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KXAN News Austin

Local News, Austin Lifestyle and Weather from Texas's Capital

KXAN News logoKXAN News is NBC affiliate US TV Broadcaster that serves the entire area of Austin, Texas. The Nexstar media group-owned channel operates at Virtual CH 36 and UHF CH 21. The station offers local and regional news transmission through its senior newcast team. Being operated in Texas’s capital, it serves the public as a connection with the ruling seat. Most of the content is based on regional politics, weather and sports of the province.

The station’s “KXAN Investigates” is the largest award-winning investigative team in Central Texas that consists of nine reporters. The network works for the betterment of the community and covers stories that involve officials at high ranks. KXAN Austin aims to provide in-depth investigation reports daily.

Watch KXAN News Austin Live Streaming

Whether its national or local news, KXAN News live stream cover every top story. To start watching, click on the below player to load the live streaming.

The station’s First Warning Weather service is well-recognized by the audience. It is presented by the KXAN chief meteorologist and veteran Jim Spencer. Viewers can access the station’s broadcast at KXAN News live stream on the official website. If we see the channel uses an exclusive tagline, “In-Depth, Investigative,” for its programming.

KXAN Austin offers regional news coverage, relevant weather conditions, and the latest traffic updates. The network strives to provide information to the community of Central Texas. Plus, it offers residents the latest news headline, top stories, and other entertainment stuff. In its sports section, KXAN covers “NFL Draft,” “High School Sports,” and “Texas Longhorns.” The network also hosts an entertainment show, “Studio 512”. Stephanie Gilbert and Rosie Newberry present it.

KXAN News building
KXAN Studio Office located at 908 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd Austin, TX

Nexstar Media Group also co-owns KBVO CH 14 and KNVA CH 54. All three networks share the same studio at West Martin Luther King Jr. However, its transmitter resides towards West Lake Hills’ north side in the West Austin Antenna Farm.


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Availability of the network

The channel offers its programming on different cable networks at CH 4, which include Suddenlink, Charter Spectrum, and Grande Communications. Moreover, it can also be served on the internet at the official website via KXAN News live stream.

Roger Wallace, Sydney Benter, Robert Hadlock, and Jim Spencer
Roger Wallace, Sydney Benter, Robert Hadlock, and Jim Spencer | Source: twitter

Studio 512

KXAN offers the best lifestyle and entertainment show in Austin “Studio 512”. Stephanie Gilbert and Rosie Newberry host it. Studio 512 is a platform for encouragement, motivation, real-life living, and balance. The show helps the community to inspect the town’s best-kept secrets and discover the truth behind them.

KXAN News studio
KXAN News studio | Courtesy: KXAN website

KXAN Simple Health

Together with the American Heart Association, the channel’s Simple Health initiative introduces top stories to Central Texas people. Plus, it also points out relevant resources targeting wellness and a person’s health. The station thinks that a way to live a healthy life is knowledge. Hence, Simple Health could be their platform to know the ways of eating smart, moving more, and adding color for living a healthier life.

Will DuPree with Kristen Currie
Will DuPree with Kristen Currie in First Warning Weather Program

News App

With the tagline “In-Depth. Investigative.”, KXAN News offers the latest news transmission, accurate weather updates, and up-to-the-minute traffic conditions in the Austin Region. Get every important news relevant to you and your family directly on your cellphone.

The channel offers in-depth, regional investigative newscast and First Warning weather updates, traffic alerts, and stories related to Central Texans. Users can easily navigate through different sections of the app. Moreover, they can get breaking news as quickly as it happens. With the KXAN Weather service, find the weather reports in the area with accurate forecasting, updated maps, KXAN radar, and live stream.

News Team

KXAN News team consists of an exclusive squad of journalists providing authentic news to Austin Community.

Weather Team

The station’s First weather Warning Team delivers its best services to the people and tell if any severe weather is about to hit the area.

About KXAN News 

KXAN News first hit the air on 12 February 1965 by using the call-signs KHFI-TV. The channel used to operate under the ownership of Kingsbury Family, who also happened to co-own KHFI radio. It was the second TV channel to signed in the area after KTBC-TV. The station was originally planned to operate as an NBC-affiliate network. But due to FCC rules, the system served as an independent channel for one whole year before coming under the affiliation of NBC in 1966.

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On 15 January 1973, the station decided to change its calls from KHFI-TV to KTVV. Plus, it also relocated from CH 42 to CH 36 in the same year. In 1979, LIN Broadcasting decided to take ownership of Channel 36, and with this change, the company transformed its calls once again to KXAN-TV on 15 October 1987. Currently, KXAN-TV operates under the name of Nexstar Media Group.

Now, KXAN live stream is delivering 31 hours of news content every week. Five hours of which are producing every weekday and three hours are offering every Saturday and Sunday.


World of Dance America’s Got Talent The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy KXAN News
A little late with Lilly Singh Late night with Seth Meyers Dr. Phil Today
Studio 512 Today with Hoda & Jenna Early Today Days of our Lives
Jeopardy The Rachel Ray Show Chicago Med Wheel of Fortune
Saturday Night Live Dateline NBC The Texas Bucket List Your Move with Andy Stanley
The World’s Funniest Weather Just for Laughs: Gags The King of Queens Funny You Should Ask
NHL Hockey Your Move with Andy Stanley Celebrity Page Whacked Out Sports
State of Texas In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley Vets Saving Pets Cannonball

Tel: +1 512-476-3636
Tower Location: towards the north side of West Lake Hills in the West Austin Antenna Farm
Brand Name: KXAN

Coverage Map:

KXAN News coverage map
KXAN Coverage Map | Source:

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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