|Broadcast area||Bakersfield metropolitan area|
|Slogan||"Today's Best Mix"|
|First air date||October 1, 1964|
|Format||Hot Adult Contemporary|
|HAAT||396 meters (1299 ft)|
|Owner||American General Media|
|Sister stations||KEBT, KERI, KERN, KGEO, KISV, KKXX|
KGFM (101.5 MHz, "101.5 KGFM") is a commercial FM radio station in Bakersfield, California. The station is owned by American General Media and licensed to AGM California. The station airs a Hot Adult Contemporary radio format.
On October 1, 1964, KGFM first signed on the air. It was the sister station of AM 1230 KGEE (now KGEO). Originally, KGFM was largely an instrumental beautiful music station through the 1960s and 70s. By the 1980s, it was adding more vocals and had moved to an easy listening sound. By 1992, KGFM completed the transition to soft adult contemporary. KGFM stayed with Soft AC until 2005, when the decision was made to emphasize gold product.
In 2013, KGFM began is transition toward a Hot AC format, dropping all songs from before 1980. KGFM rebranded as "101.5 Today's Best Mix." By 2015, KGFM was only playing songs recorded after 2000.
- The programming on this station features weekday mornings with E.J. Tyler, Becky on middays, and Jennifer Grant on afternoons.
- KGFM official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KGFM
- Radio-Locator information on KGFM
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KGFM
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