Station signed on October
26, 1969 as WHMA-TV. Was owned by local newspaper Anniston Star, which
also owned WMHA-AM and FM. Station started with programming from NBC and
CBS, and in the mid-70's dropped NBC for full CBS affiliation.
The station was donated
to Jacksonville State University for a writeoff, hence the more recent
The station is owned
by Flagship Broadcasting, but LMA'd by Allbritton, who owns WCFT. WBMA,
a low power station is official Birmingham's ABC affiliate. WJSU, along
with Tuscaloosa station WCFT
serve as "satellites" to rebroadcast ABC all over central Alabama.