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KRQE News 13, 2 KASA
KRQE News 13, 2 KASA

KRQE News 13 is an affiliate of the CBS Television Network allowing us to offer exciting first-run CBS network television programs. CBS programs air on KRQE seven nights a week. KRQE News 13 is one of many CBS affiliates and broadcasts in the Digital or High Definition Format.


Every day, KRQE News 13 provides New Mexico with several newscasts. The morning show runs from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. daily and weekday newscasts starting and noon continue at 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Each newscast keeps you up to date with all the top local, regional, national and international stories.

KRQE News 13 Investigates

We will dig deeper, we will ask the tough questions, we will hold the powerful accountable.

It is first and foremost good journalism. It is digging deeper than the competition. Demanding responsiveness from those involved in the story, and getting all sides of the story.

Empowering viewers by giving them a voice and getting them answers, explaining what the story means to the viewer and how it affects them.

Pursuing answers long after we have aired a story.

Internship Program

Internships at KRQE-TV are for full-time Junior and Senior in 2 – 4 year community colleges and/or universities. Interns receive college credit and are without financial compensation. KRQE-TV allows one-full-semester internship per student. The minimum hours worked is 10 weeks, 15 hours per week. The length of the Internship and the number of hours awarded for the work is made in accordance with the university policies. Learn More…


KRQE News 13 is a full power, 24-hour, VHF stereo television station. KRQE News 13 transmits from the 10,600 ft. crest of the Sandia Mountains with over 31,000 watts of maximum power. This is the maximum power allowed for the operation of Channel 13 at the height above average terrain. KRQE News 13 provides a primary television signal to much of northern and central New Mexico.

Signal and Translators

The station’s main signal extends beyond Santa Fe past Espanola to the north, over Grants to the west, to Socorro in the south and east past Las Vegas. Translators extend KRQE News 13’s coverage to Alamogordo, Artesia, Caballo, Carlsbad, Deming, Espanola, Farmington, Grants, Hatch, Hillsboro, Hobbs, Montoya, Raton, Roswell, Ruidoso, Portales, Silver City, Shiprock, Taos, Tohatchi, Truth or Consequences, Bayfield, Cortez, Durango, South Central Colorado and Eastern Arizona. KASA’s signal is delivered to Comcast Cable via fiber to insure the clearest and best possible signal to the local metro area via cable.

The KRQE News 13 studio is located at 13 Broadcast Plaza SW in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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