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CBS 17 News

WNCN TV Raleigh Live

CBS 17 News LogoCBS 17 News is a US-based TV news channel providing services to the Triangle area (Raleigh, Fayetteville, Durham, Chapell Hill) at Virtual CH 17. As a licensee of Goldsboro, NC, WNCN 17 serves under the ownership of Nexstar Media Group and takes its primary content from CBS Network. CBS Raleigh is accessible on both cable networks and satellite networks. Furthermore, viewers can enjoy the network’s programming over the air via a transmitter too.  Its digital coverage is available at via CBS17 live stream. WNCN News offers breaking news Raleigh, WNCN weather, local news that impacts the community, NC news, Wake County news, BestReviews, National news, Investigators, Capitol report, and more.

Meanwhile, viewers can also get digital stories, Driving You Crazy, entertainment content, CBS 17 News Political Pledge, Newsfeed Now, Destination Vacation and Check This Out. WNCN Weather features weather forecast, Interactive radar, weather beast, Raleigh Weather Hourly Forecast, 10-day forecast, Tracking the Tropics, 3-Degree Guarantee, School Visits, CBS 17 Live Raleigh Weather Views, and Fur-cast videos. WNCN 17 News uses the brand name CBS 17 News News and a catchphrase Local News That Matters for its newscast.

CBS 17 Live Stream

Get all the latest updates about Raleigh NC News, WNCN Weather, sports transmission, entertainment content, and political coverage with a single tap. Everything is digital now and so is CBS 17, you can enjoy all of its digital content including the CBS 17 live stream on the station’s official website or here at livenewsglobe. Make sure, you never miss any of the latest updates by bookmarking in your browser (both on smartphone and laptop). Click the below button and have the most non-stop HD transmission of the WNCN TV.

CBS 17 Live Streaming Schedule

Below is the live streaming schedule for CBS 17.

Sr. WeekdaysSaturday Sunday
1. 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.6 a.m. – 7 a.m.6 a.m. – 9 a.m.
2.12 p.m. – 1 p.m.9 a.m. – 10 a.m.6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
3. 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.11 p.m. – 11:35 p.m.
4.6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

11 p.m. – 11:35 p.m.

4.11 p.m. – 11:35 p.m.


General FAQs

What channel is WCNC? What channel is CBS in Raleigh North Carolina?

You can watch WCNC and CBS in Raleigh on channel 17 of your television. It is among the top-rated news channels in the United States and carries the CBS programming in Raleigh and other areas in the Triangle region. Enjoy breaking news, Raleigh local news, live newscast videos, local sports, national sports, and multiple community events here.

Where is WNCN located?

WNCN News studios are situated in North Raleigh’s Front Street. Whereas, the station’s transmitter is installed in Auburn, NC. Channel 17 Raleigh’s initial studios were in Clayton’s 622 South Barbour Street, along with an antenna installed at 1550 feet away from the studios providing coverage to 2.6 million watts of power.

Who owns WNCN?

CBC 17 is currently owned by America’s one of the biggest broadcasting media companies Nexstar Media Group. Nexstar has a total of 199 full-power TV channels including the ones with partners in 116 different US TV markets. The company was established 24 years ago on 17 June 1996. It is owned by the largest insider stakeholder John Muse. The company’s current headquarter is located in Irving, Texas United States. Nexstar’s first TV channel was WYOU Scranton, PN. They purchased the channel from Diversified Communications on 28 September 1996. Since its inauguration, Nexstar has been providing quality services to millions of viewers in the United States through the best TV stations in the market.

CBC 17 News Team

Getting authentic and trusted news in the media world is not easy and people don’t know whom to trust. WNCN News understands that frustration and promises to deliver the most authentic piece of information to its valued subscribers. Whether there is a Thanksgiving Parade or a Presidential Speech, whether some unusual kid from some unknown school has stunned the world or a strong hurricane is about to hit the area, CBS 17 News team is always ready to deliver the news, just for the sake of its public. Angela Taylor, Rod Carter, Randi Ayala, Russ Bowen, Maggies Newland, Angela Taylor, Bill Young, and Liz Ortin are the most talented anchor and reporters at the WNCN News team.

