Media in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Media in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a designated market area (DMA) or media market that includes print media (newspapers and magazines) and broadcast media (radio and television) in the greater Albuquerque metropolitan area.

Newspapers[edit]

Magazines[edit]

  • ABQ Arts & Entertainment: a free monthly magazine covering art, theater, music, dance and film[9]
  • Accent Albuquerque Magazine; defunct [10]
  • Albuquerque the Magazine: a monthly magazine chronicling life in Albuquerque[11]
  • Around 505: celebrates the unique lifestyle in the metropolitan Southwest; covers upcoming performances from ballet to retro rock, home improvement tips, and a product showcase; free on the stands[12]
  • Local Flavor: a free, monthly magazine covering food and wine in northern New Mexico[13]
  • Local iQ: Albuquerque's refined modern lifestyle magazine; contains hyper-local information including arts and entertainment, food, wine, music, film, books, theater, travel, comedy, retail and art, among many other topics; printed bi-weekly; free on the stands[14]
  • New Mexico Kids!: a free family magazine packed with information for parents, grandparents, educators and young people; includes a comprehensive calendar of events, directories of schools, camps and afterschool activities, regular columns, and feature stories; distributed to more than 300 locations in and around Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Los Alamos; six issues are published each year[15]
  • New Mexico MarketPlace: New Mexico's oldest and largest monthly shopper publication; distributed free of charge by direct mail to 175,000 recipient single-family households throughout the Albuquerque metro area[16]
  • Su Casa Magazine: New Mexico's most trusted Home Building & Remodeling publication is distributed to Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Las Cruces, El Paso and surrounding areas. This 26 year old publication features editorial about local builders, remodelers, interior design and decor, landscaping, food and travel.[17]
  • Weekly Alibi: a free, alternative weekly newspaper published in Albuquerque, featuring news, film, music, art, food, entertainment, blogs, personals and event calendars[18]

Television[edit]

Full-powered stations

Callsign Display Ch. Digital Ch. Programming Name/slogan Owner
KASA 02 27 2.1 Telemundo "Telemundo 2 KASA" Ramar Communications
KOB 04 26 4.1 NBC, 4.2 This TV, 4.3 Comet "Eyewitness News 4" Hubbard Broadcasting
KNME 05 35 5.1 PBS, 5.2 PBS Kids, 5.3 FNX "New Mexico PBS" UNM/APS
KOAT 07 07 7.1 ABC, 7.2 Estrella TV, 7.3 Justice Network "Action 7 News" Hearst-Argyle
KNMD 09 08 9.1 PBS World, 9.2 Create "New Mexico PBS" UNM
KRQE 13 13 13.1 CBS, 13.2 Fox "KRQE News 13"/"Fox New Mexico" (13.2) Nexstar Broadcasting
KTFQ 14 22 14.1 UniMás "UniMás Nuevo México" UniMás owned, Entravision operated
KTEL 15 27 15.1 MeTV "MeTV Albuquerque" Ramar Communications
KWBQ 19 29 19.1 The CW, 19.2 Grit, 19.3 Laff, 19.4 Ion "New Mexico's CW" Tamer Media
KASA 29 27 29.1 H&I Ramar Communications
KASA 33 27 33.1 Movies! Ramar Communications
KLUZ 41 42 41.1 Univision, 41.2 LATV, 41.3 HSN "Univision Nuevo Mexico" Entravision
KASY 50 45 50.1 MNTV, 50.2 Escape, 50.3 GetTV, 50.4 Cozi TV "My50-TV" Tamer Media

Religious stations

Callsign Display Ch. Digital Ch. Programming Owner
KCHF 11 10 11.1 Various Christian Programs, 11.2 Antenna TV, 11.3 QVC, 11.4 QVC+, 11.5 KDAZ audio Son Broadcasting
KNAT 23 24 23.1 TBN, 23.2 Church Channel, 23.3 JCTV, 23.4 TBN Enlace, 23.5 Smile of a Child Trinity Broadcasting
KAZQ 32 17 32.1 Religious Independent, 32.2 (relays 32.1), 32.3 SBN, 32.5 Daystar Alpha-Omega Broadcasting

Low-powered stations

Callsign Display Ch. Digital Ch. Programming Owner
KTEL-CD 15 15 15.3 Telemundo Ramar Communications
KUPT-LD 16 16 16.1 Movies!, 16.2 infomercials, 16.3 H&I Ramar Communications
KYNM-CD 21 21 21.1 Antenna TV, 21.2 The Action Channel, 21.3 Retro TV, 21.4 Rev'n, 21.5 WeatherNation TV, 43.7 LifehacksDRTV Belmax Broadcasting
KTVS-LD 36 36 36.1 Religious Independent, 36.2 Almavision, 36.3 blank Alpha-Omega Broadcasting
KRTN-LD 39 39 39.1 Me-TV, 39.2 Buzzr, 39.3 Jewelry TV, 39.4 infomercials Ramar Communications
KNMQ-LD 43 43 43.1 Antenna TV, 43.3 QVC, 43.4 QVC+, 43.5 KCHF relay, 43.6 KDAZ audio, 43.7 LifehacksDRTV RJ Enterprises

Analog

Local cable channels
Comcast is the main cable television provider in Albuquerque.

