NBC 5 Seattle is the local NBC affiliate for Western Washington. The station is owned by Tegna, Inc. and is located in Seattle, WA.
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The station first signed on the air on October 14, 1948, as KRSC-TV. It was the second television station in Seattle, after KOMO-TV (which signed on a month earlier). The station was originally an affiliate of the DuMont Television Network.
In 1953, the station changed its call letters to KING-TV, in honor of former owner King Broadcasting Company. The following year, the station became an affiliate of the NBC Television Network.
Throughout its history, NBC 5 Seattle has been a leader in local news coverage. The station has won numerous awards for its journalism, including several Peabody Awards.
In recent years, NBC 5 Seattle has expanded its news programming to include more investigative and enterprise reporting. The station also produces a number of local specials and public affairs programs.
If you’re looking for accurate and informative news coverage from around Western Washington, be sure to check out NBC 5 Seattle.