1220 Jacksonville

WKTZ Jacksonville Ends Beautiful Music Programming

Update 11/6: As EMF prepares to close on its purchase of Beautiful Music 90.9 WKTZ-FM and Adult Standards 1220 WJAX Jacksonville from Jones College, both stations signed-off their programming earlier today. The Beautiful Music format will remain online at http://jcr.jones.edu/ Station GM Kenneth Jones wrote the following message regarding the end of the programming: Today the Beautiful Music Format of WKTZ 90.9 FM must leave the air waves of Jacksonville. The broadcast of Americas Favorite Music format on WJAX 1220 AM has also ended it’s Radio Broadcast in Jacksonville. I would like to thank the good people of Jacksonville, and our sponsors, for the many years of great music and support we have shared with each other. We have enjoyed our time together. Jones College Radio will contin...[Read More]

WKTZ Jacksonville Pleading For Survival

One of the last Beautiful Music stations in the country is pleading for funds to remain on the air. Kenneth Jones, GM of Jones College’s Beautiful Music 90.9 WKTZ-FM and Adult Standards 1220 WJAX Jacksonville has sent a letter to their listeners explaining that the station is having difficulty meeting its financial goals to keep the stations running. Jones in part states that between October 1 and 20 the station raised only $30,000 of its $200,000 goal. Jones comments that should they be unable to reach their goal he has advised the college’s board to consider a format change or sale of the station. The letter follows: We started our most recent campaign on October 1st. As most of you are aware we are a non-commercial station Licensed by the FCC to broadcast on 90.9 FM in Jacks...[Read More]