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Channel 8 Montgomery News Live

WAKA CBS 8 Montgomery logoWAKA News is a CBS-affiliated TV channel having the license of Selma. Moreover, WAKA TV is serving Montgomery, Alabama, US. The brand name of the television channel is Alabama News Network, while its call sign is WAKA. Channel 8 News Montgomery AL features crime reporting, sports, local, national, and international news. Watch also Alabama News Network live on all online mediums of the television station. Likewise, stay connected with the latest Alabama News Network weather forecast from the expert team of meteorologists.

WAKA News Live

Along with watching the channel on cable, you can also catch the Alabama News Network live on the internet. One can tune the live streaming of WAKA CBS 8 News Montgomery by logging in to the channel’s official website. Additionally, get a high definition of WAKA TV on the YouTube channel and installing the Alabama News Network app. Alabama News Network live stream also contains the detailed weather forecast of Montgomery and surrounding areas. For the convenience of people on the web, we are also providing Alabama News Network live below.

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Alabama News Network Live Stream

Here is a complete live-stream schedule for Alabama News Network.

Sr. ShowsWeekdays Saturdays Sundays
1. Alabama News Rising4:30-7am--
2.Alabama News Network at Noon12-12:30pm--
3.Alabama News Network at 5:005-5:30pm--
4.Alabama News Network at 6:006-6:30pm--
5.Alabama News Network at 10:0010-10:35pm--
6.Alabama News Network Weekend-6-6:30pm & 10-10:30pm-
7.Alabama News Network Weekend--5:30-6pm & 10-10:30pm

Introduction about WAKA News

WAKA news squad contains skillful and experienced anchors and reports delivering the most exclusive news content and latest happenings. In addition, the news team of CBS 8 work professionally to bring innovation to the news media industry. Alabama News Network anchors work mutually with reporters on the field and studios to share up-to-date content with the audience. Some amazing talents in Alaba News Network are Darryl Hood, Andrew James, Jones Jerome, and Ellis Eskew.

Neutrality and impartiality are the Alabama News Network anchors’ fundamental approaches, which differentiate them from others. So, the people of Alabama always admire the devoted services of the anchors and reporters of the TV channel. Due to all these specialties, the viewership of the television station is increasing day by day. The rivals in the market usually try to copy the channel’s style and tactics to assure their presence.

CBS 8 Montgomery Weather Squad

Catch the daily weather updates of Montgomery and surrounding counties live with the WAKA senior meteorologists. The weather department of the TV channel also provides hour-by-hour and a 7-day forecast of the region. Additionally, the meteorologists of the station are delivering accurate and best weather services in the region. Everyone knows lightning kills twenty or more people yearly in America, but lightning alerts of WAKA save many lives. Likewise, you can also save yourself and your loved ones from the storm by being aware of severe weather alerts.

Channel 8 News Montgomery AL is using Interactive radar technology to deliver comprehensive weather data. Furthermore, it tracks tiny climatic changes and incoming severe weather alerts in the area. The television channel also offers minute-by-minute forecasts of snowfall and rain right from the location and studios. Not to mention, the early predictions of the meteorologists save several lives and billions of dollars in terms of property. Shane Butler is the chief meteorologist of the television station.

Shane Butler

Shane Butler services for WAKA CBS 6 MongomeryChief meteorologist Shane Butler got his broadcast meteorology certification from Mississippi State University. Moreover, Butler joined the channel as the chief meteorologist in September 2015. Previously, he served as the chief meteorologist at WRDW in Augusta, Georgia, for six years. Whereas Butler started his weather career in 1988 at WTVY TV in Dothan.

Likewise, Shane Butler worked for WSFA-TV in Montgomery as a noon weathercaster. Afterward, he joined WTLV in Jacksonville, Florida, to serve the most exclusive predictions. Butler also received the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal from AMS and the seal of approval from the National Weather Association. Likewise, he was honored to receive several Best Weathercaster awards from the Associated Press in Alabama, Virginia, and Georgia.

Ryan Stinnett

Ryan Stinnett services for WAKA CBS 8 MongomeryThe senior meteorologist Ben Lang served for the Weather Factory to provide severe weather information, daily forecasts, and weather data. Ryan faced several hurricanes, including 2004 Hurricane Ivan and several storms during the hurricane season of 2005. Furthermore, Ryan was part of the three-time National Champion Forecasting team at Mississippi State. He also became the top forecaster for the 2010-2011 school year after beating faculty and staff members.

WAKA CBS 8 Montgomery News and Weather apps

WAKA CBS 8 proudly presents news and weather apps for smartphone users. In addition, the news of the CBS 8 Montgomery app comprises the latest news, events, and happenings. Likewise, the weather app of the station consists of accurate forecasts and severe weather alerts in Montgomery. Following are the in-detail features of both these apps.

