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WPRO-FM
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City of license Providence, Rhode Island
Broadcast area Providence metropolitan area
Branding 92 Pro FM
Slogan "Today's Hit Music"
Frequency 92.3 MHz/Channel 222 (also on HD Radio)
First air date April 17, 1948
Format Top 40 (CHR)
ERP 39,000 watts
HAAT 168 meters
Class B
Facility ID 64841
Transmitter coordinates 41°48′18″N 71°28′24″W / 41.805°N 71.47333°W / 41.805; -71.47333
Callsign meaning PROvidence (callsign originates with parent A.M. WPRO)
Owner Citadel Broadcasting
(Citadel Broadcasting Company)
Sister stations WEAN-FM, WPRO, WPRV, WWKX, WWLI
Webcast WPRO-FM Live Feed
Website http://www.92profm.com

WPRO-FM (92.3 FM, "92 PRO-FM") is a radio station in Providence, Rhode Island. The station broadcasts a Top-40 format. It is the sister station to WPRO (AM). The station was previously owned by Cherry & Webb Broadcasting Corp. and later Capital Cities Communications, but today is owned by Citadel Broadcasting. Its transmitter is located in Johnston, Rhode Island. The studio is located in the Brine Broadcasting Center located on Wampanoag Trail on the East Providence/Barrington line in Rhode Island.

Personalities

Notable current air personalities include morning hosts Giovanni & Kim with Will Gilbert, Jessica on mid-days, Davey Morris on afternoons & The Ralphie Radio show at night.

Alumni of WPRO include a large number of notable broadcasting professionals. Gary Berkowitz was the first Program Director of Top 40 WPRO-FM when it flipped formats in April 1974. Other notable former on-air personalities include Chuck Bennet, The Boogie Man, Mighty Mike Osborne, Big John Bina, Don Geronimo, Alan Edwards, Howard Hoffman, Terry O'Brien, Tyler, Jimmy Gray, Jim Halfyard, David Simpson, Tony Bristol, Rocky Allen, Blaine Ensley, Will Gilbert, Craig Heiss, Joe Cortese, Magic Marc Anthony, TJ Napp, Tanya Cruise, Loren Petisce, Patty Harrison, Tony Mascaro, Jack O'Brien, Brian B Wilde, Mike Butts, Chris Hamilton, Paul Cannon, Chris Tyler, Ted Edwards, Ron Medeiros, Ali Knight, Toddzilla, Johnny Thunder, Geoff Webster, Vic Michaels, Al Levine, Shawn Stewart, John Stevens, Joe Limardi, Shannon, Robby Bridges, Rob Hayes, Danny Wright, Rob Tyler, Nazzy, Bill O'Brien, and Tom "Jammer" Naylor.

External links

Richard A. Medeiros, radio disc jockey 1974


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