Air America Radio

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Guys, Fact Check: Is Air America really "prospering" with a "large audience" as this article states? Last I heard, they were in bad financial straits. This article sounds more like an ad than anything resembling a progressive encyclopedia. Cleanup is needed.

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Air America Ceased Operations

Air America Radio ceased operations in January of 2010. This article provides a historical look only.

Many of the Air America personalities have moved on:

Air America Historical

Air America Radio is a progressive radio network and program syndication service in the United States. It started on March 31, 2004, featuring a left-wing political talks show with a blend of entertainment and comedy. It also incorporate standard talk shows feature such as monologues, audience phone in, email and audience participation in web-blog.

The network's primary station is New York City's WLIB-AM. As of August 2005, AAR shows are carried in 70 stations in the U.S.

In addition, XM Satellite Radio carries Air America Radio on channel 167. Air America Radio also makes use of audio streaming on the World Wide Web, reaching a national and international audience. Some of the personalities who host shows on Air America Radio include Al Franken, Laura Flanders, Janeane Garofalo, Mike Malloy, Marc Maron, Randi Rhodes, and Jerry Springer.

A complete archive of all Air America programs can be found at the official fansite, AirAmericaPlace.com.

Overview

Air America Radio (http://www.airamericaradio.com) began service late March, 2004. Despite early difficulties finding appropriate management, Air America soon prospered, attracting a large and loyal audience interested in fact-based programming.

Most of Air America's programming originates live from its Manhattan studios. However, some segments, such as Marty Kaplan's So, What Else Is News?, are recorded in California. As of July, 2005, Air America has approximately 70 radio affiliates, a wildly popular Internet feed, and carriage on the national satellite radio service, XM Radio, channel 167. AAR's high-powered on-air talent includes Saturday Night Live alum Al Franken, actress Janeane Garofalo, radio veteran Randi Rhodes, and musician Chuck D. With compelling talent, top-grade guests, and a skilled investigative news team, Air America looks set to thrive.

To talk on the air, live, listeners can dial toll-free 1-866-303-2270.

To reach their corporate offices, telephone them at 1-212-871-8100 (note: this number now reaches Inner City Broadcasting, a religious radio station) or address correspondence to:

Air America Radio
641 Sixth Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY 10011

Programs

Affiliates

How to bring Air America Radio broadcasts to your community: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/7/20/14549/3271

National and International

Eastern

Akron, OH - WARF-AM 1350 AM

Ann Arbor, MI - WLBY-AM 1290 AM

Asheville, NC - WPEK-AM 880 AM

Atlanta, GA - WWAA-AM 1690 AM

Binghamton, NY - WYOS-AM 1360 AM

Boston, MA - WXKS-AM 1430 AM

Boston, MA - WKOX-AM 1200 AM

Brattleboro, VT - WKVT-AM 1490 AM

Burlington, VT - WTWK-AM 1070 AM

Chapel Hill, NC - WCHL-AM 1360 AM

Charleston, SC - WLTQ-AM 730 AM

Cincinnati, OH - WCKY-AM 1530 AM

Cleveland, OH - WTAM-AM 1100 AM

Columbia, SC - WOIC-AM 1230 AM

Columbus, OH - WTPG-AM 1230 AM

Detroit, MI - WDTW-AM 1310 AM

Huntington, WV - WRVC-AM 930 AM

Ithaca, NY - WNYY-AM 1470-AM

Key West, FL WKIZ - WKIZ-AM 1500 AM

Miami, FL - WINZ-AM 940 AM

New Haven, CT - WAVZ-AM 1300 AM

New York, NY - WLIBWLIB 1190 AM

Petoskey, MI - WWKK-AM 750 AM

Philadelphia, PA - WHAT-AM 1340 AM

Portland, ME Portland- WLVP-AM 870 AM

Providence, RI - WHJJ-AM 920 AM

Rochester, NY - WROC-AM 950 AM

Sarasota-Bradenton, FL - WSRQ-AM 1450 AM

Springfield, MA - WHMP-AM 1400 AM

Washington, DC - WWRC-AM 1260 AM

West Palm Beach, FL - WJNO-AM 1290 AM

Central

Austin, TX - KOKE-AM 1600 AM

Baton Rouge, LA - WYNK-AM 1380 AM

Brainerd, MN - WWWI-AM 1270 AM

Chicago, IL - WCPT-AM 850 AM

Corpus Christi, TX - KCCT-AM 1150 AM

Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX - KXEB-AM 910 AM

Davenport, IA - WKBF-AM 1270 AM

Madison, WI - WXXM-FM 92.1 FM

Memphis, TN - WWTQ-AM 680 AM

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN - KTNF-AM 950 AM

New Orleans, LA - WSMB-AM 1350 AM

San Antonio, TX - KRPT-FM 92.5 FM

Mountain

Albuquerque, NM - KABQ-AM 1350 AM

Denver, CO - KKZN-AM 760 AM

Phoenix, AZ - KXXT-AM 1010 AM

Santa Fe, NM - KVSF-AM 1400 AM

Pacific

Albany, OR - KTHH-AM 990 AM

Eugene, OR - KOPT-AM 1600 AM

Fresno, CA - KFPT-AM 790 AM

Los Angeles, CA - KTLK-AM 1150 AM

Portland, OR - KPOJ-AM 620 AM KPOJ

Reno, NV - KJFK-AM 1230 AM

Riverside, CA - KCAA-AM 1050 AM Southern Californian Inland Empire

Sacramento, CA - KSAC-AM 1240 AM

San Diego, CA - KLSD-AM 1360 AM

San Francisco, CA - KQKE-AM 960 AM

San Luis Obispo, CA - KYNS-AM 1340 AM

Santa Barbara, CA - KIST-AM 1340 AM

Santa Cruz - Monterey, CA - KOMY-AM 1340 AM

Seattle, WA - KPTK-AM 1090 AM

Spokane, WA - KPTQ-AM 1280 AM

Alaska/Hawaii

Anchorage, AK - KUDO-AM 1080 AM

Honolulu, HI - KUMU-AM 1500 AM

Kihei, HI - KAOI-AM 1110 AM

Lihue, HI - KQNG-AM 570 AM

Your area not on the list above?

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Merchandise

Personalities


Archives

  • Air America Place (Unofficial) Audio Archives


See Also

References

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