KWAM

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KWAM
KWAM logo.png
City of license Memphis, Tennessee
Broadcast area Memphis, Tennessee
Branding KWAM 990 Talk Radio
Slogan New Voice of Memphis
Frequency 990 kHz
Format Talk
Power 10,000 watts day
450 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 35873
Transmitter coordinates 35°8′4.00″N 90°5′38.00″W / 35.1344444°N 90.0938889°W / 35.1344444; -90.0938889
Owner Legacy Media - Memphis, LLC
Webcast Listen Live
Website kwam990.com

KWAM (990 AM) 'The New Voice of Memphis' is a radio station licensed to Memphis, Tennessee, USA, the station serves the Memphis area. The station is currently owned by Legacy Media - Memphis, LLC.[1][2] Legacy Media also owns another station in Atlanta, Georgia. The "K" in its call sign related to the fact that the transmitter is west of the Mississippi River even though the studios are in Memphis. It was originally owned by the "Dee" Rivers Group, which also owned WEAS in Savannah, GA, WGOV in Valdosta, GA, and other stations in GA and FL.

The current, local, on air talent includes Chris Wade (M-F from 6AM-8AM), Marybeth Conley (M-F from 12PM-1PM), and Earle Farrel 4 Memphis (M-F from 3PM-6PM). The 'Variety Hour' (M-F 8AM-9AM) has a variety of hosts (hence the name) who talk about a wide range of subjects. Nationally Syndicated shows include 'The Herman Cain Show', 'Clark Howard', 'The Schnitt Show with Todd Schnitt', and 'The Norman Goldman Show'. Weekend Shows include 'Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford', 'Dr. Joy Browne', 'Big Billy Kinder Outdoors', and 'The Paul Parent Garden Show'.

History[edit]

Concord Media Group sold KWAM to Legacy Media in 2007.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KWAM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "KWAM Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Deals," Broadcasting & Cable, January 15, 2007.

http://www.kwam990.com/kwam-schedule.aspx

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