The new year kicked off at THE Local Station with more than 13 million pageviews on News4JAX.com and the #1 spot for all local news.
Morning News leads the way with News4JAX at 4:30 am with 13,132 households (HH) watching for a 10 share. News4JAX at 5 am is #1 in the time period with 20,221 HH watching. At 5:30 am, News4JAX won with 26,168 HHs and a 17 share. News4JAX at 6 am is #1 in the 6-7 am time period bringing in 33,488 viewing HHs and a 19 share. The Morning Show (7-9 am), anchored by Jennifer Waugh, Bruce Hamilton and Richard Nunn, is #1 in the time period with 34,892 HHs and a 18 share beating out all other newscasts including the national broadcasts of NBC’s Today Show on WTLV, CBS This Morning on WJAX and ABC’s Good Morning America on WJXX. At 9 am, The Morning Show 2 beats Today Show by 64% with 25,058 HHs.
Wendy Williams on WCWJ has improved the time period at 10 am over last January and has improved the performance of the show compared to its run on WJXX in January 2019. River City Live was #2 in the time period with 10,974 HHs. News4JAX at 4 pm beat Ellen, Dr. Phil and Judge Judy for the #1 spot with 22,846 HHs watching.
In Evening News, News4JAX at 5 pm is the most watched local news in the time period with 36,7119 HHs. News4JAX at 5:30 pm is #1 in the time period with 38,313 HHs. News4JAX at 6 pm anchored by Mary Baer, Tom Wills and John Gaughan is #1 with 46,340 HHs and a 14 share.
The story continues in Late News, as The 10:00 O’Clock News at 10 pm is the most watched late newscast in the market. WJXT is #1 at 10 pm and had 32,455 HHs watching and at 10:30 pm 25,760 HHs tuned in. News4JAX at 11 pm kept Jacksonville informed again for the #1 spot at 11 pm with 23,617 HHs on WJXT. News4JAX at 11 pm brings in an additional 2,940 viewing HHs from WCWJ.
“With another month of important local stories, including the significant developments with JEA and the death of former Mayor Jake Godbold, we are again very proud to be the top choice in Jacksonville for news and information,” said Bob Ellis, Vice President and General Manager of WJXT/WCWJ. “When you watch Channel 4 or go to News4JAX.com, I think it’s clear the difference between our newscasts and others continues to be people you know and trust who have been here long enough to know what stories mean to our community. That’s what being Jacksonville’s one true local station is all about.”
About WJXT Channel 4
WJXT Channel 4 and News4JAX.com provides news, information and entertainment to the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia region. As the market leader, The Local Station is committed to bringing quality news and programming to the local community it serves. The station is owned by The Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and is one of seven Graham Media Group stations along with WCWJ Jacksonville, WSLS Roanoke, KPRC Houston, WKMG Orlando, KSAT San Antonio and WDIV Detroit.
About WCWJ Channel 17
WCWJ Channel 17 provides entertainment, local sports and programming to the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia region. The station is owned by The Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and is one of seven Graham Media Group stations along with WJXT Jacksonville, WSLS Roanoke, KPRC Houston, WKMG Orlando, KSAT San Antonio and WDIV Detroit.
About Graham Media Group
Graham Media Group is comprised of seven local media hubs, Graham Digital and Social News Desk delivering local news, programming, advertising solutions and digital media tools for television, online, mobile, OTT, podcasts and audio devices. We are dynamic, local brands that extend well beyond the traditional TV set. Our work helps inform, celebrate and knit together the communities we serve.
GMG operates in six states: KPRC–Houston, WDIV–Detroit and WSLS–Roanoke (NBC); KSAT–San Antonio (ABC); WKMG–Orlando (CBS); WJXT–Jacksonville (fully local), and WCWJ–Jacksonville (CW). Based in Detroit, Graham Digital is a digital media and technology development group widely recognized as a leading industry innovator. Social News Desk, headquartered in Atlanta, provides its 2500+ worldwide newsroom-customers with a single dashboard to publish, measure, curate and monetize local news content on social platforms. Website: https://www.grahammedia.com/