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NewsRadio92.3 ▪ AM 1620 is locally owned by Dave and Mary Hoxeng, of ADX Communications of Escambia County. ADX is also the parent company of CatCountry98.7,  ESPNPensacola 99.1, Pensacola’s Playlist 94.5 and ADX Digital.

Dave and Mary launched CatCountry98.7 in 2005, followed by NewsRadio1620 AM in 2007. In 2016, NewsRadio1620 began simulcasting on FM at 92.3.

NewsRadio92.3 ▪ AM 1620 is Pensacola’s Fox Radio News affiliate.  Fox Radio News airs every 30 minutes 24/7.  Also, local news every 30 minutes 5am-9:30pm Monday-Friday and whenever news breaks.

Programming includes nine hours of local talk every day Monday-Friday with Andrew McKay, Genna Barr and Bobby Rossi.  Syndicated national hosts include Brian Kilmeade and Dave Ramsey.

Owners and staff are totally committed to serving our listeners in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties through local news, local programs and local community involvement.

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NewsRadio92.3 ▪ AM1620 has won 7 Edward R. Murrow awards for our local continuing coverage.

The award is presented by the national broadcast organization Radio, Television, Digital News Association

(RTDNA)

2017 Regional Award for Crash of Blue Angels Number 6
2016 Regional Award for Escambia County ‘Witchcraft’ Killings
2015 Regional Award for 2014 Flood Coverage
2013 Regional Award for Local Treatment of Newtown/Sandy Hook Shooting
2012 Regional Award for the Documentary 24-Hours with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department
2011 Regional and National Award for Gulf Oil Spill Coverage
2010 Regional Award for The Billings Family Murders

NewsRadio is also five-time winners from the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists:

2020 Best Newscasts for NAS Pensacola Shooting Coverage
2020 Best Radio Coverage: Andrew McKay for NAS Pensacola Shooting Coverage
2020 Best Breaking News Coverage for NAS Pensacola Shooting
2020 Best Continuing Coverage for NAS Pensacola Shooting
2020 Best Team Coverage for NAS Pensacola Shooting
2020 Best Anchor Runner-Up: Mark Jacobs

Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists

Best of the Coast Recognition from Readers of the Independent News In Weekly, include

Best Radio Station Runner Up 2017
Runner-Ups Best Radio Personalities 2017 for Andrew McKay and Wendi Summers
Best Radio Station Runner Up 2016
Best Morning Radio Show 2015, 2016 and 2017 The Pensacola Morning News with Andrew McKay
Best Radio Personality Runner Up 2015 and 2016 Andrew McKay
Best Radio Personality Runner Up 2015 and 2016 Wendi Summers

Our production department also excels at creating award-winning commercials for local businesses and our advertisers, including nearly 20 local and regional “Addy” awards from the Pensacola and Florida Advertising Associations over the past 10 years.

Sister station CatCountry98.7 has been honored multiple times for its outstanding programming and community service including the CMA Radio Station of the Year from the Country Music Association in 2017.

. For a complete list of CatCountry98.7’s local, national and regional awards, visit

www.CatCountry987.com

Periodically, full-time positions in News, Talk Programming, Sales, Promotions, Business and Engineering are available on NewsRadio92.3 ▪ AM1620, Cat Country 98.7, ESPN Pensacola 1330AM and 99.1FM, and Pensacola Playlist 94.5.

We invite you to fill out an ADX application form and submit it with your resume to HR@newsradio1620.com or Fax to (850) 494-0778.

If you are seeking an on-air position in News, Programming, or Production, please include an audio check with your resume and application.

We also have part-time positions that you can also apply for.

NewsRadio92.3 ▪ AM1620 / CatCountry98.7/ESPN Pensacola 1330AM and 99.1/ and Pensacola Playlist 94.5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internships are offered to qualified college and high school students on NewsRadio92.3 ▪ AM1620, ESPN Pensacola 1330AM/99.1FM, CatCountry 98.7, and Pensacola’s Playlist 94.5.

For more information contact Kevin King Operations Manager at kking@catcountry987.com.

 

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