Mobile Text Alerts

WRKO mobile message alerts deliver all of the latest New England and National news and special event updates directly to your wireless device. WRKO alerts are sent via text message. You can easily customize and choose which alerts you want, based on the information you care about. Sign-up for the text alerts you want right now by checking your alert selections and filling out the form below.

You can also sign-up to our alert databases by texting in the keywords below to 680680.

For breaking news and WRKO programming/guest interview alerts, text the word ALERTS to 680680.

For My New England Perks sale alerts, text the word PERKS to 680680.

E.g., 06/23/2018

Frequently Asked Questions


What if I want to enter a text contest online?
No problem! Simply CLICK HERE to enter a WRKO Text Contest that you know of right now! On that page, enter 680680 in the "Short Code" field.

What are WRKO Mobile Alerts?
WRKO Mobile Alerts deliver both local and national breaking news stories. Occasionally, WRKO will also deliver a message about major event updates from the station. These alerts are delivered via text message to your mobile phone. Using the alert options above, you customize which alerts you want to receive.

Are there any charges for WRKO Mobile Alerts?
Message & data rates may apply based on your plan with your provider. Please contact your wireless provider if you have questions regarding your SMS service. By signing up for WRKO mobile alerts, you may receive up to thirty messages per month. Text HELP to 680680 for help, STOP to cancel at anytime.

How are WRKO Mobile Alerts delivered?
WRKO Mobile Alerts are delivered via text message to your mobile phone's message inbox.

Is my mobile phone able to receive Alerts?
Any mobile phone/device that can receive text messages (SMS service) is able to receive WRKO Mobile Alerts provided that you have a text messaging service plan from a participating wireless service provider. Please contact your wireless provider if you have questions regarding your own SMS service.

Still text us at 680680, but not from behind the wheel!
The Safe Driving Law went into effect in Massachusetts on September 30, 2010. Among the new violations is the sending and reading of text messages while driving. Read about the new law by clicking here.

You can text all of your favorite WRKO shows at 680680 and sign up for mobile alerts from your phone or right above!

General Disclaimer: Message & data rates may apply.  Frequency of automated marketing messages to your number is recurring & varies.  Text STOP to CANCEL. No purchase necessary. 

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