FOX8/WGHP is the FOX affiliate serving the Greensboro/High-Point/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Television Market (46th). Historically one of the strongest FOX affiliates in the country for viewership in news, WGHP currently produces 11 hours of local news per day and over 20 hour long locally produced specials throughout the year. These specials focus on localism and expand on long running franchises such as Roy’s Folks, Good News Friday, High School Football and Veterans.
As the “home” market for NASCAR, FOX8 leads the country in viewership levels for its market in NASCAR viewership and sports programming. In addition to serving the market as the most watched local news, the myFOX8.com website has grown to become the most used TV website in the market, state and consistently ranks in the top 20 in the entire country for usage.
WGHP’s Start Local/Stay Local is more than a slogan and is helped defined by its news commitments and decades long history of community service. For over 30 years, FOX8 has worked with The Salvation Army and corporate partners with programs such as Give a Kid a Coat, Gift for Kids and the annual Holiday Concerts that culminate the single food drive in the Piedmont Triad. Additionally, the station partners with JDRF in their walks, Special Olympics and raises infant supplies through the annual Community Baby Shower.
National recognized for excellence including: 2017 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award – Social Media, 2017 First Place for Social Media – Radio, Television, Digital News Association of the Carolinas, 2018 Second Place for Social Media – Radio, Television, Digital News Association of the Carolinas.
Greensboro, NC is in the 49th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 1,621,306 and 635,580 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 48.0% wired, 35.0% ADS.
Station Contact Information2005 Francis St High Point, NC 27263 P: (336) 841-8888
Jim Himes, General Manager
Nicole Henderson, Director of Sales
Kevin Daniels, News Director