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WCAX News logoWCAX News is a US Television network providing services to Plattsburgh, New York-Burlington, Vermont, and Montreal, Quebec. The network works under the affiliation of CBS Network and operates at Virtual CH 3. Being possessed by Gray Television, CBS Burlington is Vermont’s original news leader service in the market, providing WCAX local news, WCAX weather, WCAX closings, WCAX radar, and Sports telecast. It is also home to political shows, exciting stories, national news, educational content, WCAX live stream, Investigate TV, and more. Meanwhile, the audience can also enjoy several exciting features such as Marketplace, The Fix, Eat Local, Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren, Buy Vermont First, Made in Vermont, Super Seniors, ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Jump on it and others.

You can access the station’s exclusive transmission on a cable network, Dish Network, DirecTV through WCAX live stream. WCAX News uses the brand name The Channel 3 News and catchphrase First in News for news telecast. WCAX-TV operates together with Heroes & Icons affiliate WYCI CH 40. The network’s studio facilities are in South Burlington’s Joy Drive, whereas its antenna is installed on the highest peak of Vermont at Mount Mansfield.

Same as other channels in the area, WCAX News also serves a large portion of Southern Quebec, Canada, including Montreal, which is ten times larger in population than the network’s entire American broadcasting area. The Channel 3 News is available to watch on all cable networks in Vermont. Also, Videotron cable systems provide it in the Southern Quebec region as a CBS affiliate service. Meanwhile, statewide viewers can catch it over the Dish Network and DirecTV.

Watch WCAX Live Stream

Get the latest WCAX News, WCAX Weather, WCAX School Closings, and informational content related to Burlington and its nearby regions. Meanwhile, viewers can also find investigative journalism, live sports, and traffic updates here at WCAX live stream.

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WCAX News at Glance

Watching the WCAX Channel 3 coverage is easy, just click the button below and enjoy 24/7 HD transmission of the network. Make a difference in the community by donating money to your local foodbanks with the network’s “Foodbanks” service. It provides a platform to the viewers where locals can help the neighbors with a small contribution. “Eat Local” by WCAX News provides a comprehensive list of different locations in Vermont, New York, and New Hampshire with the best restaurant and eateries.

Experience the best taste in town with the mentioned restaurants on the list. “Jump on It” by WCAX Channel 3 News delivers exciting deals to the people in Vermont. Spend a day in a spa, get an entry to some of the fantastic shows or events in the cities, and savor the best food around town, all at half price. WCAX Vermont features “Across the Fence,” a service that includes a wide array of educational topics such as natural resources, dairy, sustainable agriculture, and stewardship.

How to Watch WCAX Live?

Our world is changing day by day in technology, devices which no one can ever imagine to exist in the world 10 to 15 years ago are now widely available in our daily routine lives. WCAX News is trying its best to cope with all those latest gadgets, so it doesn’t matter where you live on the planet; you still can get to watch the channel’s live streaming through one way or another.

WCAX News news room
WCAX News news room | Courtesy: Official website
  • One way to watch it is to stream it over the air on your Television Set. All you need:
  • One TV set with digital Tuner,
  • An antenna that can catch signals from the station’s transmitter
  • Remote control to press nu

From south of Rutland, Vermont to north of Montreal, Canada, approximately 2 million people can get the channel’s signals.

Other than over-the-air, WCAX Channel 3 hosts a website & mobile app where anyone can get WCAX live stream for free. However, one should know that it doesn’t include syndicated shows and CBS coverage from the TV channel because copyright laws don’t allow WCAX to stream that programming. But, this service is convenient to watch anywhere on the planet with a web-enabled device and an active internet connection. Viewers can watch WCAX live stream on Computers, Laptops, Tablets, cellphones, and Gaming systems with a web service.

