Ion Media Television, Inc.
TypeDivision
IndustryTelevision
Founded1988
HeadquartersWest Palm Beach, Florida, USA
ParentIon Media
WebsiteWebsite

The following is a list of television stations formerly owned and/or operated by Ion Media Networks through its television stations group, Ion Media Television.[1] As of September 2020, the company owned and operated 71 stations in 62 markets, all of which were primarily affiliated with either Ion Television or sister network Ion Plus.[2] Ion Media would be acquired by E. W. Scripps Company in a deal that closed on January 7, 2021, with Ion's stations either absorbed into Scripps' portfolio or sold to Inyo Broadcast Holdings.[3]

For a list of all stations affiliated with Ion Television, see List of Ion Television affiliates.

City of license / Market State Station Channel
TV (RF)
Years owned Current affiliation & ownership status
Hoover - Birmingham Alabama WPXH-TV 44 (33) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Tolleson - Phoenix Arizona KPPX-TV 51 (31) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Porterville - Fresno California KPXF 61 (23) 1997–2003 UniMás affiliate, KTFF-DT, owned by Univision Communications
San Bernardino - Inglewood - Los Angeles California KPXN-TV 30 (24) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
KILM 64 (24) 2018−2021 Bounce TV owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Sacramento California KSPX-TV 29 (21) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
San Jose - San Francisco - Oakland California KKPX-TV 65 (33) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Denver Colorado KPXC-TV 59 (18) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
New London - Hartford - New Haven Connecticut WHPX-TV 26 (28) 1995−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Brunswick, Georgia - Jacksonville Florida WPXC-TV 21 (24) 2000−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Miami - Fort Lauderdale Florida WPXM-TV 35 (21) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Melbourne - Orlando - Daytona Beach Florida WOPX-TV 56 (14) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Bradenton - Tampa - St. Petersburg Florida WXPX-TV ** 66 (29) 1994−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Lake Worth - West Palm Beach Florida WPXP-TV ** 67 (36) 1998−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Rome - Atlanta Georgia WPXA-TV 14 (16) 1996−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Kaneohe - Honolulu Hawaii KPXO-TV ** 66 (32) 1998−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Nampa - Boise Idaho KTRV-TV 12 (13) 2017−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Chicago Illinois WCPX-TV 38 (34) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Decatur - Champaign - Springfield Illinois WPXU 23 (13) 1997–1999 The CW affiliate, WBUI, owned by GOCOM Media, LLC
(Operated under an SSA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Evansville Indiana WAZE-LP 17 2014–2017 defunct (license cancelled in 2017)
Bloomington - Indianapolis Indiana WCLJ-TV 42 (28) 2018−2021 Bounce TV affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
WIPX-TV 63 (28) 2000−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Cedar Rapids - Waterloo - Iowa City Iowa KPXR-TV ** 48 (22) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Newton - Des Moines Iowa KFPX-TV ** 39 (36) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Richmond - Lexington Kentucky WUPX-TV 67 (25) 2001−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
New Orleans Louisiana WPXL-TV 49 (33) 2008−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Minden - Shreveport Louisiana KPXJ 21 (32) 1997–2003 The CW affiliate owned by KTBS, LLC
Waterville - Lewiston - Maine Maine WMPX-TV 23 (23) 1999–2003 Fox affiliate, WPFO, owned by Cunningham Broadcasting
(Operated through an SSA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
WIPL 35 (24) 2018−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Boston - Woburn Massachusetts WDPX-TV 58 (22) 1999−2021 Grit owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
WBPX-TV 68 (22) 1999−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Concord - Manchester New Hampshire WPXG-TV
(Satellite of WBPX-TV)
21 (23) 1999−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Ann Arbor - Detroit Michigan WPXD-TV 31 (24) 1998−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Battle Creek - Grand Rapids - Lansing Michigan WZPX-TV ** 43 (21) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
St. Cloud - Minneapolis - St. Paul Minnesota KPXM-TV 41 (16) 1996−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Kansas City Missouri KPXE-TV 50 (30) 1997−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
St. Louis - East St. Louis - Mount Vernon Illinois
Missouri
WPXS 13 (13) 1998–2005 Daystar owned-and-operated station (O&O)
WRBU 46 (28) 2014−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Laughlin - Las Vegas Nevada KMCC 34 (32) 2020−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Albuquerque New Mexico KAPX 14 1999–2003 UniMás affiliate, KTFQ-TV (channel 41), owned by Entravision Communications
