Morning TV News Returns to Orange County

DayBreakOC, Orange County’s first weekday morning newscast to debut Monday, September 10th. 

KDOC-TV and the Orange County Register formed a partnership to create Daybreak OC, Orange County’s first weekday morning newscast. KDOC will deliver timely and informative Orange County news and traffic reports on broadcast television; and through the Internet to viewers of KDOC-TV; and to Web users of, the Register’s Web site, as well as

Daybreak OC, will launch in high definition (HDTV) on KDOC on Monday, September 10 and will air Monday-Friday from 6 am to 8 am.

“The news gathering staff of the Register and KDOC will join forces to develop stories from the ground up. This will be the most advanced integration of print and broadcast journalism in the country,” said Bert Ellis, owner of KDOC.

Daybreak OC is a two-hour newscast airing from 6 – 8 am Monday through Friday with each half hour beginning with a brief summary of the main headlines and key stories from the Register. The newscast will then feature comprehensive coverage each half hour specifically focused on Orange County news and lifestyle with numerous interviews with local newsmakers. Traffic and weather reports will appear on screen throughout the two hour period. Detailed traffic reports will be given three times per half hour focusing on Orange County’s freeways.

The stories on Daybreak OC will be fast-paced and informative. They will be written and produced for viewers who want to get a lot of news quickly. In addition, Daybreak OC will have vibrant and effective graphics.

For more information about Daybreak OC, CLICK HERE