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New Orleans, Louisiana
United States
BrandingWDSU (general)
WDSU News (newscasts)
SloganLive. Local. Late Breaking.
ChannelsDigital: 43 (UHF)
(to move to 19 (UHF))
Virtual: 6 (PSIP)
  • .1: NBC
  • .2: MeTV
OwnerHearst Television
(New Orleans Hearst Television Inc.)
First air dateDecember 18, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-12-18)
Call letters’ meaningTaken from WDSU AM/FM, once housed at the DeSoto Hotel, States newspaper news partner and founded by Joseph Uhalt
Former callsignsWDSU-TV (1948–1998)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 6 (VHF, 1948–2009)
Former affiliations
  • All secondary:
  • DuMont (1948–1955)
  • CBS (1948–1957)
  • ABC (1948–1957)
  • NTA Film Network (1957–1961)
  • DT2:
  • NBC WX (March–December 2008)
  • NOAA Weather Radio (2008–2009; March–April 2012)
  • Local AccuWX (2009–2012)
Transmitter power1000 kW
543 kW (CP)
Height286 m (938 ft)
288.4 m (946 ft) (CP)
Facility ID71357
Transmitter coordinates29°57?0?N 89°57?28?W / 29.95000°N 89.95778°W / 29.95000; -89.95778Coordinates: 29°57?0?N 89°57?28?W / 29.95000°N 89.95778°W / 29.95000; -89.95778
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WDSU 6 New Orleans NBC


Virtual Channel6
RF Channel43
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)283m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)295m
Network AffiliationNBC
Contact Street 1846 Howard Avenue
Contact CityNew Orleans
Contact StateLA
Contact Zip70113
Contact Phone504-679-0600
Additional DataFCC Station Information

WDSU 6 is a TV station in New Orleans, LA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news plus sports, lifestyle shows, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as WDSU 6 New Orleans NBC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WDSU. You can watch the station online via the WDSU 6 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WDSU 6 New Orleans NBC
Call Sign: WDSU
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WDSU 6 Homepage

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WDSU 6 is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, New Orleans 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.

Contact the Station

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: 846 Howard Ave New Orleans, LA 70113-1134. Phone: 504-679-0600. Fax: 504-679-0733. Email: [email protected]