KEYS
CityCorpus Christi, Texas
Broadcast areaCorpus Christi metropolitan area
Frequency1440 kHz
BrandingKEYS 1440
SloganNews Talk Sports
Programming
FormatNews/Talk
Ownership
OwnerMalkan AM Associates, L.P.
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID39715
ClassB
Power1,000 watts
Translator(s)98.7 K254DH (Corpus Christi)
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
WebcastListen Live
Website1440keys.com

KEYS (1440 AM) is a radio station serving the Corpus Christi, Texas area with a news/talk format. It broadcasts on AM frequency 1440 kHz and is licensed to Malkan AM Associates, L.P.

History

KEYS studios circa 1977
KEYS studios circa 1977

On September 1, 2011 KEYS changed their format to sports, branded as "ESPN 1440" with programming from ESPN Radio. As of August 31, 2015, the Talk Radio Format had returned to KEYS after 4-year absence. In the 60s when it was top 40s air staff included Johnny Ringo, Charlie Brite, Johnny Marks, Tom Nix, Gil Garcia as Michael Scott, Jim West. Studio then where located in two locations in Downtown Corpus Christi.

Coordinates: 27°47′02″N 97°27′29″W / 27.78389°N 97.45806°W / 27.78389; -97.45806