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The Essentials

Call Letters: WJYW
Frequency: 88.9fm
City of License: Union City
Metro(s): Richmond
Power: 4100 watts @ 285 feet (Class A)
Format: Contemporary Christian
Address: 8 Martin Luther Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4938
Address: P.O. Box 445, Union City, IN 47390-0445
Address: 505 S. Division St., Union City, OH 45390-8678
Phone: 937.968.5633
Ownership: Star Educational Media Network
Web Presence: http://star883.com
Notes: Simulcast on translators: W233AN and W249BG.

Station Personnel

Current

GM/MD: Melissa Montana (GM: June 2000 - Current; MD: 1993 - Current)
Chief Engineer: Greg Case (June 2000 - Current)
VP/Operations, PD: Don Buettner (June 2000 - Current)
Marketing and Development Director: Richard Cummins
Promotions Director: Kinsey Williams
Mornings: Scott Valentine
Mornings: Sam Rowland
Mornings: Tim Dawson
Mornings: Tyler Boss (Producer)
Midday: Melissa Montana (9am - 1pm)
Afternoons: Don Buettner (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Penny (7pm - 10pm)

Former

GM: Dan Franks
MD: Naomi Cantrell
Underwriting Director: Joel Brantingham
Mornings: Naomi Cantrell
Afternoons: Dan Franks (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Joel Brantingham (3:00pm - 7:00pm)

Station History

88.9fm signed on in 1997.

WAEP-FM

As a CP (?), WAEP flipped calls to WPER.

WPER-FM

As a CP, Positive Alternative Radio, Inc. used these call letters.

WOEI-FM

Positive Alternative Radio, Inc. owned WOEI before they changed the call letters in May 1999 to WJYW.

WJYW-FM

Website was http://www.889joyfm.com. Studios formerly located at 505 South Division Street, Union City, OH 45390-8678. In August 2015, Positive Alternative Radio, Inc. donated WJYW along with two translators to Star Educational Media Network


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