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NBC 26 News

Channel 26 Green Bay News Live

NBC 26 News LogoNBC 26 News is an American news channel that is licensed to Green Bay, Wisconsin. Channel 26 Green Bay is E.W. Scripps-owned company that operates at Virtual CH 26. NBC 26 News works as a part of an alliance with WACY CH 32, a MyNetworkTV affiliate channel licensed to Appleton. Watch Green Bay News, NBC 26 Weather, traffic update, crime reports, and more via the live stream at, NBC26 mobile app, and over the cable/satellite/antenna. WGBA News uses the brand name NBC 26 News and the slogan Keeping You Connected for its newscast. Channel 26 Green Bay offers Green Bay local news, breaking news, NBC 26  Weather, live sports, My32, live stream, Wellness Experts, Trusted advisors, and Workers Wanted.

Its news section includes Green Bay News Today, latest news, coronavirus update, national news, We’re Open, Rebound, Your Health Matters, and Don’t Waste Your Money. NBC 26 Weather features daily forecasts, Cameron’s Breaking it Down with Brittany, 3 Degree Guarantee, Live Cams, Weather Maps, WGBA Weather Radar, Closings & Delays, and Weather Alerts.

NBC 26 News Live Stream

News is now available anywhere anytime with just a single click away. The screen below includes a play button that provides the best live streaming service of Channel 26 Green Bay. From Green Bay local news, crime report, weather service to Olympics games, Coronavirus news, and NBC Programs, everything is available in a high-resolution, less-buffering crisp live stream.

NBC 26 Live Stream Schedule

Below, you will find the list of all the shows airing on the WGBA Schedule. Please take not, that it isn’t a fixed schedule, the station can change it anytime.

Sr. TimeShows
112:00AMNBC 26 Headline
212:30AMNews Refresh
31:00AMNBC 26 Headline
41:30AMNews Refresh
52:00AMNBC 26 Headline
62:30AMNews Refresh
73:00AMNBC 26 Headline
83:30AMNews Refresh
94:00AMNBC 26 Headline
104:30AMNews Refresh
115:00AMNBC26 Today
127:00AMReplay: NBC26 Today
138:00AM - 4:30PMNBC 26 Headlines
144:58PMNBC26 Live at 5:00
155:30PMReplay: NBC26 Live at 5:00
166:00PMNBC26 Live at 6:00
176:30PMNBC 26 Tonight
187:00PMReplay: NBC 26 Live at 6
197:30PMReplay: NBC 26 Tonight
208:00PMNBC 26 Headlines
229:00PMMy News at 9
239:30PMReplay: My News at 9
2410:00PMNBC26 Live at 10:00
2510:35PMReplay: NBC26 Live at 10
2611:05PMNBC 26 Headlines
2711:30PMNews Refresh

General FAQs

What channel is NBC 26 on Time Warner cable?

Time Warner Cable carries the station’s SD signals at CH 13 while its HD transmission appears at CH 1007. WGBA Green Bay witnessed some disputes with Time Warner in the past in carrying the coverage of the station. However, things sorted out after Time Warner Cable decided to merge itself with Journal.

What happened to Stephanie the NBC 26 weather girl?

Stephanie Mead decided to leave her position as a weather girl at News 12 WGBA because she got a better opportunity at WISH News Indianapolis, IN. Now, she is providing her services to a CW-affiliate WISH-TV as a meteorologist. Stephanie completed her degree in Geography in 2013 at Northern Illinois University, before finally getting a chance to do a weather internship at WTVO CH 17.

Stephanie worked at WGBA News for almost 2 years and 1 month. Before that, she was a weather reporter at KMTV News from October 2013 to April 2015. While working there, Stephanie conducted weekend weather reports at 9 pm and 10 pm. Moreover, she crafted a weather forecast with the help of CinemaLive HD and AccuWeather, acted as a temporary weather anchor, and substitute for the evening program when required. Prior to this, Stephanie was a part of Northern Illinois University as a Community Advisor from August 2011 to May 2013. Before that, she served the Northern Television Center as a Weather Anchor & Reporter from January 2011 to December 2012.

What’s wrong with NBC 26? What happened to Channel 26 Green Bay?

NBC 26 and Channel 26 Issues

WGBA News is perfectly fine and provides its live transmission on all platforms including cable, satellite, antenna, official website/mobile app, and It, sometimes, experiences some technical issue in its transmitter which causes the channel to stop providing coverage in few areas for a while. But, as soon as the problem is fixed, Channel 26 Green Bay gets back online. Those faults can occur anytime in any news channel, but since WGBA Green Bay is so popular among the Wisconsin people, the station’s owner understands the risk of delaying the fix. That’s why they solve the matter as early as possible.

