We’re excited to share with you that we’ve launched an all-new and improved mobile app experience designed for our most important audience in mind: You. And to reward some folks for downloading our new or updating our current app, we're going to give three lucky app users $500!
That's right. If you download or update the FREE WKYC app anytime between Monday June 22 and Sunday August 4, you can click on the sweepstakes banner ad in the app for your chance to win.
Beyond the cash incentive to get our new app, here are several reasons why you should give our new and improved app.
The FREE phone and tablet app boasts a modernized look and feel that complements what you see during broadcasts and online, and we’ve made it easier than ever to find the information you care about most.
Highlights of the new WKYC app include:
LOCAL & BREAKING NEWS
- Real-time notifications for breaking news
- The latest news as it happens in your area
- Exclusive investigative stories
- Browse photos, news clips, and raw video
- Dedicated weather section for full access to the forecast of the day, 7-day outlook and live radars. And don’t worry: If you still use and love the WKYC Weather App, it is not changing and you can continue using it as you’re used to doing.
- Receive hyperlocal alerts for inclement weather in your area minutes before it happens
- Set an Umbrella Reminder for those rainy days
- The latest forecasts from our meteorologists
- Away from your TV? Watch live on-air newscasts right on your device
- Discover and dive into topics that matter to you
- Favorite topics to receive personalized updates
- Custom alerts based on your exact location
- Share stories and videos directly with your friends and family
- As-seen-on-TV section to quickly access important info you’ve seen during broadcasts
- See the latest updates and behind the scenes photos from your favorite anchors and reporters
- Get information on school delays and closings as they happen
The WKYC app is updated regularly, so that we can make it better for you. For the best experience, we encourage you to turn on automatic updates to make sure you get all of the latest features and improvements. The WKYC app is optimized for the following devices and operating systems:
- iPhone XS & XR using operating system 12.0.1 and above
- iPhone 6s, 7, 7+, 8, 8+, X, iPad Pro 12.9", iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4 using operating system 11.4.1 and above
- Android Samsung Galaxy S9, Pixel 3 using operating system 9.1.0 “Pie” and above
- Android Samsung Galaxy S9, S8+ using operating system 8.1.0 “Oreo” and above
- Android Samsung Galaxy S8, S7 Edge and S7 using operating system 7.1.2 “Nougat” and above
Available in the iOS and Android app stores.
Have feedback? Let us know how we can make this the best app experience for you. Send us your ideas and suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for trusting WKYC as your key source for news, weather, sports, and more!