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WTHQ is an AM radio station in Buffalo, New York broadcasting a news/talk format. It broadcasts on the 590 AM dial and is owned by the Axum Radio Group.

WTHQ-AM

Location

Buffalo, New York

Branding

59WTHQ

Slogan

Buffalo's News, Traffic, Talk and Weather

Frequency

590 kHz

Format

News/Talk

Power

5,000 watts

First air date

May 4, 1931

Call Sign Meaning

W T H Q (former owners)

WTHQ originally offered a CHR format (under three brandings 59 WMMY59 WLJN, and HitRadio 59 WTHQ) until late-1995, and talk (under the branding TalkRadio 59 WTHQ) until 2000 when local news, traffic and weather reports were added to the main schedule.

Originally the station was known as WMMY-AM until 1980 and WLJN-AM until 1994, and it was also owned by Bally/Midway until 1980, LJN until 1988, Acclaim Entertainment until 1992, and THQ until early-2013.