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CityPort Allen, Louisiana
Broadcast areaBaton Rouge metropolitan area
BrandingHeaven AM 1460
Frequency1460 kHz
First air date1953
Power4,700 watts (Day)
290 watts (Night)
Facility ID11606
OwnerCumulus Media
(Radio License Holding CBC, LLC)
Sister stationsKQXL-FM, WRQQ, WEMX-FM, WIBR
WebcastListen Live

WXOK (1460 AM, "Heaven 1460") is a Black Gospel formatted radio station licensed to Port Allen, Louisiana (where the transmitter is located). The Cumulus Media station broadcasts with a transmitter power of 4,700 watts day and 290 watts night. Its studios are located in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


1460 AM was first occupied by WAFB, which signed on in 1948 and was a MBS and ABC affiliate and sister station to WAFB-FM, which was on the 104.3 frequency, and WAFB.[1] Merchants Broadcasting purchased the WAFB radio stations in 1956 from WDSU's Modern Broadcasting, and changed the call letters of the AM station to WAIL.[2] WXOK has served the African-American community since February 3, 1953 with a mix of R&B hits, Blues, Jazz, and Gospel until 2000, when it went full-time with the latter. The station was originally on 1260 kc until its owners purchased WAIL in 1965 and moved WXOK to that frequency.

Former on-air staff[edit]

Isiah Carey, Carey L Martin, Kip Holden


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Coordinates: 30°28′25″N 91°13′34″W / 30.47361°N 91.22611°W / 30.47361; -91.22611