|Branding||The Word 100.7 FM|
|Repeater(s)||KBDT 1160 kHz|
|First air date||1987 (as KRJT)|
|Callsign meaning||The Word (a reference to John 1:1)|
Salem Media Group |
(Inspiration Media of Texas, LLC)
|Sister stations||KEXB, KLTY, KSKY, KTNO, KBDT, K273BJ|
KWRD-FM specializes in "infomercials" as well as Christian talk show programs involving well-known Christian personalities such as James Dobson and Alistair Begg. KWRD-FM is also the official home for Southlake Carroll Dragon Football during their season- Early September through December. KWRD-FM should not be confused with KWRD (AM) and is not owned by the company that owns KWRD.
KPXI (100.7 MHz) of Overton simulcast KWRD-FM of Salem Communications until early 2009. The FCC approved the transfer of KPXI to Jerry T. Hanszen of Carthage, Texas.
In 1997, Salem Communications bought KEWS 94.9 of Arlington, Texas and made it into a Christian Talk format as KWRD-FM The Word 94.9. KWRD-FM moved to 100.7 on December 22, 2000 by trading places with sister station KLTY.
Scott Wilder and Lauren Lintner joined The Word in 1997 to do a talk show in the afternoon.
On September 18, 2015, KWRD was simulcasting on former Radio Disney affiliate KMKI 620 AM (now KEXB) for a week until the station switched formats to Business News/Talk as content formerly airing on KVCE 1160 AM. As of October 20, 2015, KWRD-FM's programming is simulcating on KVCE 1160 AM (now KBDT).
- The Word 100.7 FM official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KWRD
- Radio-Locator information on KWRD
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KWRD
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