KJYO

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Not to be confused with Leesburg Executive Airport, whose ICAO code is also KJYO.
KJYO
City of license Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Broadcast area Oklahoma City Metroplex
Branding KJ 103
Slogan "Today's Best Music"
Frequency 102.7 MHz (also on HD Radio)
102.7 HD-2 for iHeartRadio Music Festival
First air date 1964 (as KJEM)
Format Top 40 (CHR)
ERP 94,100 watts
HAAT 372 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 11918
Callsign meaning relic of K-Joy days
Former callsigns KJEM (1964-1974)
KAFG (1974-1977)
KZUE (1977-1981)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website kj103.com

KJYO, known as "KJ 103", is a Top 40 (CHR) radio station serving the Oklahoma City area and is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. Its transmitter is located in Northeast Oklahoma City, and studios are located at the 50 Penn Place building on the Northwest side.

History[edit]

The station began broadcasting by 1964 as KJEM and adopted an adult standards format. Studios were located where the Oklahoma City Federal Building (Murrah Building) once stood. It changed calls in 1974 to KAFG and ran an automated oldies format. KAFG's transmitter site was at 23rd and N. Classen on top of the Citizen's National Bank tower.

In May 1977 it re-launched as a rock station known as "The Zoo" and adopted the call letters KZUE. During this time it was owned by INSILCO Broadcasting which later changed its name to Clear Channel Radio. After losing its audience to the then new KOFM (now Magic 104.1), it became an AC station known as "Z-103" in 1979. The station adopted the handle "K-Joy" (The Joy of Oklahoma) and an easy listening format in 1981 and changed its call letters to KJYO. It has been a top 40 outlet since 1983 but leaned towards the Rhythmic Top 40 format in 1989-1991 when it was known as "Kontinous Jams." In late 2007 KJYO-HD2 was launched with a New Music format. In late 2015 KJYO-HD2 changed New Music format to iHeartRadio Music Festival.

On Air[edit]

TJ Janet and Jrod in the morning 6AM-10AM
Mike McCoy 10AM-12N
Ryan Seacrest 12N-3PM M-F
Frito on the Radio 3PM-7PM
Brad B Nights 7PM-12AM
Sunday Night Slow Jams w/ Brad B!

Oklahoma City's Top Radio Station again In Spring/Winter of 2009 KJYO KJ103 went #1 12+ KJYO also was No. 1 in afternoon drive with Kramer and evenings with Frito.
The station’s "Sunday Night Slow Jams,” hosted by Brad B, also dominated its time slot.

Former Air Personalities

  • Ronnie Rocket (Now Mornings at KMXV Kansas City)
  • Tod Tucker (Past PD WPUP and WGMG Athens-Greater Atlanta for Cox Media Group. Now at Tyler Media Oklahoma City)
  • Mark Shannon (Deceased)
  • Teresa Maxwell (Now Mornings at KMXV Kansas City)
  • Stacy Barton
  • Danny Douglas
  • Steve Summers
  • Joel Folger
  • Brian (Ponch) Kelly (Now PD of KMXV Kansas City)
  • Ric Reece
  • Dan Tooker
  • Bob Campbell
  • Josh Knauer
  • Scholar Brad (Now afternoons at J-103 Chattanooga)
  • Domino (Former KIIS/LA, KISS/Dallas)
  • Dylan Sprague (Now Ops Manager of Clear Channel Boston)
  • Maverick (Former PD of WiLD/Atlanta)

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Coordinates: 35°35′53″N 97°29′24″W / 35.598°N 97.490°W / 35.598; -97.490