News opens through the years

The 'open' is the signature element of any TV show, including a newscast. From our simple start back in 1955 to the high-definition open currently in use, it's easy to see the advances in technology just by watching these newscast intros.

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  • News opens through the years
  • Promo featuring Walter Cronkite, 1985
  • New WTVT studios, 1989
  • John Wilson signs off after 50 years
  • Kathy and Denise promo, 1990
  • Good Day Tampa Bay debut, 1994
  • 'It's a Tradition' promo, 1979
  • 'Celebrate Big 13' promo, 1980
  • Big 13 'specialists' promos, 1985
  • Hurricane Elena promo, 1985