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WPLG Local 10 News

Watch Community News with Channel 10 News Miami

Local 10 News logoLocal 10 News WPLG is a popular ABC affiliate US TV broadcaster serving Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Florida. WPLG Local 10 solely works under the ownership of Berkshire Hathaway. The channel aims to provide news headlines, top stories, and weather information. It also features sports, investigation reports, Digi Shorts. The station also has a special weather team called “Local 10 Weather Authority.” Get into the roots of the stories related to South Florida. WPLG airs a program related to citizens with “Local 10 Investigates”. Discover the best, weird, wacky and worst with “Local 10 Digi-Short”. The service explores stories from the sweet to the odd and the somber to the clever.

Local 10 News also telecasts U-health, SoFlo Health, SoFlo Taste and SoFlo Home Project. Viewers can tune in to the channel on their cable operator service. They can also get the service on the internet or mobile app via Local 10 News live stream. Channel 10 News Miami uses the slogan “The one and only” for the programming.

Watch Local 10 News Miami Live Stream

The channel’s studios are situated in Pembroke Park’s West Hallandale Beach Boulevard. Its transmitter is installed in Miami Gardens, Florida. You can watch  Local 10 news Miami live stream by clicking the play button below. It’s fairly easy to get updated with Miami local news. WPLG online streaming covers local sports and events. It telecasts weather at Miami beach and cyclone updates. Moreover, the TV channel is famous for airing traffic and business news in the city.

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SoFlo Health

SoFlo Health is a health program being broadcasted by the station for a very long time. The show strives to provide a healthy lifestyle to the people of South Florida. An exciting and entertaining show which keeps the South Floridians healthy. SoFlo Taste is another remarkable show by the channel. It focuses on the South Floridian food. The show is hosted by a chef and restaurant owner Michelle Bernstein. She is a well-experienced chef in South Florida. Presenting the best wine, food flare, and restaurants in the area. SoFlo Taste can be watched on Saturdays at 10:30 am.

Local 10 News studio building located at 3401 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33023
WPLG Local 10 News Live Strean Office Building. Located at 3401 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33023

SoFlo Home Project gives tips and ideas to South Florida people to decorate their room or the entire house. With the host Alena Capra, they can get different ideas about renovations. They can keep things entirely simple or just make them totally fancy.

Affiliate Partners:

  • ABC
  • Heroes & Icons
  • MeTV
Brandon Orr covering weather forecast
Brandon Orr covering weather forecast

Sports Transmission @ WPLG

Channel 10 News Miami also targets different sports in the region. It offers sports coverage for Dolphins football. Other teams include Miami Heat Basketball and the Marlins Baseball team.  Moreover, it also covers the Panthers, Inter Miami CF, Miami Hurricanes, and Golf. The station focuses on the local sports of south Florida. Especially the hockey team and soccer.

News App

Channel 10 Miami app delivers news headlines, weather updates, and traffic alerts. It presents exciting stories and accurate information in the best way. Get the push alerts about breaking news directly to your cellphone. Watch Local 10 news live stream without any interruption. On the other hand, users can also explore different entertaining contests in the entertainment section. The interactive radar map in the local 10 weather app lets the user know about weather and traffic conditions in the area. They can also get hour by hour and weekly weather forecast. It can help you plan the weekend.

Popular Anchors

The station has an exclusive team of news anchors serving the community passionately with quality services.

Local 10 Weather Authority

Local 10 Weather AuthorityThe weather team of WPLG is famous as “Your Weather Forecasting Authority. It provides weather updates to the community of South Florida with high accuracy. Julia Durda is a famous chief meteorologist. She is briefing weather updates for Florida state on different channels. Local 10 Weather offers a lot of other services.  It includes weather alerts, storm pins, and hurricane reports. Also, It airs Pembroke Park Cam, For Lauderdale Cam, Miami Beach Cam, and Hollywood Beach Cam. These are the live cameras taking a broad look at all the mentioned places. These cameras see what is happening on the beaches.

About Channel

WPLG Local 10 News live stream first hit the waves as WPST-TV on 2 August 1957. It started operating as a 2nd ABC-affiliate channel in the market of Miami, Florida. The station originally worked under the management of Public Service Television, Inc. Later, FCC revoked the rights of National Airlines to operate WPST-TV.

Local 10 News team
Local 10 News team | Courtesy: official website

After getting their license canceled, National Airlines sold all WPST-TV assets to Wilson’s group. On 20 November 1961, Channel 10 News Miami again started broadcasting as WLBW-TV. Soon, the channel was airing a few of its shows in color transmission. In 1969, the ownership rights for the station were once again flipped. This time, the Washington Post Company, took the ownership of WLBW station.

Local 10 News Van
Local 10 News Van | Source: facebook page

The new channel named itself a “Sunny Channel 10” under Wilson’s group ownership. It claims to be the first TV station in the history of Miami to represent a weather girl. The station flipped its call-letters to WPLG-TV on 16 March 1970. Moreover, it is also the only TV broadcaster in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami market to retain the same network affiliation throughout history. Because of that much consistency, WPLG is the highest-rate network in South Florida. In 2004, the channel decided to change its branding as well into “Local 10”.

Graham Holdings ownership

After being kept operating for a very long time under the name of Washington Post Company. The Amazon owner Jeff Bezos decided to purchase all the Channel 10 Miami assets. The company also acquired its other non-newspaper services.

Later, it changed the company’s name into Graham Holdings. On 12 March 2013, the channel finally ended up in the hands of its current owners Berkshire Hathaway.

You can also watch Miami local news via WSVN 7 News Florida

Local 10 News Services

Currently, WPLG presents 54.5 hours/week of newscast produced locally. It is the 2nd local news channel devoting the highest number of hours in its news section. However, as an ABC-affiliate it is the number one of them all in the entire US. The station also covers a 1-hour long political show. Named as “This Week in South Florida”. The show first hit the air in 1990 and since then telecasts every Sunday morning.

Local 10 News studio
Local 10 News studio | Source: flickr

The station used its first helicopter “Sky 10” for news service in 1979. The channel became popular in the area because of its well-known anchor duo of Ann Bishop and Glenn Rinker. The weather anchor Walter Cronise and sports host Chuck Dowdle were also popular.

Programs & Shows

CMA: Best of Fest Jimmy Kimmel Live Local 10 News Right this Minute
America This Morning ABC World News Now Good Morning America Live with Kelly & Ryan
General Hospital GMA3: What you Need to Know 3 O’Clock FirstCast Wheel of Fortune
20/20 ABC World News Tonight with David Muir Shark Tank Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown
Tel: +1 954-364-2500
Tower Location: Miami Gardens, Florida
Brand Name: Local 10

Coverage Map:

WPLG TV covers an extensive area of greater Miami. It can be viewed by cable TV and dish as well. Check below map for more details.

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local 10 news Coverage Map | Source:
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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