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New Orleans, Louisiana
United States
BrandingWWL-TV Channel 4 (general)
Channel 4’s Eyewitness News (newscasts)
SloganThe Spirit of Louisiana (primary general)
Always On (secondary general)
Louisiana’s News Leader (newscasts)
ChannelsDigital: 36 (UHF)
(to move to 27 (UHF))
Virtual: 4 (PSIP)
  • .1: CBS
  • .2: Justice Network
  • .3: Decades
OwnerTegna, Inc.
(WWL-TV, Inc.)
First air dateSeptember 7, 1957 (61 years ago) (1957-09-07)
Call letters’ meaningWorld
(after Loyola University New Orleans, founder and former owner)
Sister station(s)WUPL
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 4 (VHF, 1957–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Secondary:
  • NTA Film Network (1957–1961)
Transmitter power1000 kW
829 kW (CP)
Height311 m (1,020 ft)
Facility ID74192
Transmitter coordinates29°54?22.9?N 90°2?22.1?W / 29.906361°N 90.039472°W / 29.906361; -90.039472Coordinates: 29°54?22.9?N 90°2?22.1?W / 29.906361°N 90.039472°W / 29.906361; -90.039472
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WWL-TV New Orleans CBS


Virtual Channel4
RF Channel36
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)957.7999877929688 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)311m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)312m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 11024 N. Rampart St
Contact CityNew Orleans
Contact StateLA
Contact Zip70116
Contact Phone504-529-4444
Additional DataFCC Station Information

WWL-TV is the New Orleans CBS TV affiliate. WWL-TV broadcasts New Orleans news and national CBS entertainment. In addition to being known by its FCC call sign of WWL TV, this station is also known as New Orleans CBS, or New Orleans Channel 4. You can watch the WWL-TV live stream, and its collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: WWL-TV New Orleans CBS
Call Sign: WWL
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: New Orleans CBS Homepage

If you need an immediate report on New Orleans weather then click on the website link above, and you’ll be taken directly to the WWL-TV weather section. Also, if you want an update on New Orleans traffic, click here and you’ll be taken directly to the WWL-TV traffic center. Finally, if you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

WWL-TV is owned by TENGA, an offshoot of the Gannett Company. It is an affiliate of the CBS network. As an affiliate, New Orleans CBS tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. WWL-TV News currently airs 35 hours of station produced news broadcasts per week. Also, WWL-TV Sports produces a New Orleans sports news and highlight show called 4th Down on 4, which airs Sunday nights at 10:35 p.m To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by CBS.

There are several excellent WWL-TV News apps, which include a New Orleans weather app, a New Orleans traffic app, and of course, a New Orleans breaking news app. You can find the New Orleans Channel 4 News apps 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: 1024 N Rampart St New Orleans, LA 70116-2487. Phone: 504-529-4444. Fax: 504-529-6472. Email: pressrelease@wwltv.com