About 9&10 News - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Overview
A CBS affiliate, WWTV/WWUP-TV 9&10 News brings you 4.5 hours of local news every weekday plus 1 hour each day on the weekend.

We broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our digital signals, WWTV-DT / WWUP-DT, can be viewed on digital broadcast channels 9.1, 10.1, and 40.1.

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) has released the results of their 2013 Broadcast Awards. WWTV-WWUP/TV 9&10 News received Station of the Year in addition to 12 other awards. This is more than any other television station in their category which includes stations from Traverse City, Cadillac, Lansing and Jackson.

The following is the full list of awards 9&10 News received from the MAB:
• Best Newscast
• Best Breaking News Story
• Best Commercial
• Best Community Involvement
• Best News Special
• Best Special Interest Programming
• Merit Breaking News Story
• Merit Investigative Story
• Merit Mini-Documentary or Series
• Merit News Reporter
• Merit Photojournalist
• Merit Use of New Media
• Station of the Year
 
Station History
Channel 9
Television station WWTV, Channel 13, Cadillac - Traverse City went on the air 1 January 1954 under the ownership of the Spartan Corporation of Jackson MI. On 1 September 1958 we were purchased by The Fetzer Broadcasting Company of Kalamazoo MI. WWTV's building burned to the ground on 24 January 1961. On 15 May 1962 we switched from Channel 13 to Channel 9. In 1979 we were purchased by Wilson Communications and in July 1989 we were purchased by our current owners, Heritage Broadcasting Co of MI. WWTV's primary affiliation is with the CBS Television Network.

WWTV's tower is located at the highest point in Michigan's Lower Peninsula at 1704 feet above sea level. On top of that we have an antenna and tower structure reaching 1290 feet, which makes it one of the tallest structures in the Great Lakes area. We transmit at 45 KW ERP.

WWTV transmits in color, stereo, and closed captioned.

Channel 10
Television Station WWUP-TV Channel 10, Sault Ste. Marie MI went on the air on 15 June 1962. It is a full time satellite of WWTV. The transmitter is located at Goetzville MI, about 30 miles southeast of Sault Ste. Marie MI. A microwave relay system carries programming from WWTV to Goetzville for retransmission. WWUP-TV transmits 25KW ERP.
 
Public Files
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Public Files for WWUP

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