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The Essentials

Call Letters: WXNT
Frequency: 1430am
City of License: Indianapolis
Metro(s): Indianapolis
Power: 5000 watts - Day and Night (DA-Night) (Class B)
Format: Sports
Address: 9245 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46260-1836
Phone: 317.816.4000
Ownership: Entercom Communications Corp.
Network Affiliation(s): Butler University (basketball), Cincinnati Reds, CNN Radio News, ISP Sports (Notre Dame Football), Indiana University (football)
Web Presence: http://www.cbssports1430.com

Station Personnel

Current

VP/Market Manager: Jenny Skjodt
GM: Greg Morris
Director of Engineering: Alex Keddie
Chief Engineer: Mike Rabey
OM/PD: JR Ammons (November 15, 2010 - Current) (From PD at WSTR in Atlanta, Georgia)
APD: Hunter (May 2013 - Current)
News Director: Dave Reynolds
Production Director: Greg Browning (June 1, 2002 - Current)
Promotions Director: Toni Williams
Assistant Promotions Director: Melissa Abriani
Mornings: CBS Sports Morning Show (6:00am - 9:00am)
Mid-Mornings: John Feinstein (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Mid-Afternoons: Jim Rome (12:00pm - 3:00pm)
Afternoons: Kent Sterling ("The Kent Sterling Show") (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Nights: Chris Moore and Brian Jones (6:00pm - 12:00am)
Overnights: CBS Sports 1430 - Various (12:00am - 6:00am)
Weekends: CBS Sports 1430 - Various (Saturday 12:00am - Sunday 11:59pm)

Former

WKBF(AM)

GM: D.E. Kendrick
Chief Engineer: Odes E. Robinson
PD: Stephen Wilhelm

WIRE(AM)

GM: Willard C. Worcester
GM: Eugene C. Pulliam (became President of Indianapolis Broadcasting, Inc.) (Deceased 23 June 1975)
GM: Robert E. Bausman (Deceased 25 June 2005)
GM: Rex Schepp (Deceased 1 May 1988)
Chief Engineer: Eugene Alden (Deceased 1 July 1970)
Chief Engineer: Odes E. Robinson (Deceased 1 March 1985)
Chief Engineer: Earl W. Lewis
GSM: Daniel C. Park
LSM: Ralph Goshen
PD: Bill Dean
PD: M. Wayland Fullington
PD: Katherine McCarten
PD: Jack Stillwill
PD: Medford E. Maxwell
PD: Josephine P. Mason
Newsperson: Susan Carmichael (January 1974 - ?)
Airstaff: Howdy Bell
Airstaff: Dave Letterman (Yes, that Dave Letterman)
Airstaff: Dan Stevens

WXTZ(AM)

VP/GM: Ken Brown
Chief Engineer: Kim Hurst
GSM: David Priest
PD: Randy Harris
MD: Steve Larson
News Director: Gary Hummel
Promotions Director: Scott Kelly
Middays: R. Jay Cortrecht (September 1998 - March 1990)

WFXF(AM)

WCKN(AM)

President: George Sosson
Chief Engineer: Kevin Van Wyk
GSM: John Wartenberg
PD: Scott Jameson
MD: Scott Jameson
News Director: Eileen Wooster

WMYS(AM)

GM/GSM: Greg Morris
Chief Engineer: Kim Hurst
NSM: Emily Nunley
OM: Kim Hurst
PD: Kevin Burris (Now Afternoons at WWKI)
News Director: Dave Reynolds
Afternoons: Jerry Baker (1997/1998 - October 2001)

WXNT(AM)

