About us

In the early 1990's Lockwood Broadcast Group lit up the television airwaves with the low power television station - WPEN. In 1997, Lockwood purchased WAWB, then The WB affiliate from Bell Broadcasting, LLC. changing the call letters to WUPV and its affiliation to UPN. In 1998 KTEN was purchased, an ABC affiliate in Texas/Oklahoma, and quickly became an NBC affiliate with a local news service. In 2004 Lockwood Broadcast Group acquired the UPN affiliate in Huntsville Alabama - WHDF. With the merger of the WB and UPN on January 24, 2006 - WUPV and WHDF joined the new network of the CW and called themselves CW Richmond and The Valley’s CW. WUPV, CW Richmond, was recently sold in January of 2007. In May of 2007 Lockwood Broadcast Group purchased WQCW - a CW affiliate out of Portsmouth/Charleston/Huntington, West VA and WBXX CW20 out of Knoxville, TN in May of 2011. In February 2013 WKNX "The KNOX" was created by the group in the Knoxville, TN market. Most recent acquistions are WCWG Triad CW 20 in Greensboro, NC and WSKY SKY4 in the Norfolk/VA Beach, VA broadcast market.