Live and on-demand local news via mobile and connected TV apps

Introducing a groundbreaking service, delivering live and on-demand local news via mobile and connected TV apps.

NewsON provides instant access to a nationwide lineup of local news video, including live broadcasts, time-shifted broadcasts, and short clips, available anytime, anywhere for free. Watch product overview »

Mobile & Tablet Apps

iTunes App Store Google Play

Connected TV

Roku Channel Store


About Our Partners and Affiliates

NewsON investors include the ABC Owned Television Station Group, Cox Media Group, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Media General, Raycom Media, and Sinclair Broadcasting. Additional content partners include Berkshire Hathaway, Graham Media Group, TEGNA,  Nexstar, Meredith and Forum Communications. TV stations from these companies give NewsON users access to live and on-demand newscasts from 142 stations in 100 U.S. markets, covering 80 percent of the US population today with more stations being added regularly.

Participating station groups

NewsON Nationwide Coverage

Our Company

NewsON is a new venture backed by seven of the largest U.S. TV station owners to accelerate the availability and discoverability of local newscasts on smartphones, tablets and connected TV devices such as Roku players. The free, ad-supported NewsON app provides instant access to live and on-demand newscasts from a growing base of at least 142 TV stations, and enables users to search by market via an interactive map. In the process, NewsON enables stations across the country to expand audience and increase relevance by continuing to serve viewers any time, anywhere on mobile phones, tablets and connected TVs. For media inquiries, please contact, or Lora Wilson at 949-608-0276

Leadership team

Craig Kirkland

Head of Product & Technology

Derek Van Nostran

Head of Marketing

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