CityRochester, Minnesota
Frequency1520 kHz
Branding1520 The Ticket
AffiliationsCBS Sports Radio
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Rochester License, LLC)
First air date
Technical information
Facility ID50288
Power10,000 watts day
10,000 watts critical hours
800 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
43°59′10″N 92°25′3″W / 43.98611°N 92.41750°W / 43.98611; -92.41750 (KOLM (day))Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 92°25′3″W / 43.98611°N 92.41750°W / 43.98611; -92.41750 (KOLM (day)) (day and critical hours)
43°59′16″N 92°25′40″W / 43.98778°N 92.42778°W / 43.98778; -92.42778 (KOLM (night)) (night)

KOLM (1520 AM, "1520 The Ticket") is a sports formatted radio station in Rochester, Minnesota, and is owned by Townsquare Media. KOLM derives a portion of its programming from CBS Sports Radio.

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare would acquire 53 Cumulus Media stations, including KOLM, for $238 million. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global are both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[1][2] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  2. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  3. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013.