Nexstar Broadcasting entered into an agreement to purchase WVNS from West Virginia Media Holdings in November 2015. Throughout its history, WVNS-TV has always held a strong commitment to the communities it serves. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, including servicing the viewers with the best possible programming and local news coverage. WVNS-TV has always been a leader in new technology in the Lewisburg/Beckley/Bluefield market.
WVNS-TV’s syndicated programming includes the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, and Judge Judy.
Bluefield / Beckley, WV is in the 159ᵗʰ largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 292,687 and 127,090 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 48% wired, 48% ADS and 4% over the air signal. Home of the Greenbrier Resort, host of the annual PGA event and the new Boy Scouts of America’s Summit Bechtel Reserve home of the National Boy Scout Jamboree which is a huge draw for tourists.
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Al Sandubrae, General Manager
Mark Ford, Director of Sales
Lon Tegels, News Director