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The Essentials

Call Letters: WYXX
Frequency: 97.7fm
City of License: Goshen
Metro(s): South Bend
Power: 2900 watts @ 482 feet (Class A)
Format: Classic Rock
Address: 3371 Cleveland Road, Suite 310, South Bend, IN 46628-9780
Phone: 574.273.9300
Ownership: Sound Management, LLC
Web Presence: http://977rock.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Arthur Angotti III
Chief Engineer: Bob Henning
National Sales Manager: Carrie Jones
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (5am - 10am) (syndicated from WFBQ)
Afternoons: Ashley Madyson (12pm - 5pm) (From weekends at WBYR)

Former

WZOW-FM (Take 1)

WOZW-FM

WZOW-FM (Take 2)

President/GM: Doug Hawkes
Market Manager: Jack Swart (May 14, 2007 - March 27, 2008) (From Market Manager for the Cumulus stations in the Quad Cities, Illinois and Iowa) (Now GM of the Community Broadcasters stations in Sumter, South Carolina)
VP/GM: Greg De Rue (VP: November 2003 - May 2007) (Now Market Manager for the Cumulus stations in Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri)
VP/GSM: Micki Johnson
GM: Lynn Bradley
GM: Ron Tarsi
GSM: Dave Wisniewski
SM: Dick O'Day
OM/PD: Casey Daniels (? - October, 2003)
PD: Jim Callahan
PD: Tommy Frank (? - November 2004) (Deceased 30 October 2008)
PD/MD: Rich Moore
Mornings: Gregg James
Mornings: Dave Sanders
Middays: Marko (From nights at WNDV)
Middays: Karen Rite
Middays: Jeff Cruise
Afternoons: Cory Mann
Afternoons: Alan Hoover
Afternoons: Casey Daniels
Evenings: Ted Richards
Nights: Jay Fox
Overnights: Chris Michaels
Weekends: Todd Thomas
Weekends: NightRader

WSSM-FM (Take 1)

Market Manager: John Friend (? - ?)
GM: Shel Leshner (August 2013 - ?; Also September 1999 - March 2003)

WZOW-FM (Take 3)

WSSM-FM (Take 2)

Director of Sales: Tom Morgenthal (July 2014 - December 2014) (From Director of Sales for the Oasis Radio Group/Fort Wayne radio stations)
Mornings: Deb Millin ("Wake Up Michiana") (6am - 10am)
Middays: Steve Stuart (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: John Summers
Afternoons: Nikki Reid (From overnights at KFMW in Waterloo, Iowa)
Nights: Kathy Jones ("Wind Down Michiana") (8pm - 1am)

WYXX-FM

Station History

Signed on January 17, 1977.

WZOW-FM (Take 1)

In October 1998, Northern Indiana Broadcasters sold WZOW to Van Hawke-Johnson Communications for $850,000 plus $52,000 for a non-compete. The sale included sister WKAM. WZOW changed format slightly, from rock to classic rock, in January 1999. In January 2002, Van Hawke-Johnson Communications, Inc. sold WZOW to Artistic Media Partners, Inc. (along with sister WZUW) and began a classic rock simulcast on April 1, 2002. URL was http://www.wzow.com.

WOZW-FM

URL was http://www.wzow.com.

WZOW-FM (Take 2)

As WZOW, the station simulcast with then-WOZW. URL was http://www.wzow.com.

WSSM-FM

Flipped formats from Classic Rock to Classic Hits. April 2011 through mid-December 2013

WZOW-FM (Take 3)

Mid-December 2013 through June 2014.

WSSM-FM (Take 2)

In October 2014, Artistic Media Partners, Inc. sold WNDV-FM, WSSM(FM) and WSMM-FM for $3.5 million to Sound Management, LLC. As Classic Hits "The Stream," their website was thestreamlive.com.

WYXX-FM

For Further Reading...

"Sales" Radio & Records 2 October 1998. Pg. 6.


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