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Submit a News Tip
Submit a News Tip

If you have a news tip or story suggestion, please fill out our online form. Submit a News Tip Here If you wish to send a press release with attachments, send it to

To talk to someone in our newsroom, call (865) 637-NEWS (6397).

Submit an Email
Send us an Email

Have a question or comment? Our convenient form will direct your message to the correct person.

Use our Online Form

Request a tour of WATE
Request a tour of WATE

Would your group like to tour WATE-TV? Our convenient form will send your request correct person.

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Send us mail
Mail us a Letter

Address for mail and shipping:

1306 N. Broadway NE
Knoxville, Tennessee 37917

Send a Fax
Send us a Fax

Main: (865) 525-4091

Newsroom: (865) 523-3561

Sales Department: (865) 521-6611

Report Reception Trouble
Report Reception Trouble

If you're having trouble receiving WATE, get help from our troubleshooting guide. Also, you can contact our engineering department. Report a Problem

Call us on the Phone
Call us on the Phone

Main Switchboard: (865) 637-6666

Newsroom: (865) 637-6397

6 On Your Side: (865) 470-9283

Report Closed Caption Trouble
Report Closed Caption Trouble

Should you experience closed-captioning issues during programs airing on WATE, you may use the following methods to contact us:

(captioning issues for programming currently on the air)
Voice: (865) 633-6871
Fax: (865) 633-5617
Use our Online Form

(captioning issues for programming NOT currently on the air)
Write to:
Steve Martin, WATE Chief Engineer
1306 Broadway, NE
Knoxville, TN 37917
Voice: (865) 633-6901
Fax: (865) 525-4091
Use our Online Form

Contact ABC
Contact ABC

ABC TV network programming

ABC News

ABC Sports / ESPN

For tickets in New York:

Good Morning America - 212-580-5176
The View - write to 320 West 66th Street New York, NY 10023

For tickets in Los Angeles:

Audiences Unlimited - 818-506-0043


FCC Public Inspection File

Online access to the content of this station’s FCC public inspection file can be found at this web address:

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station’s FCC public inspection file should contact Melanie Morris at 865-633-6902 or

Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or

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