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The Essentials

Call Letters: WWKI
Frequency: 100.5fm
City of License: Kokomo
Metro(s): Kokomo
Power: 50,000 watts @ 469 feet (Class B)
Format: Country
Address: 519 N. Main Street, Kokomo, IN 46901-4661
Phone: 765.459.4191
Ownership: Citadel Communications Corp.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM: John Spilman
Chief Engineer: Chip Longshore
PD: Nick Livingston
Production Director: Sarah Page
Promotions Director: Josh Norfleet
Mornings: Nick Livingston (5am - 9:30am)
Mornings: Sherry Foxx (5am - 9:30am)
Mornings: Nick Livingston ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Mornings: Sherry Foxx ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Mornings: JR Dennis ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Middays: JR Dennis (10:30am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Tammy Lively (3pm - 7pm) (From middays at WFMS)
Afternoons: Barb Runyon (News) (May 2010 - Current) (From morning radio news anchor at WIOU, WZWZ and WMYK)
Nights: Nash Nights Live (7pm-12am)
Overnights: Kickin' it with Kix (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Tony Ridlen (Saturday 5am - 9am)
Weekends: Kenny Beasley (Saturday 9am - 12pm)
Weekends: Josh Norfleet (Saturday 12pm - 4pm)
Weekends: Chris Alan ("The Classic Country Show with Chris Alan") (Saturday 4pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Maria Rocco (Sunday 6am - 12pm)



President/GM: Joseph Sweeney
Chief Engineer: James Gregg
PD: Patricia Sweeney
Promotions Director: Roy Bosch


GM: Michael Christopher (? - September 2012)
GM/GSM: Kit Osborne (GM: August 1, 2013 - ?; GSM: May 2, 2012 - ?)
SM: Jim Stonecipher (? - April 30, 2012)
PD: Dave Broman (1986 - January 2012) (Now out of radio)
Production Director: Guy Mitchell (June 1, 2001 - ?)
Promotions Director: Justin Howard (Now afternoons at WZWZ)
Mornings: Dick Bronson (Deceased 7 July 2002)
Mornings: Shannon Driver (5am - 9:30am) (? - April 2005)
Mornings: Jay Ferguson (5am - 9:30am) (From WBTU)
Mornings: Charlie Cropper ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am) (Deceased 24 February 2009)
Mornings: Tammy Lively ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am) (Now middays at WFMS)
Mornings: Jay Ferguson ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Mornings: Kevin Burris (5am - 9:30am) (? - 2015)
Mornings: Chris Kiefer (5am - 12pm) (News)
Mornings: Bill Tandy ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Mornings: JR Dennis ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Mornings: Kevin Burris ("Male Call") (9:30am - 10:30am)
Middays: Tammy Lively (10:30am - 3pm) (Now middays at WFMS)
Afternoons: Brian Jones (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Steve Rich (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: J.J. Davis (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Ken Beasley (3pm - 7pm) (News)
Nights: Amy Brite (7pm - 10:45pm)
Nights: Ryan Greggory (7pm - 11pm)
Nights: Male Call (Encore) (11pm - 12am)
Overnights: AfterMidNite with Blair Garner (10:45pm - 5am)
Weekends: Chip Longshore
Airstaff: David Bausom (Deceased 27 April 1998)
Airstaff: Chuck Hancock ("Chuck Fairbanks") (Deceased)

Station History

100.5fm signed on October 21, 1962.


WFKO ran 5100 watts at 115 feet. Owned by Fidelity Broadcasting Co.


Wicks Broadcasting Group purchased WWKI in November 1998 as a part of a 16 station deal for $77 million. That sale included sister stations WMDH(AM) & FM. Investment firm Forstmann Little & Co. purchased Citadel in January 2001 for $1 billion, plus debt.

For Further Reading...

Kasey, David A. "He could make you laugh like no other." The Kokomo Tribune. 9 July 2002.

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