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News Watch is a television news music package composed by Frank Gari of Gari Communications. Commissioned in 1993 by NBC affiliate KGW-TV in Portland, Oregon, this package premiered on its news magazine, Good Evening. When the station changed its branding to Northwest NewsChannel 8 (now KGW NewsChannel 8) in 1994, the package was updated with new themes. It was originally known as the KGW News Package before changing to its current name shortly after. News Watch contains 69 cuts of news opens, bumpers, closes, stingers, primary themes, ID's, and utility tracks. News Watch is also the name of another news music package by Non-Stop Music.


Stations that have used News WatchEdit

DMA# DMA Name Station Affiliation Years Used Notes
22. Portland, Oregon KGW-TV NBC 1993-2000 First station to commission package
Rose City News (cable) No affiliation 2004-2005
30. Hartford/New Haven, Connecticut WTIC-TV Fox 1994-1996
108. Reno, Nevada KOLO-TV ABC Date unknown-2000
112. Boise, Idaho KIVI ABC Dates unknown
144. Salisbury, Maryland WBOC CBS Dates unknown

Stations that have used News Watch by Non-Stop MusicEdit

DMA# DMA Name Station Affiliation Years Used
20. Sacramento, California KOVR CBS 1989-1995
49. Austin, Texas KTBC Fox, formerly CBS Dates unknown
101. Johnstown, Pennsylvania WATM ABC Date unknown-2005
114. Lansing, Michigan WILX-TV NBC Dates unknown
141. Port Arthur, Texas KBMT-TV Fox, formerly NBC Date unknown-1991
184. Grand Junction, Colorado KKCO NBC Dates unknown

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