WHNK-A Goes Dark
April 30, 2014 at 7:32 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Classic Country WHNK-A/PARKERSBURG, WV went dark MONDAY (4/28), ending an 80-year run at 1450-A, the market’s oldest radio signal and 10 years as WHNK.
According to the WTAP-TV/PARKERSBURG website, the station debuted as WPAR at 1420-A on JULY 11th, 1935, eventually moving to 1450 in 1941.
A CLEAR CHANNEL spokesperson tells ALL ACCESS there are no plans to re-launch the station and no staffers were affected as a result of WHNK being shuttered.