Station Profile

WDHN, an ABC affiliate, located in Dothan, AL was purchased by Nexstar on August 1, 2003. WDHN is committed to serving the local community, currently providing viewers with three live newscasts at 5, 6, and 10PM Monday-Friday. Viewers also stay updated on agriculture, livestock and river readings Monday-Friday 530-7AM during Top Of The Morning with Charlie Platt.

WDHN broadcasts both analog and digital for viewers to watch local programming and syndicated programming which includes: The Doctors, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, and The Insider. WDHN recently added two new channels: Escape (18.2) and LAFF (18.3)

Market Profile

Dothan, AL is in the 173rd largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 235,120 and 92,300 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Located in the southeast corner of Alabama, Dothan is known as the “Peanut Capital of the World”, where a majority of all the peanuts grown in the United States are grown within a 100 mile radius of Dothan.

The Dothan AL community offers a wide variety of products and services that include health care, education, shopping and cultural entertainment, including home of The National Peanut Festival. With only a short drive to the state line of Georgia or Florida, the Dothan community provides its residents with modern conveniences and amenities, but also offers the charm and friendliness of the South.

Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network Market Report 3rd Edition, 2007

Station Contact Information

5274 East State Hwy 52 Webb, AL 36376 P: (334) 793-1818 F: (334) 793-2623


Station Contacts

Janie Hinson, VP/GM/GSM

Richard Reinhardt, Local Sales Manager

Ben Stanfield, News Director

Craig Casillas, Chief Engineer

Susie White, Digital Media Manager

Shane Sellers, Integrated Digital Specialist

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