About & Pics

Description

WTVF NewsChannel 5 in Nashville delivers relevant local, community and national news, including up-to-the minute weather information, breaking news, and alerts throughout the day.

When you open our app, you’ll know what’s going on right now and what’s important to your local area.

We've improved the experience with an intuitive layout and simplified navigation. News, weather and video are just a tap away.

Our favorite feature is the weather section. Not only do we deliver hourly and daily forecasts, we give you the most updated severe weather information in an instant.

Key Features:

•Breaking news alerts and stories
•Dynamic weather section, with hourly and daily forecasts
•Lightning-fast weather radar
•Live streaming video
•Fast and easy to use

We're committed to continually improving our user experience, so please let us know how we're doing by leaving a review in the App Store.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Apr 24, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Oct 10
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Mar 04
2018
Version v.2018.03.05

Feb 27
2018
Version v.2018.02.28

Feb 18
2018
Version v.2018.02.19

We’ve improved Closings to make it easier for you to find closings that affect you.
We’ve also added performance improvements and squashed a few minor bugs.

Jan 05
2018
Version v.2018.01.05

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Dec 14
2017
Version v.2017.12.14

Bug fixes

Nov 29
2017
Version 6.14

Bug fixes

Sep 07
2017
Version 6.13

Performance improvements and bug fixes

Jun 15
2017
Version 6.12

- Fixed a bug with our ad-free in-app purchase

May 05
2017
Version 6.11

Fixes a crash when opening a story from Search results

Mar 31
2017
Version 6.10

* Fixed an issue causing the app to crash after opening from an update

Jan 25
2017
Version 6.9

- Search! Just tap the search icon on the tab bar to search for stories and videos.
- We are excited to offer an ad-free experience for purchase within the app for $0.99/month. Except linked content in a web-view, the subscription, which auto-renews monthly, removes all in-app ads, including pre-roll video. Thanks for supporting local journalism!
- Save stories. Tap the "bookmark" icon on story screens to save a story to read for later. Find your saved stories in the "Sections" tab.

Nov 09
2016
Version 6.8

- Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Sep 16
2016
Version 6.7.1

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Aug 15
2016
Version 6.7

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Jul 21
2016
Version 6.6

- Swipe left to read the next story, or swipe right to go back.
- When you’re on the home screen, stories you’ve already read will be marked by a greyed out headline.
- Now story cards simply open a story and video cards open a video. We've moved to smaller cards for quicker and more efficient browsing.
We’ve got a ton more features on the way, so keep the feedback coming and let us know how we can serve you better.

May 17
2016
Version 6.5

You asked and we listened.
- You can now get weather for your current location, even if you're out of market.
- The "More" tab has been changed to the "Sections" tab, and we've added more sections based on your feedback.
- We also polished the article layout on tablet for an improved reading experience.
Thanks for updating and keep letting us know what features you want to see.

Apr 07
2016
Version 6.3

Feb 11
2016
Version 6.2

Jan 13
2016
Version 6.0

Mar 12
2015
Version 4.13.0.13

Get video of the latest breaking news and weather from the NewsChannel 5 Network. This new and improved app puts the power and resources of middle Tennessee’s News and Information Leader in the palm of your hand wherever you go.

Nashville’s most trusted weather information is all here from the Storm 5 HD weather team with chief meteorologist Ron Howes, Lelan Statom, Charlie Neese and Kelly Cox. Control the Power of 5 live radars to zoom into your location. Quickly see hourly forecasts wherever you are. And stay safe with severe weather alerts specific to you and your family. There is no safer place in a storm than Storm 5 HD Weather.


Breaking News happens 24/7 in the NewsChannel 5 newsroom. Stay on top of every detail effortlessly with updates as often as you choose.


Be an active part of the newsgathering process. It has never been easier to send your photos and video to the NewsChannel 5 Network. Look for the iContribute link and be our eyes and ears when breaking news happens near you.


The app is loaded with lots of useful information:


-The latest breaking news video updated with each new development.
- Storm 5 HD Weather (Power of 5 Radars, Animated Radar, Severe Weather Warnings and live cameras)
- NewsChannel 5 Investigates stories exposing wrong-doing and corruption
- Sports (Titans, Predators, Vanderbilt Commodores, Tennessee Vols, MTSU Blue Raiders, Nashville Sounds)
- Quick links to live streaming of our newscasts and breaking news coverage
- 5Live Traffic reports supported with our Sky 5 helicopter
- Viewer submitted Video and Photo via iContribute
- A network of SkyCams scanning the area to give you an live view breaking news.

Mar 09
2015
Version 4.13.0.8

Get video of the latest breaking news and weather from the NewsChannel 5 Network. This new and improved app puts the power and resources of middle Tennessee’s News and Information Leader in the palm of your hand wherever you go.

