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Owned by Entercom, WWJ's studios are in the Panasonic Building in Southfield, and its transmitter is located near Newport.WWJ began daily broadcasts on August 20, 1920, operating under an amateur radio license with the call sign "8MK." On the air for nearly a century, the station has claimed to be "America's Pioneer Broadcasting Station" WWJ is Michigan's only commercial all-news radio station and features "traffic and weather together" every ten minutes around the clock. WWJ is the flagship station for Michigan Wolverines football. Artist Simon Beck turned the home of the Minnesota Twins into a wintry work of art as part of The Great Northern, a series of winter events in the Twin Cities.At least six people were killed and 76 missing following a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast that caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously.
In her 1960 comprehensive review of the station's history, Cynthia Boyes Young cautioned that: "The actual beginnings of The Detroit News radio station, later to be known as WWJ, were not recorded at the time, and the story can only be partially pieced together from the reminiscences of radio pioneers." WWJ debuted as the "Detroit News Radiophone" on August 20, 1920.
In March 2005, WWJ began streaming its programming over the Internet.
In August 2005, the station began offering podcasts of newsmakers, interviews, and some of the station's feature programming.
In cases where there are schedule conflicts, it also carries sports events normally broadcast by its sister stations.
(For example, WWJ airs Detroit Tigers baseball games when 97.1 The Ticket is broadcasting Detroit Red Wings hockey.) WWJ has reduced the use of its main slogan, "All News, All The Time", due to its occasional inclusion of sporting events.