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WVEC, channel 13, is a television station licensed to Hampton, Virginia, USA, serving as the ABC affiliate for the Hampton Roads area (comprising the cities of Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, and Newport News), and portions of the Outer Banks region of North Carolina. WVEC is owned by Tegna, Inc. (the former broadcast division of the Gannett Company), and has its studios located in Norfolk and transmitter based in the Driver neighborhood of Suffolk, Virginia.
The station began operations on September 19, 1953, on UHF channel 15 as an NBC affiliate. It was co-owned originally by Hampton businessman Thomas P. Chisman and several other stockholders, along with WVEC radio (1490 AM, now WXTG; and 101.3 FM, now WWDE-FM). The station switched affiliations to ABC in 1959, when WAVY-TV (channel 10) took the NBC affiliation two years after signing on. During the late 1950s, WVEC-TV was also briefly affiliated with the NTA Film Network.613 Woodis Ave 23510-1017 Norfolk United States Call: (757) 625-1313