Florida’s Suncoast is filled with remarkable beauty: world-renowned shorelines, ubiquitous wildlife, and amazing temperatures all year round. Home of Siesta Key Beach, ranked the nation’s number one beach multiple times by TripAdvisor (number five in the world in 2017!), the Suncoast is every vacationer’s dream. But breaking news and dangerous conditions still happen here in paradise. When communities on the Suncoast need accurate information, on all platforms, they trust ABC7 (WWSB).
For more than 40 years, ABC7 has eagerly served Sarasota, Manatee, and surrounding counties in the Sunshine State. Our team of experienced news anchors have delivered local news, weather, and sports to the Suncoast for decades. Our hyper-local Suncoast focus sets us apart in the Tampa television market. We’re deeply involved in local causes, events, and initiatives. Our viewers recognize and appreciate this: our staff is reminded every time we represent the station in this community. The Suncoast is our home, and we’re committed to providing our neighbors with the information they need. It’s our responsibility: in some cases, our coverage can save lives, so we always take it seriously.
ABC7 reaches more than 400,000 households every day: we’re the most watched local TV station on the Suncoast! We’re carried on Verizon, Comcast, Bright House, DirecTV, Dish Network, over the air, and on various digital platforms. ABC7 coverage not only extends to the ENTIRE Suncoast, but around the globe!
Located just minutes away from the world’s top-ranked beaches and attractions, ABC7 is housed in a digital state-of-the-art facility in downtown Sarasota. We strive to stay on the cutting edge of technology so that we can provide our audience with top-notch coverage. With everything from robotic cameras to server-based video editing and playback, we use every inch of our 21,500-square foot facility to keep the Suncoast informed. It’s why we are the leader in local news.
Whether it’s breaking news, hurricane coverage, or even a local high school sports victory, ABC7 is your source for Suncoast News. We’re hyper-focused on Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, and Hardee Counties. When we say, “We’re Here for You,” it’s not just our slogan, it’s our promise!