"Wake Up With Local 4" App Now Available For Download

May 13, 2013, 12:41 ET from WDIV-TV

DETROIT, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 announces a new app to help metro Detroiters start their day with the latest news, weather, traffic and more.  The "Wake Up With Local 4" App is available for iPhone in the Apple App store by searching WDIV, and will be available soon for Android devices.

The new app allows viewers to watch Local 4 News Morning LIVE from the palm of their hand.  Plus, the alarm clock feature lets them wake up to special messages from the Local 4 News team or WDIV-TV Local 4 "retro" songs like "Go 4 It" and "Bless You Boys." 

Features of the "Wake Up With Local 4" App include:

  • Watch Local 4 News Morning LIVE on your phone from wherever you are
  • Get weather information with live radar and current weather conditions
  • Interactive maps allow you to zoom in on traffic accidents or problems with LIVE camera views of the local freeways
  • Breaking news and the mornings latest headlines
  • The latest local, national, entertainment and sports news
  • An alarm clock feature with special messages from the Local 4 News team and "retro" songs from years past

The "Wake Up With Local 4" App is powered by WDIV-TV Local 4/ ClickOnDetroit.com and is sponsored by LaFontaine Automotive, Home of the Family Deal. 

"We've been listening to what our viewers want, and sometimes they need to get their news on the go," said Marla Drutz, VP and General Manager of WDIV-TV Local 4.  "This news app will do exactly that."

The "Wake Up With Local 4" App was developed for WDIV-TV Local 4 by PNS Digital, the digital development team of Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc.