WYFX-LD, Ch. 19, is a low power FOX affiliate. WYFX is the only station in the market with a local 10pm Newscast. WYFX also rebroadcasts WKBN’s local morning news, M-F from 7-9am. WYFX features “Game of the Week” with local High School Football and Basketball primetime telecasts. WYFX has featured a wide variety of non-traditional sports from Auto Racing to Volleyball and College Baseball. The stations syndicated programming includes Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Two and a Half Men, King of Queens and other popular syndicated programs.
Youngstown, OH is in the 115ᵗʰ largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 580,481 and 249,230 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 86.9% (57.2 Wired, 29.7 ADS). The Youngstown market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.33% through 2020. The largest employments sector is trade, transportation and utilities with 45,300 employees. The largest employers in the market are Mahoning County Government, US Postal Service, Diocese of Youngstown, Mercy Health/HM Health Partners, Windsor House, Youngstown City Schools and Youngstown State University. Source: TVB, Regional Chamber, Nielsen DMA Rankings and Youngstown, OH profile.
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
David Coy, General Manager
Nikki Manuel, Director of Sales
Mitch Davis, News Director
Stan Sarna, Local Sales Manager
Jim Dreistadt, National Sales Manager
Jason Vinkler, Assistant News Director