KNNP-TV Pittsburgh is an independently owned television broadcast station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania since February of 2018. The network features local and breaking news events, along with local high-school sports. Most commonly known, KNNP-TV works closely with other news stations in the Greater Pittsburgh region to provide daily and nightly content for events happening. This includes spot news, breaking news, and pre-planned events. KNNP-TV is one of the newest television news stations in Western Pennsylvania, with competitors such as KDKA-TV, WTAE-TV, and WPXI.
KNNP-TV originally started as an online-only web-series as a copy-editing tool and news aggregation for readers, stations, and local area newspapers. With times changing, KNNP-TV has reportedly provided content to KDKA-TV and WPXI with content since 2017. Content included storm damage information, photos, and videos – as well as spot and breaking news happening around Allegheny County, PA.
The KNNP-TV station is located in the Greater Pittsburgh vicinity, allowing crews to cover spot-news such as the competitors.
The KNNP-TV has a broadcast channel on Roku. This channel is what allows KNNP-TV to be an official television broadcast station in the United States. Reportedly, the Roku channel provides viewers with previous and live content. The Roku channel is listed as a free “News” genre channel, as per Roku.