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 the #1 local news website in Indiana, and one of the most-visited local news websites in the country.
FOX59 believes strongly in building strong communities, supporting Habitat for Humanity, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, multiple community educational and cultural organizations, and mobilizing audiences to help those in need. Most recently, FOX59 received the Indianapolis Broadcasters Association Cardinal Award for Community Service, after its annual Pack the Pantries food drive fed nearly 400,000 Hoosiers.
FOX59’s Weather Authority employs the market’s largest and most experienced staff of meteorologists, and 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. Along with sister station CBS4, FOX59 is the Home of the Indianapolis Colts, airing exclusive Colts programming and Colts Blue Zone. FOX59 viewers also enjoy unique programming from the famous Indianapolis 500, Colts training camp, the Indianapolis Zoo and On-The-Road shows from Central Indiana town squares.
FOX59 features a wide range of exciting and popular primetime programs like Empire, Star, Gotham, 9-1-1, The Simpsons and The Masked Singer. In addition, the station carries a variety of sporting events with unparalleled reach – the NFL, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, College Football, the PGA U.S. Open and the World Cup. Syndicated sitcoms and entertainment programming include Two and a Half Men, Modern Family, TMZ, and Mike and Molly. 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 2,469,023 and 1,053,830 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 81% (50% wired, 31% 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
Source: careeronestop, IBJ
Station Contact Information6910 Network Place Indianapolis, IN 46278 P: (317) 632-5900
Jamie Aitken, General Manager
Sarah Jacobs, Director of Sales
Matt Waggoner, News Director