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The Essentials

Call Letters: WRDI
Frequency: 95.7fm
City of License: Nappanee
Metro(s): South Bend
Power: 2000 watts @ 509 feet (Class A)
Format: Religious
Address: 54195 Ironwood Rd., South Bend, IN 46635
Phone: 574.855.1587
Ownership: St. Joseph Catholic Radio Group LLC
Web Presence: http://www.redeemerradio.com

Station Personnel

Current

Station Manager: Cindy Black
OM: Doug Jones

Former

WXJG-FM

WLRX-FM

GM: Brad Williams (Now COO for parent Pathfinder Communications Corp.)
GM/SM/PD: James Cobb
PD: Mark Durocher (August 2002 - ?)
PD: Ericka Jaye (Now middays at KIXY-FM in San Angelo, Texas)
MD: Ericka Jaye (Now middays at KIXY-FM in San Angelo, Texas)
Mornings: Mark Durocher (August 2002 - ?)
Mornings: Patti Banner (August 2002 - ?) (From mornings at WMEZ in Pensacola, Florida) (Now morning co-host at KOLA in San Bernardino, California)
Middays: Ericka Jaye (August, 2002 - February 2005; Afternoons: August, 2002 - February, 2003) (From mornings [news], nights, and promotions at WYBR in Big Rapids, Michigan) (Now middays at KIXY-FM in San Angelo, Texas)
Afternoons: Tommie Lee (February 2003 - ?; Middays: August 2002 - Feburary 2003) (From nights at WBYT) (Now afternoon news anchor at WTRC(AM)/WTRC-FM)
Nights: Keith Maddox (August 2002 - ?) (From weekends at WMEE-FM)
Overnights: Dan Allen (February 2003 - ?; Weekends: August 2002 - February 2003)
Weekends: Jen Andersen (August 2002 - ?)
Pete Probst (Now APD/MD at WETL)

WYPW-FM

GM: Kathy Uebler
SM: Emily Wideman (Remains SM)
PD: Chuck Wright ("DJ Manic") (From interim PD/MD at KYWL in Spokane, Washington)
PD: Mike Jax
MD: Mike Jax (April 2006 - ?)
Middays: Kesha (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Chuck Wright ("DJ Manic") (3pm - 7pm) (From interim PD/MD at KYWL in Spokane, Washington)
Nights: Mike Jax
Nights: K O Wax (7pm - 12am)

