Media in Indianapolis

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Indianapolis, Indiana is served by local media, as well as regional and national media. As of 2009, Indianapolis is ranked as the 25th largest media market, with over 1.1 million homes.[1]

Radio and television broadcasts are governed by the FCC.[2]

Print media[edit]

The Indianapolis Star has the most subscriptions for a daily newspaper in the city. It is owned by Gannett, which also publishes a weekly newspaper called The Topics that focuses on local and community-related news for northern Indianapolis and the surrounding suburbs.

Nuvo Newsweekly and Indianapolis Monthly are local publications concentrating on arts, entertainment, nightlife and lifestyles.

The Indianapolis Recorder is a weekly publication which serves the African-American community. La Voz De Indiana is a bilingual newspaper focused on Latin-American issues. Tribuna News is a Bilingual (English-Spanish) newspaper for Hispanics in Indianapolis, focused on local news.

The Indianapolis Business Journal and Inside Indiana Business are business news publications for the greater Indianapolis region.

A community newspaper, The Broad Ripple Gazette, serves the Broad Ripple area of the city.


Indianapolis is served by the following local broadcast television stations:


FM stations[edit]

Call Sign Frequency in MHz Licensee/permittee[5]
WICR 88.7 University of Indianapolis
WJEL 89.3 Metropolitan School District of Washington Township
WFYI-FM 90.1 Metropolitan Indianapolis Public Broadcasting
WQRA 90.5 Educational Media Foundation
WBDG 90.9 Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township
WEDM 91.1 Metropolitan School District of Warren Township
WRFT 91.5 Franklin Township Community School Corporation
WTTS 92.3 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc.
WIBC 93.1 Emmis Communications
WRWM 93.9 Cumulus Media
WFBQ 94.7 iHeartMedia
WFMS 95.5 Cumulus Media
WFDM-FM 95.9 Raven Broadcasting
WHHH 96.3 Radio One
WLHK 97.1 Emmis Communications
WZRL 98.3 iHeartMedia
WZPL 99.5 Entercom Communications
WNOW-FM 100.9 Radio One
WKLU 101.9 Educational Media Foundation
WOLT 103.3 iHeartMedia
WJJK 104.5 Cumulus Media
WYXB 105.7 Emmis Communications
WTLC-FM 106.7 Radio One
WEDJ 107.1 Continental Broadcast Group
WNTR 107.9 Entercom Communications

The Bob & Tom Show, syndicated across much of the United States, airs from Indianapolis.

AM stations[edit]

Call Sign Frequency in kHz Licensee/Permittee[6]
WSYW 810 Continental Broadcast Group
WXLW 950 Raven Broadcasting
WFNI 1070 Emmis Communications
WNDE 1260 iHeartMedia
WTLC-AM 1310 Radio One
WXNT 1430 Entercom Communications
WBRI 1500 Wilkins Communications Network
WNTS 1590 Davison Media Group


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 4, 2004. Retrieved June 4, 2004. 
  2. ^ "Index of Media Bureau CDBS Public Database Files". Federal Communications Commission. 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Broadcast Applications 7/19/2017" (PDF). FCC. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 3 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "On Air Stations / DTV America". DTV America. DTVAmerica Web. Retrieved 3 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "FMQ FM Radio Database Query". Federal Communications Commission. 2008. Archived from the original on August 25, 2009. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  6. ^ "AMQ AM Radio Database Query". Federal Communications Commission. 2008. Archived from the original on August 25, 2009. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 

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