First air date
|October 17, 1988|
Call sign meaning
|W The RocKeR|
WRKR (107.7 FM, "The Rocker") is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format, consisting of classic album-oriented rock tracks from the late 1960s through the early 1990s. Licensed to Portage, Michigan, it first began broadcasting in 1988.
On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare Media would acquire 53 stations from Cumulus Media, including WRKR, for $238 million. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global are both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management. The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.