CBS News and stations launch CBSN Baltimore
BALTIMORE, MD—CBS News and Stations launched CBSN Baltimore, the 12th of ViacomCBS’s 13 direct-to-consumer local news streaming services in major markets nationwide.
He also announced that CBSN Miami will be the next local streaming service to launch.
CBSN Baltimore features anchored programming and coverage of live news events in the region, produced by WJZ-TV.
“We are very excited to launch CBSN Baltimore and expand our premier news programs to our 24/7 viewers,” said Audra Swain, vice president and general manager of WJZ-TV. “As our audience viewing models continue to evolve, WJZ will be at the forefront of the ever-changing digital space with original content and programming on CBSN Baltimore. We plan to use this platform to present extended versions of community stories and specials that are hyperlocal and of great importance to our audiences. In addition, we will expand our ‘Purple’ programming franchise on CBSN Baltimore, and deliver more hours of Ravens media coverage than any other station on the market.
CBS became the first major media company to launch a local OTT news service when CBSN New York debuted in December 2018. Since then, the company has launched CBSN Local Services in Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Denver, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth and Sacramento. Following today’s CBSN Baltimore debut, CBS News and Stations will soon launch CBSN Miami.
CBSN Baltimore is available through CBSN, CBSNews.com, and the CBS News apps for mobile and connected TV devices. Additionally, the service is available through CBSBaltimore.com and the CBS Local mobile app.
CBSN Baltimore also launched on Paramount + on August 23 and will be available on Pluto TV on August 24.