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WFTW NewsTalk1260 logo.png
City Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Broadcast area Fort Walton Beach and Vicinity
Branding NewsTalk 1260
Slogan "Celebrating 50 years of broadcasting to the Emerald Coast!"
Frequency 1260 kHz
First air date 1922
Format News/Talk
Power 2,500 watts (day)
131 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 27466
Callsign meaning W ForT Walton Beach
Affiliations ABC News
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stations WKSM, WNCV, WYZB, WZNS
Webcast Listen Live
Website NewsTalk 1260

WFTW (1260 AM, "NewsTalk 1260") is a radio station serving the Fort Walton Beach, Florida area with a news/talk radio format. This station broadcasts on AM frequency 1260 kHz and is under ownership of Cumulus Media and features on-line programming from ABC News Radio.

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WFTW earlier were assigned to a station in Fort Wayne, Indiana, that began broadcasting August 10, 1947.[1]


  1. ^ "Staff of New Ft. Wayne 1-kw Station Announced" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 13, 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 

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Coordinates: 30°24′49″N 86°37′40″W / 30.41361°N 86.62778°W / 30.41361; -86.62778