WEPM

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WEPM
WEPM 2008.PNG
City of license Martinsburg, West Virginia
Broadcast area Martinsburg, West Virginia
Berkeley County, West Virginia
Branding "1340 WEPM"
Slogan "News, Sports, Information"
Frequency 1340 kHz
First air date 1946
Format News/Talk/Sports
Power 1,000 Watts day and night
Class C
Facility ID 53484
Transmitter coordinates 39°27′48.0″N 77°59′11.0″W / 39.463333°N 77.986389°W / 39.463333; -77.986389
Callsign meaning W Eastern Panhandle Mountaineer
see note
Affiliations ESPN Radio
West Virginia MetroNews
Owner Prettyman Broadcasting Company
Sister stations WICL, WLTF
Webcast WEPM Webstream
Website WEPM Online

WEPM is a News/Talk/Sports formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Martinsburg, West Virginia, serving Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia. WEPM is owned and operated by Prettyman Broadcasting Company.

History[edit]

Logo used until early July 2008.

Owner C. Leslie Golliday, a prominent Martinsburg businessman, envisioned a group of stations in the state, and his early announcers used the tag line, "This is the Mountaineer station for the Eastern Panhandle," thus the call sign there of WEPM.[1] Another suggested meaning for EPM is "Eastern Panhandle, Martinsburg."

Golliday also owned WCLG-AM in Morgantown, WV which carried a similar tag line, "This is the Mountaineer station for northern West Virginia."

Golliday died in late June, 2007 at the age of 92.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McVey, John (October 26, 2011). "Station going strong after 65 years". The Journal (Martinsburg, West Virginia: Ogden Newspapers). Retrieved November 17, 2013. 

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