The News app brings you Jacksonville-area news, weather, sports, traffic, and more from WJAX/WFOX. The app has been completely redesigned to ease of use and a more pleasing experience. For instance, we’ve made it easier for you to find live streaming video so you can watch our newscasts and/or breaking news coverage as it happens. We also gave you quick access to weather, traffic and the top local headlines. We strive to provide you with the best in local news and info, so check out our app and watch for updates as we make it even better.

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What’s New

Version 7.0.2

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We’ve updated the app to address the missing back button issue.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Keeper143 ,

Please create a sports app

The news updates are fine but I hate the sports updates, polls and notifications. I’ve tried to turn them off but they keep coming. UGH

abijang66 ,

Updating previous review

This app is actually terrible. Aside from not being able to disable the sports notifications, the sequence of news is awful. When trying to find news that’s not considered a “top story,” it’s nearly impossible. For example, when news broke about a missing child, the entire Top Stories page was full of repeat articles and information with no real updates and there was no way to pull the news about other important things happening in the area simultaneously (shootings, accidents, school lockdowns). I love watching Actions News Jax on TV, but this news app is a poor attempt at keeping the public up to date on local news. It would be nice if a search bar were integrated into the app. Additionally, grammatical errors and typos are extremely common in their articles. The design of the app is also very choppy. Major updating is needed.

gammie24 ,

Excellent revamp!

I turned on Apple TV this morning and was surprised to see the difference with the action news Jax app. Way easier on the eyes. The options on the screen are easier to navigate and it just looks more clean. I like being able to watch the news while scanning through any news stories that I may want to get to, now. Great job, guys!


Cox Media Group, Inc
80.4 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi‑Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11‑inch), iPad Pro (11‑inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (7th generation), iPad (7th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch. Apple TV.


English, Spanish

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