Station Profile

WJW FOX 8 is the predominant news station in the Cleveland-Akron (Canton) Market, with a strong history and legacy.  Serving Cleveland since 1949, WJW prides itself as the ‘go-to’ station in the market for breaking news, weather and investigative reporting.  Best known as “Cleveland’s Own”, WJW produces 12.5 hours each day of local News and content Monday through Friday.  Ranked #1 in every newscast, WJW is the station to watch in the market!  The station’s website, FOX8.com, also boasts the most unique visitors in the market (5.6 MM) versus all competitive TV, radio and newspaper websites.  WJW’s social media presence is huge in Northeast Ohio – with one of the largest Facebook bases in the country at 1.2 Million fans. WJW’s studios are located on Dick Goddard Way (named for the station’s longtime weatherman), also known as South Marginal Road.

Not only is WJW a dominant force in Northeast Ohio with an expansive audience, our audience truly connects with us throughout the community.  We believe in helping our community grow and thrive.  WJW works with various charities throughout the year including Stuff the Bus, The Giving Tree and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  For the most recent FOX 8 St. Jude Dream Home campaign, FOX 8 and our loyal viewers were able to raise $2 million dollars in just 90 minutes!

The bottom line? FOX 8 Rocks.  Our Viewers Rock.  And Cleveland Rocks!

Market Profile

Cleveland / Akron (Canton), OH is in the 19th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 3,294,089 and 1,552,900 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Cleveland’s economy ranks 28th largest in the nation and largest in Ohio. It is a substantial center for healthcare, including the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth System, and is home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Cleveland has a strong sports legacy with teams such as the Cleveland Browns (NFL), the Cleveland Indians (MLB) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA).

Station Contact Information

5800 South Marginal Rd Cleveland, OH 44103 P: (216) 431-8888


Station Contacts

Paul J Perozeni, General Manager

Paul Bodamer, Sales Director

Robert Weske, Creative Service Director

Andy Fishman, News Director

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