WTUG-FM

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WTUG-FM
WTUG 92.9 logo.png
City Northport, Alabama
Broadcast area Tuscaloosa and Vicinity
Branding WTUG 92.9 FM
Slogan Tuscaloosa's #1 For R&B Hits and Classics
Frequency 92.9 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date 1979
Format Urban Adult Contemporary
HD2: Sports (WNPT-FM simulcast)
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 298.8 meters (980 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 54796
Transmitter coordinates 33°3′15.00″N 87°32′57.00″W / 33.0541667°N 87.5491667°W / 33.0541667; -87.5491667
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa License, LLC)
Sister stations WFFN, WBEI, WNPT-FM, WTSK, WTBC
Webcast Listen Live
Website wtug.com

WTUG-FM (92.9 FM) is a radio station serving the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, vicinity with an Urban Adult Contemporary format. [1] Licensed to Northport, Alabama, USA. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media.[2]

In February 2005, Apex Broadcasting Inc. (Houston L. Pearce, chairman) reached an agreement to sell WTUG-FM 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 WTUG-FM and its sister stations to Townsquare Media effective July 31, 2012.

WTUG supplies daily weather from Meteorologist James Spann ABC 33/40... However when there is any severe weather, including Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Winter Weather, and Tropical Weather from The Gulf that moves inland to effect West, Alabama; Local Townsquare Media Severe & Winter Weather Meteorologist; Bobby Best covers all of these events live from The TownSquare Media-Tuscaloosa studios, including not only WTUG-FM, but all sister stations in the Tuscaloosa and West, Alabama radio market. The primary severe weather coverage area for Townsquare Media-Tuscaloosa includes; Tuscaloosa, Pickens, Fayette, Lamar, Green, Hale, and Bibb Counties, along with portions of Northern Sumter, Southern Walker, Southern Marion, and Western Jefferson counties in Alabama!

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WTUG-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  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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