Orlando-area ABC affiliate WFTV-Channel 9 will broadcast from the 25th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon on January 7, 2018. The broadcast will be anchored by Nancy Alvarez, Racquel Asa, and Jamie Holmes while meteorologist Brian Shields will be reporting from the finish line. The broadcast is set to air from 5 to 9am according to a report from the Orlando Sentinel.
While an affiliate of ABC, WFTV is not owned by The Walt Disney Company, and is owned and operated by Cox Media Group.
Those not in Central Florida will be able to watch the broadcast through the WFTV Mobile News App for iOS and Android devices; wftv.com livestream; and OTT Apps for Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku.
“The Disney Marathon is one of the most iconic races in the world and it takes place right in our back yard,” said Paul Curran, market vice president of Cox Media Group Orlando. “We are thrilled to broadcast Channel 9 Eyewitness News live from Walt Disney World on Sunday and share the 25th anniversary of the marathon with Central Florida.”