WHO-HD announced today that it will again be broadcasting live ACC Conference Basketball games on Channel 13.3. This marks the third straight season the station has carried live college basketball on WHO-HD Channel 13.3 (Mediacom Digital Channel 114.)
ACC Network coverage begins this Saturday morning at 11 AM with a double-header. First, Pittsburgh travels to North Carolina State. Then at 1 PM, Miami takes on Syracuse. On Tuesday, January 7, North Carolina State travels to Notre Dame to battle the Irish.
In addition to ACC Conference Football, WHO-HD also carries ACC Conference Football and select Chicago Cubs and White Sox baseball games on Channel 13.3.
|TUE||MAR 4||7 PM||Virginia Tech at Maryland|
|SAT||MAR 8||3 PM||Pittsburgh at Clemson|
|SUN||MAR 9||1 PM||Syracuse at Florida State|
For more information contact:
Tim Gardner, Director of Creative Services
About WHO-HD Channel 13
WHO-HD Channel 13, owned by Tribune Company, is celebrating 60 years of broadcast service to central Iowa. Channel 13 News prides itself on bringing viewers rich, local content in total high definition. From investigations to ground-breaking, creative coverage of the big daily story, more and more Iowans are choosing Channel 13 News.
WHO-HD continues to earn the most prestigious journalism awards in the broadcast industry. In 2013, Channel 13 News earned an incredible 61 awards for journalism excellence…nearly double the awards the other central Iowa stations earned combined.. The accomplishment included 18 Eric Sevareid awards from the Northwest Broadcast News Association, 2 Edward R. Murrow awards, 15 Iowa Broadcast News Association awards and 4 Emmy awards. In 2012, the station claimed 3 Emmy awards, 1 national and 6 regional Edward R. Murrow awards, an incredible 20 Eric Sevareid awards and a whopping 7 First Place awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association including the coveted “Overall Excellence”.
The technological leader, WHO-HD Channel 13 is now utilizing a powerful-new S-Band Doppler Radar that includes the most advanced digital technology available in Iowa. In 2010, WHO-HD became the first commercial television station in Iowa to begin broadcasting all local programming in total high definition in 2010. In addition, WHO-HD was the first station in Iowa to: utilize videotape, broadcast live from news events and protect with live Doppler radar.
On December 27, 2013, WHO-HD Channel 13 became owned by Tribune Company, one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in broadcasting, publishing, and interactive. The company’s broadcasting group owns or operates 42 television stations, WGN America on national cable, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, Tribune Studios and Chicago’s WGN-AM. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.
About Raycom Sports/ACC Network
Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom holds the ACC digital rights and syndicated television rights of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts through 2027.
In a partnership with the ACC and ESPN, Raycom operates the ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television broadcasting, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website.
Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, AL, owns and operates 53 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states.
About the Atlantic Coast Conference
The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 60th year of competition, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. Since the league’s inception in 1953, ACC schools have captured 127 national championships, including 67 in women’s competition and 60 in men’s. In addition, NCAA individual titles have gone to ACC student-athletes 146 times in men’s competition and 102 times in women’s action. For more information, visit theACC.com.