WATE 6 On Your Side
WATE channel 6 is Knoxville, Tennessee's ABC affiliate. WATE 6 News' mission is to be "On Your Side" and makes a special effort to cover community issues and needs in its newscasts, programming and public service announcements. In addition WATE helps in public education and awareness by airing telethons, public service campaigns and special programs. Important issues pertaining to state and local politics, education, downtown Knoxville development and medical advances have been explored in these efforts.