What happened to the sports team from NBC 26?

Nothing happened to the NBC 26 sports team. The station’s sports team consists of two persons Chancellor Johnson and Brandon Kinnard. Together, they cover the area’s entire sports transmission. From Olympics, Milwaukee Bucks, Green Bay Packers to High School Sports, Wisconsin Badgers, and Milwaukee Brewers, WGBA sports team has it all for you. Whether it is a live sports discussion or the latest news related to sports, you can always rely on WGBA

sports team for the authentic piece of information.

NBC 26 News Staff

Channel 26 Green Bay WI doesn’t just provide news but truth to the public and the truth can only be told by a capable and trusted group of people. NBC 26 News staff consists of skilled news anchors, hard-working news reporters, and competent investigative journalists. Together, they form the best team in the states and bring the most exciting and thrilling stories to the newsroom. When the news airs on the Television, it doesn’t just air out of thin air, a lot of struggle of multiple people is included in that. First, the team finds a good story, makes sure it is credible and authentic, and then prepares it for the audience in the form of a news story and finally broadcasts it live on the Television.

The WGBA News team has everything that a reliable news team must have. The WGBA News anchor team includes Abigail Hantke, John Erickson, Caroline Hogan, and Nina Sparano. The reporters’ team consists of Rachel Hopmayer, Eric Crest, Novella Friel, Ben Bokan, and others.

Abigail Hantke: Morning News Anchor at NBC 26 News Green Bay

Abigail HantkeAbigail is an award-winning news journalist currently working at Channel 26 Green Bay WI since October 2019. She started as the weekend anchor and reporter at the station and eventually promoted to Morning Anchor in October 2020. Hantke is an important part of the WGBA News anchors team who can be seen fooling around between the 5 am to 7 am Weekdays. Abigail’s best moment in her career was taking a trip to LA to conduct a report on the local musician Chris Kroeze in NBC’s The Voice and having a sit talk with Blake Shelton, a music legend, in 2018.

Moreover, Hantke has also assisted with reporting multiple stories in the region. For example, she covered various presidential nominees’ visits for the 2016 election, oversaw the damage caused by the terrible Baron counties tornado in 2017, and reported Jayme Closs’s kidnapping. Hantke completed her schooling at Orfordville Parkview School District in 2011 and earned a BS degree in Journalism at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. Abigail was a morning host for Hello Wisconsin. The show earned the first Emmy award for the channel at 2019 Upper Midwest Emmys. They were also appraised by the Wisconsin Broadcaster Association. Hantke also spent his best time in Wisconsin’s west area.

Live Coverage Studio for NBC 26 News
Live Coverage Studio for NBC 26 News | Source: Official Website
Abigail’s Past Work

Before moving to NBC 24 News, Hantke was a Multimedia Journalist & Anchor at WEAU 13. She started a show Hello Wisconsin there and earned a great reputation. At WEAU, she was a weekend anchor and later moved to evening telecast.

She started evenings in January 2018. Hantke also got a chance to appear on Fox 25/48’s desk in January 2017 while working for the same channel WEAU 13. She was also responsible for publishing articles on a website and interacting with customers on social media. Abigail was always exploring meaningful stories in Eau Claire. She was responsible for the shooting, editing, and writing her own content and loved interviewing new people every day and sharing their stories with the world. Prior to journalism, Hantke was a cashier at Menards from June 2013 to June 2015. While serving there, Abigail ensured accuracy in customer service. Furthermore, she also

worked at the company’s return and services department. She even claimed the employee of the month award in 2014 for her best performance. Before that, she was a Farm Hand at Rocky Top Acres from 2006 to 2016. She worked there for 9 straight years. While living on a farm, Hantke learned a great deal about work ethics, time management, responsibilities, and patience along with nursing the animals.  In May 2014, Abigail completed an internship at Big Radio and The Big AM 1380.  At the radio network, she formulated recaps of promotional events that involved creating audios, videos, and uploading pictures.

Career Start

Hantke started her career at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater as a Peer Mentor from 2012 to 2014. It was also an exciting experience for her. In October 2011, she became a part of UWW TV at the University. Abigail was a weather reporter in that station who used to provide weather transmission for the weekly newscast with the help of a green screen. She sharpened her skills including the on-camera presence, reporting, and ad-libbing. She later became an anchor at the station.

