98 Rock Maryland
WIYY is an American radio station that serves the city of Baltimore, United States. This commercial FM station is also popularly known as 98 Rock Maryland among the listeners. The slogan of this well-known station is “Baltimore’s Rock Radio”. Some sister stations of WIYY are WBAL-TV and WBAL. Some of the main achievements of this station are nomination for the Radio & Records Magazine Active Rock Station in 2007 where other nominees were WMMR (Philadelphia), WRIF (Detroit), WAAF (Boston) and KISW (Seattle). Apart from that, the channel get nomination in the Radio Contraband Rock Radio Awards for the category “Major Market Radio Station of the Year”. This FM station is owned by the Hearst Communications, an American mass media company having their headquarters in New York City, New York.
98 Rock Maryland Important Details
The studio facility of this station is situated in Woodberry, Baltimore. They share the title of official broadcaster with WBAL-TV. It was started by AS Abelle Company as WMAR-FM in January 1948. However, this channel closes soon in June 1950. It was restarted in December 1958 as WBAL-FM. Presently, 98 Rock Maryland
is one of the most popular stations in their serving area. The owner of the company Hearst Communications has divided their work into different divisions, such as Hearst Entertainment, Hearst Television, Hearst Ventures, Verizon Hearst Media Partners, and Hearst Ventures.