WAKR 1590 is a broadcast Radio station from Akron, Ohio, United States, providing News for, about and by the people of Akron and their surrounding ... See more communities. Plus entertainment and The Tribe, Ohio State, The Browns and Local Sports.

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News for, about and by the people of Akron and our surrounding communities. Plus entertainment and The Tribe, Ohio State, The Browns and Local Sports.

1590 WAKR and AkronNewsNow are part of one of the most advanced radio broadcast facility in Northeast Ohio. Our broadcasts are produced by one of Ohio's largest radio news operations using state-of-the art equipment. One of the unique features of the Akron Radio Center is our 100-seat concert theater; home to the WQMX Rising Star Showcase and many other special events. We're located at 1795 West Market Street, Akron just two doors down from Akron's famous West Point Market. Our phone number is (330) 869-9800. Our studio line is (330) 370-1590. Reach our newsroom direct with tips (330) 864-6397.

06/28/2012

Regional Edward R. Murrow award for best broadcast affiliated website: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 National Edward R. Murrow award for best broadcast affiliated website: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

1590 WAKR-AM; 94.9 WQMX-FM; 97.5 WONE-FM; 107.3 WNWV-HD; AkronNewsNow.com; PetPalsNow.com; AkronScreams.com

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