Station History

KIOU serves the Shreveport, LA area with a population of 436,000. The station began broadcasting in 1989. The Shreveport metropolitan area has major employers which include General Motors, Barksdale Air Force Base, Christus Schumpert Health System, Louisiana State University at Shreveport and Willis Knighton Health System. Wilkins Radio acquired KIOU in 2008 and began airing Christian talk programming.

For more information about programming or advertising on KIOU, you may contact the Wilkins Corporate Offices at 888-989-2299 or email


Population: 436,000
Station Power & Frequency: 1,000 watts AM1480
Station Manager:  Fred Flournoy

2438 E. Texas Street, Ste. 7
Bossier City, LA 71111
(318) 752-2115

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