|Broadcast area||Rockford and vicinity|
|Slogan||"Today's Best Music"|
|Format||Top 40 (CHR) Hot AC during the workday|
|Callsign meaning||ZOK (branding)|
(Townsquare Media Rockford License, LLC)
|Sister stations||WKGL, WROK, WXXQ|
On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare would acquire 53 Cumulus Media stations, including WZOK, for $238 million. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global are both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management. The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.
The Steve Shannon show is weekdays every morning from 5:30-10:00 am. Midday Michelle is from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.Sweet Lenny has the afternoon shift from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Syndicated Popcrush Nights with Lisa Paige airs weeknights 7 pm-12 am. Since Rockford does not have a Hot AC station in its immediate listening area, WZOK omits most rap and hard rock during the work day to try to compete with AC WGFB and the closest Hot AC WDKB FM for at work audience.
- http://www.townsquaremedia.com/local-media/brands Townsquare Media Brands
- "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
- "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
- "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
- 97 ZOK - Official Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WZOK
- Radio-Locator information on WZOK
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WZOK
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