VP/Market Manager: Phil Hoover (From Market Manager at Entercom's New Orleans, Louisiana stations) (Retired)
VP/Market Manager: Tim Medland
Chief Engineer: Kim Hurst
Director of Sales: Steve Hartley (Now out of radio)
GSM: Scott Rogers (November 2004 - ?)
OM/PD: Kevin Burris (Now Afternoons at WWKI)
PD: Andrew Lee (? - March 2007) (Now PD at KTLK-FM in Minneapolis, Minnesota)
PD: Scott Roddy (Now PD at KAFE in Bellingham, Washington)
Early Mornings: Jim Bohannon (5:00am - 6:00am)
Mornings: Dave Koffee (6:00am - 10:00am)
Mornings: Abdul Hakim-Shabazz (5:00am - 9:00am) (September 2004 - August 12, 2011) (From mornings at WMAY(AM) in Springfield, Illinois)
Mornings: CJ Miller (Producer) (Now PD at WRZQ)
Mornings: Chris Spangle (5:00am - 9:00am) (Producer)
Mornings: Taylor Scott (5:00am - 9:00am) (Producer) (August 2009 - August 12, 2011) (Now middays at Weekends: Public Affairs programming (Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm)
Weekends: Jill on Money (Satudray 2:00pm - 4:00pm)
Weekends: Glenn Beck Weekend (Saturday 4:00pm - 7:00pm) (Syndicated via Premiere Networks)
Weekends: Free Talk Live (Saturday 7:00pm - 10:00pm)
Weekends: Monica Crowley (Saturday 10:00pm - Sunday 1:00am)
Weekends: Phil Hendrie (Sunday 1:00am - 4:00am)
Weekends: Michael Medved (Sunday 4:00am - 6:00am)
Weekends: Best of Neal Boortz (Sunday 6:00am - 8:00am)
Weekends: Christian Science Radio (Sunday 8:00am - 8:30am)
Weekends: Viewpoints (Sunday 8:30am - 9:00am)
Weekends: Radio Health Journal (Sunday 9:00am - 9:30am)
Weekends: Public Affairs programming, hosted by Adam Ritz (Sunday 9:30am - 10:00am)
Weekends: Eric Halverson ("MY Eye on Indiana") (Sunday 10:00am - 10:30am)
Weekends: Viewpoints (Sunday 10:30am - 12:00pm)
Weekends: Meet the Press (Sunday 12:00pm - 1:00pm)
Weekends: Monica Crowley (Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Weekends: Jill on Money (Sunday 4:00pm - 5:00pm)
Weekends: Glenn Beck Weekend (Sunday 5:00pm - 8:00pm) (Syndicated via Premiere Networks)
Weekends: Jill on Money (Sunday 8:00pm - 9:00pm)
Weekends: Handel on the Law (Sunday 9:00pm - 12:00am)

Station History

1430am signed on at 1400am on November 29, 1926. Moved to 1430am with the NARBA shift. Shared time with WBAA(AM) and WCMA.

WKBF(AM)

May have changed call letters from WKBF to WIRE in 1935 or 1936. In 1933, they became an NBC (Red and Blue) affiliate. Sold by Indianapolis Broadcasting, Inc. to Central Newspapers, Inc. Aired a pop music and country music format. Studios located in the Claypool Hotel at 540 North Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN.

WIRE(AM)

May have changed call letters to WIRE in 1935 or 1936. Country format. WIRE moved studios from 540 North Meridian St. to the now-defunct Claypool Hotel (corner of Illinois and Washington Streets) in the early 1940s.

WXTZ(AM)

Owned by WIN Communications with studios at 4560 Knollton Road, Indianapolis, IN 46228-3052. (Telephone: 317.927.4200) Easy Listening format.

WFXF(AM)

Classic Rock format.

WCKN(AM)

Owned by WIN Communications. Studios located at 4560 Knollton Road, Indianapolis, IN 46228-3052. Classic Rock format.

WMYS(AM)

Standards format. Website address was http://www.wmys.com. On October 22, 2001, WMYS switched format to News/Talk and calls to WXNT. WXNT, along with all of the Indianapolis Business Journal. 22, no. 33 (2001). Pg. A9.


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