Media in Louisville, Kentucky

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Vans of the three major news broadcasts in Louisville covering an event at 4th Street Live!

This is a list of media publications and sources in Louisville, Kentucky.

Newspapers, magazines and online news[edit]

The local daily newspaper in Louisville is The Courier-Journal, a property of the Gannett chain.

Local weekly newspapers include Business First of Louisville, Louisville Defender (African American paper published since 1933), Louisville Eccentric Observer (or LEO, a free alternative paper) and The Voice-Tribune.

Louisville Magazine, published monthly, highlights the city's culture and lifestyles. Other locally produced monthly magazines include Food & Dining Magazine,[1][non-primary source needed] which covers regional food and drink, and Today's Woman,[2][non-primary source needed] a national magazine featuring women and women's issues.

Macaroni Kid Louisville East is a local online news source covering family friendly events, businesses, activities, festivals, guides and more.

Insider Louisville is a locally owned online news source covering business, government, neighborhoods, arts and culture in Metro Louisville. They deliver a free daily newsletter.[3][non-primary source needed]


Louisville is also well served by television. Louisville's television stations include:

Call letters Channel Network affiliation
WAVE 3 (Cable 6) (NBC)
WHAS 11 (Cable 4) (ABC)
WKPC 15 (Cable 13) (PBS/KET1)
WBNA 21 (Cable 21) (Ind)
WMYO-CD 24 (Cable 138) (Laff)
MetroTV 25 (Cable Only) Louisville Metro affairs
WLKY 32 (Cable 5) (CBS)
WDRB 41 (Cable 9) (FOX)
WBKI 58 (Cable 10) (CW)
WKMJ 68 (Cable 15) (PBS/KET2)

The only cable service available in Louisville is from Charter Communications (doing business as Spectrum). They provide standard and premium cable TV service, high-speed Internet access and digital telephone service.


FM radio[edit]

Louisville's radio broadcasting stations cater to a wide variety of musical and other interests.

Call letters FM frequency Type Special notes
WNAS 88.1 New Albany High School
WJIE 88.5 Christian contemporary
WFPL 89.3 Public radio
WUOL 90.5 Classical University of Louisville
WKYU 90.9 Public radio Western Kentucky University - Elizabethtown, KY
WFPK 91.9 Adult album alternative
WTFX 93.1 Hip hop
WLCL 93.9 Sports
WULF 94.3 Country Hardinsburg, KY
WFIA 94.7 Religious
WQMF 95.7 Classic rock
WGZB 96.5 Hip hop
WAMZ 97.5 Country
WQXE 98.3 Hot adult contemporary Elizabethtown, KY
WNRW 98.9 Top 40
WDJX 99.7 Top 40
WLGX 100.5 Hot Adult Contemporary
WMJM 101.3 Urban adult contemporary
WXMA 102.3 Adult Hits
WQNU 103.1 Country
WAKY-FM 103.5 Oldies
WRKA 103.9 Rhythmic Adult contemporary
WAYI 104.3 Christian contemporary
WGHL 105.1 Alternative
WLVK 105.5 Country Elizabethtown, KY
WAYK 105.9 Christian contemporary
WVEZ 106.9 Adult contemporary
WSFR 107.7 Classic rock

AM radio[edit]

Call letters AM frequency Type Special notes
Information Channel 530 Information
WAKY 620 Oldies
WHBE 680 Sports ESPN Radio affiliate
WKRD 790 Sports
WHAS 840 News/talk
WFIA 900 Religious
WGTK 970 News/talk
WLCR 1040 Religious Catholic radio
WKJK 1080 Talk
WLLV 1240 Gospel music
WLOU 1350 Gospel nusic
WLRS 1570 News/talk
NOAA Weather Radio[4] 1610 Weather
Trimarc Traffic Channel[5] 1610 Traffic Louisville Metro traffic

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Food & Dining Magazine - Louisville's Foodie Magazine". Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "Today's Woman Now". Retrieved December 22, 2016.
  3. ^ "About Us". Insider Louisville. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  4. ^ "National Weather Service". Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  5. ^ "Trimarc". Trimarc. Retrieved April 1, 2017.


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