Alabama News Network App

By installing the Alabama News Network app, one can get the latest news, sports, crime journalism directly on your smartphone. Always stay connected with the latest happenings and also with comprehensive coverage no matter where you go. Moreover, receive the weather forecast of Alabama and nearby areas under the talented team of meteorologists.

The following are other features of WAKA CBS 8 Montgomery:

  • Local, national, and international news
  • Real-time breaking news alerts and follow stories
  • Detailed weather forecast information
  • Share your stories, videos, and images to WAKA directly from your smartphone
  • Alabama News Network live streaming

CBS Channel 8 Montgomery Alabama Weather App

The most comprehensive weather app of CBS 8 News Montgomery AL ANN Weather provides you the most accurate weather services in Montgomery. Also, stay aware of severe weather alerts, in-depth forecasting news, and today’s weather by installing the app on your smartphone. In addition, the app allows people to stay one step ahead with the daily weather forecast services.

CBS 8 Montgomery Live Streaming Studio
CBS 8 Montgomery Live Streaming Studio | Courtesy: Twitter

The following are the significant features of CBS Channel 8 News Montgomery AL:

  • Access to the station’s exclusive content just with some clicks
  • 250-meter radar, the maximum available resolution
  • Future radar to see where severe weather is approaching
  • Updated weather forecast multiple times per hour
  • Users can also add and save favorite locations
  • High-resolution satellite cloud imagery
  • Hourly and daily forecasts updated
  • The app is also loaded with fully integrated GPS for current location-awareness

Alfa Weather Cameras of WAKA TV

WAKA installed its weather cameras at the following locations to forecast real-time weather forecasting:

Selma Troy
Demopolis Greenville
Montgomery Kowaliga
Opp Prattville

Programs of WAKA CBS 8 Montgomery

Syndicated programs of WAKA include Dr. Phil, Inside Edition, Wheel of Fortune, and Jeopardy! And many others.

Until September 2020, the channel known as the first channel across North America to carry Jeopardy! WAKA officially started a joint local news operation on 2nd February 2013 with WNCF-TV. Furthermore, the on-air broadcasts on both these channels are known as Alabama News Network.

Whereas the officials simulcasted the shows between the CBS and ABC affiliates on weekday mornings, weeknights, and weekends. WAKA also airs its own weekday broadcast along with separate newscasts on weeknights at 05:00 and 06:00. The following are some popular programs of Alabama News Network:

60 Minutes an End in Sight/ Justice Defenders/ Lalibela Garth & Trisha Live! A Holiday Concert Event A Home for the Holidays NCIS
NCIS: New Orleans The Outdoorsman with Buck McNeely CBS Overnight News Alabama News Network Rising
CBS 8 News This Morning The Doctors CBS This Morning The Price Is Right
The Young and the Restless CBS 8 News at Noon The Bold and the Beautiful The Talk
Let’s Make a Deal Inside Edition Jeopardy! CBS Evening News
Wheel of Fortune NCIS: New Orleans 48 Hours CBS 8 News Sunday
Gametime With Boomer Esiason The Outdoorsman with Buck McNeely Inside Edition Weekend Pathway to Life
In Search Ministries CBS Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley Face the Nation The NFL Today
CBS Weekend News 60 Minutes Pet Vet Dream Team The Top 8 Stories of 2020
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation The Late Late Show with James Corden CBS This Morning Saturday

About WAKA News

Bahakel Communications (Alabama Broadcasting Partners) is the owner of WAKA, virtual channel 8. It initially starts its services on 17th March 1960 with facility ID 701. During the last few years, WAKA expanded its news department with additional newscasts, personnel, and remote bureaus. It operates two outlying news-bureaus such as the South Alabama Newsroom in Greenville and the West Alabama Newsroom in Selma.

Affiliations of CBS Channel 8 News Montgomery AL

The following are the affiliations of CBS Channel 8 Montgomery Alabama:

  • CBS
  • MeTV
  • Ion Television
  • QVC

Studios and Transmitter facilities of CBS 8 Montgomery

The television channel is sharing the studios with WBMM and WNCF on Harrison Road in North Montgomery. Whereas the transmitter facilities of WAKA TV located in Gordonville, Alabama. However, the transmitter coordinates of Channel 8 News Montgomery AL are 32°8′57″N 86°46′43″W.

WAKA CBS 8 Montgomery Studio Location
WAKA/WNCF/WBMM100 Interstate Park Drive Suite 120Montgomery, AL 36109 | Courtesy:

Presenters of CBS Channel 8 Montgomery Alabama

WAKA TV has the following three presenters:

  • Jeff Sanders Alabama News Network
  • Olivia Deas Alabama News Network
  • Samantha Williams Alabama News Network
Tel: 334-271-8888
Tower Location: Gordonville, Alabama
Brand Name: CBS 8

Coverage Map

WAKA CBS 8 Montgomery coverage map
WAKA News coverage map | Source:

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