|City||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Broadcast area||Baton Rouge area|
|Slogan||Discover With Us|
|Frequency||89.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||January 18, 1980|
HD2: Public radio
|Affiliations||National Public Radio, Public Radio International|
|Owner||Public Radio Inc.|
WRKF (89.3 FM) is a U.S. public radio station offering a 24-hour mix of local and national news, information and entertainment programming. WRKF, Baton Rouge's sole NPR affiliate, is owned and operated by Public Radio, Inc. and broadcasts at 28,000 watts.
WRKF was launched on January 18, 1980. Initial programming was typical for a community-based public radio station of that time. It included classical, jazz, folk, big-band standards, and NPR news. Studios were in a temporary building at the transmitter site on Frenchtown Road. In 1986, the station moved to its current location on Valley Creek Drive in the city. Current President/General Manager is David Gordon.
- WRKF official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WRKF
- Radio-Locator information on WRKF
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WRKF
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