Indiana RadioWatch: July 6, 2017

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Northeast

Federated Media N-T WOWO (1190am, Fort Wayne) also heard on translator W298BJ (107.5fm, Fort Wayne) names Kayla Blakeslee as PD, succeeding Ryan Wrecker. Ms. Blakeslee remains News Director.

Swick Broadcasting's Hot AC/WLKI (100.3fm, Angola) morning show: the syndicated Jeremy Robinson-hosted "The Jeremy Show" will exit after nearly a year. On Monday July 10, "Tiny" will begin in mornings, with News Director Sheila McCrea at the WLKI news desk. "Tiny" last programmed and did mornings at Northeast Indiana Broadcasting's Classic Hits/WAWK (1140am, Kendallville) also heard on translator W238BH (95.5fm, Kendallville).

Also, Federated Media/Fort Wayne Promotions Director Sally Allgeier will soon exit. Succeeding her will be Paige Fransen. Last summer, Ms. Fransen interned at Federated Media.

Northcentral

Sad news as former Federated Media WTRC morning host Matt Patrick discontinues esophageal cancer treatments. Six years ago, Mr. Patrick joined KTRH in Houston, Texas in mornings and became a popular talk show host. Here's more from the Houston Chronicle.

Northwest

Indiana Community Radio Corporationís WCNB (91.5fm, Dayton) files a proposal with the FCC to relocate to a new tower, just west of the Frankfort Municipal Airport. WCNB would increase power to 5000 watts from just less than 188 feet.

Central

Kelly Mac exits as PD of Gospel/WTLC (1310am, Indianapolis) and PD/Afternoons at Urban AC/WTLC-FM (106.7fm, Greenwood). Ms. Mac joins WBAV in the Charlotte, North Carolina market, as their new MD and midday host.

Ashley Brown exits as morning meteorologist at E.W. Scripps' ABC affiliate WRTV-TV (Channel 6, Indianapolis) and joins as weekend morning meteorologist at WLWT-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Southwest

After fifteen years (and nearly six years in mornings), Raycom Media's NBC affiliate WFIE-TV (Channel 14, Evansville) morning co-host Erin Meyer exits "Sunrise". "14 News" posted a wonderful farewell video. Succeeding Ms. Meyer will be reporter Shaelie Clark, starting next Monday.

That's all for this issue. Thank you for your continued support.

Blaine Thompson
Indiana RadioWatch

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