|City||Pinetops, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Rocky Mount, North Carolina|
|First air date||1986|
|Former callsigns||WWRT (1990-1996)
|Affiliations||Steve Harvey Morning Show|
|Owner||First Media Radio, LLC|
|Sister stations||WDWG, WRMT|
WPWZ (95.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Mainstream Urban format. Licensed to Pinetops, North Carolina, USA, it serves the Rocky Mount area. The station is currently owned by First Media Radio.
In 2009, a signal increase to 50,000 watts is planned.
WEQQ signed on in the 1990s, simulcasting the hot adult contemporary music WEQR. The station picked up the country music format and WKTC call letters of what is now WWPL in 1998. In late 2003, the station played Christmas music and then became WPWZ "Power 95.5 FM", playing urban contemporary music by artists such as Beyoncé, Marvin Gaye and Ludacris, while WDWG took over the country music format. Starting in 2004, they began to play R&B all day as well as the Russ Parr Morning Show until 2006 when they switched to the Steve Harvey Morning Show.
- official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WPWZ
- Radio-Locator information on WPWZ
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WPWZ
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