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The Essentials

Call Letters: WGNR-FM
Frequency: 97.9fm
City of License: Anderson
Metro(s): Anderson/Muncie
Power: 50,000 watts @ 489 feet (Class B)
Format: Religious
Address: 1920 West 53rd Street, Anderson, IN 46013-1110
Phone: 888.877.9467
Phone: 765.642.2750
Ownership: Moody Bible Institute of Chicago
Web Presence: http://www.moodyradioindiana.fm
Notes: WGNR simulcasts on WFOF, WHPL, WIWC and WMBL.

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. Erwin Lutzer ("Running to Win") (5am)
Mornings: Kelli and Linda ("New Day Indy") (5:30am)
Mornings: John MacArthur ("Q & A") (5:45am)
Mornings: Chuck Colson ("BreakPoint") (6:30am)
Mornings: Ken Davis ("Lighten Up") (6:45am)
Mornings: Nancy Leigh DeMoss ("Seeking Him") (7:45am)
Mornings: Kerby Anderson ("Probe") (8:30am)
Mornings: Beyond the Call (8:45am)
Mid-Mornings: Today in the Word (9am)
Mid-Mornings: Ron Hutchcraft ("A Word With You") (9:26am)
Mid-Mornings: Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine ("Family Life Today") (9:30am - 10am)
Mid-Mornings: Dr. David Jeremiah ("Turning Point") (10am - 10:30am)
Mid-Mornings: Dr. James MacDonald ("Walk in the Word") (10:30am - 11am)
Late Mornings: Nancy Leigh DeMoss ("Revive Our Hearts") (11am)
Late Mornings: Chuck Colson ("BreakPoint") (11:25am)
Late Mornings: Dr. Tony Evans ("The Alternative") (11:30am - 12pm)
Early Afternoons: Chuck Swindoll ("Insight For Living") (12pm - 12:30pm)
Early Afternoons: Alistair Begg ("Truth for Life") (12:30pm - 1pm)
Early Afternoons: Midday Connection (1pm - 2pm)
Afternoons: Focus on the Family (2pm - 2:30pm)
Afternoons: Charles Morris ("Haven Today") (2:30pm - 3pm)
Afternoons: Chris Fabry Live! (3pm - 5pm)
Afternoons: In the Market with Janet Pershall (5pm - 7pm)
Nights: Dr. John MacArthur ("Grace to You") (7pm - 7:30pm)
Nights: Chip Ingram ("Living on the Edge") (7:30pm - 8pm)
Nights: Music (8pm - 12am)
Overnights: Greg Wheatley ("Sounds of Majesty") (12am - 1am)
Overnights: Mike Kellogg ("Music Thru the Night") (1am - 5am)
Weekends: Greg Wheatley ("Sounds of Majesty") (Saturday 12am - 1am)
Weekends: Roger Basick ("Music Thru the Night") (Saturday 1am - 5am)
Weekends: Music (Saturday 5am - 7am)
Weekends: Peggy Wehmeyer ("World Vision Report") (Saturday 6am)
Weekends: Ray Hashley (Music) (Saturday 7am - 11am)
Weekends: Adventures in Odyssey (Saturday 8am)
Weekends: Dr. Gary Chapman ("Building Relationships") (Saturday 11am - 12pm)
Weekends: Dr. Charlie Dyer ("The Land and the Book") (Saturday 12pm - 1pm)
Weekends: Janet Parshall ("Best of In the Market with Janet Parshall") (Saturday 1pm - 2pm)
Weekends: Bill Davis ("Soundfile") (Saturday 2pm - 3pm)
Weekends: Kelli Thompson (Music) (Saturday 3pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Greg Wheatley ("Inside Look with Greg Wheatley") (Saturday 7pm - 8pm)
Weekends: Dr. Gary Chapman ("Building Relationships") (Saturday 8pm - 9pm)
Weekends: Roy Patterson ("Saturday Celebration") (Saturday 9pm - 12am)
Weekends: Music (Sunday 12am - 1am)
Weekends: Roger Basick ("Music Thru the Night") (Sunday 1am - 5am)
Weekends: Music (Sunday 5am - 7am)
Weekends: John Hayden ("Sunday Praise") (Sunday 7am - 10am)
Weekends: Moody Presents (Sunday 10am - 10:30am)
Weekends: Dr. Crawford Loritts ("Living a Legacy") (Sunday 10:30am - 11am)
Weekends: Dr. Erwin Lutzer ("Moody Church Hour") (Sunday 11am - 12pm)
Weekends: Linda Yeager (Music) (Sunday 12pm - 3pm)
Weekends: Nancy Turner ("Music for Sunday") (Sunday 3pm - 6pm)
Weekends: Dr. Ravi Zacharias ("Let My People Think") (Sunday 6pm)
Weekends: Jack Graham ("PowerPoint") (Sunday 6:26pm)
Weekends: Dr. John MacArthur ("Grace to You") (Sunday 6:30pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Moody Presents (Sunday 7pm - 7:30pm)
Weekends: Alistair Begg ("Truth for Life") (Sunday 7:30pm - 8pm)
Weekends: Dr. David Jeremiah ("Turning Point Weekend") (Sunday 8pm - 8:30pm)
Weekends: Dr. Crawford Loritts ("Living a Legacy") (Sunday 8:30pm - 9pm)
Weekends: Music (Sunday 9pm - 10pm)
Weekends: C. Harry Causey ("Psalm 95") (Sunday 10pm - 11pm)
Weekends: Music (Sunday 11pm - 12am)

Former

WAFM-FM

WLHN-FM

PD: Dave Broman (1984 - 1986)
MD: Geoff Neuhoff
Rod Brooks (Deceased 15 February 2005)

WXXP-FM

President: Gary Todd
GM/PD/MD: Scott Todd (Now Communications Director at the Grace Community Church in Noblesville)
Chief Engineer: David Hood
News Director: T.J. Meyers
Middays: Gary Todd
Afternoons: Scott Todd (Now Communications Director at the Grace Community Church in Noblesville)
Rod Brooks (Deceased 15 February 2005)

WGNR-FM

Chief Engineer: Jim Wagner (Retired)
Chief Engineer: Joel Wright
News Director: Sam Sundin
Mornings: Kirk Hayman
Mornings: Sam Sundin
Afternoons: Erin Wilson

Station History

97.9fm signed on again September 11, 1973.

WAFM-FM

WLHN-FM

WLHN-FM aired a Beautiful Music format then later flipped to WXXP. Studios formerly located at 2076 S. 800 E., Elwood, IN 46036-8311.

WXXP-FM

WXXP aired a soft AC format and later, a religious format. Studios formerly located at 2000 W. 53rd Street, Anderson, IN 46013-1112 (Telephone: 765.671.9879). 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-FM

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


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