|City||Fort Walton Beach, Florida|
|Broadcast area||Fort Walton Beach and Vicinity|
|Slogan||"Celebrating 50 years of broadcasting to the Emerald Coast!"|
|First air date||1922|
|Power||2,500 watts (day)|
131 watts (night)
|Callsign meaning||W ForT Walton Beach|
|Owner||Cumulus Media |
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
|Sister stations||WKSM, WNCV, WYZB, WZNS|
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
The call letters WFTW earlier were assigned to a station in Fort Wayne, Indiana, that began broadcasting August 10, 1947.
- "Staff of New Ft. Wayne 1-kw Station Announced" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 13, 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
- NewsTalk 1260 - Official Site
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WFTW
- Radio-Locator Information on WFTW
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WFTW
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