Amsterdam - Albany - Schenectady New York WYPX-TV 55 (19) 1997−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Batavia - Buffalo - Rochester New York WPXJ-TV ** 51 (24) 1999−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
New York City New York WPXN-TV 31 (34) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Syracuse New York WSPX-TV 56 (36) 1998-2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Burlington - Greensboro - High Point North Carolina WGPX-TV 16 (26) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Greenville - New Bern - Jacksonville North Carolina WEPX-TV 38 (36) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
WPXU-TV
(Satellite of WEPX-TV)
35 (16) 1999−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Rocky Mount - Archer Lodge - Raleigh - Durham North Carolina WRPX-TV 47 (32) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
WFPX-TV 62 (32) 1998−2021 Bounce TV owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Canton - Akron - Cleveland Ohio WDLI-TV 17 (22) 2018−2021 Court TV affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
WVPX-TV 23 (22) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
London - Columbus Ohio WSFJ-TV 51 (19) 2018−2021 Bounce TV owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Springfield - Dayton - Richmond Indiana
Ohio
WDPX 26 (32) 1995–1999 The CW affiliate, WBDT, owned by Vaughan Media
(Operated through an SSA by Nexstar Media Group)
WKOI-TV 43 (31) 2018−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Oklahoma City Oklahoma KOPX-TV ** 62 (18) 1996−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Okmulgee - Tulsa Oklahoma KTPX-TV ** 44 (28) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Salem - Portland Oregon KPXG-TV 22 (22) 1996−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Wilmington - Philadelphia Delaware
Pennsylvania
WPPX-TV 61 (34) 1995−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania WINP-TV 16 (16) 2011−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Scranton - Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania WQPX-TV ** 64 (33) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
San Juan Puerto Rico WJPX 24 (21) 1998–2000 América TeVé affiliate owned by America CV Network
New Bedford -
Newport - Providence
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
WLWC 28 (17) 2018−2021 Court TV affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
WPXQ-TV 69 (17) 1996−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Columbia South Carolina WZRB 47 (25) 2017−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Jellico - Knoxville Tennessee WPXK-TV ** 54 (18) 1993−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Memphis Tennessee WPXX-TV 50 (33) 2008−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Franklin - Nashville Tennessee WNPX-TV 28 (32) 1998-2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Arlington - Dallas - Fort Worth Texas KPXD-TV ** 68 (25) 1996−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Conroe - Houston Texas KPXB-TV 49 (32) 1995−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Uvalde - San Antonio Texas KPXL-TV ** 26 (26) 1999−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Provo - Salt Lake City Utah KUPX-TV 29 (16) 1999−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Manassas, Virginia - Washington - Baltimore District of Columbia
Maryland
WPXW-TV 66 (35) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Martinsburg - Hagerstown West Virginia
Maryland
WWPX-TV
(Satellite of WPXW-TV)
60 (14) 1994−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Norfolk - Portsmouth - Virginia Beach Virginia WPXV-TV 49 (32) 1997−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Roanoke - Lynchburg Virginia WPXR-TV 38 (27) 1997−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Bellevue - Seattle - Tacoma Washington KWPX-TV 33 (33) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Spokane Washington KGPX-TV ** 34 (34) 1999−2021 Ion affiliate owned by Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Charleston - Huntington West Virginia WLPX-TV 29 (18) 1998−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Suring - Green Bay - Appleton Wisconsin WPXG 14 (15) 1997–1999 The CW affiliate, WCWF, owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group
Kenosha - Milwaukee Wisconsin WPXE-TV 55 (30) 1995−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company
Antigo - Wausau Wisconsin WTPX-TV ** 46 (19) 2001−2021 Ion owned-and-operated station (O&O), owned by E. W. Scripps Company

Sources

  1. ^ "ION Media Television, Inc.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "Scripps Buys ION Network, Increases National TV Network Footprint," from Cincinnati Public Radio, September 24, 2020
  3. ^ "Scripps Completes Acquisition Of Ion Media," from TVNewsCheck, 1/7/2021
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