About WPTV NewsChannel 5

  • WPTV serves audiences and businesses by distributing information through television, social media and digital media brands. We serve people on every screen they own. Audiences use the various WPTV brands as tools to share their opinions, socialize with WPTV and stay informed on topics that matter to them.

    We write, create, broadcast, share, sell, support and engineer every day to make a difference in the communities we serve. The WPTV team works tirelessly to ensure important stories are broken online and progressively updated, regardless of the broadcast schedule. Web producers can often be found updating breaking news stories as they develop.

    Our storytelling resonates with local communities and businesses. Audiences rely on WPTV as a source of information to help empower them make decisions. The station produces more than 40 hours of local news every week, as well as a weekly political program called "To The Point."

    Every employee invests their energy and heart into supporting being the primary source of information in West Palm Beach. This dedication is reflected in Nielsen ratings. WPTV is the number one station across the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast of Florida. Since 1954 WPTV has dominated the DMA with accurate journalism, breaking news, severe weather coverage and Contact 5 Investigations. We do well by doing good for others.