Top 10 News Radio Stations in the U.S.

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Fall is in full swing, and that means you might find your commute lasting a little longer with school back in session. As fun as it is to jam out to your favorite tunes in the car with your squad, sometimes it’s quite nice catch the news as well. This week we are highlighting the most influential news stations in the US, ranked by Nielsen Audio.

1. WINS-AM –  1010WINS, New York  – 2,351,500

2. WCBS-AM – WCBS Newsradio 880, New York – 2,166,800

3. WBBM-AM – WBBM Newsradio, Chicago – 2,140,100

4. KFI-AM – KFI AM 640, Los Angeles – 1,840,800

5. KNX-AM – KNX 1070 Newsradio, Los Angeles – 1,609,000

6. WTOP-FMWTOP, Washington – 1,453,800

7. WABC-AM – 77 WABC Radio, New York – 1,417,100

8. KCBS-AM – KCBS Newsradio, San Francisco – 1,248,300

9. WSB-AM – AM 750 WSB, Atlanta – 1,230,400

10. KYW-AM – KYW Newsradio 1060,  Philadelphia – 1,183,800


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