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The Essentials

Call Letters: WABX
Frequency: 107.5fm
City of License: Evansville
Metro(s): Evansville
Power: 2000 watts @ 561 feet (Class A)
Format: Classic Rock
Address: P.O. Box 3848, Evansville, IN 47736-3848
Address: 1162 Mt. Auburn Road, Evansville, IN 47720-5479
Phone: 812.424.8284
Ownership: Midwest Communications, Inc.
Web Presence: http://www.wabx.net

Station Personnel

Current

VP/Evansville Market Manager: Tim Huelsing (November 24, 2003 - Current) (From Market Manager at Clear Channel Communications' Sandusky, Ohio properties.)
Chief Engineer: Chris Myers
Director of Sales: Paul Brayfield
PD: Rusty James
MD: Trish Knight
Promotions Director: Krista Seaton
Mornings: John Boy and Billy (5am - 9am) (March 7, 1997 - Current) (Syndicated from WRFX in Charlotte, North Carolina)
Mornings: Shawn Downey (5am - 9am) (Local producer)
Mornings: Steven Kelly (5am - 9am) (News)
Middays: Trish Knight (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Jason Austin (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Phlegm (7pm - 12am)
Weekends: John Boy and Billy (5am - 9am)
Weekends: Trish Knight (Saturday 9am - 2pm)
Weekends: Jason Austin (Saturday 2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Alice Cooper ("Nights with Alice Cooper") (Saturday 7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Steven Kelly (Sunday 2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Phlegm (Sunday 7pm - 12am)

Former

VP/Market Manager: Rob Burton (April 2001 - ?; GM/SM: ? - April 2001) (Retired)
Chief Engineer: Kevin Potter
GSM: Jaleigh Long (February 2007 - January 2014) (Now co-GSM at WSB(AM)/WSBB-FM in Atlanta, Georgia)
PD: Cindy Miller (November 1997 - May 2004) (Now PD at WSFL-FM in New Bern, North Carolina)
PD: Lee Logan
PD: Jason Mack
Production Director: Jordan "Taz" Lerman (? - December 2000) (Now with XM Satellite Radio in Washington, DC)
Imaging Director: Eric Page (Now Sports Director at WGST(AM) in Atlanta, Georgia)
Promotions Director: Nora Mitz
Promotions Director: Paula Bone
Afternoons: Cindy Miller (3pm - 7pm) (Now PD at WSFL-FM in New Bern, North Carolina)
Afternoons: Jason Mack (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Kat Mykals (2pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Sean Roberts (2pm - 7pm)
Nights: Eric Page (Now Sports Director at WGST(AM) in Atlanta, Georgia)
Nights: Brent Phillips (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Nik Carter ("On Tap") (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: CC (12am - 5am)
Overnights: Alice Cooper (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Bret "Romeo" Knight (February 2001 - ?) (From overnights at WSTO)
Weekends: Sean Roberts (Saturday 2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Sean Roberts (Sunday 10am - 2pm)
Weekends: Jason Austin (Sunday 2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Steven Kelly (Sunday 2pm - 7pm)

Station History

107.5fm signed on March 6, 1987, with the WABX call letters, 5:59pm with Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water." In May 2014, South Central Communications Corp. sold all of their radio stations, including WABX, for $72 million to Midwest Communications, Inc.

For Further Reading...

Rutherford, Tim A. "New radio station airs classic rock." The Evansville Courier. 8 March 1997. Page C8.


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