Channel 26 Green Bay Weather Team

Channel 26 Green Bay Weather Team LogoWeather is always confusing, the channel must require an extraordinarily skilled team to read the NBC 26 weather radar precisely and craft the accurate weather forecast. Channel 26 Green Bay Weather Team is capable of all of this. Not only that you are able to find the current weather situation in the region but also observe and track the storm movement and take precautionary measures while you are at it. Taking care of the Wisconsin people is the WGBA Weather team’s top priority and that is what they are doing over the years. You will find Brittney Merlot, Gino Recchia, and Cameron Moreland on the weather team of NBC 26 Weather.

Gino Recchia: Weekend Weather Personality at NBC 26 Weather

Gino RecchiaGino Recchia started working at NBC 26 Green Bay in December 2017 as a Weekend Meteorologist. During all these years, he has performed multiple duties and her only objective was to deliver the best weather in town. Recchia understands mother nature gets angry sometimes, and it is his duty to make sure that people don’t fall victim to the bashful weather. At NBC 26 News, he creates weather packages explaining the current and future climate conditions in the area by making graphics using WSI TruView Max. Gino also covers weekend evenings newscasts. In addition, he conducts live weather hits around the region during the mornings three days per week. Recchia earned his meteorology degree at Purdue University from 2010 to 2014.

Gino’s Career

Prior to NBC 24 News, Gino was a Chief Meteorologist at Fox 21 at KQDS-DT from January 2015 to December 2017. He has also served WGN News as a Weather Forecaster for one year from 2013 to 2014. Before that, Recchia was a Meteorologist and Broadcast Journalist at Fast Track from 2013 to 2014. While working there, he also pursued a career at Purdue Forecasting Club as a President in the same year. Meanwhile, Gino was also a Winter Weather Meteorologist at the Ground & Sanitation Department of Purdue University, Lafayette. From 2012 to 2014, Recchia served the Indiana Department of Transportation as a Meteorologist. He has also served the WBAA as a weather reporter and took the start of the journey at Storm Central as a Weather Forecaster.

NBC 26 News Mobile App

When you are not around the Television, you need an app that isn’t just fast and convenient but also keeps you connected. With the NBC 26 news app, you can have the entire news world on the tips of your fingers. The application’s critical alert service will keep you posted about the latest happenings, accurate weather forecast, NBC 26 Radar, and live streaming video of local and countrywide events. By downloading the News 12 NBC 26 App, you can get all those exciting features that will give you a whole new experience.
NBC 26 News Newscasters
NBC 26 News Newscasters | Credits: Facebook Page

Let’s look at those wonderful features:

  • Breaking News & Green Bay local news.
  • Easy user interface and fast to navigate in between the tabs
  • Instant NBC 26 weather access
  • Live stream video
  • NBC 26 Weather radar and more

NBC 26 News Popular Shows

Channel 26 Green Bay WI is a news-focused TV channel and most of the NBC 26 schedule consists of exciting news programs such as News Refresh, NBC 26 Headlines, NBC 26 Live, NBC 26 Today, and others.

Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Family Feud NBC26 News NBC26 Today
Today With Hoda and Jenna NBC26 News at 5:00 p.m. The Kelly Clarkson Show The Olympic Zone
NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt Earth Odyssey With Dylan Dreyer NBC Nightly News: Weekend Edition Wild Child
The Race Sunday Today To the Rescue Time of Grace
Building Wisconsin One Team: The Power of Sports Tokyo Gold Family Game Fight The Jex Family vs. The Bruin Bros
The Outdoorsman With Buck McNeely In Depth With Graham Bensinger Right This Minute Business First AM
Early Today Today III Dateline Reckless Days of Our Lives
Tamron Hall American Ninja Warrior NBC 26 News at 6:00 p.m. Late Night With Seth Meyers
To Be Announced The Wall Tammy and Doug The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon The List

About WGBA News

NBC 26 News first started operations in Green Bay on 31 Dec 1980 using the analog signal at CH 26. WGBA News was the second independent TV station to launch its services in the Green Bay market. Channel 26 Green Bay WI shares its studios’ location with WACY News alongside the WIS 172 freeway on North Road in Ashwaubenon. WGBA News transmitter, however, is installed on the east side of De Pere, Wisconsin at Shirley’s unincorporated community. Channel 26 Green Bay also operates a translator WLWK-CD CH 22 that airs from Sturgeon Bay’s north site on Door County Trunk Highway.

Tel: 920-494-2626
Tower Location: unincorporated community of Shirley, east of De Pere, Wisconsin
Brand Name: NBC 26

Coverage Map

NBC 26 News Coverage Map
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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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