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In-Sink is a collection of television news music package created by 615 Music. It was named after Cindy Sink, who was the promotional director of CBS affiliate WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, who had first commissioned the package in 1994. In-Sink V.4 (Indiana) was commissioned by another CBS affiliate WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana in 2004. It contains the Back Home Again in Indiana signature[citation needed], which was originally heard in Newsleader, another news music package by Stephen Arnold. In-Sink contains 674 cuts of news opens, bumpers, closes, primary themes, stingers, and IDs. Among the stations that used five versions of In-Sink are the original stations in parenthesis:

The news package "Third Coast" by Stephen Arnold Music, though unrelated, has a very similar melody to In-Sink.


Stations that used or have used In-Sink

DMA# DMA Name Station Affiliation Years Used Other Notes
1. New York City, New York News 12 Long Island (cable) No affiliation 2001-2007 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
12. Phoenix, Arizona KPHO CBS 2000-2002 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
KTVK Independent 2008-present Commissioned In-Sink V.4 (Indiana)
15. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota KSTP-TV ABC 2005-present Commissioned In-Sink V.3
KSAX (semi-satellite of KSTP) ABC 2005-present Rebroadcasted KSTP-TV's newscasts with local news inserts
KSTC-TV Independent 2009-present
18. Denver, Colorado KWGN The CW, formerly The WB 2001-2008 Commissioned In-Sink V.3
19. Orlando, Florida WFTV ABC 2001-2004 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
WRBW MyNetworkTV 2001
20. Sacramento, California KTXL Fox 2006-2008 Commissioned In-Sink V.3
25. Indianapolis, Indiana WISH-TV Channel 8.1 CBS 2004-present First station to commission In-Sink V.4 (Indiana)
WIIH-CA Channel 17/8.2 LWS - Local Weather Station, formerly Univision 2008-Present Channel 17, formerly channel 11, once was LWS then become the local Univision affiliate from 2003-2008 going back to LWS produced by WISH-TV
WNDY-TV Channel 23.1 MyNetworkTV 2005-present 10pm newscast produced by WISH-TV
Local Weather Station (cable) WISH-DT 8.2 No affiliation 2004-present Commissioned In-Sink V.4 (Indiana)
27. Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, North Carolina WRAL-TV CBS 1994-present First station to commission In-Sink V.1, V.2, V.3, and V.5
WRAZ (TV) Fox, formerly The WB 1995-1998/2002-present 10pm newscast produced by WRAL-TV
43. Norfolk, Virginia WTKR CBS 2002-2007 Commissioned In-Sink V.3 for opens, used V.2 for bumpers and stingers until October 2006
49. Austin, Texas KEYE-TV CBS 2000-2001/2003-2005 Commissioned In-Sink V.1 and In-Sink V.3
56. Little Rock, Arkansas KATV ABC 1999-present Commissioned In-Sink V.1, only used for weekday midday newscasts
57. Albany, New York WRGB CBS 1998-2000
59. Knoxville, Tennessee WVLT-TV CBS 2002-present Commissioned In-Sink V.1
61. Tulsa, Oklahoma KJRH NBC 1995-1997
63. Lexington, Kentucky WLEX NBC 2000-present Commissioned In-Sink V.1
WTVQ ABC 1995-1997 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
64. Dayton, Ohio WDTN NBC 2008-present Commissioned In-Sink V.4 (Indiana)
68. Tucson, Arizona KGUN ABC 2003-2006 Commissioned In-Sink V.3
73. Toledo, Ohio WTOL CBS 2004-2006 Commissioned In-Sink V.3, In-Sink V.2 was used for talent opens
75. Spokane, Washington KREM-TV CBS Date unknown-2007 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
KSKN-TV The CW Date unknown-present
81. Syracuse, New York WTVH CBS 2007-present Commissioned In-Sink V.3
Oswego, New York WTOP (campus station) No affiliation 2006-2007 Commissioned In-Sink V.3, stopped when WTVH started using the same package
90. Jackson, Mississippi WLBT NBC 2002-2009 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
107. Fort Wayne, Indiana WANE-TV CBS 2004-present Commissioned In-Sink V.4 (Indiana)
WANE-DT2 "UPN Fort Wayne" UPN 2004-2006 Rebroadcasted WANE-TV's newscasts
108. Reno, Nevada KOLO ABC 2007-present Commissioned In-Sink V.2
110. Tyler/Longview, Texas KLTV-TV ABC 2004-2007 Commissioned In-Sink V.2
KTRE (satellite of KLTV-TV) ABC 2004-present
115. Augusta, Georgia WRDW-TV CBS 2006-present Commissioned In-Sink V.1 and In-Sink V.3
WRDW-DT2 "My12 Augusta" MyNetworkTV 2006-present Airs a 10pm newscast produced by WRDW-TV
116. Peoria/Bloomington, Illinois WHOI-TV ABC 1996-2001 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
118. Montgomery, Alabama WNCF ABC 2000-2002 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
126. Yakima/Tri-Cities, Washington KAPP-TV ABC Date unknown-2005
KVEW (semi-satellite of KAPP-TV) ABC Date unknown-2005
132. Rockford, Illinois WTVO ABC 2002-2008 Commissioned In-Sink V.3, In-Sink V.2 for early morning newscasts
133. Tupelo/Columbus, Mississippi WCBI CBS 2004-present Commissioned In-Sink V.3
134. Wilmington, North Carolina WILM-LD CBS 2000-present Simulcasted WRAL-TV's morning, 6pm and 11pm newscasts
138. Topeka, Kansas WIBW-TV CBS 2006-present Commissioned In-Sink V.1
144. Salisbury, Maryland WBOC CBS 2005-present Commissioned In-Sink V.3
152. Terre Haute, Indiana WTHI-TV CBS 2000-2009 (2009-Present: Using In-Sink V.4 Indiana) Commissioned In-Sink V.1 and In-Sink V.3
156. Midland, Texas KMID ABC 2004-2005
158. Bismarck, North Dakota KXMB CBS Dates unknown
161. Sherman, Texas KTEN NBC 2003-2005 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
163. Biloxi, Mississippi WLOX-TV ABC 2003-2006 Commissioned In-Sink V.1
173. Jackson, Tennessee WBBJ ABC 2007-present Commissioned In-Sink V.3
181. Jonesboro, Arkansas KAIT ABC 2005-2006

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