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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: http://www.wwki.com

Station Personnel

Current

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)

Former

WFKO

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

WWKI

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-FM

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

WWKI-FM

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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