Media in Augusta, Georgia

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Former WAGT studios in downtown Augusta

Media outlets in the Augusta, Georgia (United States) market include eight television stations, 24 FM radio stations, nine AM radio stations, one Internet radio station and numerous print media.


All broadcast television stations[1] are licensed to Augusta unless otherwise noted:

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Station Channels
Year established Network affiliations Station owner
WAGT-CD 26 / 30 1985 26.1: NBC
26.2: CW
Gray Television
WAAU-LD 23 / 23
2011 23.1: D2D (3AGN)
23.2: Telemundo
23.3: Tuff TV
Robert L. Hunnicutt, Inc.
1992 Independent Watchmen Broadcasting
(licensed to Wrens, Georgia)
20 / 6 1966 20.1: GPB (PBS)
20.2: GPB Create
20.3: GPB Knowledge
20.4: GPB Kids
Georgia Public Broadcasting
(licensed to Allendale, S.C.)
14 / 33 1967 14.1: ETV (PBS)
14.2: The South Carolina Channel
14.3: ETV World
14.4: SCETV PBS Kids
South Carolina Educational Television
WFXG 54 / 51 1991 54.1: Fox
54.2: Bounce TV
Raycom Media
WJBF 6 / 42 1953 6.1: ABC
6.2: Me-TV
Nexstar Media Group
WRDW-TV 12 / 12 1954 12.1: CBS
12.2: MyNetworkTV
12.3: Antenna TV
Gray Television


Radio tower in downtown Augusta

FM radio stations[edit]

Stations broadcasting on the FM frequency:[2]

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Frequency Station Station branding Station format Owner
88.3 WAFJ WAFJ 88.3 Christian contemporary Radio Training Network
89.1 WLJK Public broadcasting U.S. state of South Carolina
90.7 WACG-FM Public broadcasting U.S. state of Georgia
91.7 WLPE Good News Network Christian radio Barinowski Investment Company
92.3 WAEG Smooth Jazz 92.3 Smooth Jazz Perry Broadcasting
92.5 WEKS The Bear 92.5 Country Legacy Media Holdings, LLC
92.7 WKSX Oldies 92.7 Oldies Michaelsen Communications LLC
92.9 WYBO The Soul Mine Classic soul John Smith
93.9 WDRR 93.9 Bob FM Adult Hits Beasley Broadcast Group
94.7 WAAW Rejoice 94.7 Urban Gospel Frank Neely
95.1 WGAC-FM NewsTalk WGAC News Talk Beasley Broadcast Group
95.5 WCHZ HOT 95.5/93.1 Classic Urban Beasley Broadcast Group
96.3 WKSP 96.3 Kiss-FM Urban Adult Contemporary Clear Channel Communications
96.9 WTHB-FM Praise 96.9 Urban Gospel Perry Broadcasting
97.9 WIIZ The Wiz 97.9 Mainstream Urban Nicwild Communications, Inc.
98.3 WHHD HD98.3 CHR (Contemporary hit radio) Beasley Broadcast Group
99.5 WKXC-FM Kicks 99 Country Beasley Broadcast Group
100.3 WRMK-LP Faith 100.3 FM Religious The Good News Church (Augusta)
100.9 WAKB Magic 100.9 Urban Adult Contemporary Perry Broadcasting
101.5 W268AS Good News Network Religious Augusta Radio Fellowship Institute, Inc.
101.7 WTHO WTHO 101.7 Country Camellia City Communications, Inc.
101.9 W270CY News/Talk Beasley Broadcast Group
102.3 WEKL Eagle 102.3 Classic Rock Aloha Station Trust, LLC
102.7 WGUS-FM 102.7 WGUS Southern Gospel Beasley Broadcast Group
103.1 WFXA 103JAMZ The Fox Mainstream Urban Perry Broadcasting
103.7 WKZK Sonshine 103.7 Urban Gospel Gospel Radio Inc
104.3 WBBQ 104.3 WBBQ Adult Contemporary Clear Channel Communications
105.3 W287CG Freedom Radio FM Christian radio Edgewater Broadcasting, Inc
105.7 WLUB The Bull 105.7 Country iHeartMedia, Inc.
106.3 W292EE 106.3 Bull Icons Classic Country iHeartMedia, Inc.
106.5 WMCD Sports Radio Statesboro, Inc.
106.7 WTCB B106.7 Adult Contemporary Cumulus Media
107.1 WYFA BBN Religious radio Bible Broadcasting Network
107.7 WPRW Power 107 Urban Contemporary Clear Channel Communications

AM radio stations[edit]

Stations broadcasting on the AM frequency:

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Frequency Station Station branding Station format Network affiliations Owner
580 WGAC WGAC/580 News Talk Radio Talk radio CBS Radio
Premiere Radio Networks
Westwood One
Beasley Broadcast Group
1050 WFAM WFAM AM 1050 Christian radio Salem Radio Network Wilkins Communications Network
1230 WEZO The Blaze Adult standards Savannah River Radio Inc.
1340 WYNF ESPN 1340 Sports Radio ESPN Radio Clear Channel Communications
1380 WNRR WNRR/1380 News Talk Radio Talk radio Fox Radio
Premiere Radio Networks
Westwood One
TRN Radio Networks
1550 WTHB The Voice 1550 WTHB-AM Talk radio/Gospel Perry Broadcasting
1600 WKZK Sonshine 16 WKZK 1600 AM Urban Gospel Gospel Radio Inc
1630 WRDW (AM) News Talk Sports 1630 Talk radio Westwood One
ABC Radio
Sporting News Radio
Beasley Broadcast Group

Internet radio station[edit]

Stations broadcasting solely on the Internet:[3]

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Station Station branding Station format Owner
Solid Rock Radio Plug In To The Rock Christian Rock William Lee Moore

Print media[edit]

Local newspapers based in Augusta:

Newspaper name Type Circulation Owner
The Augusta Chronicle Daily newspaper 70,000 [4] Morris Communications
Augusta Medical Examiner Twice-monthly newspaper
Local and national health and medical news
The Metro Courier Weekly newspaper
Targeted to the African American community
Metro Spirit Free newspaper
Alternative news weekly
23,000 [5]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

  • "US Newspaper Directory: Georgia: Augusta". Chronicling America. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress.