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The Essentials

Call Letters: WYGJ
Frequency: Formerly 1300am
City of License: Terre Haute
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 500 watts - Day, 80 watts - Night (Class D)
Format: Silent
Address: 824 S. 3rd St., Terre Haute, IN 47807-4609
Phone: 812.232.4161
Ownership: Midwest Communications
Web Presence:

Station Personnel

Former

WWVR(AM)

WMFT(AM)

President/GM: Archie Mobley
President/GM: Thomas Land
Chief Engineer: Don Causey
Chief Engineer: Paul Ford
PD: Bill Arthur
News Director: Bob Bratt
Promotions Director: Bob Eames

WAAC(AM)

GM: George A. Foulkes
GM: Martha L. Foulkes
Chief Engineer: Ron Howes
Chief Engineer: Ed Morrisey
Chief Engineer: Eugene Hamm
OM: Kathy Foulkes
PD: Don ("Skip") Coy
PD: Tom Johnson
MD: Steve Snyder
MD: Tom Hutchenson
News Director: Don ("Skip") Coy
News Director: Don Sherwood

WPFR(AM)

WYTL(AM)

WJSH(AM)

GM/PD/SM: Mike Petersen
Sports Director: Jimmy Beasley

WSJX(AM)

President/GM: Michael A. Petersen
Chief Engineer: Michael Gay
News Director: Gretl Plessinger
Promotions Director: Susan Kane

WBOW(AM)

President/GM: Mike Petersen (1980 - May, 2005) (Still with the station, in a Special Projects role)
VP/GM: Ernie Caldemone (May, 2005 - ?) (From VP/GM at WKHY/WXXB/Radioworks, Inc.) (Now GM at WIOU, WMYK and WZWZ)
GM: Doug Edge (October 1, 2005 - ?) (Now Director of Sales for WTWO-TV in Terre Haute)
GM: Jack Swart (February 2012 - ?) (Now GM of the Community Broadcasters stations in Sumter, South Carolina)
Chief Engineer: Michael Gay
Chief Engineer: Tom Mulvihill
PD: Frank Rush
MD: Matt Luecking (Deceased 24 October 2016)
News Director: Gretl Plessinger
Promotions Director: Matt Luecking (Deceased 24 October 2016)
Promotions Director: Susan Kane
Promotions Director: Brad Simon
Sports Director: John Sherman (September 1, 2003 - ?) (From Sports Director at WTHI-TV)
Mornings: The Wall Street Journal This Morning (5:00am - 6:00am)
Mornings: Morning News Watch (6:00am - 8:00am)
Mornings: Dave Ramsey (8:00am - 10:00am)
Middays: Mike Gallagher (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Mid-Afternoons: Rush Limbaugh (12:00pm - 3:00pm) (August 20, 1997 - ?)
Afternoons: Sharla Cretors-Daniel (3pm - 7pm) (Deceased 22 August 2005)
Afternoons: Matt Luecking (Deceased 24 October 2016)
Afternoons: Sean Hannity (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Nights: Mark Levin (6:00pm - 9:00pm)
Nights: America Now with Andy Dean (9:00pm - 12:00am)
Overnights: Clyde Lewis ("Ground Zero, with Clyde Lewis) (12:00am - 1:00am)
Overnights: George Noory ("Coast to Coast AM") (1:00am - 5:00am)

Station History

1300am signed on May 23, 1958. Originally owned by

WWVR(AM)

1300am changed it call letters from WWVR(AM) to WMFT(AM) in 1957.

WMFT(AM)

Studios located at 641 Ohio St., Terre Haute, IN.

WAAC(AM)

Mutual Broadcasting Service affiliate.

WPFR(AM)

WYTL(AM)

WJSH(AM)

Owned by Crossroads Communications, Inc. Studios located at 1215 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47807-3311 (Telephone: 812.232.1300 and 812.234.9770). On March 1, 2000, WJSH flipped formats from oldies to sports talk radio as "The X." Their call letters changed to WSJX.

WSJX(AM)

Owned by Crossroads Communications, Inc. with studios located at 1215 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3311. Sports talk format. WSDX and WSJX dropped One-on-One Sports for ESPN Radio on April 2, 2001.

WBOW(AM)

Studios formerly located at 1301 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3925 (Telephone: 812.234.9770). In April 2012, Crossroads Communications, Inc. sold WBOW(AM) and WBOW-FM for $1.3 million to Midwest Communications.

WYGJ(AM)

These call letters were a placeholder. The WBOW(AM) call letters moved to 1230am in 2014. Midwest Communications returned the 1230am license, and the FCC deleted it in 2014.


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