The description of WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News
WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News Orlando now has a 24/7 handset app for Central Florida news viewers who are on-the-go. It is constantly updated with the latest local news, weather, traffic and sports. Central Florida news is our primary focus, with hundreds of stories each week from Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties.
WFTV offers 8 hours of live newscasts streamed each weekday on WFTV Eyewitness News for mobile and 6+ hours on the weekends. In addition, you’ll find recorded video reports from WFTV’s award winning staff of reporters and photographers.
Central Florida news and weather is delivered as a major part of this free service. It includes the 5-Day Forecast from Severe Weather Center 9 and also features Doppler 9 HD Radar, along with regional microclimate radar views for the surrounding counties. WFTV’s team of meteorologists has the most accurate weather technology and delivers fresh and updated weather forecasts for Central Florida.
Live Drive Time Traffic is a key component of WFTV Eyewitness News for mobile, offering commuters the latest technology for pinpointing traffic trouble spots, showing real-time speed and traffic data, point-to-point drive times and live interactive traffic maps.
WFTV’s coverage of Central Florida sports teams include the many local high school and college sports teams in Central Florida, along with the Orlando Magic, Orlando Predators, Orlando Solar Bears, Orlando City Soccer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, Miami Marlins, Miami Heat and Florida Panthers and of course the PGA Tour and NASCAR.
This WFTV Eyewitness News app platform connects with our active and engaged social media community using Twitter and Facebook and allows for submission of user generated photos, videos and commenting. We have a wealth of slideshows and photo galleries for viewers to enjoy.
WFTV Eyewitness News promises to deliver 24/7 updated coverage that is complete and in-depth on the major stories of the day. We uncover and investigate important Central Florida news stories --- bringing unique coverage angles that connect with our viewers.
Strong enterprise journalism is the foundation of the WFTV Eyewitness News team --- delivering issue-oriented news that is meaningful and important.
Please note: This app features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings. Please see www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy for more information.