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Johnstown/Altoona/State College, Pennsylvania
BrandingWJAC-TV (general)
WJAC-TV News (newscasts)
SloganCoverage You Can Count On Across the Alleghenies
Channels Analog: 6
Subchannels6.1 NBC
6.2 RTN
Owner Cox Enterprises, Inc.
(WPXI, Inc.)
First air dateSeptember 15, 1949
Call letters’ meaningJohnstown
(original owner)
Former channel number(s)13 (1949–1952)
Former affiliationsAll secondary:
CBS (1949–1953)
ABC (1949-1980s)
DuMont (1949–1955)

WJAC-TV is the local NBC channel in the Johnstown-Altoona-State College, Pennsylvania area. It is owned by Cox Enterprises, which also owns WPXI-TV in nearby Pittsburgh.

History[change | change source]

WJAC-TV first appeared on television on September 15, 1949. It was originally owned by Johnstown Automotive Company. It was originallly on channel 13 before moving to channel 6 in 1952. In the 1960s, Johnstown Automotive sold the television station to The Tribune-Democrat. In 1997 it was sold to Sunrise Television, which later became part of Cox in 2000.

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