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WJOL 1340WJOL logo.png
City Joliet, Illinois
Broadcast area Southwest Suburban Chicago
Branding 1340 WJOL
Will County's News, Talk, Sports
Slogan We've Got 'Em Talking!
Frequency 1340 AM (kHz)
Format News Talk/Sports
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Callsign meaning W JOLiet
Owner Alpha Media
(Alpha Media Licensee LLC)
Sister stations WSSR-FM,WCCQ, WRXQ
Webcast Listen live
Website www.wjol.com

WJOL 1340 AM is a radio station broadcasting a news talk/sports format. Licensed to Joliet, Illinois, United States, the station is currently owned by Alpha Media, through licensee Alpha Media Licensee LLC.

WJOL carries a variety of local programming, as well as nationally syndicated shows such as Laura Ingraham, The Huckabee Report, Dave Ramsey, and Doug Stephan.[1]

WJOL alumni[edit]

Notable radio personalities that have worked at WJOL include Frank O'Leary, Don Ladas, Bill Drilling, Art Hellyer, Bob Zak, Don Beno, Tony Ray, Ralph Sherman, Sr., Jerry Halasz, Max Carey, and Bob Wheeler.

From 1947-1950, novelist William Johnston worked as a news reporter for WJOL.[2]


  1. ^ WJOL Hosts Accessed May 9, 2010
  2. ^ "William Johnston". Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale. 2002. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 

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Coordinates: 41°32′06″N 88°03′15″W / 41.53500°N 88.05417°W / 41.53500; -88.05417