Birach Broadcasting Corporation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Birach Broadcasting Corporation is a company based in Southfield, Michigan, USA, that owns several AM radio stations and, formerly, one low-power television (LPTV) station in the US.[1] Many stations in the Birach portfolio run ethnic broadcasting. The company is wholly owned by its president and CEO Sima Birach.

Stations owned[edit]

Radio stations[edit]

Callsign Frequency Band City State Format
KJMU 1340 AM Sand Springs OK Spanish
KOLE 1340 AM Port Arthur TX Brokered (Overcomer Ministry)
KXLQ 1490 AM Indianola IA Regional Mexican
WBRD 1420 AM Palmetto FL Brokered (Overcomer Ministry)
WBVA 1450 AM Bayside VA Defunct, license deleted by FCC
WCAR 1090 AM Livonia MI Regional Mexican
WCXI 1160 AM Fenton MI Brokered (Overcomer Ministry)
WCXN 1170 AM Claremont NC Brokered (Overcomer Ministry)
WDMV 700 AM Walkersville MD Spanish
WEW 770 AM St. Louis MO Brokered (Overcomer Ministry)
WGOP 540 AM Pocomoke City MD Silent[a]
WIJR 880 AM Highland IL Regional Mexican
WMFN 640 AM Peotone IL Black Information Network[b]
WNWI 1080 AM Oak Lawn IL Ethnic
WNZK[c] 690 AM Dearborn Heights MI Ethnic, talk
680 AM
WPON 1460 AM Walled Lake MI Oldies
WTOR 770 AM Youngstown NY Ethnic[d]
WVAB 1550 AM Virginia Beach VA Defunct, license deleted by FCC
WWCS 540 AM Canonsburg PA Brokered (Overcomer Ministry)
  1. ^ Operated by Bay Broadcasting Inc. (Michael Powell) under an LMA. Currently silent after the station's facilities were destroyed in a 2022 fire.
  2. ^ Operated by iHeartMedia under a local marketing agreement.
  3. ^ WNZK broadcasts on 690 kHz during the daytime and on 680 kHz during the nighttime; it is the only radio station in North America licensed to operate on two different frequencies.
  4. ^ Operated by Radio Saaz-o-Awaz in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, under a local marketing agreement. Birach holds the WTOR license due to regulations forbidding foreign ownership of stations.

Television station[edit]

Station Channel Community of license Network Notes
KIJR-LP 47 Lucerne Valley, California Defunct; license cancelled July 8, 2022


  1. ^ "Birach Broadcasting Corp - Company Profile and News". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2024-02-24.

External links[edit]