Hattiesburg Gets Fox Affiliate

Hattiesburg has its first ever Fox affiliate, according to the network, in WHPM.

It's owned by Waypoint Media, which manages a Fox affiliate in Meridian.

Hattiesburg-Laurel (Miss.) represents DMA No. 167. Raycom's NBC affiliate WDAM is a giant there, while Media General has CBS affiliate WHLT.

WHPM's Fox affiliation was previously reported in the Hattiesburg American newspaper.

WHPM airs on channel 6 on Comcast and channel 23.1 over the air.

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