WLNS News is a CBS affiliate US Broadcaster providing services to Central Lower Peninsula, Michigan. Being possessed by Nexstar Media Group, the channel works as a Licensee of Lansing, Michigan. WLNS News focuses on delivering local news, sports transmission, weather content related to the mid-Michigan community. It also provides an opportunity for local and national advertisers to promote their businesses. The station’s tagline ‘Here for you’ goes exactly with the network’s reputation of always being a part of the community. WLNS TV features Lancing News, Election HQ, Michigan News, and Video Game News. Moreover, it presents different other exciting features such as Parenting Connection, Michigan Lottery, Pet of the Day, Pass or Fail, and Legal Edge.
Meanwhile, the audience can also enjoy WLNS Weather, Sports Coverage, community services, WLNS School Closings, Crime Stoppers, and others. WLNS News is available to watch over different cable networks including AT&T and Spectrum. Although, it can also be watched at wlns.com through WLNS Live stream.
Watch WLNS News Live Stream
Get the WLNS News and WLNS Weather services relevant to Michigan state together with exciting features, interesting community stories, WLNS School closings, crime reports, sports coverage and much more via WLNS live stream. It is easy to access the station’s live telecast, you can either watch it here by clicking the play button below or get it over several other streaming platforms including the channel’s official website and mobile app.
WLNS Live Streaming Schedule
Here we have mentioned the shows and their timings. You can find programs, news shows, and transmission sequence.
|1||6 News This Morning||4:30am to 7am||6am to 7am: 8am to 9am||6am to 7am: 8am to 9am|
|2.||6 News at Noon||12pm to 12:30pm||-||-|
|3.||6 News at 5||5pm to 5:30pm||-||-|
|4.||6 News at 5:30||5:30pm to 6pm||-||-|
|5.||6 News at 6||6pm to 6:30pm||6pm to 6:30pm||6pm to 6:30pm|
|6.||6 News at 11||11pm to 11:30pm||11pm to 11:30pm||11pm to 11:30pm|
General FAQs by WLNS News
To answer latest questions posted by audience, we have tried to explain all FAQ’s below.
WLNS News Team
WLNS News Team is Michigan’s top-rated news squad consisting of expert anchors, reporters, and investigators. They are recognized for providing the most accurate information to the Mid-Michigan and Lansing. They have covered several events and election campaigns including the Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and George Bush’s campaigns. The team investigate the reports deeply and dig their roots out in front of the public. They work with a clear mission of providing the truth to the Michigan Community. Lauren Thompson, Sheri Jones, Kiara Hay, Jorma Duran, Luke Snyder, Brittany Flower and Kalie Marantette are among the few popular news personalities in WLNS Lansing.
Kalie Marantette: Multimedia Journalist and Reporter
Kalie Marantette is a professional news reporter working for WLNS News since September 2018. She has covered several stories and dedicated a part of her life to the service of the community. Kalie completed her education in 2018 from the University of Kentucky in BA Journalism. However, she started her professional career way before in January 2018 as an Intern at SEC Sports Media.
In January 2017, Marantette joined UK Student News Network and worked there for only 5 months. Kalie got an opportunity to do an internship at Fox 2 News in May 2017. Finally, she landed a full-time job at WRFL-FM 88.1 as a Radio Host in August 2017. However, that also didn’t last long and Marantette became a part of the UK Student News Sports Show in January 2018. Currently, Kalie works as a Multimedia Journalist and Reporter at WLNS-TV.
Storm Tracker 6 Team
Storm Tracker 6 is an experienced team of Weather personalities including meteorologists and weather reporters. If you are experiencing a severe weather condition in the area, you can always rely on the WLNS Weather team. They use the most advanced interactive weather radar, maps, and digital technology to detect climate conditions. With the radar’s exclusive features, they can control the situation and track where the storm is heading. Then, they keep the community safe by providing accurate reports. Jim Geyer, Diane Phillips, and David Young are capable weather personalities.
David Young: WLNS Chief Meteorologist
David Young works as a Chief Meteorologist at WLNS TV providing the 5pm, 6pm and 11pm news services on the channel. He spent years in different weather markets including tornado alley, hurricane zones and snow environments. He has been a part of the team since June 2004 and has been covering the entire Mid-Michigan area.
Young Completed his study at North Carolina State University in 1997. He did BS Meteorology, Biometeorology, Air Quality and BS Environmental Sciences. After that, he joined ABC 11 Eyewitness NEWS in April 1998 as a Weekend Meteorologist. In August 1999, David Young oined KLBK CBS 13 as a Chief Meteorologist. After working there for 4 years, he became a part of the WLNS Weather team as a Chief Meteorologist.
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WLNS TV 6 Mobile App
Besides providing TV services over-the-air, satellite and cable networks, WLNS News also offers its digital services on mobile apps. Channel 6 Lansing offers two mobile apps for the user's better experience. WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson Mobile App covers the current affairs, political discussions, and other latest news reports from the area. However, StormTracker 6 - Weather First App presents the latest weather services and severe weather alerts in the region.
WLNS TV 6 Lansing – Jackson Mobile App
News can’t stop so why do you? Stay updated about the latest news headlines wherever you are with the channel’s exciting brand-new mobile app WLNS TV 6 Lansing – Jackson. With the tagline “Here for You”, users can enjoy WLNS News, WLNS Weather, WLNS School Closings, WLNS Radar, videos and much more. It is everything that one might get over the official website. Apart from delivering local news related to Lansing and Michigan, users can find exclusive sports transmission, consumer news, health news and WLNS live stream.
The app includes the following features:
- Get news headlines as soon as they break with the WLNS 6 Alerts service
- Easily navigate through various tabs that might be important to you
- Keep updated about the climate conditions around you with local forecasts, videos, maps and WLNS Radar.
