This logo, patterned after that of NBC News at the time, would be retained with only minor alterations until 1986; well after both the station changed call letters to the present KPNX and long after the NBC News logo this logo was patterned after was retired.
In 1979, the station's callsign became KPNX, as the station was no longer co-owned with KTAR radio.
1Owned by Tegna, but operated by Gray Television through an SSA. 2Owned by American Spirit Media, Tegna operates WUPW through an SSA. 3Sale of the stations to Local Media San Diego pending FCC approval.