|Slogan||"America's Best Music"|
|First air date||May 23, 1947|
|Callsign meaning||W Neenah And Menasha|
|Affiliations||Westwood One "America's Best Music"|
|Owner||Cumulus Media |
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
|Sister stations||WOSH, WPKR, WVBO, WWWX|
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WNAM (1280 AM) is an adult standards formatted radio station licensed to Neenah-Menasha, Wisconsin, that serves the Appleton-Oshkosh area. The station is owned by Cumulus Media. It uses the "America's Best Music" format supplied by co-owned Westwood One, that combines soft oldies and soft adult contemporary music with a few standards songs each hour.
Ron Ross began working at WNAM in 1973 as afternoon host and eventually became program director. In 1976, Ross was named by Billboard one of the country's top five Top 40 personalities for markets with fewer than 1 million people. During his time at WNAM, the station achieved a 17.6 Arbitron rating.
Mad Dog and Merrill joined WNAM in 2008 for a cooking-related show airing weekdays from 10 to noon.
- "New WNAM Goes on Air As 1-kw Daytime Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. June 9, 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
- Klister, Eric (May 15, 2003). "Play time nearly over for longtime Fox Valley radio fixture". The Post-Crescent.
- Prestegard, Steve (February 4, 1997). "Changes in the air". Marketplace Magazine.
- "Cumulus buying 2 radio stations in Fox Valley". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. July 3, 2003.
- "Mad Dog and Merrill return to airwaves". The Post-Crescent. April 4, 2008.
- Sherry, Mike (March 2, 2016). "Pues named Zephyrs' new football coach". The Post-Crescent.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WNAM
- Radio-Locator Information on WNAM
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WNAM
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