news for 58 counties, one of the largest DMA’s by county count, in the country. WKRN is an ABC affiliate and is heavily invested in local news, producing 38 hours a week of local programming. NEWS 2 works in partnership with the NFL to produce Tennessee Titans pre-season games each year as well as the highly popular Titans on 2 head coach’s show. NEWS 2 also enjoys a strong partnership with the Country Music Association based in Nashville and produces a live Red Carpet special for each CMA Awards show. WKRN has won dozens of industry awards over the years for its high quality programming as well as service to the community.
Nashville, TN is in the 29th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 2,455,890 and 1,011,570 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 53% wired, 40% ADS. Nashville has recently been recognized by numerous publications as one of the best cities in the country to live, work and play. Known by many as Music City USA, Nashville is one of America’s top tourist destinations each year. Source: Nielsen Media, Forbes Travel Guide, Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet, Trip Advisor.
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Steve Watt, General Manager
Mike Spruill, Director of Sales
Elbert Tucker, News Director
Rick Snyder, Creative Services Director
Dave Parker, Chief Engineer
Lewis Snyder, Business Manager