|Broadcast area||Defiance, Ohio
|Branding||"WONW AM 1280"|
|Slogan||"Defiance's News, Sports and Talk Station"|
|First air date||1949|
|Power||1,000 Watts daytime
500 Watts nighttime
|Affiliations||Fox Sports Radio|
(CC Licenses, LLC)
WONW has been on the air in Defiance since 1948 under the ownership of Tri-State Broadcasting, Inc.
It was in 1989 when WONW changed ownership for the first time when they were acquired by Maumee Valley Broadcasting, which at the time, owned now-sister station WNDH. Maumee Valley Broadcasting would later acquire now-sister FM station WZOM in 1994.
WONW would be sold for the third time back in 2000 to now-current owner Clear Channel Communications. In 2000, WONW's format changed from country to Adult Standards. It would remain the format until 2006, when WONW would become a news/sports/talk station, a format they used briefly in 1998 before returning for a brief time to country until 2000, when Clear Channel acquired WONW.
Today, WONW brings talk personalities from around the country, and a locally produced talk show. Several years ago, the station dropped its standards music programming to become an all news/talk outlet.
- WONW AM 1280 Online
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WONW
- Radio-Locator Information on WONW
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WONW
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