Media in Bismarck-Mandan

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The following is a list of media in Bismarck, North Dakota, United States:

Print[edit]

The only daily newspaper in Bismarck is the Bismarck Tribune. The paper was established in 1873 and is the oldest continuing business in the city. The Tribune is the official newspaper of the city of Bismarck, Burleigh County, and the state of North Dakota.[1] The daily newspapers of other major cities in North Dakota are also available at area newsstands.

Television[edit]

Over the air[edit]

There are six television stations based in Bismarck, and all of them have rebroadcasters in Minot, Williston, and Dickinson. The stations include:

Channels Call sign Branding Network Owner
Virtual Physical
3 22 KBME-TV Prairie Public PBS Prairie Public Broadcasting
5 31 KFYR-TV KFYR-TV
NBC North Dakota
Hoak Media Corporation
12 12 KXMB-TV KXMB CBS 12
KX Television
Nexstar Media Group
17 17 KBMY KBMY 17 ABC Forum Communications
26 26 KNDB N/A Heroes & Icons Legacy Broadcasting
none 46 K46DY TBN TBN Trinity Broadcasting Network

Cable television[edit]

These are locally produced cable television stations carried on the Midcontinent Communications cable system in Bismarck:

Cable
Channel
Call sign/Name Programming City based in
2 Government Access Government-access television
operated by Dakota Media Access[2]
Bismarck
12 Community Access Public-access television
operated by Dakota Media Access[2]
Bismarck
14 KWMK The CW Plus
operated by Midcontinent Communications
Bismarck
18 Weather Radar with NOAA Service weather radio Bismarck

Radio[edit]

Bismarck is home to a number of radio stations. All of the commercial stations are owned by either Clear Channel Communications or Townsquare Media. Many of the lower frequency stations are broadcasters of national Christian radio networks. The local stations include:

FM Frequencies
AM Frequencies

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