Station Profile

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. completed the acquisition of KUSI – TV from McKinnon Broadcasting on September 1, 2023.  KUSI was established in 1982 as an independent television station.

KUSI News has gained a reputation for its strong focus on local news coverage of San Diego’s news, events, and issues. This approach helped KUSI build a loyal local audience over the years which remains strong today.  The station boasts 62.5 hours of local newscasts casts weekly.

KUSI’s popular ‘Prep Pigskin Report’ exemplifies its commitment to local, with exemplary high school sports coverage each week of the Fall high school sports season.

Driven by a strong commitment to community service, KUSI-TV partners with many community organization such as Helen Woodward Animal Center, Feeding San Diego, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, American Cancer Society, Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and others.

Market Profile

San Diego, CA is in the 30th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 3,097,780 and 1,122,930 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

San Diego is home to the largest naval fleet in the world making defense/military one of the city’s major economy sectors along with tourism, international trade, biotechnology, telecom and action sports. San Diego is a top U.S. travel destination, hosting nearly 35.1 million visitors each year. UC San Diego’s Engineering program is ranked #10 in the Nation. With rapid growth in the life sciences sector, San Diego is the third largest biotech hub in the country.

Source: Nielsen Universe Estimates

Station Contact Information

7191 Engineer Rd San Diego, CA 92111 P: (858) 492-9269


Station Contacts

Scott Heath, VP & General Manager

Mike Martin, Director of Sales

Rich Goldner, News Director

Joany D'Agostino, Creative Services Director

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