WPKZ Celebrates 70th Anniversary
October 20, 2011 at 5:49 AM (PT)
CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY Talk WPKZ-A-W287BT/FITCHBURG, MA is celebrating the AM station's 70th anniversary.
The station signed on in 1941 as WEIM, and was a Top 40 for several years on the 1960s and 1970s under the ownership of KNIGHT QUALITY STATIONS. KNIGHT sold the station in 1987; the WPKZ calls were added in 2009 and an FM translator was launched in 2010.
The station will air a celebration on MONDAY (10/24) 7-9a (ET), with hosts SCOTT MAY and JASON DUDA joined by longtime station fixture RAY C and several former employees of the station.