WTQT Power 106.1 FM
The People’s Choice
Baton Rouge’s 24 hour Gospel Station

WTQT Power 106.1 FM – Baton Rouge’s 24 Hour FM Gospel Radio Station

We need your help

WTQT 106.1 FM is owned by the Louisiana Community Development Capital Fund, Inc. a 501(c)3) organization. WTQT is dedicated to fighting for the civil rights of people with a 24 hour gospel music format.

We need your help to continue spreading the message and supporting our communities. Your donations will assist in covering the daily operating cost, and upgrading the On-Air and production studios of the radio station, as well as, a legal defense fund. Thank you in advance for your contributions.

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  • R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex-trafficking case
    by Associated Press on June 29, 2022 at 2:14 pm

    NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for using his superstardom to subject young fans &mdash; some just children &mdash; to systematic sexual abuse.The singer and songwriter, 55, was convicted of racketeering and sex trafficking last year at a trial that gave voice to accusers who had once wondered if their stories were being ignored because they were Black women.U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly imposed the sentence after hearing […]

  • Coast Guard called to high-seas brawl after fighting erupts on cruise ship
    by WBRZ Staff on June 29, 2022 at 2:14 pm

    The U.S. Coast Guard had to escort a cruise ship back to shore after a melee broke out among its passengers in international waters.Officials said the fight, which involved up to 60 people, erupted around 5:20 a.m. on a Carnival cruise ship bound for New York. The fight reportedly stemmed from an argument that unfolded on the ship’s dance floor.The cruise ship ultimately landed in Manhattan as scheduled.&nbsp;”Last night while Carnival Magic was returning to New York, a number of guests […]

  • La. unemployment office’s website offline after nationwide malware attack
    by WBRZ Staff on June 29, 2022 at 1:32 pm

    BATON ROUGE – A state webpage used to submit unemployment claims was taken down Wednesday after the company that runs it was targeted in an apparent hack.The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Wednesday afternoon that efforts to restore the page were ongoing. The state said the outage affects nearly 11,000 people currently filing continued claims for unemployment in Louisiana.Up to 40 states with websites run by the same company, Geographic Solutions, are currently affected by the malware […]

  • Southern University’s Dancing Dolls featured in upcoming ESPN special
    by WBRZ Staff on June 29, 2022 at 1:07 pm

    BATON ROUGE – The Fabulous Dancing Dolls, Southern University’ famous dance team, is taking fans behind the scenes in an upcoming series from ESPN.ESPN announced that the Fabulous Dancing Dolls are going to be the spotlight of the series Why Not Us: Southern Dance&nbsp;on the network’s streaming service, ESPN+.The team has performed with the university marching band for over 50 years, and the series will highlight the journey of those on the team at the Baton Rouge HBCU.? @andscape presents […]

  • Entergy lineworker rushes to help mom rescue choking child
    by Sarah Lawrence on June 29, 2022 at 11:08 am

    TANGIPAHOA PARISH – An Entergy worker raced to help when he saw a woman trying to stop her child from choking.&nbsp;According to new details Entergy released Tuesday, Jacob Crawford and a co-worker were on their way back from a job when they saw a car stop abruptly and a woman exit the driver’s seat to try and get her child from the back.&nbsp;Crawford realized the woman was in distress and parked next to her, hurrying to help. He saw the child was choking and quickly took over to […]

Love From Listeners

At WTQT Power 106.1 FM, we find it good to acknowledge what our listeners have to say about the job we’re doing!

I listen to WTQT every day while driving around. I’m a traveling salesman so I’m in the car a lot. Nothing keeps you going like some good ole gospel tracks. Praise God for this station.

Bernard Payne

I listen to this station on my drive home every day. It’s a mix of Gospel and contemporary Christian songs and I love it.

Melvin Tate

WTQT gives me life every morning and on my drive home every day! I would be lost and spiritually drained without it!

Karen Wheeler

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