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City of license Rockford, Illinois
Broadcast area North Central Illinois
Branding News Talk 1440 WROK
Slogan "The Talk Everyone's Talking About"
Frequency 1440 kHz
First air date 1923
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 watts (day)
270 watts (night)
Class B
Callsign meaning ROcKford
Affiliations CBS News, Wall Street Journal Radio Network
Owner Cumulus Media
(Cumulus Licensing, LLC)
Sister stations WKGL, WXXQ, WZOK
Webcast WROK Live Feed

WROK (1440 AM) is an American News/Talk radio station in Rockford, Illinois. It is owned by Cumulus Media. The station is licensed by the FCC to serve Winnebago County in Northern Illinois.


The station features Riley O'Neil as the host of the morning drive-time broadcast. The morning news is anchored by Scot Bertram. Rob Brennan is the engineer. "Straight Talk" follows the morning show and features Riley O'Neil and Scot Bertram as co-hosts of the show. Riley and Scot interview local newsmakers and encourage listener participation.

"The Michael Koolidge Show" airs Tuesdays through Fridays after "Straight Talk". The Rush Limbaugh Show is broadcast followed by The Sean Hannity Show.

"Live at Five" features local TV personality Aaron Wilson from WIFR. Aaron focuses on local news and events. The Mark Levin Show airs live, followed by Roger Hedgecock until The Dave Ramsey Show. Coast to Coast AM is broadcast overnight seven nights a week.

Weekends feature Glenn Beck, The Kim Komando Show, CBS News Weekend Roundup, Wall Street Journal This Weekend, The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas, and On the House with the Carey Brothers.

WROK broadcasts Chicago Bears football, University of Illinois football and basketball, and NIC-10 conference high school football and basketball.

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