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The Essentials

Call Letters: WGBF-FM
Frequency: 103.1fm
City of License: Henderson, Kentucky
Metro(s): Evansville
Power: 3200 watts @ 453 feet (Class A)
Format: Rock
Address: P.O. Box 78, Evansville, IN 47701-0078
Address: 117 SE 5th St., Evansville, IN 47708-1639
Phone: 812.425.4226
Ownership: Townsquare Media, Inc.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM: LaDonne Craig
Chief Engineer: Ben Davis
Director of Sales: Angie Ross
GSM: Phil Gabbard
SM: April Mitchell
PD: Mike Sanders
Promotions Director: Bobby G.
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (5am - 9am) (January 16, 1995 - Current) (syndicated from WFBQ)
Middays: Bobby G. (9am - 2pm)
Afternoons: Sandman (2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Bob and Tom Extra (Saturday 6am - 10am)
Weekends: T-RAV (Saturday 10am - 1pm)
Weekends: Chynna (Saturday 1pm - 5pm)
Weekends: Kat Mykals (Saturday 5am - 8pm)
Weekends: Riki Rachtman ("Racing Rocks") (Sunday 9am - 11am)
Weekends: Eddie Trunk Rocks (Sunday 11am - 2pm)
Weekends: Gavin Static (Sunday 2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Dee Snider ("The House of Hair") (Sunday 9pm - 12am)



GM: Carl D. Hamilton
GM: Carnell Tucker
GSM: Scott J. Fenneman
PD: Jeff Curry


Owner: Larry Aiken (Deceased 13 February 2010)
VP/GM: Don Griffin (May 1999 - ?)
GM: David R. Roederer
GM: Bob Dakin
GM: Mark Thomas (December 2004 - ?) (From the Regent Communications' stations in Flint, Michigan)
GSM: Scott Fenneman (May 1976 - June 1981)
SM: Mike Fisher
OM: Johnny Randolph
PD: Turner Watson
PD/MD: Jeff Dement ("Fatboy")
News Director: Randy Wheeler (Now News Director at WIKY)
Middays: Bobby G.
Middays: Jeff Dement ("Fatboy") (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Turner Watson (Now mornings at WBYR)
Afternoons: Sabrina (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Slick Nick (7pm - 12am)
Nights: T-rav (7pm - 10pm)
Nights: Lou Brutus ("Hard Drive") (10pm - 12am)
Overnights: Ryan O'Bryan (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Scott Logan
Weekends: Ladonna Sutton
Weekends: Full Metal Jackie (Saturday 10pm - 12am)
Weekends: L.A. Lloyd's Rock 30 (Sunday 6am - 9am)
Weekends: Chelsea (Sunday 2pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Lou Brutus ("Hard Drive") (Sunday 7pm - 9pm)
Airstaff: Greg Strassell ("Ashton") (1984-1986) (Now SVP/Programming at Hubbard Broadcasting.)
Airstaff: Scott Foreman (1985-1986)
Airstaff: Dave Lyons (?-1984)
Airstaff: Greg Michaels (1984-1986)
Airstaff: Jim Morris (1982-1985)
Airstaff: Lonnie Nichols (1985-1986)
Airstaff: Chip Ramsey (1984-1986) (Now PD/mornings at WNSP in Mobile, Alabama)
Airstaff: Julie Raymond (? - February 2000) (Now middays at WDKS)
Patrick Wesseler ("Big P.") (Deceased 25 January 2014)
Ralph W. Miller (Deceased 7 March 2002)

Station History

103.1fm signed on December 1, 1971.


In 1984, the format flipped to CHR.


WGBF-FM took its calls in April 1986. Owner Aiken Communications Corp. sold WGBF(AM) & WGBF-FM to Connoisseur Communications for $2.5 million. When the Connoisseur/Cumulus deal closed, Cumulus immediately spun off the station to Clear Channel to raise capital. Studios formerly located at 1133 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47728-1054. Regent Communications, Inc. bought WKRI in January 2004. The deal completed an exchange of four Regent-owned Duluth, Minnesota radio stations and $2.7 million cash to Clear Channel for the five Evansville stations. Regent Communications, Inc. became Townsquare Media, Inc. in 2010.

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