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The History of WHIS-TV/ WVVA in pictures

WVVA, formally known as WHIS-TV(Channel 6), debuted on July 31, 1955. The WHIS call letters (the initials of Senator Hugh Ike Shott) were carried over from WHIS Radio.  More>>

The life of Bluefield broadcaster "Tiny" Thompson

(WVVA) You cant discuss WHIS-TV without mention of a newsman who was known to everyone at Tiny Thompson. More>>

Celebrate 60: The Ray Brooks story Video included

(WVVA) An immense amount of talent has walked though the doors of WHIS-TV/ WVVA. One broadcaster in particular entered the television arena in its early days and became a local favorite as one half of the "Scoop and Snoop" show. More>>

SLIDESHOW: The WVVA's digital transition Video included

WVVA uses leading technology to deliver digital programing throughout the two Virginias. In 2007, a new digital transmitter site was constructed atop East River Mountain. In 2012, WVVA constructed a new HD set and control room.


WVVA's Road to HD

WVVA in high definition has arrived! Get an inside look at the incredible transformation here. More>>

Remember them? NewsCenter 6 and WVVA videos from the mid 1980's Video included

(WVVA) For your viewing pleasure,here are a bunch of NewsCenter 6 promotional videos from the mid 1980's. This batch was given to us by Dan Kurtz, former promotions manager. Due to the age of the video, there are a few glitches. Enjoy! More>>

SLIDESHOW: WVVA talent late 1980's- early 1990's Video included

(WVVA) What were you doing in the late 80s and early 1990s? If you were living in the Two Virginias, you may remember some of the faces you see in this slideshow. More>>

Remembering WVVA icon Stan Sweet Video included

In September 2012, the WVVA family received a mighty blow. Beloved weatherman Stan Sweet passed away at the age of 85. More>>

Remember them from 2002-2003?

NewsChannel 6 team from 2002NewsChannel 6 team from 2003 More>>

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