Rod Carter: News Anchor/Reporter at CBS 17

Rod CarterRod Carter is a WNCN News personality who started working for Raleigh’s one of the most prominent TV stations CBS 17 News. He has been a part of the channel since March 2021. Rod always loved journalism and he was passionate about it since the beginning. Not, only journalism, Carter also has quite a name in the community service. Rod completed his High School at Amos P Godby High School in 1986 and got his BS Broadcast Journalism degree from the Florida A&M University in 1990. Carter also serves as a guide and mentor of the new talent and gives coaching to them. Furthermore, he has been teaching the short courses of NABJ-FAMU Journalism as an instructor and teaching students about broadcasting during the intensive weekend course.

He was also honored by the University of South Florida’s Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications as the Kappa Tau Alpha Hall of the Fame. Rod is also a Region 3 Director of the National Association of Black Journalists. Moreover, Carter also supervises multiple professional and student chapters around various US states. Rod also used to serve the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists as a President.

Past Work

Before being a part of CBS 17 Raleigh, Carter worked at WFLA News CH 8 from July 2000 to March 2032. Prior to that, he was a morning anchor at WVTM from July 2007 to March 2010. In October 1996, Carter was a member of Alabama’s 13 News team as a reporter; he left for WFLA in July 2000. From October 1995 to October 1996, Carter joined WAGT 26 News as a Fill-in Anchor/Reporter. Rod also acted as a Weekend Anchor-Reporter at WTXL ABC27 from August 1993 to October 1995. Carter started his journey in Broadcast Journalism as a Host/Producer/Reporter at WFSU News in August 1990, where he covered 3 public affairs shows that also include the award-winning program about American-African affairs.

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CBS 17 Storm Team

CBS 17 News Storm Team LogoReporting Raleigh weather is being about on top of things, reporting Fayetteville weather is about authenticity, reporting the entire North Carolina community weather is what makes the WNCN Weather team stand out from the rest. The station’s exclusive CBS 17 Storm team is managed by Chief Meteorologist Wes Honstien. WNCN 17 weather team has been reporting weather coverage for more years than any other weather squad in the town. Honstein is accompanied by Paul Heggen, a competent meteorologist and weather scientist who has been teaching the other weather reporters for a long. Team members continue to grow along with the help of the area’s one of the most professional weather personalities Bill Reh.

No one knows the NC weather better than Bill Rey and Erin Clanahan. Erin Clanahan earned her Broadcast Meteorologist certification at a very young age, she was the youngest one to achieve this feat. Clanahan chases the weather with passion and appeared on several newscasts providing the latest weather news. She also conducts a morning traffic report of the weekday for CBS Raleigh. Covering the weather requires a lot of advanced and state-of-the-art technology including the interactive weather radar and weather truck called The Weather Beast. To get the best look at severe weather, you need to be out in it. Therefore, CBS 17 Weather Beast has got you covered for being the top-of-the-line weather vehicle in town.

Bill Reh: Meteorologist at CBC 17 News

Bill RehWith 35 years of experience in reporting weather, Bill Reh has been serving CBS 17 Weather since March 2004 as an On-Air Weather Anchor. He produces and delivers accurate weather forecasts to the public. Bill also provides forecasts on the web, social media, and radio. Among several duties, Bill’s one of the duties is to represent Channel 17 Raleigh on multiple public events such as non-profit fundraiser events, Crop Walks, and Raleigh Saint Pat’s parade in 2010. He also provides stability and experience in dangerous weather situations, helps to build a relation with educational institutes within the area, launching the Cool School segments.

