WXIN became a charter FOX affiliate on October 9, 1986. Today, FOX59 is Indianapolis’ local news leader, airing 65 hours of news each week, with more viewers turning to award-winning FOX59 News than any other station in Indianapolis. FOX59.com is one of the most-visited local news websites in the country.
FOX59 believes strongly in building strong communities, supporting Habitat for Humanity, Zoobilation, national and cultural organizations, and mobilizing audiences to help those in need. Every year FOX59 and sister station CBS4 raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for local food pantries, helping to fight food insecurity in the community.
FOX59’s Weather Authority employs the market’s largest and most experienced staff of meteorologists, with the most accurate forecast in the market. FOX59 Sports is the longest-tenured sports department covering the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers, minor league baseball, hockey and soccer, and multiple D1 NCAA colleges.
FOX59 is committed to local programming. FOX59 is the Home of Preseason Football for the Indianapolis Colts, airing exclusive Colts programming. FOX59 viewers also enjoy unique programming from the famous Indianapolis 500, Colts training camp, the Indianapolis Zoo and On-The-Road shows from some of Indiana’s most well-attended events and venues.
FOX59’s combination of news and digital excellence, programming, community involvement and customer service provide clients with unsurpassed opportunities to grow their businesses.
Indianapolis, IN is in the 25th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 2,445,760 and 1,207,280 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 72% (50% wired, 21% ADS). Forbes reported Indianapolis to be “one of the best new boom towns in the U.S.” and Newsweek named Indy an “emerging hotspot.” Indianapolis is headquarters to Eli Lilly, Anthem, Cummins, Allison Transmission, and the NCAA. Top employers include Community Health Network, Purdue University, IU Health, St. Vincent, Delphi Electronics, Eli Lilly and Roche Diagnostics. Major universities include the University of Indiana, Purdue, Ball State and Butler. An avid sports town, Indianapolis is home to the Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Colts (NFL), Indiana Pacers (NBA), Indianapolis Indians (IL), Indy Fuel (ECHL) and Indy Eleven (USL).
Source: careeronestop, IBJ
Station Contact Information6910 Network Place Indianapolis, IN 46278 P: (317) 632-5900
Dominic Mancuso, VP & General Manager
Alison Davis, Director of Sales
CJ Hoyt, Director of News