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WINI
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Location

Indianapolis, IN

Branding

CBS 12
CBS 12 News

Slogan

Indiana's News Leader
Indiana's Colts Station

Channel(s)

Analog: 12 (VHF), 53 (UHF, via W53BX)
Digital: 10 (VHF)

subchannel(s)

WINI-HD 12.1
Weather 12.2
Decades 12.3
CBS Sports Network 12.4
AMC 12.5

Affiliation

CBS (1955-1995, 2015-2017, (O&O) 2017-present)

First air date

1955

Former call letters

WGYF (1955-1967)

Sister station

WAAA

Former Affiliation

ABC (1995-2014)

Owner

CBS Television Stations

WINI news open

WINI's news open April 2017, when they debuted the CBS O&O graphics.

WINI news close

WINI news close April 2017.

WINI is the CBS owned-and-operated station that serves Indianapolis, IN. It broadcasts on analog channel 12 and analog Channel 53 (via W53BX). It has been a CBS affiliate since January 1, 2015. It was once a CBS affiliate from 1955 until 1995, when it became an ABC affiliate. It serves as the primary Colts station. The station is owned by CBS Television Stations.

Current On-Air Staff

Chris Lyons - News Director

  • Harry Rios - anchor; weekday mornings "CBS 12 News This Morning" and "CBS 12 News at Noon"
  • Alexa Tillman - anchor; weekday mornings "CBS 12 News This Morning" and "CBS 12 News at Noon"
  • Jonathan Washburn - anchor; weeknights at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6 and 11
  • Colleen Chavez - anchor; weeknights at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6 and 11
  • Molly Fillmore - anchor; weekend evenings
  • Dave Mack - anchor; weekend evenings

StormCenter 12 PinPoint Meteorologists

  • Matthew Miller - meteorologist; weekday mornings "CBS 12 News This Morning" and "CBS 12 News at Noon"
  • Ryan Wallace - chief meteorologist (AMS Seal of Approval); weeknights at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6 and 11
  • Seth Browning - meteorologist; weekend evenings

CBS 12 Sportsdesk Team

  • Roland Baker - sports director; weeknights at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11
  • Isaiah Reed - sports reporter; weekend evenings

Current On-Air Reporters

  • Tammy Stevens - general assignment reporter
  • Melissa Lohman - general assignment reporter
  • Jake Pennington - general assignment reporter
  • Rob Mendoza - general assignment reporter
  • Vanessa Hill - general assignment reporter
  • Lori Necochea - general assingment reporter

Newscast Titles

  • The Indiana News (1955-1969)
  • NewsWatch 12 (1969-1974)
  • Channel 12 News (1974-1985)
  • 12 Eyewitness News (1985-1991)
  • Channel 12 News (1991-1996)
  • ABC 12 News (1996-2014)
  • CBS 12 News (2015-present)

Station Slogans

  • "The Best is Right Here on NewsWatch 12" (1973-1974)
  • "See The Best....Channel 12" (1974-1975)
  • "Catch the Brightest Stars on Channel 12" (1975-1976)
  • "Channel 12, We're The Hot Ones" (1976-1977)
  • "There's Something In The Air on Channel 12" (1977-1978)
  • "Channel 12, Turn Us On We'll Turn You On" (1978-1979)
  • "We're Looking Good on Channel 12" (1979-1980)
  • "Looking Good Together on Channel 12" (1980-1981)
  • "Reach for the Stars on Channel 12" (1981-1982)
  • "Great Moments on Channel 12" (1982-1983)
  • "We've Got the Touch, You and Channel 12" (1983-1984)
  • "You and Channel 12, We've Got the Touch" (1984-1985)
  • "You and 12TV, We've Got the Touch" (1985)
  • "We've Got the Touch on 12TV" (1985-1986)
  • "Share the Spirit on 12TV" (1986-1987)
  • "12TV Spirit, oh yes" (1987-1988)
  • "You Can Feel It on 12TV" (1988-1989)
  • "Hey Indy, Get Ready For 12TV" (or simply "Get Ready for 12TV", 1989-1991)
  • "Your Choice for News in the 90's" (1990-1999)
  • "The Look of Indiana is Channel 12" (1991-1992)
  • "Indiana's News Leader" (1991-present)
  • "This is CBS on Channel 12" (1992-1994)
  • "I am Channel 12 People" (1994-1995)
  • "You're on Channel 12" (1995-1996)
  • "Nobody Does It Like ABC 12" (1996-1997) First localized national slogan as an ABC affiliate.
  • "TV is Good, on ABC 12" (1997-1998)
  • "We Love TV, on ABC 12" (1998-1999)
  • "ABC 12, Start Here" (2007-2014)
  • "Only CBS 12, Only CBS" (2015-present)
  • "The Calm during the Storm" (Weather Slogan, 2010-Present)
  • "Your Winter Weather Source" (Winter Weather Slogan, 2011-Present)

Logos


Television stations in the Indianapolis area
WIXZ-TV 2 (IND)

WIND 3 (FOX)
WNLNI 4 (New Line)
WANA-TV 5 (A1)
WIDA 6 (Acme)
WIMD 7 (IMP)
WIMS 8 (ABN)
WIIN 9 (ABC)
WINU 10 (UDC)
WNZL 11 (Global)
WINI 12 (CBS)
W14ED 14 (CBC)
WWIN 16 (NBC)
WFBQ 18 (ABC-TV)
WITI 21 (ITV)
WDICF 22 (PBS)
WKKW 25 (IND)
WUIN 26 (UPN)
WSVC 28 (TV Land)
WTIN 31 (YesNet)
WINW 34 (CW)
WCXA 38 (Daystar)
WIAN 40 (WIN)
WDIN 41 (DBC)
WIHS 46 (MNTV)
WSIN 48 (Rede Globo)
W53BX 53 (CBS)
WJJF 54 (TBN)
WWWB 56 (WB)
WRDI 59 (RDN, Univision on DT2)
WRKI 61 (RKO)
WIMT 64 (Mundovision)
WAAA 68 (Paramount)
WRBI 69 (ABS America)

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