9WSYR News Syracuse NY is owned by Nexstar Media Group (Nexstar Inc.). The television station began operations on September 9, 1962, with facility ID 73113. The licensing authority for the 9WSYR Syracuse news channel 9 is the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).


9WSYR-TV, Virtual Channel 9 (UHF digital channel 17), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed in Syracuse, New York, United States. The station belongs to the Nexstar Media group. 9WSYR Television Studios is located on Bridge Street (NY 290) in East Syracuse (a city of DeWitt) and the station is on Sevier Road in Pompey. The station is available via cable on Charter Spectrum’s channel 9WSYR.

Visit the official site or watch the live stream for the latest headlines, news notifications, and Central New York weather. It’s the source for news, information, and weather forecasts for all of downtown New York City. On June 15, 2016, the Nexstar group announced that it had signed a partnership agreement with Katz Broadcasting. On December 29, Maureen Green, the former host of 9WSYR TV, appeared as an alternate co-host on Bridge Street, replacing Ricky Gary. Keith Kobland joined Carrie on March 20, 2009, to introduce Bridge Street, replacing Ricky Gary.


Channel 9WSYR was the last of the major Syracuse network subsidiaries to subscribe on September 9, 1962, after a channel change between competitor WHEN-TV and Rochester’s WROC-TV allowed a third transmitter: analog VHF to Syracuse. The original formal notification letters were WNYS-TV (now part of the Syracuse MyNetworkTV subsidiary). It was signed in possession of a group of local investors.

9WSYR News – An ABC-affiliated television station licensed in Syracuse, New York, United States. The brand of the TV station is NewsChannel 9 and its callsign is 9WSYR TV. The motto of 9WSYR is also “The local station”. LocalSYR offers news, politics, entertainment, sports, breaking news, and more. Plus, 9WSYR’s live stream includes all of your favorite shows and shows, along with the latest stories and events. The 9WSYR meteorological team also provides hourly and 7-day forecasts for Syracuse and affected areas.

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