WKOR-FM

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WKOR-FM
WKOR NASHFM94.9 logo.png
CityColumbus, Mississippi
Broadcast areaColumbus-Starkville-West Point
Branding94.9 Nash FM
SloganToday's Country Favorites
Frequency94.9 MHz
First air date1993
FormatCountry
ERP50,000 watts
HAAT150 meters
ClassC2
Facility ID24531
Transmitter coordinates33°28′41.00″N 88°16′21.00″W / 33.4780556°N 88.2725000°W / 33.4780556; -88.2725000
Callsign meaningKing Of Rock[1]
Former callsignsWXZD (1990-1990)
WKIR (1990-1993)
AffiliationsABC Radio
OwnerCumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stationsWJWF, WMXU, WNMQ, WSMS, WSSO
WebcastListen Live
Websitenashfm949.com

WKOR-FM (94.9 FM, "94.9 Nash FM") is a country music formatted radio station based in Columbus, Mississippi. WKOR is owned by Cumulus Licensing LLC. WKOR serves East Central Mississippi and parts of West Central Alabama with an ERP of 50,000 watts. Cities in the primary coverage area are Columbus, West Point and Starkville, Mississippi.

History[edit]

After several years in the AOR & Top 40 formats, respectively, WKOR-FM would change to the popular Hot Country format. The station would also change its frequency from 92.1 to 94.9 and relocate its studios to downtown Columbus and be rebranded as K94.9 under the initial guidance of Rusty Walker Programming. Other on-air talent for K94.9 would include Jodi Roberts, Larry Bond, Dave Richards, Kelli Karlson, Bill Thurlow, Joel Sargent, Kevin Burchfield, Nikki Steele, and Scotty D.

Former Logo for 94.9 used until the switch to Nash FM on February 3, 2014.

On February 3, 2014 WKOR-FM along with 9 other Cumulus owned country music stations, made the switch to going under the Nash FM branding.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web.
  2. ^ cumulus-adds-11-more-nashfms

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