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The Essentials

Frequency: 103.9fm
City of License: South Bend
Metro(s): South Bend
Power: 3000 watts @ 328 feet (Class A)
Format: Rock
Address: 237 W. Edison Rd., Suite 200, Mishawaka, IN 46545-8300
Phone: 574.256.1836
Phone: 574.258.5483
Ownership: Talking Stick Communications, LLC
Web Presence: http://www.wrbr.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Clint Marsh (From GM at WAWC, WRSW(AM) and WRSW-FM)
Chief Engineer: Greg Trobridge
GSM: Erica Ogle (November 2014 - Current)
PD: Ron Stryker (July 9, 2013 - Current)
Production Director: Pete Farrow
Mornings: Jason Lee (6am - 10am)
Mornings: "Kluck" (6am - 10am)
Middays: Ron Stryker (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Tom Carroll ("Tommy Carroll") (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Darcy ("Maximus") (7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Best of Jason Lee and Kluck (Saturday 6am - 10am)
Weekends: Dano (Saturday 10am - 3pm)
Weekends: Kris Kelly (Saturday 3pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Darcy (Saturday 7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Dee Snider ("House of Hair") (Sunday 8am - 10am)
Weekends: Dano (Sunday 10am - 3pm)
Weekends: Kris Kelly (Sunday 3pm - 7pm)
Weekends: "Local X" (Sunday 7pm - 8pm)
Weekends: Lou Brutus ("Hard Drive") (Sunday 8pm - 10pm)
Weekends: Full Metal Jackie (Sunday 10pm - 12am)

Former

WJVA-FM

WRBR-FM (Take 1)

GM: Vincent S. Fasolo (Vince Ford) (Deceased 12 February 2002)
GM: Robert Krieghoff
GM: Frank Crosiar
Chief Engineer: Chris Frederick (June 15, 1970 - January 7, 1974)
PD: Bob Payton
PD: R.C. Rogers
MD: Neil Scott
MD: Andy Carpenter
MD: Jason Foxx
MD: Joe Lightner
News Director: Brent Speraw

WXMG-FM

VP/GM: Vincent S. Fasolo (Vince Ford) (Deceased 12 February 2002)

WZZP-FM

VP/GM: Vincent S. Fasolo (Vince Ford) (Deceased 12 February 2002)

WRBR-FM (Take 2)

GM: Kathy Uebler (2006-2011)
VP/GM: Vincent S. Fasolo ("Vince Ford") (Deceased 12 February 2002)
GM: Steve Kline
GM: Michael R. Klein
GSM: Shannon Allen
GSM: Ann Earnhart (October 2012 - September 2014) (From GSM at WBYR)
SM: Brad Williams (Now COO of Federated Media)
PD: Joe Turner
PD: Tom Carroll (February 2008 - July 9, 2013) (Now Digital PD for WRBR and its South Bend sister radio stations.)
PD/MD: Mark McGill
Mornings: Steven Boker ("Johnny Rivers") (Deceased 9 February 2005)
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (5am - 10am) (syndicated from WFBQ) (March 18, 1996 - ?)
Middays: Jim Irizarry ("Maximus") (10am - 3pm) (March 2008 - ?)
Middays: Katie Rademacher (? - October 31, 2003)
Middays: Jena Jacobbs (10am - 3pm)
Nights: Aaron (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Reverend Ryno (7pm - 12am) (Deceased 16 October 2012)
Nights: Jim Irizarry ("Maximus") (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: Rob (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Adam Hawk (Sunday 10am - 3pm)

Station History

103.9fm signed on February 1, 1964.

WJVA-FM

Owned by Booth American Co.

WRBR-FM (Take 1)

The stations call letters stand for "Where River Bend Rocks". Owned by Booth American Co. Studios located at 1129 N. Hickory Road, South Bend, IN (WRBR and WJVA(AM)) located at the tower site.)

WXMG-FM

AC format. WXMG was known as "Magic 103.9fm"

WZZP-FM

CHR format. WZZP was known as "Zip 104"

WRBR-FM (Take 2)

For Further Reading...

"John Dille Trial Date Set." Radio & Records July 1998.
Spangler, Matt. "FCC Wraps Up Pathfinder License Revocation Trial." Radio & Records November 13, 1998. Page 4.
Spangler, Matt. "FCC Agrees to Spare Pathfinder Licenses." Radio & Records March 12, 1999. Page 3, 16.
"Dille, Hicks May Be Fined." Broadcasting & Cable March 15, 1999. Page 18.
"Changing Hands" Broadcasting & Cable 132, no. 19 (2002): 36.
"Radio Business" Radio and Records. no. 1451 (May 3, 2002): Page 5.


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