Nexstar Broadcasting Group purchased WWTI-50.1 (ABC affiliate) and WWTI-50.2 (CW affiliate), from Newport Television LLC on December 1st 2013. Throughout its history, WWTI has always held a strong commitment to the communities it serves. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever. WWTI was the first to broadcast in high definition programming – both network and syndicated, and also is able to produce and air high definition advertising commercials. WWTI-50.1 (ABC) syndicated programming includes Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Judge Judy, Dr. Phil and The Big Bang Theory. WWTI-50.2 (CW) is part of the CW 100+ Station Group. This station is fully programmed by the CW 100+ station group.
Watertown, NY is in the 179th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 216,749 and 93,260 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 87% with 56% wired to cable and 31% ADS. The Watertown, New York is located 30 miles from the Canadian Boarder. The St Lawrence River,Lake Ontario region is one of the top visitor destinations in New York State. The Watertown DMA is also home to the US Army military and its installation Fort Drum. Fort Drum is home to the 10th Mountain Division which over the past 15 years has been the most deployed division in the U.S. Army. The estimated impact of Fort Drum on the 3 county region totals over $1.6 Billion Dollars.
Station Contact Information1222 Arsenal Street Watertown, NY 13601 P: (315) 785-8850
David Males, General Manager
David Males, Director of Sales
Mark Mason, News Director