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Audacy Launches FM Simulcast for KNX-AM in Los Angeles


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KNX News

Audacy flips CHR KNOU-FM (97.1 NOW)/Los Angeles to "KNX News 97.1 FM." Beginning at 3pm PT on Monday, December 6, the station will serve as an FM simulcast of KNX-AM (1070 Newsradio), Southern California's only 24-hour local news and traffic station. The station launched with a two-minute tribute to some of the station's biggest headlines over the last 100 years, while previewing the next chapter of its history.

"For over 100 years, KNX has been the station Southern California has depended on for breaking news, important events and life changing moments," said Audacy Regional President Jeff Federman. "With spoken word audio consumption at an all-time high, this move allows us to significantly upgrade the existing KNX brand and create a news destination for a new generation. KNX is a powerful and trusted brand in this market, and we look forward to delivering the same award-winning content on crystal-clear FM radio."

Audcacy says the launch underscores its commitment to its local news brands, reflective via a multiplatform transformation announced earlier this year.

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