89 WLS connects Chicago, Illinois with the rest of the world through news updates. The people of Chicago can tune to the frequency of 890 kHz on AM channel to enjoy the official programming of the radio. It also has a repeater station that broadcast on 94.7 MHz under the callsign of WLS-FM. The English language radio consumes 50,000 watts of power during its regular programming sessions.
The radio describes itself as “Chicago’s talk leader” hence focusing on talk shows and news updates. The home offices of the radio are based in NBC Tower on North Columbus Drive while its daily programming is aired by tower based on the southern edge of Tinley Park, Illinois. The station has also signed affiliation contracts with NBC News, Westwood One News, The Weather Channel, and Premiere Networks.
89 WLS is operated and controlled by Cumulus Media which also owned its two sister stations WLS-FM and WKQX. The first broadcast of the station was carried out on 12th April 1924. The call sign of the channel is an abbreviation for “World’s Largest Store”. The shows aired by the channel include news updates, local weather and traffic updates, politics, latest stories, national and international updates, entertainment, etc. You can also advertise your business through its platform. Fans can also join it over social media.