|Broadcast area||Marion-Carbondale (IL) area|
|Slogan||The Voice of Southern Illinois|
|Repeater(s)||WCIL (AM) 1020 kHz (Carbondale)|
|Format||News Talk Information|
|Audience share||5.9 (Fa'06, R&R)|
|Power||770 watts (unlimited)|
|Facility ID||WJPF: 19058|
(MRR License LLC)
|Sister stations||WCIL, WCIL-FM, WUEZ, WOOZ-FM, WXLT|
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.
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). The reported value of this 17 station transaction was $43 million.
- "Marion-Carbondale (IL) Market Ratings". Radio & Records.
- "WJPF Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- 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.
- "Changing Hands - 1/12/2004". Broadcasting & Cable. 2004-01-12.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WJPF
- Radio-Locator Information on WJPF
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WJPF
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