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Contents

1953-1955 1955-1960 1960-1965 1965-1969 1969-1974 1974-1978
1953-1955 1955-1960 1960-1965 1965-1969 1969-1974 1974-1978
1979-1988 1985-1988 1988-1990 1990-1995 1995-2004 2004-present
1979-1988 1985-1988 1988-1990 1990-1995 1995-2004 2004-present

1953–1955

WAFB logo 1953.jpg

WAFB originally signed on April 19, 1953, as the first television station in Baton Rouge, and the second television station in the state of Louisiana. Louis S. Prejean and associates (Modern Broadcasting of Baton Rouge) were the first owners of the station, and they sold it to Royal Street Corporation of New Orleans in 1956, which owned WDSU-TV. Originally broadcasting an analog signal on UHF channel 28, the station has always been primary a CBS affiliate.

1955–1960

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1960–1965

WAFB logo 1960.jpg

WAFB moved down to channel 9 in 1960. Future sister WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, Mississippi moved to channel 7 to accommodate this switch. Four years later, Royal Street sold the station to locally based Guaranty Corporation.

1965–1969

WAFB logo post 1965.jpg

1969–1974

WAFB 1970 logo.jpg

1974-1978

WAFB logo early 1977.jpg

The logo resembles that of WCPO-TV from 1981-1990.

1979–1988

WAFB-TV9 (1979).svg

1985–1988

WAFB-TV9 (1985).svg

1988-2004

WAFB 1988-2004.svg

1988–1990

WAFB logo 1988-1990.jpg

In 1988, Guaranty sold the station to AFLAC. Coincidentally, the call letters of the station, WAFB, also spelled out their new owner: American Family Broadcasting.

1990–1995

WAFB logo 1990-1994.jpg

1995–2004

WAFB 9 LNC.svg

In 1997, AFLAC sold its entire broadcasting division, including WAFB, to Raycom Media. Channel 9 would later gain a sister station when Raycom acquired WBXH-CA.

2004–present

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