Meanwhile, some third-party services also provide the channel’s coverage for free or with a minimal fee. Those services are:

  • YouTube TV (only for US citizens)
  • CBS All Access (paid)
  • Hulu Plus Live TV (Paid)
  • FuboTV (Paid)
  • AT&T TV Now (paid)
  • Livenewsglobe (Free)

WCAX News Mobile App

With the catchphrase “First in News,” WCAX News App provides local news, WCAX Weather, sports transmission, traffic updates, watch WCAX live stream, read text and explore extra content. Meanwhile, viewers can get up-to-minute radar, latest stories, and exciting contests. The app is user-friendly and convenient to access. Navigate through different sections easily and access the station’s most important content on the home screen. Meanwhile, viewers can also enjoy some of the other exciting services on the app, such as Radar, Wildlife Watch, Sports VT Real Estate, The Fix, and WCAX live stream.

WCAX Weather app covers the entire Burlington’s weather coverage. WCAX Max Advantage Weather Team manages all the weather-related operations, including interactive radar, closings, weather cams, Ski & Board Report, Weather Features, and more. Viewers can access all these services on the weather app easily and navigate through options quickly. Watch the network’s weather shows online at WCAX live stream.


WCAX-TV hit the air on 26 September 1954 under the calls WMVT. It was the first TV station to initiate its services in Vermont and was originally a licensee of Montpelier’s Capital City. The service was first introduced by Charles P. Hasbrook. He was an owner of WCAX Radio (from 1939 to 1963) and an ex-publisher of Burlington Daily News (now terminated). In Dec 1954, When channel 3 news’s tower and transmitter were installed, its parent firm, “WCAX Broadcasting Corporation,” was rebranded into Mount Mansfield Television.

In May 1955, the WCAX News decided to shift its community license to Burlington, and just one month later, it changed its calls from WMVT to WCAX-TV in order to align with its sibling radio. The WCAX VT ownership was transferred to Hasbrook’s stepson Dr. Stuart T. “Red” Martin Jr. In 1958, who worked hard together with his father and developed the station from scratch. Currently, Channel 3 News Burlington, Vermont is working under the name of Gray Television and taking its primary content from CBS and secondary programming from Circle, Movies!, Ion Television, and Start TV.

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Meet the WCAX News Team

WCAX-TV News has committed an awful amount of time building a professional news team. All their squad members, including the anchors & reporters, are known to have a high level of skills and expertise. They consider journalism more fun instead of work. Some of those journalists have earned several awards in their field and are known for providing the ‘most accurate’ reports. Elissa Borden, Christina Guessferd, Calvin Cutler, and Erin Brown are a few of the well-reputed anchors and reporters at the WCAX News team.


Kayla Martin: The Well-Known Journalist at WCAX Channel 3

Kayla Martin multimedia journalist at WCAX NewsKayla Martin is an aspiring news anchor and reporter at WCAX News. She wants to be the voice of those who didn’t have a chance to tell their stories, whether it is about triumph, silence, or struggle. As a reporter, she believes truth is the key to everything, and no one should remain ignorant of it.

Kayla did her graduation from Emerson College with BS in Broadcast Journalism in 2020. Though, she got herself engaged in journalism during her university period. In January 2017, Martin got herself a position at EIV, Emerson Independ Videos as a Camera Operator and Field Reporter. In the same year, she became a weather correspondent at EIV News @ Nine.

Kayla then became a Production Assistant at More Media Inc. in September 2019. Later, she joined WEBN Boston as a News Team Member in September 2017. By the year 2018, Martin had already joined Radio Television Digital News Association as Vice President. In 2018, she started working as a Co-Assistant New Director in WEBN-TV Boston. In January 2019, she decided to be a part of GME as a field reporter. After that, Kayla joined Emerson in May 2020 as a Multi-Media Journalist Emerson College Class of 2020. In June 2020, she ultimately became a squad member of WCAX News as a full-time Multimedia Journalist/Weekend Producer.

