Media in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Following is the complete list of mainstream and commercial media serving Fort Wayne, Indiana and its immediate suburbs.

Media[edit]

Newspapers[edit]

COMMERCIAL NEWSPAPERS
Frequency Name Format Coverage Circulation Owner
Daily The Journal Gazette morning broadsheet regional 73,058
(126,988 Sunday)
Journal Gazette Company
The News-Sentinel evening broadsheet regional 31,209 Ogden Newspapers Inc.
Weekly Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Business Weekly
tabloid regional business KPC Media Group, Inc.
whatzup free tabloid
alternative weekly
regional entertainment Ad Media
Frost Illustrated tabloid
alternative weekly
African American regional 10,300 Frost, Inc.
Bi-weekly Fort Wayne Reader free tabloid regional 5,000 Diversity Media Group
Waynedale News free broadsheet Waynedale 12,000 Waynedaler, LLC
Monthly Macedonian Tribune tabloid national
(Macedonian)
Macedonian Patriotic Organization
Aboite & About free tabloid neighborhood KPC Media Group, Inc.
Dupont Valley Times free tabloid neighborhood KPC Media Group, Inc.
St. Joe Times free tabloid neighborhood KPC Media Group, Inc.
Georgetown Times free tabloid neighborhood KPC Media Group, Inc.
East Allen County Times free tabloid neighborhood KPC Media Group, Inc.
NON-COMMERCIAL NEWSPAPERS
Name Frequency Type Coverage Circulation Owner
The Communicator weekly student newspaper IPFW campus 5,000 Indiana-Purdue Student Newspapers, Inc.

Television[edit]

Fort Wayne is the 107th-largest television market in the United States according to Nielsen Media Research.

Callsign Channel Network
Affiliation
Callsign
Meaning
Branding Owner[1] City
NTSC DTV[2]
W07CL 7 26.1 3ABN 3ABN 7 Raymond S. and Dorothy N. Moore Foundation Auburn
WANE 15 31.1 CBS Fort WAyNE NewsChannel 15 LIN TV Fort Wayne
31.2 Antenna TV Antenna TV Fort Wayne
31.3 Local Weather Station (LWS) Live Doppler 15 Fury
WPTA 21 24.1 ABC 21 Alive (Indiana's NewsCenter) Malara Broadcast Group Fort Wayne
24.2 The CW Television Network The CW Fort Wayne
24.3 weather radar Viper HD Radar
WISE 33 18.1 NBC

WISE as in wisdom

NBC33 (Indiana's NewsCenter) Granite Broadcasting Corporation Fort Wayne
18.2 MyNetworkTV My Network TV Fort Wayne
WFWA 39 40.1 PBS W Fort WAyne (also Fort Wayne's airport code) PBS39 Fort Wayne Public Broadcasting Fort Wayne
40.2 PBS KIDS
40.3 Create
40.4 4You News and Documentaries
WFWC 45 10.1 3ABN W Fort Wayne Channel Tran Star Fort Wayne
WFFT 55 36.1 Fox W Fifty Five Television
backronym: W Fox FT. Wayne
WFFT Local Nexstar Broadcasting Group Fort Wayne
WINM 63 12.1 TCT/TBN W INdiana Michigan TCT O&O Angola
Comcast Cable/Verizon FiOS AFW/Public-access television Programming Access Fort Wayne Access1 / Access2 ACPL Fort Wayne
Comcast Cable/Verizon FiOS CATV5/College Produced Programming College Access TV ch5 IPFW Fort Wayne

Radio[edit]

The Fort Wayne radio market is the 107th-largest in the United States according to Arbitron.[1] It includes radio stations licensed to Fort Wayne and its surrounding communities in Indiana and Ohio.

