Listen to the "WTIC NewsTalk 1080" radio station live. The "WTIC NewsTalk 1080" studio is located in Hartford, CT. Callsign: WTIC. Broadcasting region: Central Connecticut. Start of broadcasting: authorized on December 17, 1924, and began a series of test transmissions later that month. Program format: features both local and syndicated shows. The station is an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox Radio Network. The station features local newsbreaks, as well as news from CBS News Radio. WTIC's newsroom has more than a dozen newscasters and reporters, and is staffed 24 hours a day. Target audience: 18-54 years old. Audience Reach: 18,932.