KGW is the NBC affiliate in Portland, Oregon serving Oregon and Southwest Washington. The station has been honored as station of the year by the Oregon Association of Broadcasters for 10 of the last 11 years for its community service. KGW’s award-winning website, KGW.com, and its mobile apps KGW News, Portland Traffic and Weathercaster provide breaking news, traffic and weather information to consumers on demand. KGW also operates a low-power station, KGWZ. KGW is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc. TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that reaches more than 90 million Americans. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Sightline Media Group. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
KGW-TV first went on the air in December, 1956. It was the first Portland television station to broadcast its local news in full high definition. Reflecting its commitment to innovation and community interaction, it opened a second high definition studio, the KGW Studio on the Square, in March 2009. Modeled after the Today Show’s studio, the KGW Studio on the Square is located in Pioneer Courthouse Square, known affectionately by Portlanders as “Portland’s Living Room.