WBAL 1090 AM

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WBAL 1090 AM

WBAL 1090 AM is a Class A clear-channel situated in Baltimore, Maryland. This channel regards as Maryland’s news, talk, and sports station. It consumes 1090 kHz frequency and runs on the AM band while 101.5 on FM band. It consumes 50,000 watts power to run its programming. Firstly it went in the air on November 2, 1925. The programs run in the broadcasted Baltimore metropolitan area.


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The name of its brand is “WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5”. It airs news/talk radio format. Live sports coverage is its main feature. The channel uses a slogan, “Expect More” for its familiarity.

WBAL 1090 AM

Affiliations:

Hearst Corporation owns this station. WBAL-TV and WIYY are its sister stations. These stations share the studios and offices of this channel on Television Hill. The transmitter of the WBAL radio station is set in Randallstown, Maryland. It has affiliations of ABC News Radio, Westwood One, Fox News Radio, and Baltimore Ravens. All around the people of Baltimore can hear the station on 1090 AM and 101.5 FM.

Broadcast Signal:

At day time, the signals are non-directional. But at night, it uses a directional antenna to prevent its interference with other stations. During the night, the listeners of Eastern North America can hear the transmission of WBAL. Maryland, Washington metropolitan area and parts of Delaware, Virginia, and Pennsylvania can enjoy the programs of this channel at day time.

History of WBAL 1090 AM:

On November 2, 1925, WBAL initializes its programming as a subordinate of the Consolidated Gas Electric Light and Power Company. Its initial studio was located at the utility’s offices on Lexington Street. It was affiliated with NBC Blue Network. Hearst American Radio News Corporation bought this channel on January 12, 1935.

In the beginning, the station played music. In the early 1970s, the channel aired talk programs except for weekday evenings. After that in the early 1980s, talk shows began in evenings and overnights and played some music during the day time. During the fall of 1985, the channel aired only news talks. In 2010, all programming was changed into a news format. In 2014, the station was known as WBAL News Radio 1090, Maryland’s radio news leader.

Reporters:

Jim Russ and Liz Drabick are traffic reporters. Scott Wykoff reports the news in the morning.

Anchors:

Bryan Nehman is the morning anchor of this channel. Robert Lang, Bill Vanko, Steve Fermier, Anne Kramer, Jimmy Mathis, Doug Mclntyre, John Patti, Brenda carl, and Troy Johnson also perform their duty as an anchor.
Brett Hollander and Yuripzi Morgan are hosts that serve in the afternoon. Robert Lang discusses public affairs as a host. In the evening, Dan Joseph serves the channel.

Major Shows:

WBAL News with Bryan Nehman and shows of The C4, The Yuripz Morgan, The Brett Hollander, The Dan Joseph, The Andrew Langer, The Peter Schmuck, The Jerry Rogers, and The Brian Kroneberger Financial Hour are its significant programs.

Contact Details:

Physical Address: 959 Eighth Ave. New York, NY 10019
Phone number: 410-467-3000
Fax number: 410-366-4166
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wbalradio/
Instagram page: @wbalradio
Twitter page: @wbalradio
Radio’s Official Website: https://www.wbal.com/