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WGIG logo.jpg
City Brunswick, Georgia
Broadcast area Brunswick area
Branding Real Radio 1440
Frequency 1440 kHz
Format News Talk Information
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 63432
Transmitter coordinates 31°10′7.00″N 81°32′14.00″W / 31.1686111°N 81.5372222°W / 31.1686111; -81.5372222
Former callsigns WBGA (1983-1987)
Affiliations Fox News Radio
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(AMFM Radio Licenses, L.L.C.)
Sister stations WBGA, WHFX, WQGA, WYNR
Website 1440wgig.net

WGIG (1440 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Brunswick, Georgia, United States, the station serves the Brunswick area. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., through licensee AMFM Radio Licenses, L.L.C. [1]


The station was assigned the call letters WBGA on September 15, 1983. On August 29, 1987, the station changed its call sign to the current WGIG.[2]

Many on air personalities have been employed by WGIG in their many years of service.

On Air Personalities-

Richard Anderson, also known as Rich Thomas (1983-1985)

Lauren Nobles, Hosted the local talk show Straight Talk (1996-2012)[3]

Scott Ryfun, Current host of local talk show Straight Talk (2012–present)[4]

On May 15, 2014, Qantum Communications announced that it would sell its 29 stations, including WGIG, to Clear Channel Communications for WALK AM-FM in Patchogue, New York as part of the sale of the WALK stations to Connoisseur Media.[5] The transaction was consummated on September 9, 2014.


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