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City of license Quincy, Illinois
Broadcast area Quincy/Hannibal/Keokuk
Branding ESPN 1440
Slogan We've Got Your Game
Frequency 1440 MHz
Format Sports radio
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 54277
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Quincy Newspapers
Sister stations WGEM-FM, WGEM-TV
Website wgemradio.com

WGEM-AM (1440 AM is a radio station in Quincy, Illinois broadcasting a Sports format. The station is owned by Quincy Newspapers.


WGEM-AM's schedule includes several sports-oriented local programs, such as WGEM SportsCenter. Hosted by Josh Houchins, WGEM SportsCenter is the only locally-produced morning sports talk show in the Quincy, Ill. area. The station also carries some syndicated talk shows, including Mike & Mike, Colin Cowherd, The Scott Van Pelt Show. WGEM-AM also carries Chicago Cubs baseball and Chicago Bulls basketball.

WGEM SportsCenter received second place in "Best Local Show" category of the 2010 Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards.

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Coordinates: 39°58′47″N 91°19′27″W / 39.97972°N 91.32417°W / 39.97972; -91.32417