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WFMJ
Youngstown, Ohio
Branding WFMJ 21
Slogan "Our Valley's Only Locally Owned TV"
Analog channel 21
Digital channel 20
Affiliations (NBC)
Owner Family Owned
Founded March 8, 1953
Callsign meaning none
Former affiliations none
Website http://www.wfmj.com


WFMJ Channel 21, is the NBC affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio. As of 2005, they have been broadcasting for 52 years. They premiered on March 8, 1953 as channel 73. They switched to their current channel position in mid-1954. Youngstown is a city located in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio, on the Mahoning River, 67 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. ... This article is about the concept in marketing. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A slogan is a memorable phrase used in political or commercial context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose. ... For the Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact publication, see Astounding Magazine. ... Digital Signal represents more than one meaning. ... An affiliate is an entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity. ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American radio and television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Wiktionary has a definition of: Foundation This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... In broadcasting and radio communication, a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for a transmitting station. ... An affiliate is an entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American radio and television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Youngstown is a city located in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio, on the Mahoning River, 67 miles southeast of Cleveland, Ohio. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Channel 21's headquarters are located on West Boardman Street in downtown Youngstown. They are the only television station located downtown.


News Programs

During the week, WFMJ has newscasts from:

  • 5:00-7:00 AM
    • WFMJ Today, a Youngstown-version of the Today Show, which immediately proceeds it. The show provides news, weather, and local interest and lifestyle stories.
  • 12:00-12:30 PM
    • A mid-day news report, offering any news stories that happened during the morning, weather, and last night's sports highlights.
  • 6:00-6:30 PM
    • The 6:00 newscast reports on the big stories that happened during the day in the Youngstown area, weather, and sports coverage.
  • 11:00-11:35 PM
    • The final newscast of the day reports on any news that happened after the 6:00 newscasts, as well as reporting again on big stories from the 6:00 show, as well as tomorrow's weather and the sports highlights of the past night.

On weekends, there are newscasts at 6:00 and 11:00. However, a sporting event may occasionally preempt the 6:00 newscast. The Today Show (officially called Today) is currently, a long-running morning news show airing on the NBC television network in the United States. ...


Sports Programs

On Sunday mornings during the fall, WFMJ produces Inside High School Football, a show that highlights every high school football game in the area. 2005 will mark the show's eleventh year.


Other Stations

WFMJ also owns Youngstown's WB affiliate, WBCB. The WB Television Network is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
WFMJ-TV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (494 words)
The station was founded on channel 73 on March 8, 1953 by the Maag family, owners of The Youngstown Vindicator and WFMJ radio, now WNIO AM and WQXK FM.
WFMJ is the only locally owned and operated station in Youngstown, and one of the few stations left in the country that is still locally owned and operated.
WFMJ Today, a Youngstown-version of the Today Show, which immediately proceeds it.
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