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Local News in HD

155 Stations in 73 Designated Market Areas Are Doing Local News in High Definition 
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The following stations have launched local news in high definition. The next step for many is to convert to HD ENG operations in the field. Many are upconverting or at least doing field acquisition in 16:9.
Markets are listed in order of DMA ranking.
Anyone with information about local news launching in HD, field acquisition, launch dates and so forth, is encouraged to contact TVB.com at dmcadams@nbmedia.com.

New York
(DMA #1)
WABC (ABC O&O)
WCBS (CBS O&O)
WNBC (NBC O&O)
WNYW (Fox O&O)
WPIX (Tribune, CW)

Los Angeles
(DMA #2)
KABC (ABC O&O)
KCAL (CBS O&O, Independent)
KCBS (CBS O&O)
KDOC (Ellis Communications, Independent)
KTLA (Tribune, CW)
KNBC (NBC O&O)

Chicago
(DMA #3)
WLS (ABC O&O)
WMAQ (NBC O&O)
WGN (Tribune, CW)
WBBM (CBS O&O)

Philadelphia
(DMA #4)
KYW (CBS O&O)
WCAU (NBC O&O)
WPVI (ABC O&O)
WTXF (Fox O&O)
WFMZ (Maranatha Broadcasting, Independent)

Dallas
(DMA #5)
WFAA (Belo, ABC)
KTVT (CBS O&O)
KTXA (CBS O&O, Independent)
KXAS, (NBC O&O)

San Francisco
(DMA #6)
KGO (ABC O&O)
KTVU (Cox, Fox)
KPIX (CBS O&O)
KNTV (NBC O&O)

Boston
(DMA #7)
WBZ (CBS O&O)
WCVB (Hearst-Argyle, ABC)
WHDH (Sunbeam Television, NBC)
WLVI (Sunbeam, CW)
WSBK (CBS, Independent)

Atlanta
(DMA #8)
WSB (Cox, ABC)
WXIA (Gannett, NBC)

Washington, D.C.
(DMA #9)
WJLA (Allbritton, ABC)
WUSA (Gannett, CBS)
WTTG (Fox O&O), launched a 6 p.m. HD newscast Jan. 30, 2009.

Houston
(DMA #10)
KHOU (Belo, CBS)
KTRK (ABC O&O)

Detroit
(DMA #11)
WXYZ (Scripps, ABC)
WDIV (Post-Newsweek, NBC)
WJBK (Fox O&O)

Phoenix
(DMA #12)
KPNX (Gannett, NBC)
KTVK (Belo, Independent)

Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.
(DMA #13)
WFTS (Scripps, ABC)
WFLA, (Media General, NBC)
WTSP (Gannett, CBS)

Seattle
(DMA #14)
KING (Belo, NBC)
KOMO (Fisher, ABC)
KIRO (Cox, CBS)

Minneapolis
(DMA #15)
KARE (Gannett, NBC)

Miami-Ft. Lauderdale
(DMA #16)
WTVJ (NBC O&O)
WSCV (NBC Universal, Telemundo)

Cleveland
(DMA #17)
WEWS (Scripps, ABC)
WKYC (Gannett, NBC)
WJW (Fox O&O)
WOIO (Raycom, CBS)
WUAB (Raycom, MyNet )

Denver
(DMA #18)
KTVD (Gannett, MyNet)
KUSA (Gannett, NBC)
KCNC (CBS O&O)

Orlando, Fla.
(DMA #19)
WESH (Hearst-Argyle, NBC)
WFTV (Cox, ABC)
WRDQ (Cox, Independent)

Sacramento, Calif.
(DMA #20)
KCRA (Hearst-Argyle, NBC)

St. Louis
(DMA #21)
KSDK (Gannett, NBC)
KMOV (Belo, CBS)

Portland, Ore
(DMA #22)
KGW (Belo, NBC)

Pittsburgh
(DMA #23)
WPXI (Cox, NBC)
WPGH (Sinclair Broadcast Group, Fox)
WTAE (Hearst-Argyle, ABC)

Charlotte, N.C.
(DMA #24)
WCCB (Bahakel Communications, Fox)
WSOC (Cox, ABC)
WAXN (Cox Enterprises, Independent)

Indianapolis
(DMA #25)
WTHR (Dispatch, NBC)
WISH (LIN TV, CBS)
WRTV (McGraw-Hill, ABC)

Baltimore, Md.
(DMA #26)
WBFF (Sinclair Broadcast Group, Fox)

Raleigh-Durham, N.C.
(DMA #27)
WRAL (Capitol, CBS)
WRAZ (Capitol, Fox)
WTVD (ABC O&O)

San Diego, Calif.
(DMA #28)
KFMB (Midwest TV, CBS)
KGTV (McGraw-Hill, ABC)
KSWB (Tribune, Fox)

Nashville, Tenn.
(DMA #29)
WTVF (Landmark, CBS)
WSMV (Meredith, NBC)

Kansas City, Mo.
(DMA #31)
KCTV (CBS, Meredith)
KMBC (Hearst-Argyle, ABC)
KSHB (Scripps, NBC)