Nashville’s most trusted weather information is all here from the Storm 5 HD weather team with chief meteorologist Ron Howes, Lelan Statom, Charlie Neese and Kelly Cox. Control the Power of 5 live radars to zoom into your location. Quickly see hourly forecasts wherever you are. And stay safe with severe weather alerts specific to you and your family. There is no safer place in a storm than Storm 5 HD Weather.


Breaking News happens 24/7 in the NewsChannel 5 newsroom. Stay on top of every detail effortlessly with updates as often as you choose.


Be an active part of the newsgathering process. It has never been easier to send your photos and video to the NewsChannel 5 Network. Look for the iContribute link and be our eyes and ears when breaking news happens near you.


The app is loaded with lots of useful information:


-The latest breaking news video updated with each new development.
- Storm 5 HD Weather (Power of 5 Radars, Animated Radar, Severe Weather Warnings and live cameras)
- NewsChannel 5 Investigates stories exposing wrong-doing and corruption
- Sports (Titans, Predators, Vanderbilt Commodores, Tennessee Vols, MTSU Blue Raiders, Nashville Sounds)
- Quick links to live streaming of our newscasts and breaking news coverage
- 5Live Traffic reports supported with our Sky 5 helicopter
- Viewer submitted Video and Photo via iContribute
- A network of SkyCams scanning the area to give you an live view breaking news.

Jan 18
2015
Version 4.12.0.1

Get video of the latest breaking news and weather from the NewsChannel 5 Network. This new and improved app puts the power and resources of middle Tennessee’s News and Information Leader in the palm of your hand wherever you go.

Nashville’s most trusted weather information is all here from the Storm 5 HD weather team with chief meteorologist Ron Howes, Lelan Statom, Charlie Neese and Kelly Cox. Control the Power of 5 live radars to zoom into your location. Quickly see hourly forecasts wherever you are. And stay safe with severe weather alerts specific to you and your family. There is no safer place in a storm than Storm 5 HD Weather.


Breaking News happens 24/7 in the NewsChannel 5 newsroom. Stay on top of every detail effortlessly with updates as often as you choose.


Be an active part of the newsgathering process. It has never been easier to send your photos and video to the NewsChannel 5 Network. Look for the iContribute link and be our eyes and ears when breaking news happens near you.


The app is loaded with lots of useful information:


-The latest breaking news video updated with each new development.
- Storm 5 HD Weather (Power of 5 Radars, Animated Radar, Severe Weather Warnings and live cameras)
- NewsChannel 5 Investigates stories exposing wrong-doing and corruption
- Sports (Titans, Predators, Vanderbilt Commodores, Tennessee Vols, MTSU Blue Raiders, Nashville Sounds)
- Quick links to live streaming of our newscasts and breaking news coverage
- 5Live Traffic reports supported with our Sky 5 helicopter
- Viewer submitted Video and Photo via iContribute
- A network of SkyCams scanning the area to give you an live view breaking news.

Nov 01
2014
Version 4.11.0.4

Get video of the latest breaking news and weather from the NewsChannel 5 Network. This new and improved app puts the power and resources of middle Tennessee’s News and Information Leader in the palm of your hand wherever you go.

Nashville’s most trusted weather information is all here from the Storm 5 HD weather team with chief meteorologist Ron Howes, Lelan Statom, Charlie Neese and Kelly Cox. Control the Power of 5 live radars to zoom into your location. Quickly see hourly forecasts wherever you are. And stay safe with severe weather alerts specific to you and your family. There is no safer place in a storm than Storm 5 HD Weather.


Breaking News happens 24/7 in the NewsChannel 5 newsroom. Stay on top of every detail effortlessly with updates as often as you choose.


Be an active part of the newsgathering process. It has never been easier to send your photos and video to the NewsChannel 5 Network. Look for the iContribute link and be our eyes and ears when breaking news happens near you.


The app is loaded with lots of useful information:


-The latest breaking news video updated with each new development.
- Storm 5 HD Weather (Power of 5 Radars, Animated Radar, Severe Weather Warnings and live cameras)
- NewsChannel 5 Investigates stories exposing wrong-doing and corruption
- Sports (Titans, Predators, Vanderbilt Commodores, Tennessee Vols, MTSU Blue Raiders, Nashville Sounds)
- Quick links to live streaming of our newscasts and breaking news coverage
- 5Live Traffic reports supported with our Sky 5 helicopter
- Viewer submitted Video and Photo via iContribute
- A network of SkyCams scanning the area to give you an live view breaking news.

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

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5
4
1
3
0
2
0
1
2
2.8K

Total Ratings

5
1.4K
4
350
3
170
2
210
1
580