KKTX 1360NewsRadio logo.png
Broadcast areaCorpus Christi metropolitan area
Frequency1360 kHz
BrandingNewsRadio 1360 KKTX
AffiliationsFox News Radio
Dallas Cowboys Radio Network
First air date
1929 (1929)
Former call signs
KGFI (1929–1936)
KRIS (1936–1956)
KRYS (1956–2002)
Call sign meaning
C(K)orpus C(K)hristi, TeXas
Technical information
Power1,000 Watts

KKTX is a radio station serving the Corpus Christi, Texas area with a News/Talk format. It broadcasts on AM frequency 1360 kHz and 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.[1]

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.[2]

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.[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-17. Retrieved 2013-06-10.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Employees Vote". www.employeesvote.org. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Lago's last show". www.caller.com. Retrieved 24 February 2020.

Coordinates: 27°48′01″N 97°27′41″W / 27.80028°N 97.46139°W / 27.80028; -97.46139