WBOY-DT2

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WBOY-DT2
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Clarksburg / Fairmont /
Morgantown, West Virginia
United States
City Clarksburg
Branding Your ABC (general)
12 News (newscasts)
Slogan Working For You
Channels Digital: WBOY-DT 12.2 (VHF/PSIP)
Affiliations ABC
Owner Nexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air date August 1, 2008; 8 years ago (2008-08-01)
Call letters' meaning see WBOY
Transmitter power 12.25 kW (digital)
Height 262 m (digital)
Facility ID 71220 (digital)
Transmitter coordinates 39°17′5.7″N 80°19′44.8″W / 39.284917°N 80.329111°W / 39.284917; -80.329111 (digital)
Licensing authority FCC (digital)
Website wvalways.com

WBOY-DT2 is the ABC-affiliated television station for Clarksburg, West Virginia. It is a second digital subchannel of NBC affiliate WBOY-TV which is owned by Nexstar Media Group. Over-the-air, the station broadcasts a digital signal on VHF channel 12.2 from WBOY's transmitter east of downtown Clarksburg. They can also be seen on Time Warner Cable channel 14. It is the only ABC affiliate offered on Dish Network while the channel is not seen on Suddenlink Communications in West Milford. Known on-air as Your ABC, its parent station has studios on West Pike Street in Downtown Clarksburg.

Along with sister station WTRF-TV in Wheeling, WBOY launched a new second digital subchannel with ABC programming on July 17, 2008. Previously, both the Clarksburg / Weston / Fairmont market and the Wheeling / Steubenville market were served by WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh as the de facto affiliate. When WBOY-DT2 launched, it resulted in the debut of the area's first weeknight 7 o'clock newscast. Known as 12 News Live on ABC, it broadcasts exclusively on the ABC station. Otherwise, WBOY-DT2 simulcasts the weekday editions of 12 News at 6 A.M., Noon, 6, and 11 P.M. It does not simulcast weekend broadcasts from the main channel. See the main WBOY article for current news personalities.

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