|Broadcast area||Corpus Christi metropolitan area|
|Branding||NewsRadio 1360 KKTX|
|Affiliations||Compass Media Networks|
Fox News Radio
Dallas Cowboys Radio Network
|KMXR, KNCN, KRYS-FM, KSAB, KUNO|
First air date
Former call signs
Call sign meaning
|Kilgore, Texas (calls loaned from former FM sister station)|
|Power||1,000 watts unlimited|
KKTX (1360 kHz) is an AM radio station serving the Corpus Christi, Texas area with a News/Talk format. KKTX is under ownership of iHeartMedia, Inc. The station's studios and offices are located on Old Brownsville Road in Corpus Christi (near the airport, and its transmitter tower is located in the city's west side along Leopard Street.
KKTX began broadcasting as KGFI in 1929, owned by the Caller-Times. It became KRIS in 1936, and KRYS in 1956.
Blake Farenthold, a Republican who began representing Corpus Christi in the United States House of Representatives for Texas's 27th congressional district in 2011, co-hosted Lago in the Morning on KKTX from 1997 to 2010.
Jim Lago retired from hosting the KKTX morning show in December 2019. The 74 year-old Lago hosted his last show on KKTX on December 6, 2019.
Coordinates: 27°48′01″N 97°27′41″W / 27.80028°N 97.46139°W