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|City of license||Thornton, Colorado|
|Slogan||Colorado's Progressive Talk|
|Frequency||760 kHz (also on HD Radio)|
|First air date||June 15, 1987|
|Power||50,000 watts day|
1,000 watts night
|Former callsigns||KJIM (1987-1990)|
|Affiliations||Premiere Radio Networks|
CBS Radio Network
|Owner||Clear Channel Communications|
|Sister stations||KBCO, KHOW, KBPI, KPTT, KOA, KRFX, KTCL|
KKZN (760 AM) is a progressive talk radio station licensed to Thornton, Colorado that serves the Denver-Boulder, Colorado market. Known as "Colorado's Progressive Talk", the station carries a number of shows from both Premiere and CBS Radio Networks. These hosts include Thom Hartmann, Ed Schultz, and Randi Rhodes. One of the most popular shows on KKZN is The Jay Marvin Show hosted by local talk show host Jay Marvin. During the morning show, Marvin covers both national and state level news and politics. The station also broadcasts University of Colorado basketball and football games.
Besides broadcasting progressive talk shows, KKZN also runs what it calls a Blue List. This list includes companies that support progressive causes and interests. The station also sponsors progressive events throughout the Colorado Front Range, such as events for the ACLU and other progressive organizations.
The station went on the air as KJIM on June 15, 1987. On January 2, 1990, the station changed its call sign to KRZN, on December 13, 1993 to KTLK. On January 7, 2002 the station's call sign was changed to the current KKZN.
On January 21, 2010, KKZN's former affiliate Air America Media has filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and has ceased live programming the same night. Reruns of Air America's programming continued to air until Monday January 25 at 7PM Mountain Time.
- Official KKZN Website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for KKZN
- Radio Locator Information on KKZN
- Query Arbitron's AM station database for KKZN