Thursday, April 18, 2024


Channel 18 News Elmira Live

WETM News logoWETM News is a US TV channel licensed to Elmira, New York, and affiliated to NBC Network. The network is accessible at Virtual CH 18 and works under the possession of Nexstar Media Group. With the branding 18 News, WETM-TV serves the Northern Pennsylvania and Southern Upstate New York’s Twin Tier. Get WETM local news coverage, WETM Weather, WETM School Closings, Pennsylvania News, National News, Business Reports, Crime Updates, Corning Bureau, and stock market only on 18 News Almira. Meanwhile, viewers can also find Weird News, Broder Report Tour, Twin Tiers Today, Interactive radar, Dog Walker Forecast, Pollen Report, The Bills Report, Local Sports, etc.

Moreover, WETM News also features services like The Buzz, Law Talk, Twin Tiers Eats, Most Valuable Citizen, First Responder Appreciation, Chef Fred, TT Most Wanted, and more. Tune into the channel through cable network, satellite service, or internet via and WETM 18 News mobile app through WETM live stream.  NBC Elmira uses the tagline Your Local News Leader for the newscast.

WETM News Live Streaming

To get access to the non-stop WETM live stream, you can either go to the station’s official website, YouTube Channel, or choose a mobile app. However, you can also get WETM  breaking news, WETM Weather, and WETM Closings here below. All you have to do is to click the Play button and wait until the stream takes time to load. Meanwhile, you can read WETM’s services and features on this post, while looking at the list of the programs aired by WETM News.


WETM 18 News Team

The reason why Channel 18 news Elmira is the News-Leader in Elmira is none other than its experienced team of anchors, reporters, sportscasters, and investigators. Together, they are strong and provide the most accurate and authentic news coverage in town. From up in the air to the down in the sea, their reporters cover every single detail of the story. Moreover, they also carry the transmission of several sports events and do a controversial debate on them too. Matt Paddock, Mikayla Newton, Nate Niles, and Chuck Brame are some of the famous names among the channel’s skilled news squad.

Elise Kim: A successful news reporter at WETM News


Elise Kim started working as a weekend news reporter at WETM News in January 2020. She loves to cover the community stories and is passionate about them. Kim studied BS in Mass Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University. After completing her education, she became a cashier at King Fu Tea in December 2016. She then joined Richmond Magazine as an Intern in August 2018. In May 2019, Elise started working as a Bartender in Ted’s Bulletin. She recently got a chance to make her career on a TV channel, when she became a reporter at WETM-TV.

WETM 18 Weather Team

The channel’s extensive weather coverage is covered by a dedicated team of meteorologists. They are highly skilled in their field with a prestigious metrology degree in their hands from a well-recognized university in the United States. No matter how severe the weather is in the area, their reporters put their lives in danger and deliver second-by-second updates to the viewers. Austin Evans, Shelby Clark, and Grant Chungo are one of the highest skilled TV personalities in the weather team.

Jessica Camuto: Meteorologist at WETM News

Jessica Camuto work for WETM NewsJessica Camuto is the familiar face that we often see on WETM Weather coverage. She knows the weather in the Twin Tiers quite well and delivers regular updates. Jessica is also a member of the NWA Chapter through which she has got the chance to participate in the North Eastern Storm Conference and G.L.A.S.S Conference in Oswego. Those events allowed her to grow her knowledge of metrology.

Camuto got her education degree from the State University of New York College at Brockport in 2017. Before that, she had already started an Internship at 13WHAM-TV in June 2015. Meanwhile, she was also a member of the National Weather Association Brockport Chapter as a Student Member in August 2013.  Then in Feb 2014, Jessica became Student Worker at Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation. In August 2015, she started working as a Forecaster at Golden Eagle

Forecast; it was her first step towards a meteorology career. Consequently, Camuto joined Biglots in July 2014. Meanwhile, it was the same year that she became a part of Student Member at American Meteorology as Student Member. After completing her internship as Meteorologist Intern at WROC-TV CH 8 in June 2016, Camuto got herself a position in WETM News as a fill-in meteorologist in Sep 2018.

WETM News weather coverage studio
Weather coverage studio WETM News | Courtesy: facebook page

WETM 18 News & Weather App

With the tagline, Your Local News Leader, WETM 18 News App provides the latest local news, videos, sports experiences, WETM Weather, WETM School Closings, WETM live stream and much more. Meanwhile, users can navigate through different sections of the app quickly and conveniently.

