Historic Nola AM’s Sale Filed With FCC


In radio lore, WBOK-AM has a rich history as a rhythm and blues station. Chris Wegmann started his four-decade career in Radio at the New Orleans, which in the late 1970s shifted to spoken word and Gospel programming targeting the Black community.

Since November 2007, following a 26-month silence due to Hurricane Katrina flood damage, WBOK has remained a voice for African Americans. Now, its owners — locals who also own the Los Angeles Sentinel African-American publication in Los Angeles — are selling the AM.

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