Radio Station Information

Joy FM

WJYJ 88.1 FM

City of License:
Hickory, NC

Christian Contemporary

Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.

WJYJ is an FM non-commercial radio station broadcasting at 88.1 MHz. The station is licensed to Hickory, NC. The station broadcasts Christian Contemporary music programming and goes by the name "Joy FM" on the air.

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Nearby Radio Stations

WCXN 1170 AM, WNNC 1230 AM, WAIZ 630 AM, WHKY 1290 AM, WLRZ 99.3 FM, WTLK 1570 AM, WACB 860 AM, WSIC 1400 AM, WRYN 89.1 FM, WYCV 900 AM

Listener Comments and Reviews

Dear WPIR, We would love to have WPIR onboard this year. Can you help us get the word to your audience that the Projecting Hope Film Festival is coming to Charlotte in October 2014? Free faith-based and family friendly films for three days designed to Inspire, Uplift and Encourage. The website is Our Facebook page is Please let me know your thoughts. Send me an email so I can get you more details. Thanks WPIR, Michael (Mike) Sexton 803-448-9177
By: Mike Sexton on January 14, 2014

I listened to 88.1 Boone on our way to church (10:00 AM) 6-1-14. Can you give me info on the Church that was on at this time? I was very impressed with his message. Thanks
By: P. Russell on June 1, 2014

Will someone in your Sales Dept contact me? I am interested in sponsorship advertisement information for programs on your stations. My number is 980-335-7323
By: Tamma Simpson on December 16, 2014

Dear WPIR, The Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, located at 500 Bilmark Avenue, Charlotte, NC is hosting a Fish Fry and Yard Sale along with a Father/Son Basketball Tournament on April 18, 2015 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. It is Open to the community and we are looking for community sponsorship and support. Especially in the way of Celebrity Appearances, DJ and music support, advertising the event to the community and tax-deductible cash donations. Funds go to support educational advancement of our students. Your support is much needed and much appreciated .We would love to have you be a part of this awesome community event. For additional information please contact Robin or call 704-606-0087. Thank you.
By: Nicole Jonas-Piper on March 28, 2015

Hello, I am writing to let you know about our upcoming 5K Run/Hike at Tuttles State Eduational Forest on Playmore Beach Road, Lenoir which will be held on June 6th. Chesterfield Fire Rescue Ladies Auxiliary are hosting this event. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be for sale on the day of the event. Preregistration for the event is online at or they can find us on facebook at (there is a sign up tab on this page that will take you straight to our website so someone can register) Those who preregister by May 25 will receive a free tee-shirt. Registration on the day of the event opens at 8 am and the run begins at 9 am. and anyone who registers the day of the event will have to purchase their own shirt if they would like one. Registration is $30.00 and is non-refundable and if someone doesn't want to pay online with Paypal or a credit/debit card they may send a check or money order to our treasurer. This information is on our website. We are asking for WPIR to please announce this event on the station as many times as possible between now and the day of the event. Thank you so much for your consideration of our request. Tammy Chester, Secretary Chesterfield Fire Rescue Ladies Auxiliary 828 244-2265
By: Chesterfield Fire Rescue Ladies Auxiliary on May 4, 2015

I wanted to ask your assistance in getting out this story about what happen to me at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Raleigh; I was not able to explain it fully on the phone, when I called earlier this morning. Please, take the time to review the information that i have enclosed. I am available to speak with you between 10 and 4 M-F and 12:00 to 3:00 on Saturday and Sunday. I attend Journey Church on Sunday. Here is a brief explanation of what happen. The Raleigh Police Department was involved and their Internal Affairs Department was made aware of what happen. The Grand Jury on this case has released Testimony that could be very helpful, just ask the city attorney for this information. I was Racially Profile by the Management of The Sheraton Downtown Raleigh and the Raleigh Police Department. I report the Police to their Internal Affairs Department . Here is copy of my correspondence with them. I would like someone to tell me that the Law Works for Regular People. I know it must. (Here is What Happen in Email sent to Police and Sheraton Headquarters) Subject: Violations of Public Accommodations Law by Raleigh Downtown Sheraton Date: January 11, 2016 1:12:09 PM EST My Name is Patrick L Kenan-Bruce and I was stopped in the lobby of your Property located at 421 South Salisbury st, Raleigh , NC; about 4 months ago by two police officers of the Raleigh Police Dept. They stopped me at the request of one of your employees and told me I was not allow to use the Public Restroom. I was not a guest but under the Federal Public Accommodations Law; public restrooms are open to anyone who needs them, other wise they would be marked "private". 1. I was stopped and questioned for no reason. I am a person of color and I found this action very distressful. Things like this are not suppose to be happening anymore. 2. I was told that I was "Trespassed" which the Employee had no right to do. Only a Judge or other judicial official has the ability to make a legal running of law and Trespassing is a legal determination of law. 3. I returned yesterday to get information on how to log a official complaint. I would like to talk with someone concerning this matter. I will be contacting the Justice Dept and logging a complaint.(Please give me a call) Patrick L Kenan-Bruce 1420 South Wilmington st Raleigh, NC 27603 919-985-4776
By: Patrick L Kenan-Bruce on March 17, 2016

I could not find a form to put our PSA on WPIR-FM. Our church in the past has had a Sunday morning program. I hope you will be able to announce the following event. Contact information is listed with this announcement. Thank you. Resurrection Hope Church of God, 732 Stacey Place, SW, Lenoir (Whitnel section) invites you to “God and Angels Speak”, a walk-thru outdoor drama presented on December 2, 3, 4, 2016, 6-8:30 pm. Enjoy an inspiring holiday adventure into the life of Jesus from the Garden of Eden to the Ascension. Eleven scenes of costumed characters and guides along with the bustling town of Bethlehem filled with market goods, shops of pottery, weaving, linens, bakery, carpentry, blacksmith, basketry and live animals that takes you back as though you were in Bible times. Enjoy stories, caroling, and interactive puppets while you wait for your guided tour which takes groups of 20-25 every 20 minutes. Enjoy refreshments, free Holiday Family Photos and a Gift Shop for the ending to a perfect holiday treat. For more information call 572-5342 or email:
By: Rebecca T Ritch on November 15, 2016

could someone please let me know if there was a sponsored add campaign in feb for breast cancer scanning for free, I did not hear the ad and before I pay for want to make sure not a scam. thanks TAMMY
By: TAMMY CANNON on March 14, 2017

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