We're working on a new version of PRX. Want a sneak peek?

WKNO

StationAccount image

Description

In a nutshell - WKNO-FM is the flagship station of the WKNO-FM Stations. The station was originally 40,000 watts, but upgraded to 100,000 watts in 1990. The weekday format of the station is a mix of news and classical music and the weekend format is a mix of news, talk and music programming. We are members of NPR, PRI and Southern Public Radio. We broadcast 24 hours a day and reach portions of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Missouri.

Pieces

Piece image
Memphis is the #1 destination for Amtrak's City of New Orleans. If a gaping sinkhole is not fixed, Amtrak may discontinue service.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2008
  • Length: 04:14
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Will Shade, founder of the popular Memphis Jug Band, buried in a pauper's grave had no headstone, until 2008.

  • Added: May 08, 2008
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: PRX default Piece image
In the days following Hurricane Katrina, countless Americans watched, and listened, to the growing chaos in disbelief. One nurse, Kathy McGregor, f...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 13, 2007
  • Length: 05:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Big dreams on a shoe-string budget: American optimism, or pure nonsense? WKNO producer Sarah Ledbetter takes a poke at our myths about the minimum ...

Bought by KMUZ and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 23, 2007
  • Length: 06:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: PRX default Piece image
In an era when media monopolies dominate the airwaves, there still are independent voices and programs. King Biscuit Time is the longest running d...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2006
  • Length: 08:06
Piece image
The Half Way - Station in Jackson, Tennessee is the oldest operating terminal in the U.S.

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX and WVTF


  • Added: Nov 14, 2006
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 2