Nexstar entered into an agreement to purchase WVNS-TV from West Virginia Media Holdings in November 2015. Throughout its history, WVNS-TV has always held a strong commitment to the communities it serves. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, including servicing the viewers with the best possible programming and local news coverage. Since 2016, the station has raised over $150,000 for local United Way organizations. WVNS-TV has always been a leader in new technology in the Lewisburg/Beckley/Bluefield market.
WVNS-TV’s syndicated programming includes the Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, The Big Bang Theory, and Judge Judy. The station airs local news 37 hours a week.
Bluefield / Beckley, WV is in the 165th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 292,687 and 120,760 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 48% wired, 48% ADS and 4% over the air signal. The Summit Bechtel Reserve home of the National Scout Jamboree draws visitors from all over the world. The New River Gorge Bridge, America’s newest National Park is an international travel destination.
Station Contact InformationP.O. Box 509 141 Old Cline Road Ghent, WV 25843 P: (304) 929-6400
Al Sandubrae, General Manager
Dennie Larger, Director of Sales
Valerie Sullivan, News Director
Emily Twiggs, Business Administrator/HR