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The Essentials

Call Letters: WGNR
Frequency: 1470am
City of License: Anderson
Metro(s): Anderson/Muncie
Power: 1000 watts - Day, 36 watts - Night (Class D)
Format: Religious
Address: 1920 West 53rd Street, Anderson, IN 46013-1110
Phone: 888.877.9467
Phone: 765.642.2750
Ownership: The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago
Web Presence: http://www.wgnr.org/

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Ray Hashley
Chief Engineer: Darcey Christianson (January 2013 - Current) (From Chief Engineer for The Love Station radio network in Ponca City, Oklahoma.)
PD: Tom Winn
News Director: Linda Yeager
Mornings: Dr. James MacDonald ("Walk in the Word") (6:00am - 6:30am)
Mornings: Woodrow Kroll ("Back to the Bible") (6:30am - 7:00am)
Mornings: Dr. Tony Evans ("The Alternative") (7:00am - 7:30am)
Mornings: Alistair Begg ("Truth for Life") (7:30am - 8:00am)
Mornings: Focus on the Family (8:00am - 8:30am)
Mornings: Chip Ingram ("Living on the Edge") (8:30am - 9:00am)
Mornings: Today in the Word (9:00am - 9:30am)
Mornings: Kay Arthur ("Precepts") (9:30am - 10:00am)
Late Mornings: Chuck Swindoll ("Insight for Living") (10:00am - 10:30am)
Late Mornings: Jack Graham ("PowerPoint") (10:30am - 11:00am)
Late Mornings: Jim Burns ("Homeward") (11:00am - 11:30am)
Late Mornings: Dr. John MacArthur ("Grace to You") (11:30am - 12:00pm)
Early Afternoons: Charles Morris ("Haven Today") (12:00pm - 12:30pm)
Early Afternoons: Dennis Rainey ("Family Life Today") (12:30pm - 1:00pm)
Early Afternoons: Midday Connection (1:00pm - 2:00pm)
Afternoons: Dr. David Jeremiah ("Turning Point") (2:00pm - 2:30pm)
Afternoons: Dr. Erwin Lutzer ("Running to Win") (2:30pm - 3:00pm)
Afternoons: Dr. Michael Youssef ("Leading the Way") (3:00pm - 3:30pm)
Afternoons: Howard Dayton ("MoneyWise") (3:30pm - 4:00pm)
Afternoons: Adventures in Odyssey (4:00pm - 4:30pm)
Afternoons: Today in the Word (4:30pm - 4:50pm)
Afternoons: Chuck Colson ("BreakPoint") (4:50pm - 5:00pm)
Afternoons: Janet Parshall ("In the Market") (5:00pm - 7:00pm)
Evenings: Dr. Tony Evans ("The Alternative") (7:00pm - 7:30pm or signoff, whichever comes first)
Evenings: Alistair Begg ("Truth for Life") (7:30pm - 8:00pm or signoff, whichever comes first)
Evenings: Focus on the Family (8:00pm - 8:30pm or signoff, whichever comes first)
Evenings: Chip Ingram ("Living on the Edge") (8:30pm - 9:00pm or signoff, whichever comes first)
Weekends: Peggy Wehmeyer ("World Vision Report") (Saturday 6:00am - 6:30am)
Weekends: Mary Welchel ("Christian Working Women") (Saturday 6:30am - 6:45am)
Weekends: Bernie Dymet ("A Different Perspective") (Saturday 6:45am - 7:00am)
Weekends: Focus on the Family Weekend Magazine (Saturday 7:00am - 8:00am)
Weekends: Family Life This Week (Saturday 8:00am - 8:30am)
Weekends: Money Life Weekend (Saturday 8:30am - 9:00am)
Weekends: Jim Burns ("HomeWord This Week") (Saturday 9:00am - 10:00am)
Weekends: Soundfile (Saturday 10:00am - 11:00am)
Weekends: Dr. Gary Chapman ("Building Relationships") (Saturday 11:00am - 12:00pm)
Weekends: Dr. Charlie Dyer ("The Land and the Book") (Saturday 12:00pm - 1:00pm)
Weekends: Janet Parshall ("The Best of In the Market") (Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm)
Weekends: Soundfile (Saturday 2:00pm - 3:00pm)
Weekends: Chris Fabry Live! (Saturday 3:00pm - 4:00pm)
Weekends: Midday Connection (Saturday 4:00pm - 5:00pm)
Weekends: WGNR(AM) simulcasts WGNR-FM (Saturday 5:00pm - signoff)
Weekends: Music (Sunday 6:00am - 7:00am)
Weekends: John Hayden ("Sunday Praise") (Sunday 7:00am - 10:00am)
Weekends: Moody Presents (Sunday 10:00am - 10:30am)
Weekends: Dr. Crawford Loritts ("Living a Legacy") (Sunday 10:30am - 11:00am)
Weekends: Dr. Erwin Lutzer ("Moody Church Hour") (Sunday 11:00am - 12:00pm)
Weekends: Linda Yeager (Music) (Sunday 12:00pm - 3:00pm)
Weekends: Nancy Turner ("Music for Sunday") (Sunday 3:00pm - 5:00pm)
Weekends: WGNR(AM) simulcasts WGNR-FM (Sunday 5:00pm - signoff)

Former

WCBC(AM)

GM: Donald William Cogley
GM: John J. Garrett, Jr.
GM: Worth S. Rough
GM: William Travis
Chief Engineer: Charles Robinson
Chief Engineer: Paul Bender
Chief Engineer: Burl A. Dixon
Chief Engineer: Kenneth Routh
PD: Sidney (Sid) Greib
PD: John W. Snider
News Director: James H. Raines
News Director: Al Woolridge
Promotions Director: Charles Bailey
Ken Bramming

WAFM(AM)

WHUT(AM)

President: Roger A. Neuhoff
VP/GM: David Butler
Chief Engineer: David Hood
OM: Mike Kase
PD: Jim Jacobs
PD: Dave Broman (1984 - 1986)
ND: Susan Giovati
Production Director: Lew Shaprio
Mornings: Dave Broman (1981 - 1984)

WGNR(AM)

Chief Engineer: Jim Wagner
News Director: Sam Sundin
Afternoons: Erin Wilson

Station History

1470am signed on in 1946.

WCBC(AM)

Owned by Civic Broadcasting Co. with studios located at The Tower Building in Anderson (116 West 12th Street, Anderson, IN). 1000 watts, daytime only.

WAFM(AM)

WHUT(AM)

Owned by Eastern Broadcasting Corp. with studios at 2000 West 53rd Street, Anderson, IN 46013-1112 (Telephone: 765.644.1255). Aired a standards format and was a Paul Harvey affiliate. In December 1997, Anderson Radio G.P. sold WHUT(AM) and WXXP-FM for $5.5 million to The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago.

WGNR(AM)

On January 26, 1998, WGNR(AM) & FM signed on with their current formats.


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