Radio[edit]

AM stations[edit]

Station Frequency Format(s) Branding Website
KNML 610 Sports Talk The Sports Animal 610thesportsanimal.com
KDAZ 730 Religious AM 730 am730kdaz.com
KKOB 770 News/Talk NewsRadio KKOB 770kkob.com
KARS 840 Active Rock Area 102.9 area1029.com
KSVA 920 Christian Talk LifeTalk Radio lifetalk.net
KKIM 1000 Christian Talk wilkinsradio.com
KTBL 1050 Talk 1050 KTBL 1050talk.com
KXKS 1190 Spanish Christian wilkinsradio.com
KDSK 1240 Oldies Sound Souvenirs kdsk.com
KABQ 1350 Talk Progressive Talk 1350 abqtalk.com
KRZY 1450 Spanish Sports Talk ESPN Deportes espndeportes1450.com
KOAZ 1510 Smooth Jazz The Oasis 1037theoasis.com
KQNM 1550 Catholic Radio Immaculate Heart Radio ihradio.com
KIVA 1600 Talk Fox News ABQ abq.fm

FM stations[edit]

Station Frequency Format(s) Branding Website
KLYT 88.3 Christian Rock Star 88 mystaticradio.com
KANW 89.1 NPR and PRI, New Mexico music KANW kanw.com
KUNM 89.9 NPR and college radio KUNM kunm.org
KQLV 90.7 Christian AC K-Love klove.com
KFLQ 91.5 Christian Radio Family Life Radio myflr.org
KRST 92.3 Country Nash FM nashfm923krst.com
KKOB 93.3 Current Hit Radio KOB FM kobfm.com
KZRR 94.1 Rock 94 Rock 94rock.com
KOLZ 95.1 Rhythmic Oldies Hot 95.1 hotabq.com
KHFM 95.5 Classical Classical KHFM classicalkhfm.com
KBZU 96.3 Country Hits Nash Icon 963nashicon.com
KKSS 97.3 Rhythmic Contemporary Kiss 97.3 mykiss973.com
KLVO 97.7 Regional Mexican Radio Lobo radiolobo.net
KABG 98.5 Classic Hits Big 98.5 big985.com
KMGA 99.5 Adult Contemporary Magic FM 995magicfm.com
KPEK 100.3 Hot AC The Peak 1003thepeak.com
KJFA 101.3 Regional Mexican La Jefa kjfa.com
KQTM 101.7 Sports Talk 101.7 The Team 1017theteam.com
KIOT 102.5 Classic Rock Coyote 102.5 coyote1025.com
KDRF 103.3 Adult Hits eD FM ed.fm
KTEG 104.1 Modern Rock The Edge 1041theedge.com
KABQ 104.7 80s Hits 104.7 KABQ 1047kabq.com
KKRG 105.1 Classic hip-hop Yo! 105.1 yo1051.com
KQRI 105.5 Christian Hits Air 1 air1.com
KRZY 105.9 Latin Adult Hits Jose jose1059.com
KDLW 106.3 Current Hit Radio Z 106-3 z1063.com
KAGM 106.7 Modern AC The River theriver1067.com
KNKT 107.1 Christian Radio The Connection knkt.com
KBQI 107.9 Country Big I 107.9 bigi1079.com

FM translators[edit]

Translator Frequency Format Parent Station Website
K220GM 91.9 Religious Talk KEAR
K225CH 92.9 Oldies KDSK kdsk.com
K229CL 93.7 Talk KIVA abq.fm
K233CG 94.5 News/Talk KKOB (AM) 770kkob.com
K240BL 95.9 Talk KIVA abq.fm
K245CD 96.9 Christian/Conservative Talk KDAZ am730kdaz.com
K251AU 98.1 Classic Country KBQI (HD-2) classiccountry981.com
K255AU 98.9 Catholic Radio KQNM ihradio.com
K265CA 100.9 Urban Contemporary KZRR (HD-2) 1009thebeat.com
K275AO 102.9 Active Rock KARS area1029.com
K279BP 103.7 Smooth Jazz KOAZ 1037theoasis.com
K298BY 107.5 News/Talk KANW (HD-2) kanw.com

Low Power FM[edit]

Station Frequency Format(s) Branding Website
KMGG-LP 99.9 Urban Adult Contemporary The Beat 99thebeatfm.com
KQUQ-LP 102.1 Community www.quote-unquote.org

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