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The Essentials

Call Letters: WJLT
Frequency: 105.3fm
City of License: Evansville
Metro(s): Evansville
Power: 50,000 watts @ 492 feet (Class B)
Format: Adult Contemporary
Address: P.O. Box 78, Evansville, IN 47701-0078
Address: 117 SE 5th St., Evansville, IN 47708-1639
Phone: 812.425.4226
Ownership: Townsquare Media, Inc.
Web Presence: http://my1053wjlt.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM: LaDonne Craig
Chief Engineer: Ben Davis
GSM: Steve Cooke
OM: Mike Sanders
PD: Bobby Gates
Promotions Director: Jeff Walker
Mornings: Bobby G. (6am - 10am)
Mornings: Stacey Godbold (6am - 10am)
Afternoons: Deb Turner (2pm - 7pm)

Former

WVHI-FM

GM: Samuel Angel
Chief Engineer: Louis Fahrlender
Chief Engineer: John Johnson
SM: Ron Goodin
PD: Barbara Jones
PD/MD: Lenord Campbell
News Director: Ken Martin
News Director: Maury Green

WYNG-FM

VP/GM: John Bowen
VP/GM: Don Griffin (May 1999 - ?)
GM: Mark Thomas (December 2004 - ?) (From parent Regent Communications' stations in Flint, Michigan)
GM: Bob Dakin
Chief Engineer: Marty Hensley
GSM: Ron Eberhart
GSM: Phil Gabbard
SM: Lisa J. Yockey
SM: Mike Fisher
OM: Mike Sanders
OM: Johnny Randolph
PD: Dave Kennedy
PD: Dale Carter (Now PD/mornings at KFKF in Kansas City, Kansas)
PD: Jimmy Lane
PD: Tess Taylor (October 1999 - ?)
PD: Kevin "Crash" Davis (September 2000 - January 2002) (From mornings at WLNF in Biloxi, Mississippi) (Now PD at WDVH(AM), WRZN(AM) and WPLL-FM in Gainesville, Florida)
PD: John Story
APD: Storm Avery (2001 - Current)
MD: K.C. Todd
MD: Julie Ingram
News Director: Jim Bretz
Sports Director: Dan Egierski (1986 - April 6, 2006)
Mornings: Sam Yates
Mornings: Pat (5am - 10am)
Mornings: Casey (5am - 10am)
Mornings: Joe Blair (5am - 10am) (March 2005 - ?) (From mornings at WIKY)
Middays: Storm Avery (10am - 3pm)
Middays: Jimmy Ford (9am - 2pm) (April 2000 - ?)
Afternoons: Kevin "Crash" Davis (2pm - 7pm) (September 2000 - January 2002) (Now PD at WDVH(AM), WRZN(AM) and WPLL-FM in Gainesville, Florida)
Afternoons: Johnny Randolph (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Lia (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: AfterMidNite with Blair Garner (12am - 5am)
Airstaff: Rusty James (? - October 1998) (Now PD at WJPS)
Airstaff: Jay Michaels

WJLT-FM

GM: Mark Thomas (December 2004 - 2010) (From parent Regent Communications' stations in Flint, Michigan)
GM: Bob Dakin
GSM: Angie Ross
PD: Storm Avery (Now middays at WSTO)
PD: Cindy Patrick (March 2005 - ?) (From PD at WJPS)
PD: Johnny Kincaid
Promotions Director: Holly Morgan
Mornings: Sam Yates (5am - 10am)
Mornings: Storm Avery (5am - 10am) (Now middays at WSTO)
Mornings: Johnny Kinciad (From afternoons)
Mornings: Julie Michaels
Mornings: Mike and Mike (5am - 9am)
Mornings: Dan LeBatard (9am - 12pm)
Middays: Brooke Morgan (10am - 3pm)
Middays: Annie Jenkins (10am - 3pm)
Early Afternoons: Russillo and Kanell (12pm - 3pm)
Afternoons: Kris Mattingly (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Johnny Kinciad (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: The Right Time with Bomani Jones (3pm - 6pm)
Nights: John Tesh (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Mike Harvey (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Jalen and Jacoby (6pm - 8pm)
Nights: Jorge and Izzy (8pm - 10pm)
Nights: Freddie Coleman (10pm - 1am)
Overnights: Tom Kent ("Hall of Fame Coast to Coast With Tom Kent")
Overnights: SportsCenter AllNight (1am - 5am)
Weekends: Todd Pettengill ("Saturday Night at 80's") (6pm - 11pm)
Weekends: Tom Kent ("Hall of Fame Coast to Coast With Tom Kent")

Station History

105.3fm signed on December 22, 1964.

WVHI-FM

Studios located at 6621 Kratzville Road, Evansville, IN. (Telephone: 812.425.4226). Religious format.

WYNG-FM

WYNG's studios were located at 1133 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47728-1054 (Telephone: 812.425.4226). Regent Communications, Inc. bought WKRI in January 2004. The deal completed an exchange of four Regent-owned Duluth, Minnesota radio stations and $2.7 million cash to Clear Channel for the five Evansville stations.

WJLT-FM

In April 2003, WYNG flipped dial positions from 105.3fm to 94.9fm. WJLT later flipped formats from Adult Contemporary to Country. Regent Communications, Inc. became Townsquare Media, Inc. in 2010. Flipped to sports as an ESPN affiliate, with the website espnevansville.com.


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