KWFS (AM)

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KWFS
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CityWichita Falls, Texas
Broadcast areaWichita Falls metropolitan area
BrandingNewsTalk 1290 AM
Slogan"Texomas News and Talk Leader"
Frequency1290 kHz
FormatNews/Talk
Power
  • 5,000 Watts Day
  • 73 Watts Night
ClassD
Callsign meaningWichita FallS
AffiliationsCBS Radio News
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Wichita Falls License, LLC)
Sister stationsKBZS, KNIN-FM, KWFS-FM
WebsiteNewsTalk1290.com

KWFS (branded as News Talk 1290) is a radio station serving the Wichita Falls area with a news/talk radio format. It broadcasts on AM frequency 1290 kHz and is under ownership of Townsquare Media.

As of October 2017 programming on News Talk 1290 includes: Gordon Deal, Mike Hendren, Brian Kilmeade, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Robert Pratt, Mark Levin, Chad Benson, Todd Starnes (weekends), Dave Ramsey (weekends), "Coast to Coast AM" with George Noory, and more.

Local programming includes "Wake Up Call", hosted by Mike Hendren, which airs weekdays from 6am-9am central. Hendren, who also serves as the stations Brand Manager (Program Director), has been with KWFS-AM since July 2001.

KWFS-AM 1290 is the oldest, continuously broadcasting radio station in the city, having been on-air since 1949.

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Coordinates: 33°57′38″N 98°33′42″W / 33.96056°N 98.56167°W / 33.96056; -98.56167