WSB-TV launches Channel 2 Action News iPad App


ATLANTA - Channel 2 WSB-TV launches the new Channel 2 Action News iPad App, available for free in the iTunes App Store. Search “WSBTV” in the iTunes App store or click here to download.

“The Channel 2 Action News iPad App was built to keep Georgians plugged into local news,” said Tim McVay, vice president and general manager of Channel 2 WSB-TV. “The app is constantly updated and delivers breaking news, weather and traffic coverage twenty four hours a day.”

This interactive app is loaded with hundreds of local stories from the City of Atlanta, Fulton, Cobb, Gwinnett, DeKalb, Clayton and 50 other counties.

WSBTV News for iPad - Cox Media Group

“With an easy to navigate design, users can quickly read the day’s top stories and watch videos from reporters working in local neighborhoods,” said News Director Mike Dreaden.

The Channel 2 Action News iPad App features live streaming of Channel 2 Action News every day, every newscast and when severe weather watches or warnings are issued.

The app features the local five day forecast, current conditions, and live Storm Tracker 2 HD radar.  Users can take control of the interactive radar and track bad weather before it hits their neighborhood. These powerful weather tracking tools are backed by Atlanta’s most experienced team of meteorologists: Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns and meteorologists Karen Minton, David Chandley and Brad Nitz.

The Channel 2 Action News iPad App also helps local drivers around traffic backups with real time interactive road maps, current highway speeds and point-to-point drive times.

Users can download the Channel 2 Action News iPad app free in the iTunes App store to connect instantly to big local stories, traffic coverage and an accurate forecast from Severe Weather Team 2. 

 WHAT:  Channel 2 Action News iPad App

WHERE: Search “WSBTV” in the iTunes App Store for free download

WHO: Channel 2 WSB-TV

Free WSB-TV Channel 2 Apps

  • Severe Weather Team 2 iPad App
  • Channel 2 Action News iPhone News App
  • Channel 2 Action News Android News App
  • Channel 2 Action News iPhone Traffic App

About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. The station also operates its website,, its mobile site,, and airs MeTV on its digital channel 2.2.

About Cox Media Group:
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and, a leading online source for savings.  CMG’s 2012 revenue was $1.9 billion.  The company’s operations currently include 19 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 87 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 32 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 18 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at