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The Essentials

Call Letters: WGZB
Frequency: 96.5fm
City of License: Lanesville
Metro(s): Louisville, Kentucky
Power: 3000 watts @ 328 feet (Class A) (Booster: 295 watts @ 328 feet) (CP: 6000 watts @ 328 feet) (Booster CP: 500 watts @ 499 feet)
Format: Urban
Address: 981 S. 3rd St., Suite 400, Louisville, KY 40203-2261
Phone: 502.581.9798
Phone: 502.636.0600
Ownership: Main Line Broadcasting
Web Presence: http://www.b96jams.com
Notes: The WGZB-FM1 booster is licensed to Louisville, Kentucky

Station Personnel

Current

VP/Programming: Tony Fields
GM: Connie Balthrop
GSM: Doug James (September 2000 - Current) (From GSM at Clear Channel in Louisville, Kentucky)
PD: Mark Gunn (January 2002 - Current)
MD: Gerald Harrison
Promotions Director: Jessica Taylor (January 2016 - Current)
Mornings: The Russ Parr Morning Show (6am - 10am)
Middays: "DJ Q" (10am - 3pm) (From Nights)
Nights: Big Homie (7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Marlyce Woods (Sunday 8am - 12pm)
Weekends: EZ Bluegrass (Sunday 6pm - 12am)

Former

WJDW-FM

WGZB-FM

GM: Bill Gentry (Now Senior VP with Clear Channel Communications, Inc.)
GSM: Kevin Hughes
OM: Barry Fox (January 2001 - ?) (From PD/middays at WDJX in Louisville, Kentucky) (Now OM at Clear Channel in Lexington, Kentucky)
SM: Jerome Hutchinson
SM: John Otting
PD: Tony Fields
PD: Karen Jordan
MD: DJ Cynnamixx (Now overnights at WVEE in Atlanta, Georgia)
Mornings: The Tom Joyner Morning Show (October 1999 - ?)
Mornings: The Doug Banks Show (6am - 10am)
Middays: Gerald Harrison (10am - 2pm)
Middays: Mark Gunn (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Keisha Nicole (3pm - 7pm) (Now Afternoons at WHHH)
Nights: DJ Cynnamixx (Now overnights at WVEE in Atlanta, Georgia)
Nights: J.C. White (December 2003 - ?) (From middays)
Nights: B-Real (6pm - 10pm)
Late Nights: Herlon Robinson (10pm - 1am)

Station History

Signed on in 1988.

WJDW-FM

WGZB-FM

Switched City of License from Corydon to Lanesville in 2005. Previously owned by Radio One, Inc.

For Further Reading...

"Fox OM For Blue Chip/Louisville." Radio & Records. February 16, 2001. Page 21.
Yorke, Jeffrey. "Radio One Buys Blue Chip." Radio & Records. 16 February 2001. Pages 1, 28.


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