WBRE-TV signed on New Year's Day 1953 becoming the first television station in the market. It was owned by the Baltimore family along with WBRE radio (1340 AM, now WYCK, and 98.5 FM, now WKRZ).
Variant with the 1979 NBC logo
Variant with the 1979 NBC logo (print)
1983-Late 1980s, 1994-2000
The Baltimores sold channel 28 to Northeastern Television Investors; four years after its radio sisters were sold off.
WBRE ID (1985-86)
Northeastern Television in turn sold WBRE to Adams Communications in 1987.
During this logo's run, the Nexstar Broadcast Group purchased WBRE-TV in 1997, and sold WYOU to Mission Broadcasting. However, Nexstar continues to control WYOU's operations through a joint sales agreement. This logo also revived its 1980s-era Helvetica Black "28".
1Nexstar operates these stations owned by Mission Broadcasting. 2Nexstar operates this station owned by Cunningham Broadcasting. 3Nexstar operates this station owned by White Knight Broadcasting through an SSA. 4Nexstar operates this station owned by Vaughan Media. 5Predecessor company of LIN Media. 6Currently a repeater for WWLP. 7Joint venture with Warner Bros. Discovery in which Nexstar owns 31% while Warner Bros. Discovery owns the remaining 69%.