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Media in Louisville, Kentucky

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This is a list of media publications and sources in Louisville, Kentucky.


  • Newspapers and magazines 1
  • Television 2
  • FM radio 3
  • AM radio 4
  • External links 5

Newspapers and magazines

The local daily newspaper in Louisville is The Courier-Journal, a property of the Gannett chain.

Local weekly newspapers include the African-American paper, Louisville Defender, published since 1933, as well as Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO), The Voice-Tribune and Gannett's Velocity (owned by The Courier-Journal).

Louisville Magazine, published monthly, highlights the city's culture and lifestyles. Food & Dining Louisville Edition is a high-quality slick magazine covering regional food and drink. The Highlander Neighborhood Monthly, a black-and-white publication serving the Highlands and neighboring communities, is distributed widely across Jefferson County.

Business First of Louisville is a weekly newspaper covering the local Louisville economy and business scene.


Louisville is also well served by television. Louisville's television stations include:

Call letters Channel Network affiliation
WAVE 3 (Cable 6) (NBC)
WHAS 11 (Cable 4) (ABC)
WKPC 15 (Cable 13) (PBS/KET1)
WBNA 21 (Cable 21) (ION Television)
WKYI-CD 24 (Cable 138) (Ind)
Metro TV 25 (Cable Only) Louisville Metro Affairs
WLKY 32 (Cable 5) (CBS)
WBKI 34 (Cable 7) (CW)
WDRB 41 (Cable 9) (FOX)
WMYO 58 (Cable 10) (My Network TV)
WKMJ 68 (Cable 15) (PBS/KET2).

The only cable service available in Louisville is from Time Warner Cable. They provide standard and premium cable TV service, high-speed Internet access and digital telephone service.

FM radio

Louisville's radio broadcasting stations cater to a wide variety of musical and other interests.

Call letters FM frequency Type Special notes
WNAS 88.1 New Albany High School
WJIE 88.5 Christian Contemporary
WFPL 89.3 Public Radio Listen Live
WUOL 90.5 Classical University of Louisville; Listen Live
WKYU 90.9 Public Radio Western Kentucky University - Elizabethtown, Ky
WFPK 91.9 Adult Album Alternative Listen Live
WTFX 93.1 Rock
WLCL 93.9 Classic Hits Listen Live
WULF 94.3 Country Hardinsburg, Ky
WFIA 94.7 Religious
WQMF 95.7 Classic Rock
WGZB 96.5 Hip Hop
WAMZ 97.5 Country Listen Live
WQXE 98.3 Hot AC Elizabethtown, Ky
WNRW 98.9 Top-40 Listen Live
WDJX 99.7 Top-40
WLGX 100.5 Adult Hits Listen Live
WMJM 101.3 Urban AC
WXAM 102.3 Hot AC
WQNU 103.1 Country
WAKY 103.5 Oldies
WRKA 103.9 Classic Country
WAYI 104.3 Christian Contemporary
WGHL 105.1 Classic Hits
WLVK 105.5 Country Elizabethtown, Ky
WAYK 105.9 Christian Contemporary
WVEZ 106.9 Adult Contemporary
WSFR 107.7 Classic Rock

AM radio

Call letters AM frequency Type Special notes
Information Channel 530 Information
WTUV 620 Spanish
WHBE 680 Sports ESPN Radio affiliate
WKRD 790 Sports
WHAS 840 News/Talk Listen Live
WFIA 900 Religious
WGTK 970 News/Talk
WLCR 1040 Religious Catholic Radio
WKJK 1080 Talk
WLLV 1240 Gospel Music
WLOU 1350 Gospel Music
WNDA 1570 News/Talk
NOAA Weather Radio 1610 Weather
Trimarc Traffic Channel 1610 Traffic Louisville Metro Traffic

External links

  • Radio-Locator
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