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Atlanta, Georgia
United States
BrandingFox 5 Atlanta (general)
Fox 5 News(newscasts)
SloganDedicated, Determined, Dependable
The Most Powerful Name in Local News(news)
We Are Fox 5(general)
ChannelsDigital: 27 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
  • 5.1: 720p 16:9 WAGA-HD
  • 5.2: 480i 16:9 WAGA-SD
  • 5.3: 480i 4:3 BUZZR
  • 5.4: 480i 4:3 LIGHT
  • 5.1: Fox (O&O)
  • 5.2: Movies!
  • 5.3: Buzzr
  • 5.4: Light TV
OwnerFox Television Stations
(New World Communications of Atlanta, Inc.)
First air dateMarch 8, 1949 (69 years ago) (1949-03-08)
Call letters’ meaningAtlanta, GeorgiA
derived from former sister station WAGA radio (now WDWD)
Sister station(s)Fox Sports South
Fox Sports Southeast
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 5 (VHF, 1949–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • CBS (1949–1994)
  • Secondary:
  • ABC (1949–1951)
  • DuMont (1949–1956)
  • NTA (1956–1961)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
Height332 m (1,089 ft)
Facility ID70689
Transmitter coordinates33°47′51.4″N84°20′1.7″W / 33.797611°N 84.333806°W / 33.797611; -84.333806Coordinates: 33°47′51.4″N84°20′1.7″W / 33.797611°N 84.333806°W / 33.797611; -84.333806
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile

More Detailed Antenna Recption Information for Fox 5 Atlanta WAGA

Virtual Channel5
RF Channel27
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)332m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)618m
Network AffiliationFOX
Contact Street 11551 Briarcliff Road NE
Contact CityAtlanta
Contact StateGA
Contact Zip30306
Contact Phone404-875-5555
Additional DataFCC Station Information

Other Notable Facts about Fox 5 Atlanta

Fox 5 WAGA been covering Atlanta news, Atlanta traffic, Atlanta sports, and Atlanta weather since 1949–originally as a CBS affiliate. Fox 5 has some famous alumni, including Robin Roberts (host of ABC’s Good Morning America), Deborah Norville (formerly host of Today), and Judy Woodruff (PBS Newshour).

Fox 5 Atlanta
The Fox 5 Atlanta live stream is available during the stations on-air newscasts.

There are no outstanding FCC complaints against WAGA. The station was nominated for an Emmy in 2015 for its Investigative Reporting on the firing of Ethics Commission Chief, Holly LaBerge (for–of all things–unethical behavior).

Fox 5 is owned by Fox Television Stations. As a Fox Television affiliate, Atlanta WAGA tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs also provided by Fox.

If you want local Atlanta news, Atlanta weather (including weather radar for Georgia), or Atlanta traffic, then Fox 5 News Atlanta is a great start.

We’re happy to bring you Fox 5 live, so you can stream atlanta, and keep up with Georgia school closings, 5 day weather forecasts Atlanta from Fox 5 weather.

See WAGA’s FCC Profile

Fox 5 has a public information file maintained by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). To go directly to WAGA’s FCC file, click the FCC link above.

The FCC’s station profile will contain important information about Atlanta WAGA that falls within the public domain. For example, it may disclose such details as political advertisement time the station has sold (or given away), ownership particulars, or pending applications for programming changes.

Available Job Opportunities at Atlanta WAGA

To see the opportunities available at Fox 5, from internships and entry-level jobs up to high-ranking roles, click the Jobs button above. Given the diversity of positions the organization needs to operate successfully, there are usually several openings.

Contact the Station

If you’re a public relations rep, you may also want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch—
By mail: 1551 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30306-2217. Phone: 404-875-5555. Fax: 404-898-0238.