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City of license Houma, Louisiana
Broadcast area Houma/Thibodaux Metropolitan area
Branding ESPN Radio 1490
Slogan "Houma's 24 hour sports leader"
Frequency 1490 kHz
Format Sports radio
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 25521
Transmitter coordinates 29°34′14.00″N 90°43′42.00″W / 29.57056°N 90.72833°W / 29.57056; -90.72833
Owner Sunburst Media Of Louisiana LLC
Sister stations KCIL, KMYO, KXOR-FM

KJIN is a 1,000 watt AM station in Houma, Louisiana, broadcasting most of the ESPN Radio network programming with some locally produced programming.


This station was originally KCIL in the 1950s. This station however, has held the KJIN callsign for most of the past 30 years except for a 2 1/2 year period between 2000 and 2003 when it held KFXY which was the former callsign of today's KMYO. For most of its recent past, it was an Am sister relay to KCIL, however the former owners Guaranty broadcasting, installed the ESPN sports format on the station to provide listeners in the area with a sports station that was listenable in the Houma area as the nearest sports stations were up to 50 miles away at the time.


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