WAOR-FM

GM: Charles Frey
GM: Steve Kline
GM: Clint Marsh (From GM at WAWC, WRSW(AM) and WRSW-FM)
Chief Engineer: Greg Trobridge
GSM: Shannon Allen
GSM: Ann Earnhart (October 2012 - ?) (From GSM at WBYR)
SM: Pam Reed (February 1999 - ?)
SM: Gregg Richardson
SM: Deb Wagner
SM: Jeremy Snider (April 3, 2006 - ?) (From salesperson at WDAF in Kansas City, Missouri)
OM: Pat Redd (? - August 2000) (Now promotion director for the Clear Channel stations in Albany, New York)
OM: Tom Oakes (Also OM/PD of sister WBYT) (From PD at KMXM in Omaha, Nebraska) (Now GM for the New Northwest Broadcasters stations in Anchorage, Alaska)
PD: Dan Markus (? - October 1998) (Now PD at WRKZ in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
PD: John Vance (April 2000 - ?) (Now out of radio)
PD: Dave Ryerson (February 11, 2002 - ?) (From mornings at KRRO in Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
PD: Greg Gillispie (November 1, 2003 - ?)
PD: Kevin Redding (? - August 2004) (From mornings at KOQL in Ashland, Missouri) (Now afternoons at WROR-FM in Boston, Massachusetts)
PD: Geoff Brown
PD: Michael Ragozino ("Ragz") (Ragz now programs and handles afternoons at KXTG in Portland, Oregon)
APD: Shelly Morgan (Interim PD: October 1998 - ?)
Promotions Director: Shelly Morgan
Promotions Director: Kayla Ernsberger
Production Director: Pete Farrow
Mornings: John Vance (5:30am - 10am) (October 2000 - December 2001) (Now out of radio)
Mornings: Gary Hegland (5:30am - 10am)
Mornings: Woody (? - September 2000) (Now GM at WAWC, WLEG, WRSW(AM) and WRSW-FM)
Mornings: Kiera M.
Mornings: Pete LaFaucia ("Lefty") (February 1999 - June 2000)
Mornings: Dave Ryerson (February 11, 2002 - ?) (From mornings at KRRO in Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
Mornings: Kevin Redding (? - August 2004) (From mornings at KOQL in Ashland, Missouri) (Now afternoons at WROR-FM in Boston, Massachusetts)
Mornings: Geoff Brown (5:30am - 10am)
Mornings: Dickson (5:30am - 10am)
Mornings: Bradshaw (5:30am - 10am)
Mornings: Tommie Lee (5:30am - 10am) (From Nights) (Now afternoon news anchor at WTRC(AM)/WTRC-FM)
Mornings: "Craig the Bartender" (6am - 10am)
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (5am - 10am) (syndicated from WFBQ) (? - May 31, 2012)
Mornings: Ragz and the Bartender (6am - 9am) (Ragz now programs and handles afternoons at KXTG in Portland, Oregon)
Late Mornings: Dan Patrick (9am - 12pm)
Middays: Pete Farrow (10am - 3pm) (October 2001 - ?) (Weekends: October 1995 - December 1999) (From afternoons at WCNF and on the airstaff at WIRX)
Middays: Shelley Morgan
Middays: Samantha Quinn (10am - 2pm) (From Nights)
Early Afternoons: Jim Rome (12pm - 3pm)
Afternoons: Pat Redd (? - August 2000) (Now promotion director for the Clear Channel stations in Albany, New York)
Afternoons: Dickson (2pm - 6pm) (November 1998 - ?) (From WMVP in Chicago, Illinois)
Afternoons: Michael Ragozino ("Ragz") (3pm - 7pm) (Ragz now programs and handles afternoons at KXTG in Portland, Oregon)
Early Evenings: Loose Cannons (Pat O'Brien, Steve Hartman, Vic "the Brick" Jacobs) (6pm - 7pm)
Nights: Scotty Burnett (6pm - 11pm)
Nights: Toni
Nights: Petros Papadakis ("Petros") and Matt Smith ("Money") (7pm - 10pm)
Late Nights: "The Whole Album" (11pm - 12am)
Late Nights: Alice Cooper (7pm - 12am)
Late Nights: FOX Sports Tonight with Rob Dibble (10pm - 1am)
Overnights: Pete LaFaucia ("Lefty") (12am - 5am) (February 1999 - November 2000)
Overnights: Scott McMichael
Overnights: Burnette
Weekends: Rich Moore
Weekends: Ray Grossman
Weekends: Craig ("The Bartender") Williams (Sunday 12pm - 4pm)
Weekends: "Pete's Sister" (Sunday 5pm - 8pm)
Pete Probst (Now APD/MD at WETL)

WRDI-FM

Station Manager: Tina Shikoski (January 2015 - ?)

Station History

95.7fm signed on December 16, 1991.

WXJG-FM

WLRX-FM

In June 2000, North Central Broadcasting, Inc. sold WLRX for $1.2 million to Talking Stick Communications, LLC. WLRX had studios at 12478 N. 950 W., Nappanee, IN 46550-8745 (Telephone: 574.773.7989). AC format. Website address was http://www.michianamagic.com. WLRX changed formats from Hot AC to Rhythmic CHR at Midnight on February 4, 2005 and the call letters changed soon thereafter.

WYPW-FM

Owned by Talking Stick Communications, LLC, WYPW's studios were located at 12478 N. 950 W., Nappanee, IN 46550-8745 (Phone: 574.773.7989). Their URL was http://www.power957.com.

WAOR-FM

Studios located at 237 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545-3103. The WAOR call letters moved from 95.3fm to 95.7fm in 2010. Flipped format from Classic Rock to Sports on June 4, 2012. Talking Stick Communications, LLC sold sold WAOR to St. Joseph Catholic Radio Group LLC for $925,000 in May 2014. WAOR flipped call letters to WRDI in August 2014.

WRDI-FM

For Further Reading...

"Rumbles Part 1" Radio & Records October 30, 1998. Page 28.


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