KRON4 is a leader in local news broadcast content, streaming, and online digital posting from San Francisco, California, serving the SF Bay Area as an affiliate of The CW Network. 

The station signed on in 1949 from the basement of the San Francisco Chronicle Building. Owned by Nexstar Media Group, KRON-TV currently broadcasts to 2.45 million homes with a nationwide digital reach from its studios on Front Street in the city’s historic Northeast waterfront off the Embarcadero. 

The transmitting antenna is located atop the unique Sutro Tower in San Francisco. KRON’s iconic stylized number ‘4’ logo first debuted in 1974 and was designed based on the renowned Golden Gate Bridge. KRON4 is The Bay Area’s Local News Station and is known in the Bay Area as the breaking news station, producing 77 hours of local news each week and streaming 24/7 on the KRONon app.

Honored with the DuPont Columbia, Peabody and hundreds of Emmy’s KRON4 is Northern California’s most honored newsroom. Renowned KRON4 journalists Belva Davis, Pam Moore, Soledad O’Brien, Roz Abrams, Vic Lee, Emerald Yeh, Michelle Franzen, Wendy Tokuda, Steve Centanni, Gary Radnich and Meteorologist Janice Huff have all made an impact on the Bay Area, leaving a lasting legacy of important reporting.  

From New Year’s Live, to July 4th Live and Bay Area Backroads, KRON4 has been broadcasting locally produced award-winning original content for decades. Need to contact KRON4, visit our contact us page.