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Station History

13 WREX has been a fixture in the Rockford area since the early days of television. The station went on the air with test pattern on September 18, 1953 and commenced commercial operations October 1, 1953. More>>

Street Address

10322 Auburn Road

Rockford, IL 61103

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 530

Rockford, IL 61105

Main Phone

815-335-2213

News Phone

815-335-2710

Sales Fax

815-335-2055

News Fax

815-335-2297

Business Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Email:

news@wrex.com

sales@wrex.com

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