In the mid early 70s, WAPT changed their branding name from "WAPT Television Sixteen" to "Action News 16"
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.
This is one of the official photo of the 16 WAPT Webstie in 1996-97. WAPT was in the process of becoming an group station with Argyle TV.
This is a photo of the WAPT website in the 1996-97 and features the entire news team at that period of time. This photo alsos features (talent wise): Brett Bullers (sports anchor and reporter; left side corner), Katrina Rankin (co news anchor; left side corner), Gene Edwards (news anchor; right side corner), and David Hartman (meteorologist; right side corner)
NEXRad 16 Weather branding logo (1994-1997). This picture also shows chief meteorologist David Hartman. David is still the meteorologist of WAPT and been ever since 1986.
Eyewithness News 16 branding logo (1993-1997)
Eyewitnews News 16 slogan branding "Stories That Hit Home" (1995-2002)
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.
WAPT Station ID (1999-2005)
16 WAPT branding logo (1999-present)
16 WAPT secondary NexRad 16 Doppler logo (1999-2002). This was before the update of the logo. NEXRad 16 was the branding name of the weather forecast since the early 1990s.
16 WAPT Live Pinpoint Doppler 16 branding logo (2002-2005). In early 2002, WAPT changed their weather name from "NEXRad 16/NEXRad 16 Doppler Weather" to "Live Pinpoint Doppler". This was also the new changes with WAPT at the time; introducing their new Doppler Rader tower outside of the 16 WAPT studios. It is still up until this present day when it was first up in 2000.
Storm Shield 16 weather branding logo (2005-present)