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KNZR logo.gif
City Bakersfield, California
Broadcast area Bakersfield, California
Branding 1560 & 97.7 FM KNZR
Slogan "News. Talk. Dodgers."
Frequency 1560 kHz
First air date 1935
Format News/Talk
Power 25,000 watts (day)
10,000 watts (night)
Class A
Facility ID 7715
Former callsigns 1933-1990: KPMC[1]
Owner Alpha Media, LLC
(Alpha Media Licensee LLC)
Sister stations KKBB, KLLY, KNZR-FM
Webcast Listen Live

KNZR (1560 AM) is a news/talk radio station based in Bakersfield, California, United States. The station broadcasts with 25,000 watts of power daytime and 10,000 watts nighttime, and can be heard in most of California and other Western states every night. KNZR is designated by the FCC as a "clear channel", Class A radio station. It is owned by Alpha Media, LLC, through licensee Alpha Media Licensee LLC. The station was assigned the KNZR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on September 21, 1990.[1] An FM simulcast on KNZR-FM began in November 2011.


KNZR is the local home of Coast to Coast AM, The Glenn Beck Program, The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Jaz McKay Radio Extravaganza, Inga Barks Show, and The Mark Levin Show.


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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Coordinates: 35°18′30″N 119°02′46″W / 35.30833°N 119.04611°W / 35.30833; -119.04611