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WJIE Adds Louisville Simulcast

With Word Broadcasting Network taking control of Salem Media’s Louisville cluster on January 3, Christian Talk 900 WFIA and new translator 107.3 W297BV Louisville have flipped to a simulcast of Christian AC 88.5 WJIE-FM Okolona KY. WFIA previously simulcasted 94.7 WFIA-FM New Albany IN. The addition of 107.3 in particular to 88.5 fills a coverage hole for WJIE-FM in downtown Louisville and its adjacent Indiana suburbs. New WJIE call letters are pending for WFIA. Prior to the announcement that Word Broadcasting Network would LMA Salem’s Louisville cluster, Salem intended to launch its own Christian AC format on 900/107.3 as “107.3 The River“.

Word Broadcasting Network To LMA Salem’s Louisville Cluster

0 Word Broadcasting Network will take over operations of Salem Media’s Louisville cluster via LMA on Tuesday, January 3. Word is operated by Dr. Bob Rodgers, who also serves as Senior Pastor of Evangel World Prayer Center in Louisville. The company owns ION TV affiliate WBNA 21 and operates Christian AC 88.5 WJIE Louisville. The transaction with Salem will add control of Christian Preaching 94.7 WFIA-FM New Albany IN, 900 WFIA Louisville and upcoming translator 107.3 W297BV Louisville (which was set to flip to Christian AC “The River“), and Conservative Talk “970 The Answer” WGTK Louisville. Salem Media Group announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Word Broadcasting Network to transfer the operation of Salem’s Louisville stations (WFIA-AM; W...[Read More]