WJDX (AM)

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WJDX
City of license Jackson, Mississippi
Broadcast area Jackson, Mississippi
Branding AM 620
Slogan Jackson's Talk, News and Sports
Frequency 620 kHz
First air date 1929
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 59817
Transmitter coordinates 32°22′56″N 90°11′26″W / 32.38222°N 90.19056°W / 32.38222; -90.19056
Former callsigns WJDX (1929-1990)
WJDS (1990-1998)
WJDX (1998-Current)[1]
Owner Clear Channel Communications
(Capstar TX Limited Partnership)
Webcast Listen Live
Website wjdx.com

WJDX (620 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Jackson, Mississippi. The station is owned by Clear Channel Communications and licensed to Capstar TX Limited Partnership. It airs a news/talk format.[2]

Mississippi Sports This Morning is AM-620's flagship local program. It has aired during WJDX's morning drive slot without interruption since 1998. It is currently hosted by Doug Colson and Jay White. It is the longest running daily sports talk program in Mississippi radio history.

WJDX also serves as the Jackson home for the New Orleans Saints and NASCAR.[3]

The station was assigned the current WJDX call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on October 9, 1998.[1] According to the FCC, the call letters were WJDS from July 6, 1990 to October 8, 1998. Prior to July 6, 1990 the call letters were WJDX for several years.

On October 3, 2011 WJDX changed their format to news/talk.

In the 1970s and early 1980s, WJDX was a successful Top 40 music station. Prior to that the station had been a conservative MOR music outlet.

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WJDX-AM.png (WJDX's logo under previous sports format)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Saints Radio Network Stations". New Orleans Saints. Retrieved February 25, 2009. 

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