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The Essentials

Call Letters: WPRS
Frequency: 1440am
City of License: Paris, Illinois
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 1000 watts - Day, 250 watts - Night
Format: Talk
Address: P.O. Box 277, Paris, IL 61944-0277
Address: 824 S. 3rd Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-4609
Phone: 217.465.6336
Phone: 812.232.4161
Ownership: Midwest Communications, Inc.
Web Presence: http://wibqam.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM/Terre Haute Market Manager: Tim Huelsing
Chief Engineer: Jerry Arnold
GSM: Dave Wisniewski
OM: Steve Cannon
PD: Frank Rush
Mornings: Gordon Deal ("This Morning With Gordon Deal") (5:00am - 6:00am)
Mornings: Morning News Watch (6:00am - 8:00am)
Mornings: Dave Ramsey (8:00am - 10:00am)
Mid-Mornings: Mike Gallagher (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Mid-Afternoons: Rush Limbaugh (12:00pm - 3:00pm)
Afternoons: Sean Hannity (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Evenings: Mark Levin (6:00pm - 9:00pm)
Nights: Hugh Hewitt (9pm - 12am)
Overnights: Clyde Lewis ("Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis") (12:00am - 1:00am)
Overnights: George Noory ("Coast to Coast AM with George Noory") (1:00am - 5:00am)

Former

President/GM: Adlai C. Ferguson, Jr.
GM: Phil Johnson (January 2002 - ?) (From GSM at WTHI-TV)
GM: Becky Dole (November 2007 - ?)
GM: Jack Swart (February 2012 - ?) (Now GM of the Community Broadcasters stations in Sumter, South Carolina)
GM: Amy Dillon
SM/OM: Bill Cain (July 2008 - December 2012) (From Director of Programming for the Mountain Broadcasting radio stations in Missoula, Montana.)
Chief Engineer: Adlai C. Ferguson, Jr.
SM: John Clark
PD: Jason Murphy
PD: Kent Walls
PD: Natalie
PD: Mark Jaynes
News Director: B.J. Fessant
Promotions Director: Stacey
Mornings: Good Day with Doug Stephan (6:00am - 6:36am)
Mornings: RFD Illinois (6:36am - 7:00am)
Mornings: Good Day Show with Doug Stephan (7:00am - 9:00am)
Mornings: Bob Forester
Middays: Dave Ramsey (9:00pm - 12:00pm)
Middays: Rush Limbaugh (12:00pm - 3:00pm)
Middays: Kris Wilson (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Sean Hannity (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Afternoons: Jim Casey
Nights: Mark Levin (6:00pm - 8:00pm)
Nights: Laura Ingraham (8:00pm - 11:00pm)
Nights: Jacy Shepherd
Nights: Linda Flores
Weekends: Glenn Beck Weekend (Saturday 6:00am - 9:00am)
Weekends: Viewpoints (Saturday 9:00am - 9:30am)
Weekends: Radio Health Journal (Saturday 9:30am - 10:00am)
Weekends: Kim Kommando (Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm)
Weekends: Rush Limbaugh Weekend (Saturday 1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Weekends: MoneyTalk with Bob Brinker (Saturdy 4:00pm - 7:00pm)
Weekends: Costas on the Radio (Saturday 7:00pm - 9:00pm)
Weekends: Rusty Humphries (Saturday 9:00pm - 11:00pm)
Weekends: Coast to Coast AM (Saturday 11:00pm - Sunday 7:00am)
Weekends: Jim Blue Gospel Show (Sunday 7:30am - 10:00am)
Weekends: Roy Masters (Sunday 10:00am - 11:00am)
Weekends: MotoTrend Weekend (Sunday 11:00am - 1:00pm)
Weekends: Sean Hannity Weekend (Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Weekends: MoneyTalk with Bob Brinker (Sunday 4:00pm - 7:00pm)
Weekends: The Other Side (Sunday 7:00pm - 10:00pm)
Weekends: Bill Cunningham (Sunday 10:00pm - 1:00am)

Station History

1440am signed on in 1951.

WPRS(AM)

Formerly owned by The Paris Broadcasting Corporation.. WPRS was an ABC (Entertainment) Network affiliate. In September 2005, P.R.S. Broadcasting, Inc. sold WPRS for $2.5 million (along with WIBQ-FM) to to Midwest Communications, Inc.. WPRS flipped formats from News/Talk to Country in 2010.


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