|City of license||Auburn, Alabama|
|Broadcast area||Lee County, Alabama Muscogee County, Georgia|
|Branding||AM 1230 WAUD|
|Slogan||"The Voice of Auburn"|
|First air date||1947|
|Format||Sports, Music, News, and Talk|
|Callsign meaning||Auburn University|
|Affiliations||Fox Sports Radio, CBS Radio Network|
|Owner||Tiger Communications, Inc.|
|Sister stations||WACQ, WQNR, WQSI, WTGZ|
WAUD (1230 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Sports, Music, News, and Talk format. Licensed to Auburn, Alabama, USA, the station serves the Lee County, Alabama, area. The station is currently owned by Tiger Communications. The station's official slogan is "The Voice of Auburn," and it has also been nicknamed "The Thousand-Watt Blowtorch" by past on-air personalities.
The station is currently an affiliate of ESPN Radio, the CBS Radio Network, The Paul Finebaum Radio Network, and the radio home of Bob Sanders for 53 years. Its format is a mix of nostalgic music with special local programming in the morning, news, talk, and sports. WAUD is the home of Auburn High School athletic broadcasts, including football, basketball, and baseball.
Notable weekday programming includes Bob Sanders on mornings. Sanders has been affiliated with WAUD for over 53 years. Other local programming includes "Sports X with Bill Bailey and Sharpie" weeknights and Auburn First Baptist church services on Sunday mornings. Sunday mornings also include a jazz, big band, and nostalgia music block.
Sports & news
WAUD provides CBS Radio Network updates at the top of every hour, except during Fox Sports Radio programming. The Alabama Radio Network provides WAUD with state news and sports updates throughout the day. Local news and weather are read live throughout the broadcast day during local programming hours. WAUD carries the entire CBS World News Roundup, America's longest tenured network newscast on either radio or TV, each morning at 7am CST.
The region's only call-in sports program, "Sports Call", originated on WAUD before moving to sister station WQSI 93.9 FM in 2007. WAUD carries the Sports Call pre-game and post-game shows during the Auburn University football season.
In July 2007, WAUD became the Auburn affiliate of The Paul Finebaum Radio Network.
- WAUD official website
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WAUD
- Radio-Locator Information on WAUD
- Query Arbitron's AM station database for WAUD
- WAUD MySpace
- Sports X Online - WAUD's call-in sports program