WCKY is an AM radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, broadcasting at 1530 kHz with 50,000 watts, and its transmitter is located in nearby Villa Hills, Kentucky. It is a class A clear channel station, sharing the frequency with co-owned station KFBK in Sacramento, and can be heard, particularly at night, over most of the eastern U.S. The station is owned by iHeartMedia and uses the on-air nickname "Cincinnati's ESPN 1530."
WCKY carries a sports talk radio format, and is the Cincinnati affiliate for ESPN Radio, including Mike and Mike in the Morning, Colin Cowherd, and Scott Van Pelt. The station also features local sports talker Mo Egger. WCKY is the flagship station of the Cincinnati Bengals (along with WEBN, and are also simulcast on WLW after Cincinnati Reds baseball season ends). The station also broadcasts football and basketball play-by-play of the University of Kentucky Wildcats & Louisville Cardinals. On November 10, 2014, iHeartMedia Cininnati announced that both WCKY and sister station WSAI have joined the Cleveland Cavaliers Radio Network.
Its studios (along with all other iHeartMedia's Cincinnati stations) are in the Towers of Kenwood building next to I-71 in the Kenwood section of Sycamore Township.
WCKY may refer to:
- WCKY (AM), a radio station (1530 AM) licensed to Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
- WCKY-FM, a radio station (103.7 FM) licensed to Pemberville, Ohio, United States