WBRK (1340 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Pittsfield, Massachusetts. WBRK was the Berkshires' first radio station, taking to the air in 1938 in studios located on "Bank Row" in downtown Pittsfield. As with many stations of that era, the spacious studios allowed for live performances by the big bands and orchestras of the day. The company later founded the only commercial television station to call the Berkshires home in the 1950s with WMGT. The television station, with a tower on Mount Greylock, was later sold and eventually evolved into WCDC-TV, a satellite station of WTEN in Albany, New York. The radio station is currently owned by WBRK, Inc. It airs a soft adult contemporary (a contemporary form of easy listening without "elevator music") music format, The station was assigned the WBRK call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.
|Branding||The Peak, K97.1|
|Slogan||"Today's soft hits and yesterday's favorites"|
|Translator(s)||W246DM (97.1 MHz, Pittsfield)|
|First air date||February 20, 1938|
|Format||Soft adult contemporary|
|Power||1,000 watts (unlimited)|
|Affiliations||CBS News Radio|
CBS Sports Radio
From 1941 to 1960 Mr. Dan Healy worked as a sports broadcaster for WBRK.