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Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions for Local 3 News.

How do I submit a birthday salute to Local 3 News?

Birthday salutes air on Local 3 News every day between 6:25-6:30 AM. All photo submissions must include the following:

  • Name and phone number of person submitting the salute
  • Name, birthdate, age of person in photo

Birthday Salutes must be received by Local 3 News one week prior to birthdays.

There are 2 ways to submit a birthday salute:

  1. Mail your birthday salute photo and above required information to:
    Birthday Salutes
    Local 3 News
    900 Whitehall Road
    Chattanooga, TN 37405
  2. You can e-mail your photo (as a jpeg file) and required information using this online form.

How do I submit a weather photo to Local 3 News?

Channel 3 is always interested in receiving your interesting weather photos to share with our viewers. Please submit your photo to our Facebook page. Be sure to include your name and some details about the photos. 

Driving Directions to the Local 3 News studios at 900 Whitehall Road

How do I find out about internet advertising opportunities on

  • The Local 3 News website, offers a variety of advertising opportunities for those businesses desiring to reach the burgeoning on-line consumer audience. We specialize in developing affordable on-line targeted advertising packages designed to help your business grow. Use this form to contact our advertising team.

How do you get your school, church or business listed on the Local 3 Weather Closings listings?

How do I submit my event for the Local3News Community Calendar?

  • Local 3 News is committed to our community. We are happy to list your upcoming event on our community calendar. Click here to enter your community event.

How do I submit a Press Release to Local 3 News?

  • News Press Releases can be submitted using this form. Be sure to include contact information should our News Department have any questions concerning the Press Release.

How do I submit a story idea to Local 3 News?

My court records have been expunged or dismissed by a judge. How do I request removal of a story from

  • Local 3 News will consider requests for the removal of non-felony and non-violent criminal offenses. Other cases will be handled on an individual basis. The requirements for a removal request form can be found here.

Video Requests (copies) of Newscasts or Local 3 Plus You

Channel 3 Eyewitness News will consider requests for video copies of previously aired news stories.

  1. Requests for copies must be made in writing by using this submission form or by mailing a letter to:
  2. Local 3 News
    Attention: Video Requests
    900 Whitehall Road
    Chattanooga, TN 37405

    All letters of request must include: the subject of the story, the approximate date and time it aired and the purpose for which the dub is requested. Your letter must include the statement: This (copy) dub will not be used for legal or commercial purposes.
    Letters can be mailed to the above address or e-mailed to using this form.
  3. There is a $25 processing fee for approved requests which must be paid in advance and can be remitted by mail to the above address by check or money order.
  4. Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.
  5. This form may not be used for any request for video to be used for legal, investigative or commercial purposes. Those requests must be made by letter to the address above.