WIOL-FM

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WIOL-FM
City Waverly Hall, Georgia
Broadcast area Columbus, Georgia
Branding 95.7 ESPN
Frequency 95.7 MHz
First air date 1994 (as WKZJ)
Format Sports
ERP 6,000 watts
HAAT 70 meters
Class A
Facility ID 50534
Transmitter coordinates 32°41′54.00″N 84°44′9.00″W / 32.6983333°N 84.7358333°W / 32.6983333; -84.7358333
Former callsigns WKZJ (1993-2005)
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Davis Broadcasting, Inc.
(Davis Broadcasting, Inc. of Columbus)
Sister stations WEAM-FM, WFXE, WIOL, WKZJ, WOKS
Webcast Listen Live
Website 957espn.com

WIOL-FM (95.7 FM, "95.7 ESPN") is a radio station broadcasting a sports radio format. Licensed to Waverly Hall, Georgia, United States, the station serves the Columbus, Georgia, area. The station is owned by Davis Broadcasting of Columbus, Inc. and features programming from ESPN Radio. Its studios are co-located with four other sister stations on Wynnton Road in Columbus east of downtown, and its transmitter is located in Waverly Hall.

History[edit]

The station was assigned the call letters WKZJ on 1993-09-15. On 30 March 2005, the station changed its call sign to the current WIOL.[1]

WIOL changed format from Classic Hits to Hot AC in late 2007, and changed the station moniker from Classic Hits 95-7 The River to the New Mix 95-7. On October 16, 2009, WIOL changed format to sports talk and carries the simulcast of WIOL 1580 AM.

Previous Logos[edit]

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