You can read top stories and watch videos at the same time. Moreover, by enabling the Push Alerts service, you can receive notifications for breaking news directly on your smartphone. WETM also hosts an exclusive weather app “WETM 18 Storm Team” that presents local WETM Weather coverage in detail. Besides hourly

forecast, the WETM 18 Storm Team app also provides Birthday Forecast, Closings/Delays, Tracking the Tropics, Regioncasts and Pollen Report. Furthermore, viewers can access Elmira Cam, Interactive Radar, Travel Weather, Weather Wisdom and Map Center as well. Watch the weather shows online over the mobile app through the WETM live stream.

WETM News TV Programs

WETM News features a lot of exciting TV shows for the viewers in Elmira containing the latest news programs, lifestyle events, political discussion and entertainment content. Some exciting shows are This Week in Pennsylvania, A New Leaf, Open House NYC, Pets.TV, and The Voice. Audience can enjoy these shows on DirecTV at CH 18 via WETM live stream.

A Minions Holiday Special The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas Late Night with Seth Meyers
Late Night with Seth Meyers Dateline NBC WETM 18 News The American Athlete
1st Look A Little Late with Lilly Singh This Week in Pennsylvania Gametime with Boomer Esiason
18 News Today Saturday Today Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer Empire State Weekly
The Champion Within A New Leaf NBC Nightly News: Weekend Edition Wheel of Fortune
Premier League Goal Zone The Voyager with Josh Garcia Open House NYC Saturday Night Live
The Voice Open House NYC House Smarts Pets. TV
Matter of Fact US Farm Report Meet the Press Sunday Today
In Depth with Graham Bensinger Buffalo Kickoff Live The Sean McDermott Show His Tabernacle Family Church
Football Night in America Hiring America Wipeout Military Makeover
Business First AM Early Today Today with Hoda & Jenna Days of Our Lives
Live with Kelly and Ryan Jeopardy! Right this Minute Weakest Link


WETM-TV first started broadcasting as WECT-TV on 30 Sep 1953 under the joint venture of Emira Star-Gazette and Corning leader: El-Cor Television. The network remained operational for less than a year on test-basis before ending telecast on 26 May 1954. Then again on 10 September 1956, the channel hit the air using the same equipment and facility under the new owner Newhouse Newspapers as WSYE-TV. It was a semi-satellite channel of NBC-affiliate network WSYR-TV.

Grant Chungo on WETM News camera
Grant Chungo on WETM News camera | Courtesy: official website

Later in 1980, Times Mirror Company purchased the entire Television group from Newhouse. Under the new possessors, the network flipped its call-signs to the current ones “WETM-TV”. In 1986, WETM News was sold to Smith Broadcasting. After moving through several ownerships, 18 News Elmira finally ended up in the hands of Nexstar Media Group. The channel’s primary affiliate partner is NBC Network, whereas its secondary affiliates are Laff, Antenna TV and Court TV Mystery.

WETM Popular Features

Twin Tiers Strong by WETM News posts positive and encouraging stories from all across the Twin on the official website. Viewers can read those passionate stories while watching the embedded video. The channel’s TT Most Wanted service enlists such criminals who are the most dangerous ones in the society. It asks people to stay safe from those criminals and report to the police ASAP if they ever come across them on the street. WETM Employer Spotlight by 18 News Elmira highlights the top employers in the market. They emphasize on local businesses every month and give them an opportunity to promote their business.

Coleman and Company by WETM News

The channel’s Coleman and Company is the Twin Tier’s most engaging, practical, contentious and amusing public affairs show. Being presented by Dr Stephen Coleman, it is a longest-running TV program on WETM News. While watching “Coleman & Company”, you should anticipate the unanticipated. The area’s number one program introduces the best experts and analysts in our community ranging from politics to law and community affairs to education.

WETM News studio location
101 East Water StreetElmira, NY 14901 | Courtesy:

The show’s team discuss such problems every week that really matter such as local, national or worldwide issues. Moreover, viewers can also watch hot interviews with celebrities or special news personalities.

Golden Apple Award by WETM-TV

18 News Elmira NY presents the Golden Apple Award. The service that features one outstanding teacher from the area. It helps such amazing educators to get recognition and praise for their work which they often don’t get in response to their services. They are the heroes who are making the community a better place through the young generation.

Tel: 607-733-5518
Tower Location: Hawley Hill in Big Flats, New York
Brand Name: WETM 18

Coverage Map

WETM News coverage map
WETM News coverage map | Source:
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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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