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
BrandingWKRG 5 (general)
WKRG News 5
SloganCoverage You Can Count On
ChannelsDigital: 27 (UHF)
(to move to 20 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Subchannels5.1 CBS
5.2 Ion Television
5.3 MeTV
5.4 Laff
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateSeptember 5, 1955 (63 years ago) (1955-09-05)
Call letters’ meaningKenneth 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 power1000 kW
961 kW (CP)
Height573 m (1,880 ft)
578 m (1,896 ft) (CP)
Facility ID73187
Transmitter coordinates30°41′20″N 87°49′49″W / 30.68889°N 87.83028°W / 30.68889; -87.83028
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WKRG News 5 Mobile CBS


Virtual Channel5
RF Channel27
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)581m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)614m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1555 Broadcast Drive
Contact Street 2First Floor
Contact CityMobile
Contact StateAL
Contact Zip36606
Contact Phone251-479-5555
Additional DataFCC 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:

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