KFMD-AM Joins Northwest Arkansas Radio Market

Jay Bunyard, now owner of 19 radio stations across Arkansas, on Feb. 1 launched a new radio station in Springdale.

The station, KFMD-AM (Freedom 1430), has a talk news format and airs the syndicated shows of Glenn Beck, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Michael Savage and others. KFMD is a 1,000-watt station. Its studio is at 2250 W. Sunset Ave.

KFSM-TV, Channel 5, of Fayetteville provides KFMD with local news and weather content.

Bunyard is a native of De Queen (Sevier County) and owns stations in Berryville, Camden, the Springdale/Fayetteville area, Mena, De Queen and Nashville (Howard County).