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WJHL-TV
Breaking news| Johnson City, TN | Kingsport, TN| Bristol, TN| Bristol, VA| Tri-Citiies Weather
Linear TV, Desktop Display, Social, Desktop Video

Wjhl Tv is an Entertainment company located in 222 Commerce St, Kingsport, Tennessee, United States.

Capabilities
  • Linear TV
  • Desktop Display
    • Brand Integrations
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    • Sponsored Posts
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    • Native Ads
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    • High-Impact (Takeovers, Billboards, Overlays, Sliders, Skins)
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    • Rich Media (Expandable & Non-Expandable)
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  • Social
  • Desktop Video
    • In-Banner Video
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    • Pre-Roll
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    • Mid-Roll
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    • Post-Roll
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    • Video Companion Ad
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    • Outstream Video
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    • Custom Video Executions
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  • Linear TV, Desktop Display, Social, Desktop Video
  • CPM
  • Web Publisher
  • Headline:
    Breaking news| Johnson City, TN | Kingsport, TN| Bristol, TN| Bristol, VA| Tri-Citiies Weather
  • Self / Managed Service:
    Managed Service
  • Industries
    Entertainment, Government & Politics, Health & Beauty, Healthcare, Sports
  • Key Differentiator
    With a range of broadcast, commercial production and digital products, WJHL News Channel 11 offers advertisers the most robust and agile solutions around, helping you reach customers across the Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia market. Contact one of our sales representatives today to learn how WJHL, Me-TV, WJHL Weather, WJHL.com and all our digital products can be the perfect fit for you! James Crout General Sales Manager 423-434-4515 Libby Spencer Local Sales Manager 423-434-4521 Barry Brizendine Digital Sales Manager 423-434-4561 WJHL-TV aired its first television broadcast on October 26, 1953. Hanes Lancaster, Jr. and Sr. and Jay Birdwell founded the station. Eventually the Lancaster's bought Birdwell's interest in the station and operated it from a location in downtown Johnson City that is now demolished. The early days of television were exciting and packed with unexpected surprises. Since television was in its infancy, the station crew had to feel its way along, often improvising and making adjustments to deal with the situation. One situation that developed even before the station went on the air was the devastating fall of the tower on Tannery Knob. Literally, just a few weeks were left to sign on when the guy lines which held the tower snapped, causing the tower to lose its support and come crashing down. Now in the early days, this sort of accident was catastrophic because television was new and unknown. Bankers and lenders were skeptical; so most television pioneers had to seek investment sources that were willing to back risky, unproven ventures. The Lancaster's scrambled and had the station on the air by its due date even though they had to mount the antenna on a telephone pole! ; As the years progressed, WJHL-TV's association with CBS helped make it one of the strongest stations in the area. WJHL-TV was blessed with employees who came aboard in the 1950s and worked into the 1990s. Hanes Lancaster, Jr. managed the station from 1953 until April 30th, 1989. On May 1, 1989, Jack Dempsey was named General Manager. He left the station in June of 2012 and the new General Manager is Dan Cates. This means that in more than 50 years, WJHL-TV has had only two general managers, a very rare occurrence in the world of television today. WJHL-TV/Newschannel 11 is owned by Media General, Inc., an independently owned communications company situated primarily in the Southeast with interests in television stations and interactive media.
  • Owned / Operated Properties
    wjhl.com, 11connects.com
Site Traffic
  • 147424 Global Rank
  • 29140
    United States
  • 572k Estimated Visits
Traffic Sources
  • Direct
    32.06%
  • Social
    29.57%
  • Search
    27.33%
  • Referrals
    8.25%
  • Mail
    2.78%
  • Display
    0.00%
Geography Breakdown
  • United States
    96.22%
  • United Kingdom
    0.57%
  • Canada
    0.38%
  • Greece
    0.25%
  • Poland
    0.23%
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    Facebook fans
  • 18.2k
    Twitter followers
  • 11.5k
    Instagram followers
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