Callsign Channel Branding Format Owner City
WMRI 860 The Greatest Music Ever Made Adult Standards Mid-America Radio Group, Inc. Marion
WFCV 1090 Fort Wayne Christian Voice Religious [2] Fort Wayne
WOWO 1190 News-Talk 1190 Talk radio Federated Media Fort Wayne (Note: FM version is WOWO FM)
WGL 1250 The River MOR/Adult Standards The Summit City Radio Group Fort Wayne
WBZQ 1300 Huntington's Very Own Soft AC Larko Communications, Inc. Huntington
WKJG 1380 ESPN Radio Sports Federated Media Fort Wayne
WLYV 1450 Redeemer Radio Religious/Catholic Catholic Radio Fort Wayne
WJZI 1540 Jazz Lewis Broadcasting, LLC Decatur
WGLL 1570 Religious Raymond S. and Dorothy N. Moore Foundation Auburn
WLAB-FM 88.3 Star Religious Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod Northeast Indiana Note: Also transmits as 88.7
W204BF 88.7 Star Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod Fort Wayne Northeast Indiana Note: Also transmits as 88.3
WBOI-FM 89.1 NPR News & Jazz Northeast Indiana Public Radio Fort Wayne
WBKE-FM 89.5 NPR News & Jazz (Relay of WBOI) Manchester College North Manchester
WBCL-FM 90.3 Contemporary Christian Music Religious Taylor University Fort Wayne
WCYT-FM 91.1 The Point Alternative/Indie Homestead High School Fort Wayne
WCKZ 91.3 NPR Classical Star Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod Orland (Second tower, see 88.7 and 88.3)
WJHS 91.5 The Eagle Adult Alternative Columbia City High School Columbia City
WVSH-FM 91.9 Viking Radio Variety Huntington North High School Huntington
WOWO-FM 92.3 News/Talk Federated Media Fort Wayne (Note: FM version of WOWO)
WZBD-FM 92.7 Z92.7 FM Adult Contemporary Adams County Radio, INC. Berne, Indiana
WBTU-FM 93.3 US 93.3 Country Oasis Radio Group Kendallville
WBNI 94.1 NPR Classical Northeast Indiana Public Radio Roanoke
WAJI-FM 95.1 Majic Adult Contemporary Sarkes-Tarzian Fort Wayne
WXKE 96.3 Wild 96.3 Hip-Hop/R&B The Summit City Radio Group Fort Wayne
WMEE-FM 97.3 WMEE Hot Adult Contemporary Federated Media Fort Wayne
WDFM 98.1 Mix 98-1 Hot Adult Contemporary Clear Channel Communications Defiance, Ohio
WBYR-FM 98.9 The Bear Rock Federated Media Fort Wayne
WFCV-FM 100.1 Bott Radio Religious Fort Wayne
WQSW-LP 100.5 Quasi Inc. Gospel Fort Wayne
WMYQ-FM 101.1 My Q-101 Hot AC Larko Communications, Inc. South Whitley
WLDE-FM 101.7 Super Hits Oldies/Classic Hits Sarkes Tarzian Fort Wayne
WGBJ 102.3 La Mega Spanish Three Amigos Broadcasting Fort Wayne
WJCI 102.9 The River WGL-AM Simulcast The Summit City Radio Group Fort Wayne
WWFW 103.9 Rock 104 Classic Rock/Southern Rock/Backtracks & Rock Hits The Summit City Radio Group Fort Wayne
WQHK-FM 105.1 K105 Country Federated Media Huntertown
WRDF 106.3 Rewind 106.3 90's & 00's Hits Oasis Radio Group Columbia City
WFGA-FM 106.7 The Fan Sports Fallen Timbers Communications, Inc. Auburn (COL Hicksville, Ohio)
WXXC-FM 106.9 Double X C Classic Hits Mid-America Radio Group, Inc. Marion
WJFX-FM 107.9 Hot 107.9 Top 40 Oasis Radio Group Fort Wayne

Internet[edit]

Below is a list of websites based in Fort Wayne along with genre, ownership, maintenance contact, and Alexa[3] Traffic Rank. Alexa Traffic Rank is calculated using a combination of average daily visitors and page views over the past three months. The more visitors and page views a site gets the lower ranking number it receives. The site with the highest combination of visitors and page views is ranked #1.

INTERNET BASED MEDIA
Type URL Audience Coverage Date Established Owner Maintained By Global Alexa Page ranking
Social Networking Websites JammerDirect.com All-Inclusive Entertainment global 2007 Jammer Direct Ryan Martin 296,848[4]
Entertainment Websites FortWayneHipHop.com Hip hop regional 2004 Polaris Solaris 7,672,139[5]
FortWayneMusic.com Local Music, Entertainment & Editorials regional 1999 Chris Wallace Alan Quandt 9,885,411[6]
Internet Radio Websites StageBanter.com Rock regional 2006 n/a n/a 20,499,942[7]
Remedy.fm Positive Music - Secular and Sacred national n/a n/a n/a 2,745,913[8]

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