Korean TV and Radio Stations - USA

There are several Korean TV and radio stations in the USA, plus others available on cable and online. Here are some of the ones in major markets.

In the Washington DC area, including Northern Virginia and Maryland, there are:


AM 1310 - WDCT Korean radio, which according to Wikipedia was previously owned by the family of US President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The format converted to Korean & English in the 1990's, and went all-Korean in 1998. Programming includes religious content, including this church's live broadcast on Sundays.


WNVC-TV (Digital TV Channel 30-1, Channel 56) an independent non-commercial station in Fairfax, Virginia, and has a variety of world cultures, including some occasional Korean programming. Over the air, and also on some cable systems.

WKTV - cable TV - Korean TV shows, many of them with English sub-titles. Also broadcasts local news in Korean, and re-broadcasts LA-based news in Korean. (website)

Arirang TV, MBC, SBS, YTN, and CTS available via satellite TV - Korean TV shows, many of them with English sub-titles.

(Here is a full list of area radio & tv stations for all formats/languages.)

New York:

Radio: AM 1660 KRB (streamed live on it's website). May also be known as WWRU-AM, and may be based in Jersey City, NJ.


MBCD channel 63.3 (digital)

Los Angeles


* AM 1540 1230 - KMPC - Radio Korea, claiming 1.2 million regular Korean-language listeners out of 1.6 million in their coverage area. (Wikipedia page)


* Radioseoul AM 1650 - also broadcasts online.


* KXLA - 44

* LA 18 - multi-cultural, including Korean news


Other US cities have Korean radio & TV, although it's hard to find reliable, up-to-date information. For TV, Chicago has KBC-TV/WOCH-CA, Atlanta has WKTB-LD (Channel 47), and San Francisco has KICU (Korean Broadcasting System) on digital channel 52-2 (or 36.2).

* List of TV Stations showing Korean Dramas

* MBC America - based in Los Angeles.

* Big Free TV list of South Korea TV online

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