See WCAX Max Advantage Weather Team

WCAX Max Advantage Weather Team logo

The channel’s weather coverage is one of the most trusted services in town among the few other rival networks. Their metrological squad, “WCAX Max Advantage Weather Team,” consists of four people providing daily, weekly, and up-to-the-minute weather reports in Burlington, Plattsburgh, and Montreal areas. Sharon Meyer acts as the weather director of WCAX News. She has been leading the team for many years and building them strong.

Dave Busch: A Weekend Meteorologist at WCAX News

Dave Busch team member of WCAX NewsDave Busch joined the WCAX Weather team in August 2000 as the Weekend Meteorologist. He has given a considerable portion of his life to the channel. Busch earned a Meteorology degree from the University of Oklahoma. He also then voluntarily joined Norman News, a University O&O TV network. It was at that moment, Busch realized that he wants to be a full-time weather anchor.

After completing the studies in high school, Dave Busch started working as a carpenter. He worked there for five whole years. But soon, he realized that his true passional is Weather. Dave loves to witness tornadoes, and he got to chase at least two of them.

WCAX News TV Schedule

WCAX News Schedule consists of tons of programs, including both local and affiliated content. Its longest-running in-house shows are a weekly half-an-hour public affair program, “You Can Quote Me,” and a daily 23-minutes agricultural informative show “Across the Fence,” presented with the Collaboration of the University of Vermont Extension Service. Some of the syndicated shows being aired by WCAX News VT are Entertainment Tonight, Family Feud, Rachel Ray, and The Doctors.

Rachel Ray: CBS’ top-rated talk show

The Rachel Ray Show is one of the highest-rated talk shows in the United States premiered in syndication on 18 Sep 2006 in both the USA and Canada. The show is produced in NYC’s Chelsea Television Studios. It has full 15 seasons and still airing, with more than 2000+ episodes. In its 7th season, The Rachel Ray was the last Harpo program in syndication to transfer to High Definition with a renovated studio. The show’s 15th season was launched on 14 Sep 2020.

Rachel Ray CBS show
Rachel Ray CBS Show | Courtesy: twitter

In the show, Rachel invites different celebrities and asks them about their accomplishments in the media, sports, and entertainment industry. Moreover, she also demonstrates her culinary skills. Rachel includes musical performances and features make-over segments. Plus, she asks for different tips to stay safe and healthy from several experts from health and lifestyle.

WCAX-TV Schedule Table

The following table highlights the list of programs broadcasted by WCAX News. Enjoy the online transmission of these programs over the Dish Network at CH 3 via WCAX live stream.

Bob Hearts Abishola The Nighborhood Channel 3 News All Rise
The Late Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS Morning News Bull Channel 3 News Early Morning
CBS Overnight News WCAX This Morning First The Doctors The Rachel Ray Show
CBS This Morning The Young and the Restless The Price is Right The Bold and the Beautiful
Channel 3 News at Noon with Across the Fence Let’s Make a Deal The Talk CBS Evening News
Entertainment Tonight Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer FBI: Most Wanted The Late Show with James Corden
The Amazing Race SEAL TEAM B Positive Young Sheldon
Mom Star Trek: Discovery The Unicorn Blue Bloods
Magnum P.I. MacGyver Sport Fishing TV Comedy.TV
Unfathomed Lucky Dog Mission Unstoppable The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation
Hope in the Wild Inside College Basketball CarCass College Football Today
Kid of the Year 48 hours To Be Announced Pats All Access
NCIS Opry NCIS: New Orleans The Outdoorsman with Buck McNeely
Catholic Mass Pet Vet Dream Team Wonderama All in with Laila Ali
CBS Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley Face the Nation The NFL Today 60 Minutes
Tel: 802-652-6300
Tower Location: Vermont’s highest peak, Mount Mansfield
Brand Name: WCAX Channel 3

Coverage Map

WCAX News coverage map
WCAX News coverage map | Source: official website
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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