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WCHS-TV/DT The Charleston-Huntington West Virginia News Leader
Since 1954, WCHS-TV8, an ABC Television Network affiliate, has been serving the Charleston-Huntington television market. The market is ranked 61 in size (population) in the United States. We reach over 1.2 million people and over 34 counties spanning three states. Geographically, Charleston-Huntington is the second largest TV market east of the Mississippi River. With 1 hour driving time between its two major metropolitan areas and approximately 4 hours travel time to traverse its borders, Charleston-Huntington includes an area of diverse social and economic characteristics. From the coal fields of eastern Kentucky, to the rolling farmland of southern Ohio, and the mountainous timberland regions of central West Virginia, the Charleston-Huntington TV market includes many different lifestyles.
WCHS-TV8 is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., a diversified broadcasting company that currently owns or programs 58 television stations. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 22% of U.S television households and includes ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, WB, and UPN affiliates. Sinclair, through it's wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinclair Ventures, owns equity interests in Internet-related companies including G1440, an Internet development and integration company, VisionAIR, a wireless data application developer, and Synergy Brands Inc.