WRGB-TV CBS 6
1400 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12309
Vice President and
1928, by General Electric. Acquired
Freedom Communications in 1986.
55 DMA, reaches 425,000 households
Our mission is to be the most influential
television station in New Yorks Capital Region.
This is achieved on-air by the most useful, professional
and polished news programming in the region, and by
using the stations influence to improve the quality
of life in the communities we serve.
WRGB is recognized for state-of-the-art
on-air graphics, fully-automated news studios, non-linear
production suites, and the largest production studios
in Upstate New York. Many television stations perform
community service, but few of the magnitude of WRGBs
Melodies of Christmas. This full-scale, Broadway-quality
stage and television production is a Capital Region
holiday tradition, and has raised millions of dollars
for local children with cancer.
We have won numerous Emmy awards,
New York State Broadcasters Association awards, Associated
Press awards and National Broadcasters awards
all for excellence in broadcast journalism in various
categories including breaking news, sports and childrens
The capital district is surrounded
by the Adirondack Mountains to the north, the Berkshires
to the east and the Catskills to the South, and bordered
by the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers.
New Yorks Capital Region offers
an outstanding quality of life, enhanced by an affordable
housing market. Its home to nearly 1000 high-technology,
computer software and entrepreneurial firms, including
GE Research and Development, Plug Power Inc., IBM and
MapInfo Corporation. With more than 21 colleges and
universities, the Capital region is fast becoming a
national force in the attraction and recruitment of
technology companies. The highly-qualified workforce,
top-rated educational institutions and world-famous
cultural and recreational attractions are just a few
of the attributes that make the Capital region an ideal
location for new business growth, and an exceptional
place to live.
Things to do:
The region is a year-round mecca
for arts, outdoors and sporting enthusiasts. Saratoga
Springs is a few minutes drive and features legendary
Thoroughbred Racing. It is also the summer home of the
NYC Ballet and the Philadelphia Philharmonic.
Albany County: 301,326
Schenectady County: 148,000.
Median home price: