- Media in Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida is served by local media, as well as regional and national media. As of 2009, Jacksonville is ranked as the 47th largest media market, with nearly 680,000 homes. Radio and Television broadcasts are governed by the FCC.
The Florida Times-Union is the major daily newspaper in Jacksonville and Jacksonville.com is its official website. It is owned by Morris Communications, which also publishes the Georgia Times-Union for southeast Georgia residents.
Another daily newspaper is the Financial News and Daily Record. It is the publisher of record for financial and legal notices in Duval County.
The Jacksonville Business Journal is published weekly and covers the city's business community.
The city's leading alternative newsweekly is Folio Weekly.
Publication Name Owner Readership / Distribution Website The Florida Times-Union Morris Communications 155,590 Daily and 214,572 on Sunday Jacksonville.com Financial News and Daily Record Bailey Publishing Unknown - Daily JaxDailyRecord.com Jacksonville Business Journal ACBJ 10,000 - Weekly JacksonvilleBusinessJournal.com Folio Weekly Folio Publishing, Inc. 44,200 - Weekly FolioWeekly.com BUZZ Magazine Client Focused Media 60,000 - Monthly iWantaBuzz.com Jacksonville Observer Cassidy Enterprises 10,000 - Monthly JaxObserver.com EU Jacksonville Henley Family Unknown - Monthly eujacksonville.com Jacksonville Magazine White Publishing Unknown - Monthly JacksonvilleMag.com 904 Magazine White Publishing Unknown - Monthly 904themagazine.com Arbus Magazine Arbus Unknown - Bi-monthly Arbus.com
Jacksonville is the 47th largest local television market in the United States, and is served by television stations affiliated with all the major American networks. WJXT is a former longtime CBS affiliate that turned independent in 2002.
Call sign Channel Licensee/Permittee Affiliation WJXT 4 Post-Newsweek Stations Independent WJCT 7 WJCT, Inc. PBS WTLV 12 Gannett Company NBC WCWJ 17 Nexstar Broadcasting Group CW WUBF 23 UMMAT Broadcasting Corporation Religious broadcasting WJXX 25 Gannett Company ABC WWRJ 27 U. S. Television, LLC Religious broadcasting WAWS 30, 30.2 Newport Television Fox W54CS 36 Ventana Television, Inc. HSN WPXJ 41 ION Media Networks ION WBXJ 43 L4 Media Group MTV2 WTEV 47 High Plains Broadcasting CBS WJEB 59 Community Educational Television TBN
Jacksonville is the 46th largest local radio market in the United States, and is dominated by the same two large ownership groups that dominate the radio industry across the United States: Cox Radio and Clear Channel Communications. The dominant AM radio station in terms of ratings is WOKV 690AM, which is also the flagship station for the Jacksonville Jaguars. In September 2006, WOKV began simulcasting on 106.5 FM as WOKV FM. There are two radio stations broadcasting a primarily contemporary hits format; WAPE 95.1 has dominated this niche for over twenty years, and more recently has been challenged by WNWW 97.9 FM (Radio NOW). WJBT 93.3 (The Beat) is a hip-hop/R&B station, WJGH 107.3 is a modern rock and Alternative rock station that competes with WXXJ 102.9, WFYV 104.5—Rock 105 Jacksonville Classic rock, WQIK 99.1 is a country station as well as WGNE-FM 99.9, WCRJ FM 88.1 (The Promise) is the main Contemporary Christian station operating since 1984, WHJX 105.7 and WFJO 92.5 plays music in Spanish like salsa, merengue, and reggaeton, and WJCT 89.9 is the local National Public Radio affiliate. Local Jones College also hosts two easy listening stations, WKTZ 90.9 FM, and WJAX 1220 AM.
