WWJB 1450 started broadcasting on AM on October 11, 1958. During the following 56 plus years it has been a source of information about Hernando County. Starting last year WWJB 1450 AM (WWJB) started broadcasting on October 11, 1958. During the following 56 plus years it has been a source of information about Hernando County. Starting last year WWJB is being repeated on two FM stations, 103.9 FM Spring Hill and 101.1 FM Brooksville.
In 2010 the owners of WWJB purchased the programming rights to WXJB 99.9 FM (WXJB). This purchase allowed them to cover a larger area. Both stations are are also online at www.jbnewsradio.com and www.jbnewsradio.com, so now you can listen to their coverage from anywhere. WWJB is available on the IPhone or IPod via live streaming. WXJB is available on the TuneIn app for iPhone, Andriod, and Windows phones.
WXJB currently covers five counties: Hernando, Citrus, Sumter, Pasco, South Levy. WXJB has received approval from the FCC to upgrade their signal to 25,000 watts.
Both radio stations operate a talk radio format. They provided local news, weather, and sports and nationally syndicated shows and news. Each station has an individual format.
The Nature Coast Morning News with Mike Reeves is simulcast on both stations from 6 to 9am. This show covers local news and events with a smattering of national stories.
On WWJB from 9am to 12pm Frank Rosetti hosts a call in show. They also provide a number of community oriented shows throughout the week including Career Click, The Business Edge, The Plant Lady Garden Show, Save Money, Debt Relief, Health Connections, and No Bones About It. They also provide nationally syndicated talk shows including Kilmeade & Friends on weekends, Herman Cain Show, Sean Hannity Show, Clark Howard Show, and Jerry Doyle Show among others.
WXJB carries the larger nationally syndicated talk shows such as Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, The Schnitt Show, and America Now.
As Paul Harvey use to say on WWJB, Good Day.