WAUD (1230 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Sports, Music, News, and Talk format. Licensed to Auburn, Alabama, USA, the station serves the Lee County, Alabama, area. The station is currently owned by Tiger Communications. The station's official slogan is "The Voice of Auburn," and it has also been nicknamed "The Thousand-Watt Blowtorch" by past on-air personalities.
Notable weekday programming includes Bob Sanders on mornings. Sanders has been affiliated with WAUD for over 53 years. Other local programming includes "Sports X with Bill Bailey and Sharpie" weeknights and Auburn First Baptist church services on Sunday mornings. Sunday mornings also include a jazz, big band, and nostalgia music block.
WAUD provides CBS Radio Network updates at the top of every hour, except during Fox Sports Radio programming. The Alabama Radio Network provides WAUD with state news and sports updates throughout the day. Local news and weather are read live throughout the broadcast day during local programming hours. WAUD carries the entire CBS World News Roundup, America's longest tenured network newscast on either radio or TV, each morning at 7am CST.