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City of license Racine, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee
Branding "WRJN"
Frequency 1400 AM kHz
First air date December 1926 (1926-12)
Format News/Talk
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 41437
Callsign meaning Racine Journal News (founder of station)
Affiliations ABC
Owner Bliss Communications
(Racine Broadcasting, L.L.C.)
Sister stations WEZY

WRJN (1400 AM) is a news/talk radio station located in Racine, Wisconsin, and serving the areas of Racine, Kenosha and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The station is owned by Bliss Communications, along with local sister station WEZY-FM.

The station has a strong Racine-based emphasis, featuring a heavy slate of local talk shows. They also serve as the Milwaukee area affiliates for syndicated talk shows from both sides of the political spectrum, including liberal hosts Ed Schultz and Alan Colmes and conservatives including Phil Valentine and Tom Martino. Coast to Coast AM is also carried on the station, which also airs on Milwaukee's WISN.

Previously, the station was the Milwaukee-area affiliate for syndicated shows from Lionel, Bill O'Reilly and Mike Gallagher.

WRJN is affiliated with ABC and aired Paul Harvey's daily commentaries prior to his death.

WRJN celebrated 85 years of continuous service to Racine on December 6, 2011. It is among the nation's most long running stations and the 3rd oldest station with the same call letters in Wisconsin.

External links

  • WRJN Website
  • Query the FCC's AM station database for WRJN
  • Radio-Locator Information on WRJN
  • Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WRJN

Coordinates: 42°42′38″N 87°49′49″W / 42.71056°N 87.83028°W / 42.71056; -87.83028

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