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About Us

Informative, Local, Dependable News and Talk for Pensacola

NewsRadio Pensacola, heard on 92.3 FM, 95.3 FM, AM 1620 and 98.7 HD2 is locally owned by Dave and Mary Hoxeng, of ADX Communications of Escambia County.

 

ADX is also the parent company of ESPN Pensacola 99.1, Pensacola’s Playlist 94.5, ADX Digital and Cat Country98.7.

NewsRadio Pensacola is Pensacola’s Fox Radio News affiliate. Fox Radio News airs every 30 minutes 24/7.  Local news airs every 30 minutes 5:00 am - 9:30 pm Monday-Friday and whenever breaking news happens.

Programming includes nine hours of local talk every day Monday - Friday with Pensacola Morning News with Andrew McKay, The Pensacola Expert Panel (PEP Talk) and Pensacola Right Now with Bobby Rossi.  Syndicated national hosts include Brian Kilmeade and Dave Ramsey.

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Dave and Mary launched CatCountry 98.7 in 2005, followed by NewsRadio AM 1620 in 2007. In 2016, NewsRadio 1620 began simulcasting on FM at 92.3 and in 2021 on 95.3.

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.

NewsRadio Pensacola has since won numerous awards that highlight both broadcast quality and service to the community:

2022 NAB Crystal Award Finalist – WNRP

2022 Service to America Award – WNRP

2022 Marconi Award Finalist – Small Market Personality – Andrew McKay – WNRP

2021 NAB Crystal Award Finalist – NewsRadio 92.3 / AM 1620

2021 Florida Broadcast Journalists Assn – Best Newscast – Mark Jacobs

2021 Florida Broadcast Journalists Assn – Best Breaking News – News Team

2021 Florida Broadcast Journalists Assn – Best Anchor – Mark Jacobs

2012 Edward R. Murrow Award for 24 Hours as a Sherriff’s Deputy – NewsRadio1620
2012 Associated Press Award for Newscast– NewsRadio1620
2012 Associated Press Award for Public Affairs – NewsRadio1620

2010 Edward R. Murrow Award – NewsRadio 1620
2010 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner

2009 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service-WNRP
 

2022 Best of the Coast Runner Up Best Radio Station – WNRP

2022 Best of the Coast Runner Up Best Radio Personality-WNRP

2022 Best of the Coast Runner Up Best Morning Show - WNRP

2021 Best of the Coast Runner Up Best Radio Station

2021 Best of the Coast Runner Up Best Radio Personality-Andrew McKay

2021 Best of the Coast Runner Up Best Morning Radio Show

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