WRIC ABC 8 News Richmond VA News Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. ABC WRIC TV 8 local breaking News update Channel Richmond, Virginia, United States Live Online Streaming. ABC 8 WRIC is a virtual channel 8. It is associated with ABC. The station is working for Richmond, United States. ABC WRIC News is certified to nearby Petersburg. It is working under the authority of Nexstar Media Group.
WRIC-TV has its offices in Chesterfield County. Its transmitting tower is located in Bon Air. Regional PBS member channels WCVE (23) and WCVW (57) shares an antenna installation with WRIC News. In 1955, ABC WRIC started its transmission as WTVD ABC 11 News Raleigh. It began as an associate of NBC. The channel was under the authority of Thomas Tinsley, along with WLEE radio.
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WRIC ABC 8 News Richmond transmitting tower was situated in the Bermuda Hundred area of eastern Chesterfield County. Whereas the primary facilities of the channel were placed in Petersburg. In the beginning, the channel was not able to expand its coverage in Richmond the way WTVR-TV (6) and WWBT did. Initially, a Richmond sales had its facilities placed at WLEE’s offices on West Broad Street in Richmond. In 1965, ABC 8 WRIC and station 12 interchanged association. This ended up making WRIC, an ABC associate. And since then the station has been linked with the network.
Nationwide Communications bought WXEX-TV from Tinsley in 1968. A fire broke out in 1969 and abolished its main Petersburg offices. WRIC was forced to telecast from its transmitting tower for a couple of weeks. Later on, it set up impermanent offices in an emptied store in Petersburg. Later, ABC 8 WRIC moved its facility to a new office on Crater Road. The television named it Blandford Manor. Nationwide auctioned it related channel WLEE in 1981. ABC 8 WRIC shifted to its present located offices on Arboretum Place in Chesterfield County. This shift was made on April 23, 1990. After settling in the new office, the channel came up with new call letters, WRIC.