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Radio’s Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Hurricane Harvey

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 8/26/2017

All Access provided details on wall-to-wall coverage from Houston radio including Cox Media Group’s KGLK-FM, KKBQ-FM, and KTHT-FM; Cumulus’ KBRE-FM; and CBS Radio’s KILT-FM, KHMX-FM and KILT-AM/AM. Univision’s KLTN-FM, KOVE-FM, KAMA-FM and KQBU-FM covered the storm with a simulcast coverage from sister station KXLN-TV. Other radio stations that provided extensive coverage include:

Liberman Broadcasting‘s KJOJ-FM Freeport, Tex. simulcast from KTJM-FM Port Arthur, Tex.
Malkan Interactive‘s KEYS-AM, KZFM-FM and KKBA-FM Corpus Christi
American Family Radio’s KKWV-FM Aransas Pass and KAYK-FM Victoria
Urban One stations, including KMJQ-FM and KBXX-FM Houston
Westwood One News’ Dallas correspondent Alan Scaia did 33 custom live reports for affiliates in Texas and around the country

“In times like these we see the continued importance of radio being live and local to service the needs of listeners,” said Radio One Senior Vice President, Programming Jay Stevens.

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