- Watch local videos embedded in the investigative stories
- Make local coverage stronger by submitting news tips and photos through Report It.
- Keep yourself updated with the latest traffic conditions
- Get severe weather information instantly on your phone
- Share exciting stories on Facebook and Twitter with a single click
StormTracker 6 – Weather First App
Aside from having a built-in weather tab in WLNS News App, Channel 6 also offers a separate StormTracker 6 – Weather First app just for the sake of weather coverage. Keep a close eye on weather details in the area with the WLNS Weather app. The skilled team of weather personalities at StormTracker 6 provides the most accurate climate coverage for the coming day and for the coming week in Lansing and Mid-Michigan. Moreover, the WLNS Weather app’s local forecast and WLNS closings offer custom reports based on the user’s location.
Download the app now and experience accurate, fast local and national weather transmission in the palm of your hands. The app will send an alert to you whenever severe weather will be heading towards you. It tells the user to take the necessary cover before the arrival of a storm. Furthermore, if you are traveling WLNS Weather app will help you in getting real-time weather forecasts, current climate situations in anywhere in the United States through Interactive radar.
WLNS TV Popular Shows
The following table includes the list of programming airing on WLNS TV. They offer a variety of programs ranging from political discussions to live sports telecasts. Viewers can enjoy these programs at different streaming platforms including Ruku, Hulu, livenewsglobe via WLNS live stream.
|Bob Hearts Abishola||Bull||The Neighborhood||The Late Late Show With James Corden|
|All Rise||6 News at 11:00 p.m.||The Late Show With Stephen Colbert||CBS Overnight News|
|Entertainment Tonight||6 News at 4:30 a.m.||CBS Morning News||6 News This Morning|
|Dr. Phil||CBS This Morning||The Price Is Right||The Bold and the Beautiful|
|Let's Make a Deal||6 News at Noon||The Young and the Restless||The Doctors|
|The Talk||Inside Edition||CBS Evening News||Honoring Black History|
|FBI: Most Wanted||NCIS||FBI||Entertainment Tonight|
|Tough as Nails||S.W.A.T.||SEAL Team||B Positive|
|Young Sheldon||Mom||Clarice||The Unicorn|
|Magnum P.I.||MacGyver||Blue Bloods||Today's Homeowner With Danny Lipford|
|U.S. Farm Report||Gametime With Boomer Esiason||Lucky Dog||6 News This Morning Saturday|
|The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation||Hope in the Wild||Mission Unstoppable||NCAA March Madness Bracket Preview|
|Hope in the Wild||Countdown to Daytona||CBS Weekend News||Golf|
|NCAA Basketball||48 Hours||NCIS: New Orleans||Pet Vet Dream Team|
|Face the Nation||All in With Laila Ali||60 Minutes||PBR Bull Riding|
About WLNS News
WLNS TV first hit the air on 1 May 1950 with the callsigns WJIM-TV together with WJIM Radio under the ownership of Harold F. Gross. It is currently the second oldest TV service operating in Michigan Market outside Detroit.
The channel used to broadcast programming from all the Major US networks including ABC, CBS, NBC and. However, it was primarily a CBS affiliate and has been until now. ABC was taken out of the picture in 1958 when WJRT-TV hit the waves. Later, NBC withdrew itself after WILX News started operations. By the end of 1959, Channel 6 was telecasting only CBS programming. The disputes in license forced Gross to let go of the broadcasting business. Following that, Gross sold WJIM News to Backe Communications in 1984. After possessing the station, Backe changed the station’s calls from WJIM to WLNS on 16 July 1984.
Later, after keeping the channel for two years, Backe sold it to Young Broadcasting. WLNS News works together with WLAJ News under SSA and JSA (shared Service Agreement/Joint Sales Agreement); the station operates under the ownership of Mission Broadcasting. WLNS TV has claimed several Michigan Association of Broadcaster and Regional Emmy Awards for providing local newscasts. Both WLNS and its website have claimed to be very successful among the audience and business development. Both WLNS and WLAJ share the same place for studios on East Saginaw St in the East section of Lancing. Whereas, the network’s antenna is installed on Van Atta Road, Okemos, Michigan.
Features by WLNS News
Day of Giving 2020 by WLNS 6 News has been offering food and cash to the hundreds of people in southern Michigan and Mid-Michigan for years. With the collaboration of South Michigan Food Bank and Greater Lansing Food Bank, Channel 6 News Lansing fights against the hunger in Michigan Community. Connecting with Community is an initiative from WLNS Lancing and wlns.com that works together with community leaders and local businesses to make society a better place to live. With the support of Community Foundations and The United Way, Mid-Michigan Gives Back by CBS 6 Lansing makes sure that the community’s donation reaches to not-for-profit organizations that are doing their best to help the community.
In the past, WLNS News was the most-watched TV channel in Central Michigan continuously beating WILX News in Nielsen Ratings. However, at the beginning of 2000s, WILX surpassed WLNS-TV for the first time in history.
In July 2011, WLNS News began telecasting all its transmission from a provisional set in the network’s breakroom while the latest one was constructing. The latest set was launched on 26 August 2011 during the 5 pm news telecast. However, the HD transmission was initiated during 5 pm program on 26 October 2011.
On 12 September 2011, 6News This Morning extended its length to 2.5 hours and now starts at 4:30am. Consequently, CBS Morning News currently broadcasts at 4am local. On 1 April 2013, WLNS TV started simulcasting its weeknight programs at 6pm and 11pm news services on WLAJ.
Tower Location: Van Atta Road in Okemos, Michigan
Brand Name: WLNS 6