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The Essentials

Call Letters: WKAM
Frequency: 1460am
City of License: Goshen
Metro(s): Elkhart
Power: 2500 watts - Day, 500 watts - Night (DA-Night) (Class B)
Format: Regional Mexican
Address: P.O. Box 497, Goshen, IN 46527-0497
Address: 930 E. Lincoln Ave., Goshen, IN 46528-3504
Phone: 574.533.3330
Ownership: I.B. Communications LTD
Web Presence: http://www.larazaindiana.com
Notes: Also simulcast on translator W251AR

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Ignacio (Nacho) Zepeda
Promotions Director: Laura Marquez
Mornings: Abel Garcia (6am - 11am)
Middays: Laura Marquez (11am - 2pm)
Afternoons: Francisco (Paco) Cobarruvias (2pm - 6pm)

Former

President/GM: Doug Hawkes
GM: Jose Solorzano (April 2005 - >)
VP/GSM: Micki Johnson
GM: Brent Randall
PD/MD: Rich Moore
PD: Dan Eckelbarger (Now newsperson at WAWC)
MD: Jose Solorzano (April 2005 - ?)
Mornings: Kent Fulmer (6am - 10am)
Middays: Pilar (Pili) Rodriguez
Afternoons: Paul Weaver (2pm - 6pm)
Weekends: Todd Thomas
Weekends: Chad Coleman

Station History

1460am signed on in 1954. Northern Indiana Broadcasters sold WKAM in October 1998 to Van Hawke-Johnson Communications for $850,000 plus $52,000 for a non-compete. The sale included sister WZOW. In July 2002, Van Hawke-Johnson Communications sold WKAM to Fulmer Communications. On April 18, 2005, the station flipped formats from Soft AC to Regional Mexican under an LMA with Chicago, Illinois-based Benara Corporation. Fulmer Communications sold WKAM in April 2008 to I.B. Communications LTD for $320,000.

For Further Reading...

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


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