WJEZ

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WJEZ
WJEZ station logo.PNG
CityDwight, Illinois
Broadcast areaPontiac, Illinois
BrandingClassic Hits 98.9
Slogan"Pontiac's Greatest Hits"
Frequency98.9 MHz
First air date1998 (as WLDC)
FormatClassic hits
ERP1,300 watts
HAAT149 meters (489 feet)
ClassA
Facility ID19211
Transmitter coordinates41°02′06″N 88°26′10″W / 41.03500°N 88.43611°W / 41.03500; -88.43611
Callsign meaningW J EZ = "Easy"
Former callsignsWDWT (1994-1997, CP)
WLDC (1997-2003)[1]
AffiliationsDial Global CBS News
OwnerCumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stationsWBNQ, WBWN, WJBC, WJBC-FM
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.wjez.com

WJEZ (98.9 FM, "Classic Hits 98.9") is a radio station licensed to the community of Dwight, Illinois, United States, and serving the greater Livingston County, Illinois, area. The station is owned by Cumulus Media and licensed to Cumulus Licensing LLC, which purchased the station from Townsquare Media.[2] It airs a classic hits music format.[3] In addition, the station superserves the area with news and information in addition to religious programming on Sundays.

The station was assigned the WJEZ call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on May 16, 2003.[1]

On November 29, 2012, WJEZ changed their format from adult contemporary to classic hits.[4]

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Wjez-150.png (WJEZ's logo under previous adult contemporary format)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ "Cumulus, Townsquare Swap Involves 65 Stations, 13 Markets, $116 Million Cash" from All Access (April 30, 2012)
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on March 1, 2010.
  4. ^ "WJEZ Shifts To Classic Hits - RadioInsight". radioinsight.com. 29 November 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2018.

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