Norfolk, VA -- WVEC-TV13 is the most watched station in Hampton Roads for local news*.
More Hampton Roads' viewers turned to WVEC-TV13, making it the most watched station for local news Monday through Friday. More viewers continue to watch the longest standing anchor team around - led by Regina Mobley, David Alan, Sandra Parker, Janet Roach, Jeff Lawson and Scott Cash.
"Our newsroom and everyone behind the scenes is very honored to be trusted by so many viewers," said Executive News Director Rich Lebenson, 13NEWS. "It's our ongoing commitment to cover the news that is important during these times. They demand it and once again, we're honored they turn to our team. On-air and on-line at WVEC.COM," Lebenson added.
"I'm really proud of this team," said President and General Manager Jim Berman, WVEC-TV13. "We work hard every day to provide the best news coverage in Hampton Roads. This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone at the station." Berman added.
Viewers continue to make WVEC-TV13 the number one destination for quality programming. 13NEWS AT NOON, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Rachel Ray, The View, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy all remain number one in their time periods.
*based on Nielsen Local Live Only Arianna Overnights for Nov 08 sweep period (M-F 5A, 6A, 12P, 5P, 5:30P, 6P & 11P newscasts and 10A, 11A, 4P & 7-8P)
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WVEC-TV13 is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, with 2007 annual revenue of $777 million. The Company owns and operates 20 television stations reaching more than 14 percent of U.S. television households, including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV affiliates, and their associated Web sites, in 15 highly-attractive markets across the United States. Belo stations consistently deliver distinguished journalism for which they have received significant industry recognition including nine Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton Awards; nine George Foster Peabody Awards; and 23 national Edward R. Murrow Awards - all since 2000, and in each case more than any other commercial station group in the nation. Nearly all Belo stations rank first or second in their local market. Belo owns stations in seven of the top 25 markets in the nation, with six stations located in the fast-growing, top-14 markets of Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Seattle/Tacoma and Phoenix. Additionally, the Company has created regional cable news channels in Texas and the Northwest increasing its impact in those regions. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Paul Fry, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.