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The Essentials

Call Letters: WXVW
Frequency: 1450am
City of License: Jeffersonville
Metro(s): Louisville, Kentucky
Power: 1000 watts - Nondirectional, Day & Night (Class C)
Format: Sports
Address:
Phone:
Ownership: Ryan Media, LLC
Web Presence: http://www.1450thesportsbuzz.com

Station Personnel

Current

Former

WXVW(AM) (Take 1)

President/GM: Keith L. Reising (1961 - 1967)
President: Clarence Henson (1966 - 1981)
VP/GM: Joseph R. Bell (1968 - 1971)
President/GM/GSM: Charles Jenkins, Jr. (President: 1982 - 1996; GM: 1972 - 1996; GSM: 1990 - 1996)
Chief Engineer: Charles Stiegerwald (1961)
Chief Engineer: Clarance Henson (1963)
Chief Engineer: Gene Pfalzer (1964 - 1965)
Chief Engineer: Jim Russell (1966)
Chief Engineer: Bill Evans (1967 - 1968)
Chief Engineer: Bill Davis (1970 - 1971)
Chief Engineer: Michael Fleming (1972 - 1974)
Chief Engineer: Clarence Henson (1975; 1983)
Chief Engineer: David Burns (1976 - 1978)
Chief Engineer: John Smith (1979)
Chief Engineer: Donald Backherms (1980 - 1982)
Chief Engineer: John Bradshaw (1983 - 1984)
Chief Engineer: Dean Taylor (1985)
Chief Engineer: Larry Grube (1986 - 1991)
Chief Engineer: Steve Petty (1992 - 1996)
SM: William Hiner (1975 - 1977)
SM: G.R. Daughtery (1978 - 1979)
OM: G.R. Daughtery (1980 - 1984)
PD: Bill Rough
PD: Keith L. Reising (1967 - 1968)
PD: Chuck Edwards (1969 - 1970)
PD: Dick Brabandt (1971 - 1972) (Now owns WOCC(AM))
PD: Chris Carpenter
PD: Michael Densford (? - 1977)
PD: Pat Sullivan (1979 - 1981)
PD: Ron Chilton (1985 - 1997)
MD: Chris Carpenter
MD: Michael Densford (? - 1977)
MD: Ted Schmuckie (1978 - 1979)
MD: Darrell Peters (1980 - 1981)
MD: Al Ham (1982)
News Director: Jerry Fordyce (1961)
News Director: Charlie Ryle (1963)
News Director: Paul Poff (1964)
News Director: Claude Wayne (1965)
News Director: Charles Jenkins (1966 - 1972)
News Director: Jerry Fordyce (1968 - 1980)
News Director: Harry Hurst (1981)
News Director: Tom Hardin (1982)
News Director: G.R. Daughtery (1983 - 1984)
News Director: Ron Chilton (1985)
News Director: Bob McIntosh (1986 - 1997)
Promotions Director: Jerry Fordyce
Promotions Director: Chris Carpenter
Promotions Director: Michael Densford (? - 1977)
Promotions Director: G.R. Daughtery (1981 - 1984)
Promotions Director: Jackie Holt (1985 - 1986)
Promotions Director: Carole McGhee (1990 - 1991)
Promotions Director: Betty Kelley (1992 - 1996)

WAVG(AM)

President/GM/GSM/PD: Blair Trask (President: 1997 - 2009; GM: 1997 - 2000; GSM: 1997 - 1998; PD: 2007 - 2009)
Chief Engineer: Bill Brown (1997 - 2006)
Chief Engineer: Bob Hawkins (2007 - 2008)
GM/GSM: H. Lucas (GM: 2001 - 2002; GSM: 1999 - 2000)
GM: Kelly Trask (2002 - 2009)
GSM: Everet Trask (2001 - 2004)
OM/PD: Ron Chilton (OM: 1997- 1998; PD: 1985 - 1998; 2005 - 2006)
News Director: Bob McIntosh (1986 - 2004)
News Director: Gil Daugherty (2005 - 2009)
Promotions Director: Betty Kelley (1992 - 1998)
Promotions Director: Kelly Anderson (1999 - 2000)
Promotions Director: Kelly Trask (2001 - 2009)
Weekends: Stan Frager (Sunday 7pm - 9pm)

WQKC(AM)

President/GM/GSM/PD: Blair Trask (President: 1997 - 2009; GM: 1997 - 2000; GSM: 1997 - 1998; PD: 2007 - 2009)
Chief Engineer: Bill Brown (1997 - 2006)
Chief Engineer: Bob Hawkins (2007 - 2008)
GM/GSM: H. Lucas (GM: 2001 - 2002; GSM: 1999 - 2000)
GM: Kelly Trask (2002 - 2009)
GSM: Everet Trask (2001 - 2004)
OM/PD: Ron Chilton (OM: 1997- 1998; PD: 1985 - 1998; 2005 - 2006)
PD: Greg Scott Fisher (January 1990 - December 2000) (Now out of radio)
MD: Carol McIntosh (December 2000 - September 2001)
News Director: Bob McIntosh (1986 - 2004)
News Director: Gil Daugherty (2005 - 2009)
Promotions Director: Betty Kelley (1992 - 1998)
Promotions Director: Kelly Anderson (1999 - 2000)
Promotions Director: Kelly Trask (2001 - 2009)
Afternoons: Greg Scott Fisher (January 1990 - December 2000) (Now out of radio)
Afternoons: Carol McIntosh (December 2000 - September 2001)
Weekends: Stan Frager (Sunday 7pm - 9pm)

WXVW(AM) (Take 2)

Station History

1450am signed on June 26, 1961.

WXVW(AM) (Take 1)

Owned by Electrocast, Inc. Mailing address was PO Box 354, Jeffersonville, IN (Telephone: Butler 3-3577, later 812-283-3577). Mutual Broadcasting Service affiliate. Call letters used from 1961 through 1997. On August 14, 1981, Electrocast, Inc. sold WXVW to Sunnyside Communications, Inc. Studios located at 213 Magnolia Ave., Jeffersonville, IN 47130-6402. Sunnyside Communications, Inc. flipped the call letters back to WAVG in July 1997. The format was big band, but WXVW switched to sports talk for awhile (then back to big band). Later, it aired an oldies format. Sunnyside Communications, Inc. 1997 when they sold the 970am frequency (then WAVG) and transferred the WAVG calls to 1450am.

WAVG(AM)

WAVG aired a Country and Western format. Studios located at 213 Magnolia Ave., Jeffersonville, IN 47130-6402. It then switched to a "classic hit country" format soon thereafter. In April 1998, Corum Enterprises sold WAVG to Sunnyside Communications for $134,200. The sale included sister stations WQKC-FM and WZZB(AM). WAVG was later purchased by Susquehanna Radio Corp. in March 2001.

WQKC(AM)

When 1450am gained call letters WQKC in 2008, they aired a Sports format ("Sports Radio 1450" then "ESPN 1450 The Ticket"). After Cumulus Media, Inc. did not find a buyer, 1450am went silent in August 2010. In September 2011, Susquehanna Radio Corp. sold WQKC for $265,000 to Ryan Media, LLC

WXVW(AM) (Take 2)

WQKC(AM) became WXVW(AM) in May 2013.


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