|City||Black Mountain, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Asheville, North Carolina|
|First air date||1962|
|Format||Gospel Music and Preaching|
|Power||47,000 watts day|
19,000 watts critical hours
90 watts night
|Transmitter coordinates|| day and night|
|Former call signs||WFGW (1962-2013)|
|Owner||International Baptist Outreach Missions, Inc.|
WKJW (1010 AM, "Christian 1010") is a commercial conservative gospel radio station broadcasting at 47,000 watts in Black Mountain, North Carolina, operated by International Baptist Outreach Missions, Inc. of Asheville, North Carolina, Dr J. Wendell Runion, President and General Manager.
The station was founded as WFGW AM in May 1962 by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Prior to 2005, it played mostly Southern gospel music which was moved online. Starting August 1, 2005, as "Faith and Freedom Radio", WFGW was a commercial talk radio station with some Christian talk. WFGW Talk Radio was available on its sister-station's HD signal, 106.9 FM HD3.
International Baptist Outreach Missions, owner of WKJV of Asheville, N.C., purchased 1010 AM and started broadcasting on July 19, 2013 as WKJW.
- "Billy Graham's Radio Station Will Observe 10th Anniversary". Asheville Citizen-Times. May 21, 1972. p. 49. Retrieved June 9, 2020 – via newspapers.com.
- "Why are Asheville area listeners turning on Ten-Ten Radio?". Asheville Citizen-Times. December 27, 1970. p. 23. Retrieved June 9, 2020 – via newspapers.com.
- Snow, Mary. "WFGW/1010-AM goes worldwide with switch to Web". Asheville Citizen-Times. p. 9. Retrieved June 9, 2020 – via newspapers.com.
- FCC History Cards for WKJW
- WKJW in the FCC's AM station database
- Radio-Locator Information on WKJW
- WKJW in Nielsen Audio's AM station database
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