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KTLA

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Source: Wikipedia

KTLA, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 31), is a CW-affiliated television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States. The station is owned by the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of Tribune Media. KTLA maintains studio facilities located at the Sunset Bronson Studios on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, and its transmitter is located atop Mount Wilson.

Fact file

  • Branding: KTLA 5 (general) (The) KTLA (5) News (newscasts)
  • Slogan: The Beat of Southern California
  • Channels: Digital: 31 (UHF) Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
  • Subchannels: 5.1 The CW 5.2 Antenna TV 5.3 This TV
  • Translators: (see article)
  • Affiliations: The CW
  • Owner: Tribune Broadcasting (KTLA, LLC)
  • Founded: September 1942 (1942-09) (as experimental station W6XYZ)
  • First air date: January 22, 1947
  • Call letters' meaning: K Television Los Angeles
  • Sister station(s): KSWB & KTXL
  • Former channel number(s): Analog: 4 (VHF, 1942–1947) 5 (VHF, 1947–2009)
  • Former affiliations: DuMont (1947–1948) Independent (1948–1995) The WB (1995–2006)
  • Transmitter power: 1,000 kW
  • Height: 948 m (3,110 ft)
  • Facility ID: 35670
  • Transmitter coordinates: 34°13′36″N 118°3′56″W / 34.22667°N 118.06556°W / 34.22667; -118.06556
  • Licensing authority: FCC
  • Public license information:: Profile CDBS
  • Website: www.ktla.com

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Variety, 2020-01-23 22:02:41
KTLA-TV is poised for a historic changing of the guard as Seattle station executive Janene Drafs takes the reins of the storied Los Angeles TV station as general manager following the retirement of local broadcast stalwart Don Corsini. Drafs, who is the first woman to lead KTLA, is set to ...

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