Bristol Broadcasting Company

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bristol Broadcasting Company
Private
Industry Entertainment, Broadcasting
Founded early 1950s
Headquarters Bristol, Virginia
Key people
Nininger Family, Owners
Products radio
Website www.bristolbroadcasting.com

"Bristol Broadcasting Company" is a radio station chain operating 22 stations in three Southern United States markets: the Tri-Cities area of upper-east Tennessee and southwest Virginia (receiving its name from the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee); Paducah, Kentucky; and Charleston, West Virginia.

In each market it operates a country music station with a rabbit mascot and the slogan "24 carrot country", a Top 40/CHR station under the title "Electric", and every News/Talk station carries the name "Super Talk". Each respective genre of stations include identical jingles, voice imaging and playlists. Some stations also share disk jockeys through voice-tracking for over nights. The only differences in these stations are their frequencies and call signs.

Stations owned by Bristol Broadcasting[edit]

Tri-Cities[edit]

Charleston[edit]

Paducah / Mayfield[edit]

Sevierville[edit]

Recent acquisitions[edit]

August 2016, Bristol acquired Marion, Virginia-based stations WUKZ, W266BM-FX and WMEV-FM.

External links[edit]