Saturday, March 25, 2023


Channel 13 News Albany NY Live

WNYT News logoWNYT News is among the top-rated NBC-affiliate TV channel that operates at Virtual CH 13. As a licensee of Albany New York, the station serves the areas: New York Capital District, Massachusetts and Berkshire County. Channel 13 News Albany operates under the name of Hubbard Broadcasting. It is the area’s #1 news network providing the coverage that you can trust. Get local news transmission, WNYT weather information and live sports telecast. Furthermore, WNYT News features top stories, 13 investigates, #ColdCase13, County by County coverage and The Lesson Plan. It also covers CDPH First Warning Cam, First Warning  Interactive Radar, exciting features, local events and more. The network is available to watch over the cable, satellite and internet on CH 13 through WNYT live stream. Channel 13 News Albany NY uses a brand name “NewsChannel 13” and tagline “Coverage You Can Trust” for its newscast.

Watch WNYT News Live Stream

WNYT News coverage and WNYT Weather service can be watched online at WNYT live stream. It’s easy to get the service anywhere in the world with a single tap or click. Viewers can have the non-stop HD streaming of the station here with tons of shows to enjoy. Plus, if they are out of the town, they can still keep tracks of all the latest happenings in New York Capital District. Click the button below and wait for the stream to get ready, as it could take a while.

FAQ’s by Audience

The FAQ’s section for anchors and reporters at WNYT News.

What Happened to Elaine Houston on WNYT?
Elaine Houston is among the famous journalists at WNYT News. She is an award-winner reporter who joined the network in January 1990. There are rumours that Elaine may have left the station, but all of those are a bogus statement. She is still working and kicking in the Channel 13 News Albany.
Is Greg Pollak still with Channel 13 from Albany NY?
Greg Pollak used to be an experienced Meteorologist at WNYT News. He used to report weather forecast on the channel. However, in December 2019, Pollak decided to leave the channel for a better opportunity at WOAI-TV. He currently serves WOAI-TV as a full-time meteorologist.
What is Stem 13 and how it helps the audience?
WNYT News hosts an exclusive feature STEM 13 that increases the awareness of STEM (Science, technology, engineering and math) in the entire Capital Region. With this service, they pursue to increase educator creativity, employer involvement and parental engagement with a clear mission to:

  • Inform STEM-related educational & employment opportunities to the students.
  • Show the audience the practical applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in real life. Plus, how it excellently benefits us.
  • Indicate several exciting STEM initiatives proceeding in different schools and businesses of the Capital Region.
  • With STEM 13 service, they report the importance of science, math, technology and engineering to the people of all ages for the future of the generation the for the betterment of long-term Capital Region’s economy.

WNYT Live Streaming Schedule

Get the channel’s newscast service online at WNYT live stream. When there is no streaming for breaking news or live newscast, it replays its previous recent news shows. Below is the schedule for the live “NewsChannel 13” newscast. Please keep in mind, they may change within time, especially during weekends.

Weekdays Weekends
5am to 6am: 13 Early Today 6am to 7am: Weekend Today (Saturday)
6am to 7am: Today 8am to 9am: Weekend Today (Saturday)
12pm to 12:30 pm: Live at Noon 7am to 9am: Weekend Today (Sunday)
4pm to 5pm:  Live at 4 6pm to 6:30pm: Live at 6
5pm to 5:30pm: Live at 5 9pm to 9:30pm: Live at 9 on WNYA My4
5:30pm to 6pm: Live at 5:30 11pm to 11:30pm: Live at 11
6pm to 6:30pm: Live at 6
9pm to 9:30pm: Live at 9 on WNYA My4
11pm to 11:35pm: Live at 11

News Services aired by WNYT News

#ColdCase13 by WNYT News is a service where the team works together with local police and raises concern over the unsolved crime cases all around the Capital Region. They talk with detectives & victim’s families and try to help even a little bit- to solve the case. The channel’s “Waste Watchers” service helps to keep an eye on your money. If you think, the state or nation is not using your tax money properly, let the Channel 13 News Albany know about this at Bring Happiness to the neighborhood’s disadvantaged children during the holiday season with the channel’s “Toys for Tots” service.

Together with the US Marine Corps and other partners, WNYT collects unwrapped shiny toys from the community before any major holidays and donates them to the needy children, so that they can have a happiest and memorable holiday. WNYT News works together with WNYA CH 51, a MyNetwork-affiliate Massachusetts licensed TV broadcaster, in the form of a duopoly. The studios’ facility of both WNYT 13 and WNYA 51 are located at WNYT Broadcast Center in Menands’ North Pearl Street. Meanwhile, the channel’s transmitter lies in the west of New Salem on the Helderberg Escarpment.

