List of media of Louisville, Kentucky

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This is a list of media publications and sources in Louisville, Kentucky.

Newspapers and magazines

The local daily newspaper in Louisville is The Courier-Journal, a property of the Gannett chain. Local weekly newspapers include Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO) and Gannett's Velocity (owned by The Courier-Journal). Louisville Magazine, published monthly, highlights the city's culture and lifestyles. Food & Dining Louisville Edition is a high-quality slick magazine covering regional food and drink.

Television

Louisville is also well served by television. Louisville's television stations include:
Call letters Channel Network affiliation
WAVE3(NBC)
WHAS11(ABC)
WKPC15(PBS/KET1)
WBNA21(ION Television)
WYCS24(Ind)
WLKY32(CBS)
WBKI28/34(CW)
WDRB41(FOX)
WMYO58(UPN/My Network TV)
WKMJ68(PBS/KET2).


The only cable service available in Louisville is from Insight. They provide standard and premium cable TV service, high-speed Internet access and digital telephone service.

FM radio

Louisville's radio broadcasting stations cater to a wide variety of musical and other interests.
Call letters FM frequency Type Special notes
WNAS88.1New Albany High Schoolthe first student station licensed by the FCC, can be heard throughout most of region
WJIE88.5Christian/religiousOfficial site
WFPL89.3NPRNews Station - run by the Public Radio Partnership. Official site
WUOL90.5Classicalis a highly-acclaimed station. Formerly owned and operated by the University of Louisville, it recently was spun off and is now run by the Public Radio Partnership. Official site
WKUE90.9NPRA repeater of WKYU in Bowling Green, Western Kentucky University's Public Radio - musical programming - is based in Elizabethtown, KY and can mostly be heard in the Southern and Western parts of Louisville.
WUKY91.3NPRUniversity of Kentucky. WUKY's signal can only be heard in the Eastern parts of the city.
WFPK91.9Jazz and adult alternativerun by the Public Radio Partnership. Official site
WTFX93.1RockOfficial site
WFIA94.7Christian talkOfficial site
WQMF95.7Classic rockBob & Tom Show affiliate, Official site
WGZB96.5Urban contemporaryOfficial site
WAMZ97.5CountryOfficial site
WQXE98.3Pop(Elizabethtown), reaches as far as Henryville, Indiana
WZKF98.9Contemporary hitsOfficial site
WDJX99.7Contemporary hitsholds an annual "birthday bash", featuring several bands, Official site
WLUE100.5Rock varietyOfficial site
WMJM101.3Urban adult contemporaryOfficial site
WXMA102.3Hot adult contemporaryOfficial site
WRKA103.1OldiesOfficial site
WPTI103.9New countryOfficial site
WLRS104.3, 105.1New (rock)Official site
WBLK105.5Country(Elizabethtown) comes in well throughout the city.
WRVI105.9Christian/religiousOfficial site
WVEZ106.9Soft rockDelilah After Dark affiliate, Official site
WSFR107.7Classic rockOfficial site

AM Radio

Call letters AM frequency Type Special notes
WTMT620SpanishOfficial website
WDRD680Childrens' programmingRadio Disney affiliate
WKRD790SportsOfficial site
WHAS840Talka clear channel and a legacy station, Rush Limbaugh Show affiliate
WFIA900Christian/religiousOfficial site
WGTK970TalkLaura Ingraham, Bill Bennett, Michael Medved affiliate, Official site
WKJK1080TalkSean Hannity Show affiliate, Official site
WLLV1240Contemporary gospelOfficial site
WLOU1350Contemporary gospelOfficial site
WAVG1450Classic country/sportsOfficial site, based in Jeffersonville
WWSZ1570SportsOfficial site, Local Sporting News Radio affiliate


Louisville, Kentucky

Seal
Nickname: Derby City, River City, Gateway to the South, Falls City, The 'Ville[1]
Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Coordinates:
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Topics in journalism
Professional issues
Ethics & objectivity
Sources & attribution
News & news values
Reporting & writing
Fourth estate • Libel law
Education & books
Other topics

Fields
Advocacy journalism
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Louisville, Kentucky

Seal
Nickname: Derby City, River City, Gateway to the South, Falls City, The 'Ville[1]
Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Coordinates:
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The July 27, 2005 front page
of The Courier-Journal
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet


Owner Gannett Company, Inc.
Publisher Denise Ivey
Editor Bennie Ivory
Founded 1868
Headquarters 525 West Broadway
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Louisville Eccentric Observer

A LEO distribution location
Type Alternative weekly
Format Tabloid


Owner Kildysart LLC
Publisher Pam Brooks
Editor Cary Stemle
Founded 1990
Price Free
Headquarters 640 S. Fourth St.
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Velocity is a free, weekly publication first published December 3, 2003 by The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Kentucky.

