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1970

In October 1970, WAPT TV 16 was first aired. The first official ABC tv station in Jackson, Mississippi.

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1970–1975

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1975–1982

In the mid early 70s, WAPT changed their branding name from "WAPT Television Sixteen" to "Action News 16"

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WAPT 1979

1982–1986

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1986–1997

In the year of 1986, WAPT changed their logo to a golden bold square shape 16. Very similar to WAFB TV 9 square logo in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

WAPT 1986

1997–1999

In the mid year of 1997, WAPT changed their look from a square to a circle 16. At that time, APT was adopted to Argyle Holdings Inc. (later Hearst-Argyle in the mid 90s to 00s; now Hearst)

WAPT 1997

1999–present

In the year of 2000, WAPT changed their black ABC looklike "16" to a bright red background color. Same number format but removed the ABC logo on the left side over the 16 logo. They also still use this 2D logo until this present day but they often just use it for different quality purposes.

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2007–2013

In early 2007, WAPT modified their bright red 16 background logo to an bold dark red color. They also added the ABC bold modified logo on the right hand side at that period of time in 2007.

WAPT ABC 16

2013–present

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WAPT news opens

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