Watch WOWK 13 News Charleston CBS Online

Watch WOWK 13 News Charleston CBS Online


WOWK 13 News Charleston CBS

Huntington–Charleston, West Virginia
United States
CityHuntington, West Virginia
BrandingWOWK 13 (general)
13 News (newscasts)
SloganWorking for You
ChannelsDigital: 13 (VHF)
(to move to 10 (VHF))
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)
  • .1: 1080i 16:9 WOWK-CBS
  • .2: 1080i 16:9 ESCAPE
  • .3: 480i 4:3 LAFF
  • .4: 480i 4:3 GRIT
  • .1: CBS
  • .2: Escape
  • .3: Laff
  • .4: Grit TV
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateOctober 2, 1955 (62 years ago) (1955-10-02)
Call letters’ meaningW Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky
(states served by the station’s signal)
Former callsignsWHTN-TV (1955–1975)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 13 (VHF, 1955–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 47 (UHF, until 2009)
Former affiliations
  • ABC (1955–1958 & 1962–1986)
  • CBS (1958–1962)
Transmitter power12.5 kW
13 kW (CP)
Height414 m (1,358 ft)
412.3 m (1,353 ft) (CP)
Facility ID23342
Transmitter coordinates38°30′21.1″N 82°12′32.3″W / 38.505861°N 82.208972°W / 38.505861; -82.208972
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WOWK 13 News Charleston CBS


StateWest Virginia
Virtual Channel13
RF Channel13
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)15.960000038146973 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)396m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)622m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1555 5th Avenue
Contact CityHuntington
Contact StateWV
Contact Zip25701
Contact Phone304-525-1313
Additional DataFCC Station Information


WOWK 13 News is a TV station in Charleston, WV. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, sports, and scripted TV shows. In addition to being known as WOWK 13 News Charleston CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WOWK. You can watch the WOWK 13 live stream and collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WOWK 13 News Charleston CBS
Call Sign: WOWK
Location: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WOWK 13 News Homepage

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WOWK 13 News is owned by West Virginia Media Holdings. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Charleston 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: PO Box 11848 Charleston, WV 25339-1848. Phone: 304-720-6550. Fax: 304-343-6138. Email:

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