The full-color tabloid is distributed at 1,800 locations in a 13-county area in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
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WAVE, "WAVE3" is the NBC station in Louisville, Kentucky. It is owned by Raycom Media and broadcasts from its main studio in downtown Louisville.
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National Broadcasting Company

Type Broadcast television network
Country  United States
Availability    United States, also distributed in Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean
Founder David Sarnoff
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WHAS-TV, channel 11, is the ABC affiliated station in Louisville, Kentucky. Owned by Belo Corporation, the station's transmitter is located in Floyd County, Indiana, near the community of Floyds Knobs, at 38° 21' 16.00" N Latitude, 85° 50' 49.00" W Longitude.
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American Broadcasting Company (ABC)

Type Broadcast radio network and
television network
Country United States
Availability   
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Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Type Broadcast television network
Country  United States
Availability     United States and parts of  Canada
Founded 1969
Launch date October 5, 1970
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The Kentucky Educational Television network a.k.a. "KET, The Kentucky Network" is Kentucky's statewide public television network.
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WBNA is the ION Television affiliate in Louisville, Kentucky. It is owned by Word Broadcasting Network, Inc., an arm of Evangel World Prayer Center in Louisville. Its transmitter is located near Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
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ION Television

Type Broadcast television network, satellite television network
Country United States
Availability    National (but not available in all markets)
Founder Lowell 'Bud' Paxson
Slogan
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W24BW, known unofficially as WYCS, is a local independent station in Louisville, Kentucky. Owned by Greater Louisville Communications and operated by Cascade Broadcasting (which owns WBKI-TV in Louisville), its transmitter is located near Floyds Knobs, Indiana at 38° 21' 55.
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Independent station is a term for a broadcast radio or television station which is more independent in some way compared to other "dependent" stations. The definition of "independence" varies from country to country, reflecting governmental regulations, market environment and the
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WLKY-TV, "WLKY 32" is a local CBS station in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. It is owned by Hearst-Argyle Television. Its transmitter is located in Floyds Knobs, Indiana at .
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CBS Broadcasting, Inc. (CBS)

Type Broadcast radio network and
television network
Country  United States
Availability    National; also available in  Canada,  Mexico, and the Caribbean
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The CW Television Network

Type Broadcast television network
Country  United States
Availability     United States
 Canada
 Puerto Rico
 Mexico
Slogan Get Into The CW
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WDRB is a television station in Louisville, Kentucky, broadcasting locally on channel 41 as a Fox affiliate. Currently owned by Block Communications, the station's transmitter is located in Floyds Knobs, Indiana alongside sister-station WMYO.
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Fox Broadcasting Company

Type Broadcast television network
Availability    National; also distributed in Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and certain other Latin American countries.
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WMYO is a television station serving the Louisville, Kentucky market as a My Network TV affiliate on channel 58. It is owned by Independence Television, a subsidiary of Block Communications, with sister-station WDRB in Louisville (the local Fox affiliate).
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UPN

Type Defunct broadcast television network
Country United States
Availability    United States, Canada
Founder United Television & Paramount Pictures
Owner CBS Corporation
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MyNetworkTV

Type Broadcast television network
Country United States
Availability    United States,  Canada and  Mexico
Owner News Corporation
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WKMJ can refer to:
  • WKMJ-FM, a radio station located in Hancock, Michigan
  • WKMJ-TV, a television station in Louisville Kentucky, part of Kentucky Educational Television

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Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Type Broadcast television network
Country  United States
Availability     United States and parts of  Canada
Founded 1969
Launch date October 5, 1970
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The Kentucky Educational Television network a.k.a. "KET, The Kentucky Network" is Kentucky's statewide public television network.
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Insight Communications Company, Inc.

Private
Founded 1985
Headquarters New York City, New York, USA

Key people Michael S. Willner
Dinni Jain
John Abbot
Sidney R.
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