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The Essentials

Call Letters: WDWQ
Frequency: 102.7fm
City of License: Terre Haute
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 28,000 watts @ 659 feet (Class B)
Format: Country
Address: 824 S. 3rd Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-4609
Phone: 812.232.4161
Ownership: Midwest Communications, Inc.
Web Presence: http://www.q1027.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM/Terre Haute Market Manager: Tim Huelsing
Chief Engineer: Jerry Arnold
GSM: Dave Wisniewski
OM: Steve Cannon
Mornings: Marty Combs ("Party Marty") (6am - 10am)
Middays: Charli McKenzie (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Jay Cruz (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Mike DuBord (7pm - 12am)

Former

WPFR-FM

PD: R. Jay Cortrecht (1979 - 1985)
Mornings: R. Jay Cortrecht (1984 - 1987)

WLEZ-FM

GM: Jim Ganley (Now GM at WSPM)
SM: John McDaniel
PD: Rich Coolman

WBOW-FM

President/GM: Mike Petersen (1980 - May, 2005)
VP/GM: Ernie Caldemone (May, 2005 - ?) (From VP/GM at WKHY/WXXB/Radioworks, Inc.)
GM: Doug Edge (October 1, 2005 - ?) (Now Director of Sales for WTWO-TV in Terre Haute)
Chief Engineer: Tom Mulvihill
Chief Engineer: Michael Gay
OM: Chris Green ("Chris Carter") (Also PD at sister WAXI)
MD: Matt Luecking (Deceased 24 October 2016)
Promotions Director: Matt Luecking (Deceased 24 October 2016)
Promotions Director: Susan Kane
Promotions Director: Brad Simon
News Director: Gretl Plessinger
Sports Director: John Sherman (September 1, 2003 - ?) (From Sports Director at WTHI-TV)
Mornings: Chris Green ("Chris Carter") (6am - 10am) (Now PD/afternoons at WMDH-FM)
Mornings: RJ (6am - 10am) (From mornings at WWSY)
Afternoons: Sharla Cretors-Daniel (3pm - 7pm) (Deceased 22 August 2005)
Afternoons: Matt Luecking (Deceased 24 October 2016)
Nights: Delilah
Overnights: Dave Wingert ("Dave 'til Dawn")

WDWQ-FM

GM: Jack Swart (February 2012 - ?) (Now GM of the Community Broadcasters stations in Sumter, South Carolina)
GM: Amy Dillon
PD: Robb Reel (? - May 2014)
Middays: Bill Cain (July 2008 - December 2012) (From Director of Programming for the Mountain Broadcasting radio stations in Missoula, Montana.)
Middays: Laura Bradshaw (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Robb Reel (? - May 2014)
Afternoons: Steve Cannon (3pm - 7pm)
Overnights: Steve Hall

Station History

102.7fm signed on September 11, 1962.

WPFR-FM

CHR format. WPFR-FM went dark in 1989 or 1990.

WLEZ-FM

102.7fm returned with a Soft AC music format, as WLEZ in 1993. Studios located at 1072 Windsor Road, Terre Haute, IN 47802-4532 (Telephone: 812.299.4343). In 2003, Bomar Broadcasting sold WLEZ to Crossroads Communications, Inc.. WLEZ's website address was http://www.wlez.com.

WBOW-FM

WBOW-FM changed formats from Soft AC to Hot AC on 18 July 2005. Studios located at 1301 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3925. In April 2012, Crossroads Communications, Inc. sold WBOW(AM) and WBOW-FM to Midwest Communications for $1.3 million. After the two companies agreed on an LMA, WBOW-FM switched formats from Hot AC to country (and call letters to WDWQ) at Midnight on July 1, 2012.

WDWQ-FM




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