WJEZ
WJEZ station logo.PNG
Broadcast areaPontiac, Illinois
Morris, Illinois
Wilmington, Illinois
Frequency98.9 MHz
BrandingClassic Hits 98.9
Programming
FormatClassic hits
AffiliationsWestwood One CBS News
Ownership
Owner
WBNQ, WBWN, WJBC, WJBC-FM
History
First air date
1998 (as WLDC)
Former call signs
WDWT (1994-1997, CP)
WLDC (1997-2003)[1]
Call sign meaning
W J EZ = "Easy"
Technical information
Facility ID19211
ClassA
ERP1,300 watts
HAAT149 meters (489 feet)
Transmitter coordinates
41°02′06″N 88°26′10″W / 41.03500°N 88.43611°W / 41.03500; -88.43611
Links
WebcastListen live
Websitewww.wjez.com

WJEZ (98.9 FM, "Classic Hits 98.9") is a radio station licensed to the community of Dwight, Illinois, United States, and serving the greater Livingston County, Illinois, area. The station is owned by Cumulus Media and licensed to Cumulus Licensing LLC, which purchased the station from Townsquare Media.[2] It airs a classic hits music format.[3] In addition, the station superserves the area with news and information in addition to religious programming on Sundays.

The station was assigned the WJEZ call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on May 16, 2003.[1]

On November 29, 2012, WJEZ changed their format from adult contemporary to classic hits.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ "Cumulus, Townsquare Swap Involves 65 Stations, 13 Markets, $116 Million Cash" from All Access (April 30, 2012)
  3. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Archived from the original on March 1, 2010.
  4. ^ "WJEZ Shifts To Classic Hits - RadioInsight". radioinsight.com. 29 November 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2018.