KING 5 Seattle NBC


Watch KING 5 Seattle NBC Live Online

Watch KING 5 Seattle NBC Live Online


Other Seattle News Stations

Load More

More Facts About KING 5 Seattle NBC

KING-TV New Logo.png
Seattle–Tacoma, Washington
United States
CitySeattle, Washington
BrandingKING 5 (general)
KING 5 News (newscasts)
SloganWestern Washington’s Home Team
This is Home
ChannelsDigital: 48 (UHF)
(to move to 25 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Translators13 K13ER Cashmere/Leavenworth
  • .1: NBC
  • .2: Justice Network
  • .3: Quest
OwnerTegna, Inc.
(King Broadcasting Company)
First air dateNovember 25, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-11-25)
Call letters’ meaningThe word king or King County
Sister station(s)KONG
Former callsignsKRSC-TV (1948–1949)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 5 (VHF, 1948–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • CBS (1948–1953)
  • ABC (1953–1959)
  • Secondary:
  • DuMont (1948–1953)
Transmitter power960 kW
608 kW (CP)
Height239 m (784 ft)
Facility ID34847
Transmitter coordinates47°37′54″N 122°21′3″W / 47.63167°N 122.35083°W / 47.63167; -122.35083Coordinates: 47°37′54″N 122°21′3″W / 47.63167°N 122.35083°W / 47.63167; -122.35083
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KING 5 Seattle NBC


Virtual Channel5
RF Channel48
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)960 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)239m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)279m
Network AffiliationNBC
Contact Street 11501 1st Avenue South, Suite 300
Contact CitySeattle
Contact StateWA
Contact Zip98134
Contact Phone206-448-5555
Additional DataFCC Station Information

KING 5 News is the Seattle NBC affiliate that covers Seattle news and Tacoma news. Like network affiliates, KING 5 TV is a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts breaking news along with Seattle traffic, Seattle sports, and general entertainment programming. In addition to being known as KING 5, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KING. You can watch KING 5 online via the KING 5 TV live stream and its collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: KING 5 News Seattle NBC
Call Sign: KING
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: KING TV Homepage

KING 5 News (formerly known as KRSC) began broadcasting back in 1948. It was the first TV station in the Pacific Northwest, and as such it has become one of the most trusted news outlets in the area. Notable alumni from the KING 5 news team includes Lou Dobbs, and Aaron Brown.

If you need an immediate report on Seattle weather then click on the Live TV screen above, and you’ll be taken directly to the KING 5 weather section. Finally, if you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

KING 5 News is owned by TENGA, a Gannett Company. As stated earlier, KING TV is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, Seattle NBC 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 provided by NBC.

There are several excellent KING 5 News Apps, which will bring you immediate news on Seattle traffic, Seattle weather, Seattle sports, and a Pacific Northwest Ski report. [The King 5 App Directory.]

Contact KING 5 News

If you’re a public relations rep, you may 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: 333 Dexter Ave N Seattle, WA 98109-5107. Phone: 206-448-5555. Fax: 206-448-4525. Email: [email protected]