WNYT News live streaming studio
WNYT News live streaming studio | Courtesy: official website

WNYT NewsChannel 13 Mobile App

With the tagline “Coverage You Can Trust”, Channel 13 News Albany NY offers WNYT news, WNYT Weather, top stories, sports scores and much more. It features breaking news, exciting shows, contests, WNYT Radar, Weather Cams, First Warning Traffic, weather forecast, Commits to Kids, We Salute You, Top Teacher and many other features. Furthermore, users can also watch WNYT live stream on the app anywhere in the US or even outside America.

Except for the latest news bulletins, Weather transmission, and other informative content, user can also submit news tips, photos and videos. It’s latest user-interface lets the user navigate through different tabs easily and find all the relevant information at the front page.

WNYT Weather Coverage

WNYT News puts a lot of deal in its weather department and provides all the latest WNYT Weather updates across Capital District.  It includes First Warning Forecast, WNYT School Closings, WNYT School Delays, First Warning Experience, CDPHP First Warnings Cams, First Warning WNYT radar, First Warning Traffic and more. Besides the latest WNYT Weather technology, Channel 13 News Albany NY relies on the skills of First Warning weather team to provide the most accurate & reliable information to the audience.

WNYT News weather persons
WNYT News weather persons | Source: facebook page

CDPHP Cams lets you watch real-time weather condition in different areas through the camera footage. WNYT Radar consists of different layers, each containing separate and distinct information about weather. The layers include WNYT Radar/Satellite, Snow 24hr, Precipitation 24hr, Wind Speed, Feels like Temp, Road Weather, UV Index, Dew Point, etc

Consider watching another local news channel from New York: WHAM 13

First Warning WNYT Weather Experience

WNYT First 13 wraning experience logo

Meanwhile, WNYT Weather service also contains a segment First Warning Experience presented by Christina Talamo, Allison Flinch and Reid Kisselback. The team features different experiments such as Tornado in a Bottle, Flaming Tea Rock and Cloud in a Bottle. It also explains about various other weather phenomena, i.e. How Wildfires Occur, why do Leaves Change Colors, Red Skies, Mohawk Hudson River Convergence and How to do Hurricanes Work. Plus, it also tells about High & Low Pressure, What makes a great Pumpkin and Cold Fronts vs. Warm Fronts. Get up-to-the-minute weather updates on your TV, smartphone and tablets through WNYT live stream.

First Warning Weather App by WNYT News

WNYT Weather App provides critical alerts, including the life-threatening weather events. Keep an eye on the weather situation of New York Capital District wherever you go. The mobile app is convenient to use and delivers the accurate WNYT Weather forecast every hour. Get accurate weather information based on your location with the fully integrated GPS, receive push notifications to get alerts about severe weather conditions in the area and see footage of weather cams installed around the town. Moreover, WNYT Weather Mobile App also shows HD Satellite cloud imagery through WNYT Radar on your fingertips.

Jim Kambrich with Karen Tararache at WNYT News House
Jim Kambrich with Karen Tararache | Credits: twitter

It is nothing but a full-time weather companion that you can keep with you anywhere or wherever you go. Furthermore, viewers can catch online transmission of the WNYT Weather coverage on their cellphones or tablets with WNYT live stream.

WNYT Weather Cams

WNYT 13 has installed a network of numerous HD cameras throughout the entire New York Capital Region to get the live footage of weather in different regions as it happens. The following table shows the areas where WNYT News has put HD Cameras in place to observe the weather movement. Users can also get access to the live video of these cameras over the official website or mobile app.

Albany Amsterdam Catskill
Bennigton Downtown Albany Pittsfield
Lake George Schenectady Saratoga Springs

WNYT Weather Team

WNYT News is more of a weather station instead of a news channel as it emphasizes mostly on its weather coverage.The channel sure has quite high-tech equipment to cover the WNYT Weather stories. However, no equipment can help if there isn’t any skilled person to observe the data provided by that equipment. Thus, Channel 13 News Albany NY contains a powerful team of meteorologists “First Alert Weather Team” with years of experience in reading the climate.

