Hattiesburg has its first ever Fox affiliate, according to the network, in WHPM.
It's owned by Waypoint Media, which manages a Fox affiliate in Meridian.
Hattiesburg-Laurel (Miss.) represents DMA No. 167. Raycom's NBC affiliate WDAM is a giant there, while Media General has CBS affiliate WHLT.
WHPM's Fox affiliation was previously reported in the Hattiesburg American newspaper.
WHPM airs on channel 6 on Comcast and channel 23.1 over the air.