Call sign Frequency
Licensee/Permittee Format WAYR 550 Moody Radio Christian radio WBOB 600 Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting Conservative news/talk WOKV 690 Cox Radio News/Talk WFXJ 930 Clear Channel Communications Sports radio WNNR 970 Norsan Consulting And Management Regional Mexican WJXL 1010 Seven Bridges Radio Sports radio WROS 1050 The Rose of Jacksonville Gospel music WEWC 1160 Norsan Consulting And Management Tropical music WSOS 1170 Norsan Consulting And Management Tropical music WWIO 1190 Lighthouse Christian Broadcasting Contemporary Christian WJAX 1220 Jones College Easy listening WFOY 1240 Phillips Broadcasting News/Talk WCGL 1360 JBD Communications Gospel WZAZ 1400 Titus Harvest Dome Spectrum Church Gospel music WAOC 1420 Phillips Broadcasting Sports radio WQOP 1460 Queen of Peace Radio Catholic radio WBOB 1530 Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting News Talk Information WVOJ 1570 Norsan Consulting And Management Regional Mexican WZNZ 1600 Queen of Peace Radio Catholic radio
Jacksonville.com is the city's primary online news site, under the umbrella of the Florida Times-Union.
Most of the area's printed publications also have websites that offer some or all of the current major articles online, but not all offer archival access. The wikitable under Print Media specifies their URLs.
- ^ http://www.tvb.org/rcentral/markettrack/us_hh_by_dma.asp
- ^ "Index of Media Bureau CDBS Public Database Files". Federal Communications Commission. 2008. http://www.fcc.gov/mb/databases/cdbs/. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- ^ "Local Television Market Universe Estimates" Nielsen Media Research
- ^ "TV Database Query" Federal Communication Commission
- ^ a b "AMQ AM Radio Database Query". Federal Communications Commission. 2008. http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/amq.html. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- ^ "Arbitron Radio Market Rankings" Arbitron
- ^ "Cox Radio's Market Profile for Jacksonville, Florida". http://coxradio.com/includes/stations/jacksonville.html. Retrieved 2007-07-19.
- ^ "Clear Channel Radio Station List for Jacksonville, Florida". http://www.clearchannel.com/Radio/StationSearch.aspx?RadioSearch=Jacksonville. Retrieved 2007-07-19.
- ^ "Inside wokv.com". http://wokv.com/ads/index.html. Retrieved 2007-07-19.
- ^ "FMQ FM Radio Database Query". Federal Communications Commission. 2008. http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/fmq.html. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
Jacksonville Television stations along the First Coast and Colonial Coast, including Jacksonville and Brunswick Local stations
WJXT (4.1 Ind., 4.2 This TV, 4.3 LATV) • WJCT (7.1 PBS, 7.2 Create, 7.3 PBS World, 7.4 FL Chan.) • WTLV (12.1 NBC, 12.2 US) • WCWJ (17.1 CW) • WUBF-LP 23 (Rel.) • WJXX (25.1 ABC, 25.2 First Coast News WX) • WWRJ-LP 27 ( Rel.) • WAWS (30.1 Fox, 30.2 Me-TV/MNTV) • W54CS 36 (HSN) • WPXJ 41 (ION) • WBXJ-CA 43 (MTV2) • WTEV-TV (47.1 CBS) • WJEB-TV (59.1 TBN, 59.2 Church, 59.3 JCTV, 59.4 Enlace, 59.5 Smile)
Outlying Areas Adjacent locals Reception may vary by location and some stations may only be viewable with cable television Cable channels Silent stations
WVVQ 15 (Ind.)
Radio stations in the Jacksonville, Florida market By FM frequency By AM frequency By callsignWAOC • WAPE-FM • WAYR • WBOB • WCGL • WCRJ • WECC-FM • WEJZ • WEWC • WFJO • WFOY • WFXJ • WFYV • WGNE-FM • WJAX • WJBT • WJCT-FM • WJFR • WJGH • WJGL • WJGM • WJNJ • WJSJ • WJXL • WJXR • WKTZ • WMUV-FM • WNNR • WNWW • WOKV • WOKV-FM • WQGA • WQIK-FM • WQOP • WROS • WSOL-FM • WSOS • WSOS-FM • WTRJ-FM • WVOJ • WWIO • WXXJ • WYFB • WYMM • WYNR • WYRE-FM • WZAZ • WZNZ
Florida Radio Markets: Daytona Beach • Fort Myers-Naples-Marco Island • Ft. Pierce-Stuart-Vero Beach • Ft. Walton Beach • Gainesville-Ocala • Jacksonville • Lakeland-Winter Haven • Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa • Miami-Ft. Lauderdale • Orlando • Panama City • Pensacola • Sarasota-Bradenton • Sebring • Tallahassee • Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater • West Palm Beach-Boca Raton
Other Florida Radio Regions: The Florida Keys • Lake City
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