|Broadcast area||Hernando County, Florida|
|Branding||103.9 The Boot|
|Translator(s)||92.3 W222CI (Brooksville)
103.9 W280DK (Spring Hill)
|First air date||October 11, 1958|
|Callsign meaning||W. "Woody" Johnson Brooksville (original owner + location)|
|Affiliations||Local Radio Networks|
|Owner||Hernando Broadcasting Company, Inc.|
WWJB (1450 AM, "103.9 The Boot") is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Brooksville, Florida. The station, established in 1958, is currently owned and operated by Hernando Broadcasting Company, Inc. WWJB is also repeated on FM translators W222CI 92.3 FM Brooksville, Florida and W280DK 103.9 FM Spring Hill, Florida.
Programming [ edit ]
Until October 16, 2017 WWJB broadcast a full service news/talk radio format to the greater Hernando County, Florida, area. As of June 1, 2012[update], weekday programming on the station included syndicated talk shows hosted by Jim Bohannon, Phil Hendrie, Neal Boortz, Sean Hannity, Clark Howard, and Michael Savage. Local weekday programming includes The Nature Coast Morning News, The Haywire Talk Show with Bob Haa, and The Bob Penrod Show. Weekend programming includes syndicated shows hosted by Larry Kudlow, Jerry Doyle, and Kim Komando. Local weekend programming includes a tradio program called Trading Post, a three-hour block of classic country music on Saturday, plus religious talk shows and local church services on Sunday morning.
On October 16, 2017 WWJB changed their format from news/talk to country, branded as "103.9 The Boot".
Station alumni [ edit ]
One of the station's notable alumni included George Lowe, who later became well known for his role as Space Ghost in Space Ghost Coast to Coast on Adult Swim. While living in Brooksville in the early-1970s, he began learning radio skills at WWJB. Mitch English from national television show The Daily Buzz started his broadcast career at the station in the early 1990s.
Previous Logo [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
- "WWJB - A History". Radio Years. Retrieved June 8, 2012.
- "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 8, 2012.
- "Hernando news talk now found on the FM dial". Hernando Today. July 15, 2010. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
- "WWJB/WXJB has a stronger signal". Hernando Sun. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
- "WWJB Weekly Programming Schedule". WWJB NewsTalk 1450. Retrieved June 8, 2012.
- WWJB Boots Talk For Country Radioinsight - October 16, 2017
[ edit ]
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WWJB
- Radio-Locator Information on WWJB
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WWJB
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W222CI
- Radio-Locator information on W222CI
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W280DK
- Radio-Locator information on W280DK
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