1350 WZGM is a 10,000 watt, Western North Carolina owned, commercial radio station that serves the entire Asheville Metro as well as several surrounding counties, reaching a service area population of over 414,000 people. (U.S. Census Bureau) We feature a comprehensive line up of high profile community hosts that reads like a who’s-who of WNC, complimented by seasoned national hosts that focus on “Life Talk”.
Independent Asheville Radio is proud of the strong female presence across our line up, so it’s no surprise that our listeners also lean more female. (See details on the demographics page.) The strong women of Independent Asheville Radio highlight a rich depth of conversation, information, intelligence and entertainment that is hard to find on the radio dial. They highlight topics and perspectives that are refreshing and relevant to listeners across our service population. Brand loyalty is strong amongst these audiences. They support the people and businesses that support the programming they love.
1350 WZGM also has a great offering of sports programming: Golf, Fly Fishing, Hiking, Appalachian State University Men’s Football and Basketball, Paddling, Camping and is the exclusive home for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series races.
Engaged 1350 WZGM Listeners Are:
Listeners of NASCAR Are:
Demographic information for our Asheville Metro:
– Source: 2010 US Census Bureau
Persons 65 years and over, percent: 17.0%
32% have Bachelors Degree or Higher
Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes
Percentage of home ownership: 66.2%
Median Household Income: $44,321
Retail Sales per capita: $15,862
RATES – Call 828-239-9744 for rate information and to check for current ‘Discount Packages’.
The studio is available for rent as well.