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Media in Rhode Island

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Media in Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has the following popular media.


  • Newspapers 1
  • Television 2
  • AM Radio 3
  • FM Radio 4
  • Other stations 5


This is a list of all daily newspapers in Rhode Island. For weeklies, please see List of newspapers in Rhode Island.


  • 6/WLNE-TV-New Bedford, MA (ABC) (WLNE isn't a Rhode Island TV station but does serve as the ABC affiliate for the Providence, RI TV Market)
  • 28/WLWC-New Bedford, MA (CW) (WLWC isn't a Rhode Island TV station but does serve as the CW affiliate for the Providence, RI TV Market).

AM Radio

  • 550/WSJW Pawtucket: Religion
  • 630/WPRO Providence: (NewsTalk 630 WPRO): News/Talk
  • 790/WPRV Providence: News/Talk, Yankee baseball
  • 920/WHJJ Providence: (TalkRadio 920 WHJJ): News/Talk, Pawsox baseball
  • 1110/WPMZ East Providence: (Poder 1110): Spanish (Daytime only)
  • 1140/NEW-Greenville: Construction permit
  • 1180/WSKP Hope Valley: Oldies
  • 1220/WSTL Providence: Religion
  • 1230/WBLQ Westerly: Full Service
  • 1240/WOON Woonsocket: Full service
  • 1290/WRNI Providence: National Public Radio
  • 1380/WNRI Woonsocket: News/Talk
  • 1450/WLKW West Warwick: Adult Standards
  • 1540/WADK Newport: Full service
  • 1590/WARV Warwick: Religion

FM Radio

Frequency Callsign Location Format Owner Web site
88.1 WELH Providence Spanish, Classic Soul, Student radio Wheeler School
88.3 WQRI Bristol Rock Roger Williams University [1]
88.7 WJMF Smithfield College Bryant University [2]
90.3 WRIU Kingston College University of Rhode Island [3]
90.7 WJHD Portsmouth High school Portsmouth Abbey
91.3 WDOM Providence College Providence College [4]
91.5 WCVY Coventry High school (On air M-F 1400-2200 only) Coventry High School
92.3 WPRO-FM Providence Top 40 Citadel [5]
94.1 WHJY Providence Rock Clear Channel [6]
95.5 WBRU Modern Rock (Religious during Sunday mornings) Brown Broadcasting Service
95.9 WCRI-FM Block Island Classical [7]
96.5 W243AI Newport Translator for WMVY [8]
96.7 WSUB-LP Ashaway Alternative rock [9]
98.1 WCTK-FM Providence Country [10]
99.3 WMNP Block Island Hot A.C. [11]
99.7 WEAN-FM Wakefield-Peacedale News/Talk (Simulcast of WPRO AM 630) Citadel [12]
100.3 WKKB Middletown Spanish [13]
101.5 WWBB Providence Oldies Clear Channel [14]
102.7 WRNI-FM Narragansett Pier NPR (Simulcast of WRNI AM 1290)
103.7 WVEI-FM Westerly Sports (Simulcast of WEEI Boston) Entercom [15]
105.1 WWLI Providence Adult Contemporary Citadel [16]
105.9 WXHQ-LP Newport Jazz [17]
106.3 WWKX Woonsocket-Providence Rhythmic Top 40/Hip-Hop Citadel [18]

Other stations

Other radio stations from Connecticut & Massachusetts can be heard in parts of or all of Rhode Island. These include, but not limited to: 980/WXLM, 1320/WARA, 1350/WINY, 1400/WHTB, 1480/WSAR, 89.3/WUMD, 97.3/WJFD-FM, 99.1/WPLM-FM, 100.7/WZLX, 101.9/WCIB, 102.3/WXLM, 102.5/WKLB-FM, 105.7/WROR-FM, 107.1/WFHN, 107.3/WAAF & 107.7/WWRX.

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