The Radio Station: WABN AM 1230 & WABN FM 103.3 “Abingdon’s Good Time Oldies”
Target Audience: Adults 35-54+
Total Weekly Listeners: 21,658*
The Market: The Town of Abingdon, Washington, Lee and Russell Counties in Virginia, and Sullivan County in Tennessee
WABN AM and FM is the voice of Abingdon with a full schedule of events, as well as live sports from Abingdon High School. WABN’s audience includes a heavy share of Abingdon’s 35 to 54+ year-old adults who depend on WABN for total community information 24 hours a day.
The radio station is located at 1007A West Main Street in Abingdon with an open door policy for interviews and public events. Our format is good time oldies including Doo-Wop, R&B, Soul, Rock & Roll, and Blues. Our listeners are loyal and responsive, not only to our music but to our sponsors.
During 2007 WABN received a first place award from the Virginia Association of Broadcasters for the best broadcast commercial in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In 2005 and 2006 WABN’s public service Sunday morning program, “Abingdon Talks,” won first place in the Virginia Association of Broadcasters best public affairs program.
WABN is Abingdon’s only hometown, community-involved radio station.
If you would like to inquire about advertising on our station please contact Rusty Cury or call us at (276)-623-0030
WABN AM 1230 AND WABN FM W277BT 103.3, and its parent organization, Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation, are equal opportunity employers.
For purposes of the Federal Communications Commission requirements the following is given: WABN is exempt from the FCC EEO reporting requirements because WABN has fewer than five full-time employees as of April 1, 2011.
From its inception, WABN has practiced non-discrimination in recruitment, employment, contracting, programming, and all phases of its endeavors.
No person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of WABN, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity on the grounds of race, color, age, sex, disability or national origin.
Policy Prohibiting Political Campaign Intervention
BY WABN AM AND FM
WABN shall not engage in any political activity.
Specifically prohibited are the following:
Endorsing or opposing, either directly or indirectly any candidate for public office.
Donating or contributing to a candidate’s campaign.
Participating or engaging in political fundraising events or otherwise soliciting contributions to a candidate’s campaign.
Distributing statements for or against a particular candidate.
Engaging in any other activity that may favor or oppose a candidate.
Monday, January 23rd 2017
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