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WBIM
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Location

Binghamton, New York

Branding

NBC 7 (general)
NBC 7 News (newscasts)

Slogan

First in Binghamton

Channel(s)

Digital: 10 (VHF)
(to move to 7 (VHF))
Virtual: 7 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

7.1 NBC-HD
7.2 Comet
7.3 Grit
7.4 Charge!

Affiliation

NBC (1980–present)

First air date

September 1, 1960

Former call letters

none

Former channel number

Analog:
7 (VHF, 1960–2009)

Former Affiliation

ABC (1960–1964; 1971–1980)
Independent (1964–1971)

Owner

Sinclair Broadcast Group
(WBIM Licensee, LLC)

WBIM is an NBC affiliate that serves the Binghamton, NY market. The station broadcasts on Channel 7.


Station Slogans

  • WBIM-TV, The New Station For You! (1960-1968)
  • Broadcasting In Color (1968-1975)
  • Newswatching Out for You (1975-1980)
  • The Station For the '80s! (1980-1988; general slogan)
  • The News Team That Delivers (1980-1986)
  • Hello Binghamton, Hello Channel 7 (1986-1992; general slogan; based on "Hello News")
  • Local News At It's Best (1986-1992; news slogan)
  • Binghamton's NBC Station (1992-1996; general slogan)
  • Covering All of Binghamton and Beyond (1992-1998; news slogan)
  • Trust Us Day and Night with NBC 7 (1998-2005; general slogan)
  • First in Binghamton (1998-present; news slogan)

Newscast titles

  • Your Esso Reporter (1960-1967)
  • The 11:00 Report (1967-1975)
  • News Watch 7 (1975-1980)
  • TV-7 News (1980-1986)
  • NewsSource 7 (1986-1992)
  • News 7 Binghamton (1992-2000)
  • NBC 7 News (2000-present)

Newscast Themes

  • no music (1960-1975)
  • Move Closer to Your World - Mayoham Music (1975-1986)
  • WBIM 1986 News Theme (1986-1991)
  • It's All Right Here - Gari Media (1991-1994)
  • WBIM 1994 News Theme (1994-1996)
  • Third Coast - Stephen Arnold Music (1996-2002)
  • Pinnacle - Stephen Arnold Music (2002-2007)
  • The Unexpected (V.1, V.2) - 615 Music (2007-2011)
  • Aerial - Stephen Arnold Music (2011-2015)
  • Sinclair News Package "Curves" - 615 Music (2015-present)

Current On-Air Staff (year joined in parentheses)

Anchors

  • Anthony Redford anchor; weekday mornings and noon (2007)
  • Dora Kessler anchor; weekday mornings and noon (2000)
  • Greg Virgil anchor; weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 (1982)
  • Pam Cullen anchor; weeknights at 6 and 11 (1993)

NBC 7 Storm Team

  • Ted Tailsman (AMS/CBM Seal of Approval) meteorologist; weekday mornings and noon (2016)
  • Brooks Lamar (AMS/CBM Seal of Approval) chief meteorologist; weeknights at 5 and 6 (2000)
  • Harley Mansfield (AMS/CBM Seal of Approval) co-chief meteorologist; weeknights at 11 (2017)
  • (AMS/CBM Seal of Approval) meteorologist; weekend evenings

NBC 7 Sports Team

Reporters

Former On-Air Staff

  • Jon Collins - (AMS/CBM Seal of Approval) meteorologist (1985-2016) (now at WAHM-TV)
  • Peter London (AMS/CBM Seal of Approval) chief meteorologist; weeknights at 5 and 6 (1970-2018) now retired
Television stations in Binghamton, NY
WBIN 3 (DBC)

WBBC 5 (ABN)
WAAL 6 (FOX)
WBIM 7 (NBC)
WBHG 8 (RDN)
WNYB 9 (ABC)
WGCX 11 (Acme)
WMST 12 (CBS)
WQLR 13 (Global)
WXQR 18 (PBS)
WFKW 22 (CW)
WGTQ 28 (MyTV/MNTV)
WGKM 33 (SPN)

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Univision Affiliates: KUNN-DT1 | KDON
UniMás Affiliates: KCJT2 | KPTE
Indepenedent Stations: IWCS | KDCR | WBAF | WJOA-TV
PBS Stations: HFDZ-TV
ABN Affiliates: KAGA | KHHH | KWKR | WABN | WSTV
ABC Television America Affiliates: WDEL
Acme TV Affiliates: KGTF | KLXA | KVYE | WRDU
DBC Affiliates: KVIP
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WB Affiliates: KJPW | WNBT | WVSN
YesNet Affiliates: WLAW5
Educational Independent Stations: KECT-TV

1 means Sinclair operates these stations while Cunningham Broadcasting owns them
2 means Berfield/Willis operates these stations while Sinclair owns them
3 means Sinclair operates these stations while Deerfield Media owns them
4 means Sinclair operates these stations while Chattanooga Broadcasting Community owns them
5 means Sinclair operates these stations while Howard Stirk Holdings owns them


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