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WJPF NewsRadio1020-1340 logo.png
City Herrin, Illinois
Broadcast area Marion-Carbondale (IL) area
Branding Newsradio 1340
Slogan The Voice of Southern Illinois
Frequency 1340 kHz
Repeater(s) WCIL (AM) 1020 kHz (Carbondale)
Format News Talk Information
Audience share 5.9 (Fa'06, R&R[1])
Power 770 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID WJPF: 19058
Transmitter coordinates 37°50′4.00″N 89°1′40.00″W / 37.8344444°N 89.0277778°W / 37.8344444; -89.0277778
Affiliations Citadel Media
Owner Max Media
(MRR License LLC)
Sister stations WCIL, WCIL-FM, WUEZ, WOOZ-FM, WXLT
Website http://www.wjpf.com

WJPF (1340 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Herrin, Illinois, United States, the station serves the Marion-Carbondale area. The station is currently owned by Max Media, licensed to MRR License LLC, and features programming from ABC Radio.[2]


In December 2003, Mississippi River Radio, acting as Max Media LLC (John Trinder, president/COO), reached an agreement to purchase WCIL, WCIL-FM, WJPF, WOOZ-FM, WUEZ, WXLT, KCGQ-FM, KEZS-FM, KGIR, KGKS, KJEZ, KKLR-FM, KLSC, KMAL, KSIM, KWOC, and KZIM from the Zimmer Radio Group (James L. Zimmer, owner).[3] The reported value of this 17 station transaction was $43 million.[4]


  1. ^ "Marion-Carbondale (IL) Market Ratings". Radio & Records. 
  2. ^ "WJPF Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ Homan, John D. (2003-12-19). "Zimmer sells 17 radio stations". Southern Illinoisan. The Zimmer Radio Group, a family-owned media company, announced Wednesday it will sell 17 of its 32 stations [...] to Mississippi River Radio. 
  4. ^ "Changing Hands - 1/12/2004". Broadcasting & Cable. 2004-01-12. 

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