Radio Station Format Definition: News
The primary focus of these stations is news. Often the format of
these stations is to have a rotating schedule of about 10 to 20
minutes, which includes breaking news, national, local, or
international, sports news, entertainment news, weather and traffic
updates, and special reports. It is not unusual that these stations
feature some form of talk programming including call-in shows as
well. Popular on alarm clocks and with commuters, these stations are
commonly found on the AM dial.
See also: Business News, News/Talk
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