Sunrise Broadcasting

Division Profile


Sunrise Broadcasting consists of five radio stations on North Carolina’s coast. With a variety of formats, all stations are located in Wilmington. WMFD AM 630 is Wilmington’s oldest radio station, on air for more than 75 years.

Sunrise Broadcasting

  • WKXB-FM – 99.9 -The greatest hits of all time (Rhythmic oldies) – Website
  • WILT-FM – Sunny 103.7 – Wilmington’s best mix while you work (Adult contemporary) – Website
  • WAZO-FM – Z107.5 – Wilmington’s #1 hit music station (Top 40) – Website
  • WRMR-FM – 98.7 – Coastal Carolina’s Modern Rock 98.7 (Alternative) – Website
  • WMFD-AM – AM630 – WKXB HD3 – ESPN Radio /Wilmington’s All-Sports Station (Sports) – Website
  • WKXB HD 2 – 95.9 FM and 99.9 HD2 – The Breeze is a soft adult contemporary station – Website


SunriseBroadcasting_logoCapitol Broadcasting Company purchased the stations from NextMedia Group, Inc. The Federal Communications Commission approved the purchase on November 18, 2008.

Sunrise added a sixth station, 99.9 FM The Breeze in 2018.


thumbnail (2)“At Sunrise Broadcasting we passionately serve our two sets of customers; our listeners and our advertisers.  We are the bridge between 150,000 listeners in South East North Carolina and thousands of local owner operated businesses.  By immersing ourselves into the community our dedicated staff of live and local air talent have built a special relationship with those thousands of listeners.  Our marketing staff are true students of effective results oriented advertising and our average tenure on our staff far exceeds the industry average.  This combination of committed professionals is what makes the Sunrise group a special entity in the market and a great place to grow a career.”
– Brian Schimmel, General Manager,, (910) 632-2114