Columbus, Ohio
(DMA #32)
WBNS (Dispatch, CBS)
WCMH (Media General, NBC)
WSYX (Sinclair Broadcast Group, ABC)
WTTE (Cunningham Broadcasting, Fox)

Salt Lake City
(DMA #33)
KSL (Bonneville International, NBC)
KUTV (Four Points Media Group, CBS)

Cincinnati
(DMA #34)
WCPO (Scripps, ABC)
WXIX (Raycom, Fox)

Spartanburg, S.C./Ashville, N.C.
(DMA #36)
WSPA (Media General, CBS)
WLOS (ABC, Sinclair, ABC)
WMYA (Cunningham/LMA, Sinclair, MyNet)

West Palm Beach, Fla.
(DMA #38)
WPTV (Scripps, NBC)
WPEC (Freedom, CBS)

Birmingham, Ala.
(DMA #40)
WVTM (Media General, NBC)

Las Vegas
(DMA #42)
KLAS (Landmark, CBS)
KVBC (Sunbelt Communications, NBC)
KTNV (Journal Broadcast, ABC)

Norfolk, Va.
(DMA #43)
WVEC (Belo, ABC) upconverted
KTSM (Communications Corp., NBC)
WAVY (LIN TV, NBC)
WVBT (LIN TV, Fox)

Jacksonville, Fla.
(DMA #47)
WJXT (Post-Newsweek, Independent)

Memphis, Tenn.
(DMA #48)
WMC (Raycom, NBC)

Austin, Texas
(DMA #49)
KEYE (Four Points Media Group, CBS)
KVUE (Belo, ABC)

Louisville, Ky.
(DMA #50)
WAVE (Raycom, NBC)

New Orleans
(DMA #53)
WGNO (Tribune, ABC)

Fresno, Calif.
(DMA #55)
KFSN (ABC O&O)

Albany, N.Y.
(DMA #57)
WRGB (Freedom, CBS)
WCWN (Freedom, CW)

Richmond, Va.
(DMA #58)
WWBT (Raycom, NBC)
WUPV (Southeastern Media, CW), launched 6:30 p.m. 30-minute HD newscast produced by WWBT, Raycom-owned NBC affiliate that share’s a service agreement with WUPV.

Mobile, Ala.
(DMA #60)
WEAR (Sinclair, ABC)

Tulsa, Okla.
(DMA #61)
KJRH (Scripps, NBC)

Fort Myers, Fla.
(DMA #62)
WINK (Fort Myers Broadcasting Co., CBS)
WBBH (Waterman Broadcasting, NBC)
WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting, ABC)

Lexington, Ky.
(DMA #63)
WLEX (Cordillera, NBC)
WKYT (Gray, CBS)
WTVQ (Morris Multimedia, ABC)

Roanoke, Va.
(DMA #67)
WDBJ (Schurz Communications, CBS)
WSLS (Media General, NBC)

Tucson, Ariz.
(DMA #68)
KVOA (Cordillera, NBC)
KUAT (University of Arizona, PBS)

Wichita, Kan.
(DMA #69)
KWCH (Schurz Communications, CBS)

Spokane, Wash
(DMA #75)
KHQ (Cowles Publishing, NBC)
KXLY (Morgan Murphy Media, ABC)

Madison, Wis.
(DMA #85)
WISC (Morgan Murphy, CBS)

Brownsville, Texas
(DMA #87)
KVEO (Communications Corp., NBC)

South Bend-Elkhart, Ind.
(DMA #89)
WSBT (Schurz Communications, CBS)

Colorado Springs, Colo.
(DMA #91)
KRDO (News-Press & Gazette, ABC)

Burlington, Vt.
(DMA #93)
WFFF (Smith Television, Fox)
WVNY (Lambert Broadcasting, ABC)

Baton Rouge, La.
(DMA #95)
WAFB (Raycom Group, CBS)

El Paso, Texas
(DMA #98)
KTSM (Communications Corp. of America, NBC)
KVIA (News-Press & Gazette, ABC

Charleston, S.C.
(DMA #99)
WCSC (Raycom, CBS)

Myrtle Beach, S.C.
(DMA #104)
WMBF (Raycom, NBC)

Tallahassee, Fla.
(DMA # 105)
WTXL (Calkins Media, ABC)

Reno, Nev.
(DMA #108)
KRNV (Sunbelt, NBC)

Montgomery, Ala.
(DMA #118)
WSFA, (Raycom, NBC)

Columbus, Ga.
(DMA #128)
WLTZ (SagamoreHill Broadcasting, NBC)

Columbia, Mo.
(DMA #137)
KOMU (University of Missouri-Columbia, NBC)

Palm Springs, Calif.
(#142)
KESQ (News-Press & Gazette Co., ABC)

Salisbury, Md.
(DMA #144)
WBOC (WBOC Inc., CBS)

Idaho Falls-Pocatello, Idaho
(DMA #162)
KIFI (News Press & Gazette, ABC)

Charlottesville, Va.
(DMA #183)
WVIR (Waterman Broadcasting, NBC)

Bend, Ore.
(DMA #192)
KTVZ (News-Press & Gazette, NBC)
KOHD (Chambers Communication, ABC)

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