WMJY

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WMJY
City Biloxi, Mississippi
Broadcast area Biloxi-Gulfport
Branding Magic 93.7
Slogan Gulfport/Biloxi's Best Variety
Gulfport/Biloxi's Christmas Station (Nov.-Dec.)
Frequency 93.7 MHz
First air date 1966 9as WQID)
Format Adult Contemporary
Christmas music (Nov.-Dec.)
ERP 100,000 watts horiz
98,300 watts vert
HAAT 300 meters
Class C
Facility ID 61368
Former callsigns WQID (1966-1994)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(CC Licenses, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website magic937.iheart.com

WMJY (93.7 FM, "Magic 93.7") is a mainstream adult contemporary music formatted radio station based in GulfportBiloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., and they broadcast with an ERP of 100 kW.

History[edit]

The station has it origins as WQID-FM which located to the 93.7 dial position in the 1970s. During the height of the 1980s Top 40 radio, QID rode to the top of the radio waves. A series of ownership changes and format changes ensued and WQID found itself in a ratings slump in the early 1990s. Starr Broadcasting bought the station along with sister AM WVMI in 1994 and changed the format to Soft Rock WMJY, Magic 93.7. The station has been a long-time ratings leader with adults along the Coast. Multi-Market Radio bought out Starr in 1994 and a series of mergers led to iHeartMedia, Inc. (formally Clear Channel Communications) owning the station since 2001.

Signal[edit]

WMJY broadcast tower is in Jackson County covering all areas far east to Mobile, Alabama and far west to Slidell, Louisiana.

Airstaff[edit]

5:00AM–9:00AM The Magic Morning show w/ Walter Brown and Kelly Bennett 9:00AM–2:00PM Jana 2:00PM–7:00PM Jeff Stevens 7:00pm-12Mid Delilah

Operations Manager Walter Brown has been overseeing the station's programming since its inception and has been half of the morning team with Kelly Bennett. Together, Walter and Kelly are the longest running morning show on the Gulf Coast, over 16 years. iHeartMedia, Inc. (formally Clear Channel Communications) currently owns and operates the station along with sister stations WKNN, WBUV and WQYZ

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Coordinates: 30°29′10″N 88°42′54″W / 30.486°N 88.715°W / 30.486; -88.715