Station Profile

WNAC-TV, Fox Providence is owned by Mission Broadcasting, Inc. and operated by Nexstar under a joint marketing and programming agreement.

WNAC, through its news brand, Eyewitness News, is a market leader with In-Depth and Investigative local coverage. The station is a trusted leader in the market and is committed to serving the local viewers of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. The station also produces many other local programs including, Sports Wrap, Newsmakers, Executive Suite, State of Mind, Money Pros and Summer Stars. Eyewitness News has won numerous awards including Emmy Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards and AP News Station of the Year Awards.

Market Profile

Providence, RI is in the 53rd largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 1,469,750 and 647,790 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

The current Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 84% Cable and 9% ADS, with 7% OTT. The city of Providence, one of the oldest in the United States, was founded in 1636 and is the capital of Rhode Island. Rhode Island is nicknamed the “Ocean State” due to its numerous beaches and the abundance of coastline.

Station Contact Information

25 Catamore Boulevard East Providence, RI 02879 P: (401) 228-1700


Station Contacts

TBA, Station Manager

John Macek, Director of Sales

Karen Rezendes, News Director

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