Station Profile

KNVA, known as The CW Austin is operated under a local marketing agreement. KNVA went on the air in 1994 as a WB affiliate. The CW Austin is Austin’s entertainment destination on-air, on-line and in the streets, connecting with viewers through great programming, localized web features and Studio 512 on KNVA from 7-9am and KXAN News from 9-10pm. Studio 512 is a local lifestyle program connecting viewers with the people, places, and events in their community. KNVA is also the home for KXAN’s More Than Score, a 15-minute local sports show that airs Monday through Friday, 9:45pm.

Market Profile

Austin, TX is in the 35th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 2,284,400 and 1,000,680 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Austin was the 9th fastest-growing metro area in 2016, adding almost 60,000 residents. It has moved from DMA rank #51 to #39 in just 10 years. As the capital of Texas, Austin is a vibrant, modern metropolis, home of the University of Texas Longhorns, state of the art research facilities, multiple Fortune 500 companies, and high-tech venture capital investment.   Austin’s economy is a roaring, job-producing engine, with unemployment finishing at just 2.7% at the end of 2017.  Culturally influential, Austin is home to the South By Southwest Interactive, Film, and Music Festival (SXSW), the Austin City Limits Music Festival, and the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. Despite being an influential, high-tech town, Austin retains it small town feel and charm for locals and visitors alike.

Station Contact Information

908 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78701 P: (512) 478-5400

Station Contacts

Eric Lassberg, Station Manager

Amy Anderson, Director of Sales

Haley Cihock, News Director

Erik Candiani, Director of Marketing

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