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City Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Broadcast area Tuscaloosa and vicinity
Branding The Truth 790 AM
Frequency 790 kHz
Translator(s) 107.3 W297AO (Brent)
First air date 1958 (as WTUG)
Format Gospel
Power 5,000 watts (day)
36 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 54795
Callsign meaning TSK = "Tuscaloosa"[1]
Former callsigns WTUG (1958-1980)
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa License, LLC)
Sister stations WTUG, WFFN, WBEI, WNPT, WTBC
Webcast Listen Live
Website 790wtsk.com

WTSK (790 AM, "The Truth 790 AM") is a radio station serving the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, area with a Gospel music format.[2] It is under ownership of Townsquare Media.

In February 2005, Apex Broadcasting Inc. (Houston L. Pearce, chairman) reached an agreement to sell WTSK and six other radio stations in Alabama to Citadel Broadcasting (Farid Suleman, chairman/CEO) for a reported sale price of $29 million.[3] Citadel merged with Cumulus Media on September 16, 2011.[4] Cumulus sold the station, along with its sister stations, to Townsquare Media effective July 31, 2012.


  1. ^ Nelson, Bob (2008-10-18). "Call Letter Origins". The Broadcast Archive. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on March 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Deals - 2/21/2005". Broadcasting & Cable. 2005-02-21. 
  4. ^ "Cumulus now owns Citadel Broadcasting". Atlanta Business Journal. September 16, 2011. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 33°11′17″N 87°35′23″W / 33.18806°N 87.58972°W / 33.18806; -87.58972