Reh has been in the weather business since 1983. While working at WTVD News, Bill covered various severe weathers including the 1984’s Red Springs terrible tornado outbreak, 1996’s Hurricane Fran, and 1988’s Raleigh’s killer tornado. Moreover, at WTVD (where he joined the team in August 1983), Bill wrote and compiled the exhibit known as As a Meteorologist for the Museum of Life and Science in Durham NC. He also served the Prudential Securities as a Financial Advisor in January

1997. Reh became a weather anchor at WB22 Raleigh in August 1998 and served the station for 5 years before finally becoming a part of the WNCN News Team. While working for WB22, Bill covered the 2000’s snowstorm of the century and Hurricane Floyd. Furthermore, Reh also introduced the first graphically depicted Ozone Maps in the United States and demonstrated a tutorial video at the San Antonio’s National Air Quality Conference in 2003.

WNCN 17 News App

Keeping tracks of the Triangle Region in North Carolina is now easier than ever with the help of CBS 17 Digital coverage. Get the local news Raleigh NC, Breaking News Raleigh, and WNCN TV Schedule. Viewers can also get CBS 17 Weather, and much more within the palms of your hands. It doesn’t matter if you can’t get to your TV set, you have a mobile app CBS 17 News just for the cause of providing the accurate news service. The app doesn’t only provide stories, it changes a life. Viewers can enjoy regional coverage on a variety of topics, catch eyewitness reports anytime with compelling videos, plan a day with regional radar and forecasts based on the Personalized weather, and bookmark articles, and catch up on-demand with the app’s saved stories feature.

The station doesn’t have any weather app, but you can get all the weather details here on the news app. It understands the need for people to get to know about the climate situation in the area. Thus, it provides the latest forecasts crafted by the expert CBS 17 Storm Team. Meanwhile, the squad is always on their guards for any kind of severe weather threats and reports it to the public ASAP. They know that the public’s safety is above anything and offer severe weather alerts directly to people’s smartphones in case of dangerous conditions.

WNCN Popular TV Shows

Featuring below is the list of all the shows that air on the WNCN TV Schedule over the weekdays and weekends. Audiences can have Forensic Files, CBS 17 News at 11:00 pm, Life in Carolinas, All in With Laila Ali, and other such programs on Roku, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, and other digital streaming platforms via WNCN live stream.

Blue Bloods Guardian Angels Magnum P.I. Before the Fall The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Forensic Files Deadly Matrimony
CBS 17 News at 11:00 p.m. Forensic Files Life in the Carolinas Pets.TV
Today’s Homeowner With Danny Lipford Beautiful Homes and Great Estates To the Rescue Lucky Dog
CBS 17 News Saturday at 6:00 a.m. Pet Vet Dream Team CBS This Morning Saturday The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation
Mission Unstoppable CBS Sports Spectacular Hope in the Wild All in With Laila Ali
PGA Golf Course Record With Michael Breed Judge Judy CBS Weekend News
SRX Auto Racing 48 Hours The Final Hours of Cayley Mandadi Extra Weekend The World’s Funniest Weather
Weather Gone Viral Just for Laughs: Gags In Touch With Dr. Charles Stanley The Key of David
CBS Sunday Morning With Jane Pauley CBS 17 News Sunday at 7:00 a.m. Attorneys on Call Face the Nation
HBCU Battle of the Bands Black Music Month Mentoring Kings Juneteenth Special CBS Weekend News The Equalizer
60 Minutes NCIS: New Orleans Major Crimes Off the Wagon CBS Overnight News
Storm of Suspicion Snow Tracks NCIS: Los Angeles Love Kills The Price Is Right Let’s Make a Deal


WNCN TV first hit the waves on 11 April 1988 by using the calls WYED TV at CH 17. It provided coverage from the small network that majorly carried transmission from the HSN network, together with few religious and fishing programs that broadcasted during weeknights. Later, in July 1989, WNCN TV was bought by Beasley Broadcasting Group. Currently, it takes its primary programming from CBS, and secondary content from Grit, Court TV, and Charge. The station’s current owner is Nexstar Media Group.

Tel: 919-836-1717
Tower Location: Auburn, North Carolina
Brand Name: CBS 17

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Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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