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Contents

1949-1953 1953-1956 1956-1961 1962-1964 1964-1969 1969-1974 1974-1980
1949-1953 1953-1956 1956-1961 1962-1964 1964-1969 1969-1974 1974-1980
1980-1990 1990-1994 1994-1996 1996-2000 2000-2002 2002-2014 2014-present
1980-1990 1990-1994 1994-1996 1996-2000 2000-2002 2002-2014 2014-present

1949–1953

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WJAR-TV signed on for the first time on July 10, 1949, broadcasting on channel 11. It was Rhode Island's first television station and the fourth in New England. A primary NBC affiliate, it was built and signed-on by The Outlet Company and owned alongside WJAR-AM (AM 920) and FM 95.5 (frequency now occupied by WLVO. WJAR moved to channel 10 in 1952 to alleviate interference with WPIX in New York City.

1953–1956

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1956-1961

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1962-1964

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1964-1969

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1969-1974

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1974–1980

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This logo was based on the logo used by WCAU from the 1973 until 1995. It was also in the basis of the logo style of its then sister stations.

1980-1996

1980–1990

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1990–1996

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De-lined version of the 1980 logo.

1990–1994

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1994–1996

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In 1996, Outlet Communications merged with NBC, making WJAR a network owned-and-operated station; the second in Rhode Island after CBS sold WPRI-TV earlier that year to Clear Channel Communications.

1996-2002

1996–2000

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2000–2002

2002–2014

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WJAR's current primary logo, used outside of newscasts since 2007, is based on the logo used from 1995 to 2012 by former sister station WCAU in Philadelphia.

In 2006, NBC sold its five smaller O&Os; including WJAR to Media General.

2014–present

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The Sinclair Broadcast Group purchased WJAR in 2014, after then-WPRI owner LIN Media merged with Media General.

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