WLWI 1440 AM branded as “News Radio 1440” is an American radio station licensed to Montgomery, Alabama. The station airs a news/talk radio format to the residents of the Montgomery metropolitan region, owned by Cumulus Media, the third-largest owner, and the operator of radio stations in the United States. Its studios are in Colonel Financial Centre (downtown Montgomery) whereas, its broadcasting tower is to the south side of Montgomery.
About WLWI 1440 AM:
WLWI enjoys the distinction of being the oldest radio station of the Montgomery, beginning its broadcasting on April 30, 1930, under the callsign WSFA. It has also used WHHY as a callsign. WLWI 1440 AM is a sister station to five other stations, namely WHHY-FM, WMSP, WMXS, WXFX, and the famous WLWI FM, while also sharing integration with the Westwood One News. Apart from 24/7 on-air coverage, the station also streams the news and podcasts online on its website and news articles and maintains active profiles on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
Esteemed for its delivery of local, national, and world news, WLWI 1440 AM hosts several programs ranging from talk shows, interviews, and exclusive insights. At present its programming comprises the following:
Decisions with Kevin Elkins (6 am – 9 am)
The Rick and Bubba Show (9 am -11 am)
The Rush Limbaugh Show (11 am – 2 pm)
The Savage Nation with Dr. Michael Savage (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
The Ben Shapiro Show (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
The Mark Levin Show (5:00 – 8:00 pm)
The Sean Hannity Show (8:00 pm-midnight)
Besides being a news radio station, WLMI also carries the sports news, mainly reporting “The Montgomery Biscuits” (a local minor league baseball team).
WLWI 1440 AM is a class B radio station with a frequency of 1440Khz on the AM dial operating within ERP of 5000 watts during the day and 1000 watts during the night using a directional tower in the latter. The station’s predicted coverage is 10 miles, and maximum coverage is 20 miles, while nighttime predicted coverage is around 5 miles. The coordinates of its tower are 32.306808, -86.276356. Its facility ID is 66909. The FCC issued it the license to broadcast on March 23, 2012, which would expire on April 01, 2020.
Address: One Commerce Street, Suite 300, Montgomery, AL 36104
Official Website: http://www.newsradio1440.com/