Nexstar Broadcasting Group purchased WZDX-TV (FOX affiliate), WAMY (MyNetwork affiliate), and MeTV of the Tennessee Valley from Grant Communications on December 1, 2014. Throughout our history, WZDX has always held a strong commitment to the community we serve. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, including servicing viewers with the best possible programming and local news coverage. Our 9:00 newscast, the only primetime newscast in the Huntsville area, continues to gain audience, and gives viewers their first look at the latest headlines and in-depth news coverage every night Monday through Sunday. WZDX’s syndicated programming includes Mike & Molly, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, and the Big Bang Theory.
Huntsville, AL is in the 79th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 934,681 and 383,940 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 49.0% wired, 43.1% ADS. Forbes named Huntsville, AL as one of the top 10 Smartest Cities in the World. fDi Magazine named Huntsville as one of the Top 5 Small Cities of North and South America. Huntsville was #1 on Livability.com’s most affordable cities list. Source is livability.com, 2016. With its arts, entertainment, outdoor festivities and business technology reputation, it is a great city to live and raise your family.
Source: Nielsen Media, TVB, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Milliken Institute, fDi Magazine, U S Census Bureau, livability.com
Station Contact Information1309 N Memorial Parkway Huntsville, AL 35801 P: (256) 533-5454
Mark Overstreet, VP & General Manager
Lisa Saffell, General Sales Manager
Don Trail, Local Sales Manager
Andrea Clenney, News Director
Dean Jones, Creative Service Director
Luke Renken, Chief Engineer