Watch WKRG News 5 Mobile CBS Online

Watch WKRG News 5 Mobile CBS Online


WKRG News 5 Mobile CBS




Mobile, Alabama/Pensacola, Florida
United States
Branding WKRG 5 (general)
WKRG News 5
Slogan Coverage You Can Count On
Channels Digital: 27 (UHF)
(to move to 20 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Subchannels 5.1 CBS
5.2 Ion Television
5.3 MeTV
5.4 Laff
Affiliations CBS
Owner Nexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air date September 5, 1955 (63 years ago) (1955-09-05)
Call letters’ meaning Kenneth R. Giddens
(WKRG’s founder)
Sister station(s) WFNA, WMBB, WDHN
Former channel number(s) Analog:
5 (VHF, 1955–2009)
Former affiliations

Weather Radar (2006–2015)

RTV (2008–2011)

Transmitter power 1000 kW
961 kW (CP)
Height 573 m (1,880 ft)
578 m (1,896 ft) (CP)
Facility ID 73187
Transmitter coordinates 30°41′20″N 87°49′49″W / 30.68889°N 87.83028°W / 30.68889; -87.83028
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WKRG News 5 Mobile CBS


State Alabama
Country USA
Virtual Channel 5
RF Channel 27
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 581m
Latitude 30.688899993896484
Longitude -87.8302993774414
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 614m
Callsign WKRG-TV
MHZ 506
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 555 Broadcast Drive
Contact Street 2 First Floor
Contact City Mobile
Contact State AL
Contact Zip 36606
Contact Phone 251-479-5555
Additional Data FCC Station Information


WKRG News 5 is a TV station in Mobile, AL. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts breaking news along with weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment programming. In addition to being known as News 5 Mobile CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WKRG. You can watch the News 5 live stream and collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WKRG News 5 Mobile CBS
Call Sign: WKRG
Location: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WKRG News 5 Homepage

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WKRG News 5 is owned by Media General. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Mobile CBS 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 CBS.

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: 555 Broadcast Dr Mobile, AL 36606-2998. Phone: 251-479-5555. Fax: 251-662-3071. Email: [email protected]

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  1. My boyfriend and I was heading North on I-65 Christmas Eve Night and there was a bad accident which several cars were involved. I cannot find any news about it. It was really bad can yo?u please let me know about it

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