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Call Letters: WLTI
City of License: New Castle
Power: 250 watts - Day & Night (DA-2) (Class B)
Format: Classic Country
Address: P.O. Box 690, New Castle, IN 47362-0690
Address: 1134 W. State Road 38, New Castle, IN 47362-9781
Ownership: Cumulus Media, Inc.
Chief Engineer: David Seal
GM: Larry Stewart
Chief Engineer: Gary Shults
News Director: Max Showalter
News Director: Steve Watson
GM: Jack Lich
Chief Engineer: Mike Rabey
GSM: Paulette Lees
OM/PD: Mike Lees
News Director: Bryan Pitts
Production Director: Jim Barbee (June 1, 2001 - Current) (From WPFT in Dayton, Ohio)
Promotions Director: Cara Denis
Sports Director: Dan Ross
Market Manager/GM: Todd Merickel (October 2008 - October 2013)
Market Manager/GM: Kit Osborne
PD: Chris Carter
On March 25, 1960, The New Castle Courier Times newspaper was granted a CP for 1550am; 250 watts (DA-2), Unlimited. 1550am signed on November 14, 1960.
Both frequencies were purchased by Citadel Communications Corp. in November 1998 from Wicks Broadcasting Group as a part of a 16 station deal for $77
million. That sale included sister WWKI. Investment firm Forstmann Little & Co. purchased Citadel in January 2001 for $1 billion, plus debt.
The WLTI call letters debuted in March 2010. Citadel Communications Corp. merged with Cumulus Media, Inc. on September 16, 2011.
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