Media in Topeka, Kansas

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The following television and radio stations serve the city of Topeka, Kansas, and surrounding areas.

Television[edit]

Topeka is the 133rd largest television media market in the United States (as ranked by Nielsen).[citation needed] The following is a list of television stations licensed to and/or broadcast from the city.

Display
Channel
Network[1] Callsign[2] City of License Notes
11.1 PBS KTWU Topeka, Kansas -
11.2 MHz WorldView
11.3 Enhance
12.1 Country Network KSQA Topeka, Kansas -
13.1 CBS WIBW-TV Topeka, Kansas -
13.2 MyNetworkTV/Me-TV
25.1 BUZZR WROB-LD Topeka, Kansas -
25.2 Justice Network
25.3 Q Network
25.4 Heartland TV Network
25.5 NewsMax TV
25.6 Weather Nation
25.7 Rev'N TV
25.8 Untamed Sports
25.9 Retro TV
25.10 This TV
25.11 Vibrant TV Network
25.12 Jewelry Television
27.1 NBC KSNT Topeka, Kansas -
27.2 FOX Simulcast of KTMJ-CD
40.1 GCN K40IJ-D Topeka, Kansas -
43.1 FOX KTMJ-CD Topeka, Kansas -
49.1 ABC KTKA-TV Topeka, Kansas -
49.2 - Local weather
49.3 CW -

According to Arbitron, the following Kansas counties are part of Topeka's DMA: Brown, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Washington,

Radio[edit]

Topeka is the 194th largest radio market (as determined by Arbitron). Several radio stations cover the Topeka area, including:

FM radio[edit]

Frequency Callsign Nickname Format Owner City of License Web site
88.1 KJTY 88.1 Family Life Radio Christian Family Life Communications Topeka, KS [1]
90.3 KBUZ Contemporary Christian Simulcast American Family Association Topeka, KS [2]
91.5 KANU Kansas Public Radio NPR University of Kansas Lawrence, KS [3]
92.5 KCVT Religion Bott Radio Silver Lake, KS [4]
92.9 KMXN 92.9 The Bull Country Great Plains Media Osage City, KS [5]
94.5 WIBW 94-Country Country Alpha Media Topeka, KS [6]
95.7 KCHZ 95-7 The Vibe Top-40/CHR Cumulus Broadcasting Ottawa, KS [7]
96.5 KRBZ-FM The Buzz Alternative Rock Entercom Kansas City Mission, KS

[8]

98.9 KQRC-FM The Rock Active Rock Entercom Kansas City Mission, KS

[9]

99.3 KWIC-FM The Eagle Classic Rock Cumulus Broadcasting Topeka, KS
100.3 KDVV V100 Classic/Active Rock Cumulus Broadcasting Topeka, KS

[10]

102.9 KTOP-FM 102.9 Nash Icon Country Cumulus Broadcasting St. Marys, KS [11]
105.5 KKJO K-Jo 105-5 Hot AC Eagle Radio Inc St. Joseph, MO

[12]

105.9 KKSW 105.9 Kiss-FM Top-40/CHR Great Plains Media Lawrence, KS [13]
106.9 KTPK Country Legends 106.9 Classic Country Alpha Media Topeka, KS

[14]

107.7 KMAJ Majic 107.7 Adult Contemporary Cumulus Broadcasting Shawnee, KS1 [15]

1 KMAJ has a construction permit to construct a new tower in Shawnee. Upon completion, Majic 107.7 will broadcast from there instead of Topeka, the current city of license.

AM radio[edit]

Frequency Callsign Nickname Format Owner City of License Web site
580 WIBW News/Sports/Talk Morris Communications Topeka, KS [16]
610 KCSP 610 Sports Sports/Sports Talk Entercom Kansas City, MO [17]
680 KFEQ News/Talk Eagle Radio St. Joseph, MO [18]
710 KCMO Fox News & Talk Radio Talk Susquehanna Radio Kansas City, MO [19]
810 WHB Sports Radio Sports/Sports Talk Union Broadcasting Kansas City, MO [20]
980 KMBZ News Radio News/Talk Entercom Kansas City, MO [21]
1250 KKHK La Super X Español Entercom Kansas City, KS [22]
1440 KMAJ News/Talk/Sports Cumulus Broadcasting Topeka, KS
1490 KTOP K-Top ESPN SPORTS Cumulus Broadcasting Topeka, KS

Market overlap[edit]

Several more stations from the Kansas City metropolitan area broadcast into Topeka. Most of Kansas City's stations are among those gauged in Aribtron's semi-annual surveys.

Many Topeka stations also penetrate into the eastern counties of the Wichita media market, notably Saline County, which contains Salina, and the counties around Salina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stations for Topeka, Kansas". RabbitEars.Info. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  2. ^ "TVQ TV Database Query". Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 

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