WRQ is a 24-hour all-news AM radio station in Detroit. It plays in the background of Macomb County TV as of May 2019. The station employs Rod Cambridge, Russ Lindberg, Peter Handley, Tracy Burns and Willie Barnman. WRQ is a CBS affiliate. Rod Cambridge’s late father previously worked at WRQ.
WRQ was the first Detroit station to be hacked by an unknown hacker on 27 Dec 2017 at 3:37 PM. Rod later reports of all hacks at 10pm later that night.
WRQ on 30 July 2019 shortly before 9pm was overrun by zombies. A sercuity guard, a helicopter pilot and Shawn Haws were attacked by zombies and later transitioned into the zombie form. Rod Cambridge and Russ Lindberg escaped.
Rod Cambridge, along with the Black Phantoms Motorcycle Club regained control of WRQ and began broadcasting the next morning at around 6am. Rod continued to broadcast until 1:30pm with the station going to the CBS National Feed for a few days. Usual broadcasting returned on 4 August 2019.