New features on NewsChannel5.com

NewsChannel5.com has a brand new look! Check out this gallery for an overview of all our new features. And take our survey to provide us with some feedback about your experience!

  • Presenting: the new NewsChannel5.com homepage! Top stories, weather and trending news rotates at the top of the page to highlight the most relevant information.

  • Under our top stories, you'll have the opportunity to view recent News Links, click through directly to our NewsChannel 5 Investigates page, watch most popular videos and navigate to our iContribute community page. Click through the next few photos for examples of those pages.

  • News Links: Where you'll find links to sites we've mentioned on air.

  • NewsChannel 5 Investigates: At the top of our new Investigates section, you'll find easy navigation to the Consumer Alert page, as well as all our continuing investigations.

  • Scroll down the NewsChannel 5 Investigates page, and you'll find some really interesting information about each member of our Investigative Team.

  • On all NewsChannel 5 bio pages, you'll find complete details about the reporter or anchor, as well as links to social media accounts above an infinite scroll of all stories written by that individual.

  • Continuing investigations have their own pages, including a timeline of reports from that investigation.

  • On the Top Trending Video page, you'll find playlists of the most popular videos on our site and other top videos of the day.

  • iContribute is a collection of galleries containing pics and videos from our contributing community. Send yours to icontribute@newschannel5.com!

  • On the right side of our homepage, you'll have the ability to watch NewsChannel 5 or NewsChannel 5+ streaming live on our site. Just below that, you'll get the most relevant real-time weather information.

  • Live video from NewsChannel 5 in Nashville is available during all local programming on your computer, tablet and smartphone.

  • Navigate through features on the new Storm5 HD Weather page by clicking items on the left side of the page or simply by scrolling down.

  • At the top of the Weather page, you'll find the latest 7-Day Forecast. Click through to that, and you'll see a convenient scroll of other weather features across the top.

  • Radar & Maps: A collection of local, state and national maps.

  • Interactive Radar allows users to view and zoom in to current and future weather patterns according to what city or ZIP code is entered. Optional features include viewing cloud coverage, weather alerts, storm cells, lightning and hurricane activity.

  • Graphics: A collection of the most recent graphics showing various weather conditions in the area and across the country.

  • Closings & Alerts: This very important page will keep users updated on current school and business closings, as well as severe weather alerts as they're posted by the National Weather Service.

  • Live Cams: See live feeds of various views around Middle Tennessee!

  • More Weather: From here, you can watch live video from NewsChannel 5, see the Daily Forecast Extra and get more weather safety information.

  • Every single page on the new NewsChannel5.com is on an infinite scroll, which means you'll never reach the bottom of any of our pages. The chronological Latest News feed runs down the homepage under our top stories and will continue at the bottom of every story page.

  • A new widescreen, HD video player will display above stories containing videos. This player is mobile-friendly and scrollable, meaning you can watch multiple videos or click through a gallery of photos on any story page. The video player will also follow you down the page as you scroll, so you'll be able to read the story and watch the report at the same time!

  • At the bottom of story pages, you'll find information about the writer, including social media and contact details. Under that, users can sign up for newsletters, and under that, they can comment on the story via their Facebook account!

  • To the right of all news stories, users will find links to interact with NewsChannel 5 on social media, download the app, subscribe to newsletters or submit tips.

  • Clicking Submit News from any page will bring you to the Contact the Newsroom form that will allow you to include photos and videos with your contact info. Tips may be made anonymously, but we'll need a valid email address for communication purposes.

  • Create an account or log in via Facebook to enter contests and manage newsletter subscriptions on the NewsChannel 5 Members page.

  • When breaking news happens, a red alert bar will display across every page on the new NewsChannel5.com site.

  • Check out the new Talk of the Town page! Find daily show information at the top of the page, and scroll through a chronological list of stories and videos produced by our Talk of the Town team.

  • To the right of the Talk of the Town page, you'll find details about our Talk of the Town team members, as well as a list of all segments.

  • The NewsChannel 5+ page has also been completely updated!

  • The updated NewsChannel 5+ page contains a grid of all NewsChannel 5+ shows, which will take you to show information pages and the latest videos and stories for each show.

  • All NewsChannel 5+ show pages are complete with beautiful logos and graphics that span the entire page.

  • NewsChannel5.com features important stories, galleries and pages under "Also on NewsChannel5.com," which can be found along the right side of the homepage.

  • Finally, you may notice some additional content highlighting major national news and trending stories and videos. This is our Now Trending content and can be found at NowTrending.com or by scrolling through the Latest feed on the NewsChannel5.com homepage.

  • And NashvilleEdge.com is your place for the latest news from Music City! Users will also find Nashville Edge content in their Latest feeds on the NewsChannel5.com homepage.