WVOC is a radio station that airs music, news, reports, celebrity interviews and traffic updates. It is located in Columbia, S.C., and broadcasts special programs on parenting, astrology, fashion, games, home improvement, gardening, travel, health and technology. Additionally, WVOC provides updates on movies, weather, sports activities, and business and stock market. It organizes several contests for its listeners. WVOC is a part of Clear Channel Communications, which is one of the largest media companies in the United States. Established in 1972, Clear Channel Communications owns and operates more than 1,100 AM, FM, and shortwave radio and television stations nationwide. Clear Channel Communications partly owns radio groups in New Zealand, Mexico, Norway and Australia. It is headquartered in San Antonio.