Bristol Broadcasting Company is a privately held corporation that employs more than 200 people and operates nearly 20 radio broadcast stations in Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The studios and transmitting facilities of company utilizes technologies, such as digital audio systems and high-powered transmitting rigs. Bristol Broadcasting Company operates five stations in the Charleston market in Virginia. Its 97.5 WQBE radio station keeps listeners informed with national news, weather, daily traffic reports and local news. Its Electric 102.7 radio station plays pop hits without the elevator music. Its Z-Rock 94.5 radio station day begins with the hilarious John Boy and Billy Show, then plays various musical tracks. Its SuperTalk AM 950 WVTS radio station airs locals talk show hosts, listener discussions. Its Fox Sports WBES AM 1240 radio station offers in-depth coverage of major league baseball, college football and basketball.