WRKR
WRKR-FM.jpg
Broadcast area[1]
Frequency107.7 MHz
BrandingThe Rocker
Programming
FormatClassic Rock
Ownership
Owner
History
First air date
October 17, 1988
Call sign meaning
W The RocKeR
Technical information
Facility ID14657
ClassB
ERP50,000 watts
HAAT148 meters
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitewrkr.com

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.[1][2] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[3]

References

  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.

Coordinates: 42°07′44″N 85°20′20″W / 42.129°N 85.339°W / 42.129; -85.339