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City Kinston, North Carolina
Branding 960 The Bull
Slogan CBS Sports Radio
Frequency 960 kHz
First air date February 28, 1937
Format Sports
Power 5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 36944
Transmitter coordinates 35°16′57.00″N 77°39′9.00″W / 35.2825000°N 77.6525000°W / 35.2825000; -77.6525000
Callsign meaning Watchful Regional News Service
Former callsigns WFTC
Affiliations CBS Sports Radio
Owner Dick Broadcasting
(Dick Broadcasting Company, Inc. of Tennessee)
Website www.960thebull.com

WRNS (960 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format featuring programming from CBS Sports Radio, as well as the affiliate for the Down East Wood Ducks.[1] Licensed to Kinston, North Carolina, United States, the station is currently owned by Dick Broadcasting, through licensee Dick Broadcasting Company, Inc. of Tennessee.

In September 2017, Dick Broadcasting announced the purchase of Alpha Media stations in three markets — 18 stations and two translators in total, at a purchase price of $19.5 million.[2] The acquisition of WRNS by Dick Broadcasting was consummated on December 20, 2017.


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