KGKL
CitySan Angelo, Texas
Broadcast areaSan Angelo, Texas
Frequency960 kHz
BrandingESPN 960
Programming
FormatSports
AffiliationsESPN Radio
Dallas Cowboys Radio Network
Texas Rangers Radio Network
Ownership
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare License, LLC)
KGKL-FM, KELI (FM), KKCN, KNRX
History
First air date
1928
Technical information
Facility ID34464
ClassD (Formerly B up to March 2020)
Power5,000 watts day
116 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
31°29′40″N 100°24′52″W / 31.49444°N 100.41444°W / 31.49444; -100.41444Coordinates: 31°29′40″N 100°24′52″W / 31.49444°N 100.41444°W / 31.49444; -100.41444
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websiteespn960sanangelo.com

KGKL (960 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format.[1] Licensed to San Angelo, Texas, United States, the station serves the San Angelo area. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media and before September 1, 2020; featured programming from Premiere Radio Networks, WestwoodOne, Dave Ramsey, and Compass Media Networks. Bill Lockwood's American Liberty program, based at News/Talk 1290 in Wichita Falls, also aired on News/Talk 960 before the format change to sports.[2] The station was awarded a construction permit on March 9, 2020 to become a Class D station, reducing power at night from 1,000 to 116 watts.

In May 2020, Robert Snyder, Regional News/Talk/Sports Director of Content for the Texas Townsquare Media Network, became the operations manager for KGKL (AM).

On September 1, 2020, KGKL changed their format from news/talk to sports, branded as "ESPN 960", with programming from ESPN Radio. Ryan Hyatt's Raiderland also airs on ESPN 960, it is based at Talk 1340 in Lubbock.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009.
  2. ^ "KGKL Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ KGKL San Angelo To Flip To Sports ESPN 960 Radioinsight August 25, 2020