WTHR 13 Indianapolis NBC

WTHR 13 Indianapolis NBC


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WTHR 13 Indianapolis NBC

Indianapolis, Indiana
United States
BrandingWTHR 13, Channel 13 or WTHR Channel 13 (general)
Eyewitness News (newscasts; visually displayed as 13 Eyewitness News)
SloganIndiana’s News Leader
ChannelsDigital: 13 (VHF)
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)
  • 13.1: NBC
  • 13.2: Cozi TV
  • 13.3: MeTV
OwnerDispatch Broadcast Group
(VideoIndiana, Inc.)
First air dateOctober 30, 1957 (60 years ago) (1957-10-30)
Call letters’ meaningChannel THiRteen
Sister station(s)WALV-CD
Former callsignsWLWI (1957–1976)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 13 (VHF, 1957–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 46 (UHF, 1998–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Analog/DT1:
  • ABC (1957–1979)
  • DT2:
  • Skytrak Weather Network (2006–2013)
  • DT3:
  • Universal Sports (2009–2011)
Transmitter power42.1 kW
Height299 m (981 ft)
Facility ID70162
Transmitter coordinates39°55′43.2″N 86°10′54.9″W / 39.928667°N 86.181917°W / 39.928667; -86.181917Coordinates: 39°55′43.2″N 86°10′54.9″W / 39.928667°N 86.181917°W / 39.928667; -86.181917
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WTHR 13 Indianapolis NBC


Virtual Channel13
RF Channel13
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)15.08899974822998 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)299m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)551m
Network AffiliationNBC
Contact Street 11000 N. Meridian Street
Contact CityIndianapolis
Contact StateIN
Contact Zip46204
Contact Phone317-636-1313
Additional DataFCC Station Information


WTHR 13 is a TV station in Indianapolis, IN. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment television. In addition to being known as WTHR 13 Indianapolis NBC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WTHR. You can watch the station online via its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WTHR 13 Indianapolis NBC
Call Sign: WTHR
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WTHR 13 Homepage

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WTHR 13 is owned by Dispatch Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, Indianapolis 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.

Finally, WTHR 13 has a convenient mobile app for up to the minute traffic and weather, as well as the news broadcasts. You can download the WTHR 13 mobile app here.

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: 1000 N Meridian St Indianapolis, IN 46204-1076. Phone: 317-636-1313. Fax: 317-632-6720. Email: newsdesk@wthr.com