The entire Capital District looks up to WNYT 13 for the area’s weather coverage, and they trust the expertise of WNYT Weather personalities in such regards.  Bob Kovachick, Neal Estano, Allison Finch, Christina Talamo and Reid Kisselback are some famous names in WNYT Weather team.

Christina Talamo: WNYT Weather Personality

Christina Talamo. Famous anchor of WNYT NewsChristina Talamo is a part of the First Alert Weather Team of WNYT News. She provides weather coverage to New York Capital District during the live telecasts. Moreover, she analyzes satellite data, products and WNYT Radar to form daily forecasts. Talamo also uses WSI Max Software & Technology to produce or edit graphics for weather hits and updates the social media platforms of WNYT Albany.

Talamo did her graduation in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology in 2020 from University at Albany, SUNY. However, she started working as a part-time worker while continuing her studies as a Cashier at Pat’s Marketplace in June 2015. Later, Christina Talamo became a salesperson at Captree Fuel Bait and Tackled in May 2016 and Operations Intern at New York State Mesonet in January 2019.

WNYT Newscaster interviewing mayor
WNYT Newscaster interviewing mayor | Source: official website

Talamo began her weather journey in November 2018 when she started writing weather forecasts online for Global Weather and Climate Center LLC. But, her first physical presence in weather sector was in NBC New York when she joined the channel as a Broadcast Operations Intern with Storm Team 4 in June 2019. After that, Christina did another nine months internship in National Weather Service in September 2019 and eventually joined WNYT News Channel 13 as a part-time Meteorologist in January 2020.

Allison Finch: Part-time Meteorologist at WNYT 13

Popular News Personality: Allison Finch at WNYT NewsAllison Finch started her career in Channel 13 Albany as a part-time WNYT Weather personality in December 2019. Since then, she has been providing the weather transmission to the NY Capital region during Thursdays and Sundays at noon and mornings, respectively.

Finch completed her graduate degree in Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology in 2020 from University at Albany, SUNY. Same as Christina, Allison also started working as a part-time during her studies in 2014 as a Hostess at The Corner Restaurant. Then in June 2014, she joined Camp Awosting, as a Counselor and Nanny. Her career in weather started in July 2019 when she became a Weather Intern at WFSB-TV. Eventually, after becoming General Merchandise Team Member and doing Film internship in University at Albany Sports, Finch joined WNYT Channel 13 News Albany NY as a part-time meteorologist. She has been quite a help to WNYT Weather team during the live telecast.

WNYT News Team

Even though WNYT News puts a great effort in weather transmission. The network also has quite a strong newscast in the area consisting of expert anchors, reporters and investigators. The team promises to deliver the truth to the community and always tries to help them in every way possible. They have even started several initiatives for that, and few of them are quite a success. Emily Burkhard, Subrina Dhammi, Jim Kambrich, Dan Levy, Asa Stackel, Kumi Tucker and Jill Konopka are quite a popular name in WNYT News team.


WNYT News presents a mix of TV shows featuring news programs, TV series, Sports, Travel documentaries, weather shows and entertainment. Law & Order: Special Victim Unit, Dateline NBC, Inside Edition, The Carbonari Effect and Your Move with Andy Stanley are few of the popular programs offered by WNYT 13. Tune into CH 13 and watch these shows exclusively on Dish Network with WNYT live stream.

Superstore Law & Order: Special Victim Unit NewsChannel 13 Live Dateline NBC
Late Night with Seth Meyers The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Emeril 360 WNYT Radar
Tamron Hall Early Today The Drew Barrymore Show 25 Words or Less
The Rachel Ray Show Entertainment Tonight Inside Edition The Kelly Clarkson Show
Business First AM The Blacklist A Little Late with Lilly Singh Designing Space
Beautiful Homes and Great Estates Matter of Fact Saturday Today Earth Odyssey with Dylan Dreyer
The Voyager with Josh Garcia The Champion Within Monster Jam St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation Holiday Kickoff
Premier League Goal Zone Vets Saving Pets A New Leaf Newschannel 13 Weekend Today
The Croods Your Move with Andy Stanley Saturday Night Live Comedy.TV
The Carbonari Effect Open House Inside Edition Weekend Sunday Today
Meet the Press Xploration Outer Space Meet the Press Xploration Awesome Planet
Drone Racing League NBC Nightly News: Weekend Edition Football Night in America Joel Osteen
Tel: 1-800-999
Tower Location: Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland
Brand Name: NewsChannel 13

Coverage Map

WNYT First 13 coverage map
WNYT First 13 coverage map | Source:
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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