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City Newport News, Virginia
Broadcast area Hampton Roads
Branding Praise 104.9
Slogan The Ultimate Gospel Experience
Frequency 1270 kHz
Translator(s) 104.9 W285FM (Hampton)
First air date 1947
Format Black Gospel
Power 1,500 Watts daytime
900 Watts nighttime
Class B
Facility ID 3533
Transmitter coordinates 37°1′52.0″N 76°22′0.0″W / 37.031111°N 76.366667°W / 37.031111; -76.366667
Callsign meaning W The Jesus Zone
former branding
Owner Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Corporation
Sister stations WLES, WHKT, WRJR, WPMH
Webcast WTJZ Webstream
Website WTJZ Online

WTJZ is a Black Gospel formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Newport News, Virginia, serving Hampton Roads. WTJZ is owned and operated by Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Corporation.[1]

On January 3, 2017 WTJZ rebranded as "Praise 104.9" (simulcasting on FM translator W285FM 104.9 FM Hampton).[2]




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