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For the nearby station that currently uses the WDVM call letters this station formerly held, see WDVM-TV.
For the station that previously used the WUSA callsign between 1985 and 1986, see KARE.
Not to be confused with KUSA.
This page only shows primary logo variants.
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1968–1974 1974–1977 1977–1978 1978 1978–1986
1968–1974 1974–1977 1977–1978 1978 1978–1986
1986–1996 1996–2002 2002–2013 2013–2018 2018–present
1986–1996 1996–2002 2002–2013 2013–2018 2018–present

WOIC-TV

1949–1950

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WUSA originally signed on the air on January 16, 1949, as WOIC-TV, as a primary CBS affiliate on VHF channel 9, and was originally owned by the Bamberger Broadcasting Service, a subsidiary of R. H. Macy & Company.

WTOP-TV

1950–1954

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The Washington Post purchased the station in June 1950, and changed its callsign to WTOP-TV.

1954–1963

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1963–1967

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1967–1969

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1969–1974

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A similar logo was also used by fellow Post-Newsweek stations WPLG, WFSB, and WJXT.

1974–1977

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1977–1978

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WDVM-TV

1978

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On June 26, 1978, Post-Newsweek Stations exchanged WTOP-TV with the Evening News Association's WWJ-TV (now WDIV-TV) in Detroit. That same day, WTOP-TV changed its call letters to WDVM-TV, with the new call letters representing the initials of the areas which channel 9 serves: District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland.

1978–1986

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WUSA

1986–1996

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On July 4, 1986, WDVM-TV changed its callsign to the current WUSA in honor of the station's being located in the U.S. capital city, and the acquisition of USA Today from the former broadcaster, Gannett. The WUSA callsign had previously been used by another station in Minneapolis (also owned by Gannett), which changed its callsign to KARE. The WDVM-TV callsign is now in use on an unrelated station in Hagerstown, Maryland since 2017.

1996–2013

1996–2002

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The logo used by WUSA between 1996 and 2002 was initially colored yellow with a black "9"; the color was changed to a red circle with a white "9" in 1998.

2002–2013

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2013–2018

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WUSA introduced a new look on January 17, 2013, as they also adopted Gannett's new graphics package.

2018–present

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In April 2018, WUSA updated its logo to one that is more reminiscent of Denver sister station KUSA

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