About Us

Spectrum News NY1 is a local news network focused on providing unbiased coverage of New York City. With an objective, character-driven approach to news and journalists who have deep connections to their communities, Spectrum News NY1 focuses on in-depth coverage of issues that matter most to New Yorkers, including politics, transit and weather. Spectrum News NY1’s local news content is available to Spectrum customers across the five boroughs on channel 1, on the Spectrum News App and NY1.com.

Spectrum News NY1 is part of a network of more than 30 local news and regional sports networks, owned and operated by Charter Communications. Spectrum Networks carry distinct, comprehensive and exclusive local programming, and all employees adhere to common set of journalistic standards and practices.

Spectrum News NY1 launched on September 8, 1992.