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WGEM entered the broadcasting field in 1947 with Quincy’s first commercial FM station.  The following year, Quincy Newspapers, Inc. (QNI), purchased Quincy Broadcasting Company to operate WGEM, the Gem City’s second AM station. Read more about WGEM history. >>

To report breaking news, call 217-228-6655 or email

Street Address
513 Hampshire
Quincy, IL 62301

Mailing Address
513 Hampshire
Quincy, IL 62301

WGEM Main Switchboard
(217) 228-6600

WGEM Newsroom
(217) 228-6655

WGEM Station Fax
(217) 228-6670

WGEM Newsroom Fax
(217) 224-5786

Regular Business Hours
Mon.- Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Newsroom email

WGEM Radio Fax
(217) 228-6643

WGEM Toll Free
(800) 728-6600

WGEM is a subsidiary of family-owned Quincy Media, Inc.

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