WESB
WESB Wes Bee.jpg
Mascot "Wes Bee" for WESB
Bradford, Pennsylvania
Broadcast areaBradford, Pennsylvania
Frequency1490 kHz
107.5 MHz
BrandingB107.5
Programming
FormatHot adult contemporary
AffiliationsABC News Radio
Ownership
OwnerWESB Incorporated
(Radio Station WESB, Inc.)
WBRR
History
First air date
April 5, 1947
Call sign meaning
WE Serve Bradford
Technical information
Facility ID54827
ClassC
Power1,000 watts unlimited
Transmitter coordinates
41°57′54.00″N 78°37′1.00″W / 41.9650000°N 78.6169444°W / 41.9650000; -78.6169444
Translator(s)107.5 W298CM (Bradford)
Links
Websitewesb.com

WESB (1490 AM, 107.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. The station is locally owned under the name "WESB Incorporated." Its sister station is WBRR.

The station is a full-service music station with its own news department. National news is provided by ABC Flex Network. Sports coverage includes Bradford High School, Pittsburgh Pirates, NFL Sunday Night Football, NFL Monday Night Football, NFL Thursday Night Football and NCAA college basketball.

WESB prides itself as being the News Leader of The Twin Tiers (Southwestern, New York and Northwestern, Pennsylvania). Hourly local newscasts run hourly from 5 am until 11 pm weekdays, 7 am until midnight Saturday, and 8 am until midnight Sunday. In addition, two extended newscasts are presented at noon each day and the 'ARG News Review' weekdays at 5pm and weekends at 9 am. Short news digests also play during Pittsburgh Pirates games.

Local hosts and shows include Community Spotlight with news director Andy Paulsen; the All Request Cafe 80’s Lunch with Igor; and Sports Reports with Jimmy Keltz. The syndicated Bob and Sheri Show airs weekday mornings.

On September 17, 2018, WESB signed on an FM translator at 107.5 MHz, also shifting its format to hot adult contemporary and rebranded to B107.5.[1]

The station also carries the very popular listener call-in Gardening Show with Master Gardener Bob Harris, and co-hosted by Anne Holliday, from May through October.

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References

  1. ^ "WESB/Bradford, PA Adds FM Translator As 'B107.5'". All Access. Retrieved 2020-05-17.