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City Wheeling, West Virginia
Broadcast area Wheeling, West Virginia
St. Clairsville, Ohio
Branding AM 1600 WKKX
Slogan The Valley's Watchdog
Frequency 1600 kHz
First air date 1963
Format News/Talk/Sports
Power 5,000 Watts daytime
33 Watts nighttime
Class D
Facility ID 72172
Transmitter coordinates 40°5′26.0″N 80°42′11.0″W / 40.090556°N 80.703056°W / 40.090556; -80.703056
Former callsigns WOHZ
Affiliations Cleveland Browns Radio Network
Fox Sports Radio
Owner RCK 1 Group, LLC
Sister stations WVLY
Webcast WKKX Webstream
Website WKKX Online

WKKX is a News/Talk/Sports formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Wheeling, West Virginia, United States, serving Wheeling in West Virginia and St. Clairsville in Ohio. WKKX is owned and operated by RCK 1 Group, LLC.


WKKX is a locally-owned station that features local news talk. Notable hosts are John Blackmore, Howard Monroe, Steve Novotney, Sherrie McCutcheon and Bill DiFabio.

In 2009, the long-running Jamboree radio program moved from its longtime home of WWVA, where it had aired from 1933 until its cancellation in the mid-2000s, to WKKX. The Jamboree is the third longest running radio program in the US behind the Grand Ole Opry and Music and the Spoken Word.[1] The Jamboree moved to WWOV no later than 2016.

Daily programming is simulcast on both AM 1600 WKKX and AM 1370 WVLY between 6am-10am and 2pm-6pm.

WKKX is an affiliate of Yahoo Sports Radio, carrying its programming overnight.


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