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The Essentials

Call Letters: WKHY
Frequency: 93.5fm
City of License: Lafayette
Metro(s): Lafayette
Power: 6000 watts @ 246 feet (Aux: 2950 watts @ 180 feet) (Class A)
Format: Classic Rock
Address: P.O. Box 7093, Lafayette, IN 47903-7093
Address: 3575 McCarty Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905-4985
Phone: 765.448.1566
Ownership: Neuhoff Communications
Web Presence: http://www.wkhy.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Brian Green
Chief Engineer: Steve Truex
SM: Melissa Johnson
PD/MD: Jeff Strange (March 2001 - Current)
Promotions Director: Joe Lacay
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (syndicated from WFBQ) (5am - 10am) (November 8, 2010 - Current)
Middays: Ralph (10am - 2pm)
Afternoons: Jeff Strange (2pm - 7pm)
Nights: Ken (7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Morrison
Weekends: "House of Hair" (Sunday 8am - 11am)
Weekends: Lou Brutus ("Harddrive") (Sunday 9pm-10pm)
Weekends: "Full Metal Jackie" (Sunday 10pm - 12am)

Former

WXUS-FM

GM: David Stevenson
GM: Donald R. Walters
Chief Engineer: James D. Jones
Chief Engineer: John Levite
Chief Engineer: Steven Spehegar
Chief Engineer: William Harris
Chief Engineer: James E. Hawkins
VP/Operations: Charles L. Bradshaw
VP/Sales: H. Daniel Poe
PD: Constance Stevenson
PD: David Dunn
PD: David K. Harold
MD: Wally Wawro
MD: James Henneman
Mornings: Larry Dean
Bob Vizza (Now MD/Afternoons at WKOA)

WKHY-FM

VP/GM: Eric F. McCart (Now VP/GM at Journal Broadcasting's stations in Wichita, Kansas)
VP/GM: Ernie Caldemone (Now GM at WIOU, WMYK and WZWZ)
GM: John Schurz (October 2007 - ?) (From SM)
Chief Engineer: Mike Rabey
SM: Beau Clark
SM: Tom Gray
PD: Mike Morgan (1990s - March 2001)
MD: Gail Lewis
News Director: Jim Irizarry
Production Director: Sean M. Beall ("Marley") (March 2002 - January 20, 2007; Middays: March 2001 - March 2002; Afternoons before that) (Deceased 20 January 2007)
Production Director: Jeff Strange (? - August 1998)
Promotions Director: Lindsay Reinert (May 2004 - January 2008) (Now Promotions Director at KALC-FM in Denver, Colorado)
Promotions Director: Liz Hahn (April 2008 - ?)
Mornings: Dan Somers
Mornings: Jim Irizarry ("Chris James") (6am - 10am)
Mornings: Stacy Brier ("Rocky") (6am - 10am) (Now mornings at KRFR in Bakersfield, California)
Mornings: Jeff Strange (6am - 10am)
Middays: Stacy Brier ("Rocky") (10am - 12pm) (Now mornings at KRFR in Bakersfield, California)
Middays: Mike Morgan (10am - 2pm) (? - March 2001)
Afternoons: Harvey (12pm - 5pm)
Nights: Trey (6pm - 12am) (? - ?) (Now PD/afternoons (2p-6p) at B-102.9)
Nights: Jason (5pm - 11pm)
Overnights: Sean M. Beall ("Marley") (Middays: March 2001 - March 2002; Afternoons before that) (Deceased 20 January 2007)

Station History

92.7fm signed on January 1, 1970.

WXUS-FM

Owned by Tiprad Broadcasting Co. with an Easy Listening/Rock format. Studios located at 1000 Ortman Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905 (Telephone: 317.444.1112). In 1974, Tiprad Broadcasting Co. sold WXUS for $240,000 to Twin Cities Broadcasting, Inc. Twin Cities aired a CHR format. 92.7fm moved to 93.5fm in the mid 1980s.

WKHY-FM

In April 2005, RadioWorks, Inc. sold WKHY (and sister WXXB-FM to Schurz Communications, Inc. for $4.4 million. Studios formerly located at 711 N. Earl Ave., Lafayette, IN 47904-2714. WKHY moved to McCarty Lane in December 2005.

For Further Reading...

"Changing Hands" Broadcasting and Cable. 87, no. 16 (1974): Page 25.
"For the Record" Broadcasting and Cable. 87, no. 17 (1974): Page 57.


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