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The Essentials

Call Letters: WWVR
Frequency: 105.5fm
City of License: West Terre Haute
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 3300 watts @ 875 feet (Class A)
Format: Classic Rock
Address: 925 Wabash Ave., Suite 300, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3237
Phone: 812.917.3901
Ownership:
Web Presence: http://www.1055theriver.com

Station Personnel

Current

PD/MD: Scott Steele
Promotions Director: Holly Burk
Mornings: Nigel ("The Rock Show with Nigel") (6am - 10am) (August 4, 2014 - Current)
Middays: McKenzie Rae (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Scott Steele (3pm - 8pm) (From Nights, and before that, weekends at WRZX)
Nights: Dan Dimaria (8pm - 1am)
Overnights: Carl Russo (1am - 6am)

Former

President/GM: Rev. Floyd Huey
President: Howard E. Huey (From GM)
GM: Betty S. Huey (Deceased 5 January 2009)
GM/SM: Bob Rhodes (SM: 1996 - 2007) (Now out of radio)
GM/SM: James Connor (GM: March 7, 2005 - 2016; GSM: 1995 - March 4, 2005; Station Manager: 1997 - March 4, 2005)
Chief Engineer: Buddy M. Kline
Chief Engineer: Gerald Probst
Chief Engineer: Billie Mercer
Chief Engineer: Jim Lee
Chief Engineer: Helen Lee
PD: Howard Huey
PD: Ed Zepplin (? - March 2013)
Promotions Director: Howard Huey
Mornings: "The Bob and Tom Show" (6am - 10am) (syndicated from WFBQ) (May 1998 - 2014)
Afternoons: Troy (2pm - 6pm) (From Nights)
Afternoons: Duff (2pm - 6pm)
Nights: Ed Zepplin (10am - 2pm) (1998 - March 2013) (From Afternoons, then Middays)
Nights: Lu Valentino (8pm - 1am)
Nights: Whip (8pm - 1am)
Overnights: Tom Fry (1am - 5am)

Station History

105.5fm signed on January 20, 1967. The station signed on with a religious format. Owned by United Broadcasting Co., Inc. Studios formerly located at 3438 W. Larimer Dr., West Terre Haute, IN 47885 (Telephone: 812.533.1663) Emmis Communications Corp. bought the station from Wabash Valley Broadcasting. The sale included WTHI(AM)/WTHI-FM and WTHI-TV, and was valued at $90 million. In May 1998, after a week of stunting with a different format each day, WWVR signed on with a Classic Rock format and "The Bob and Tom Show" in mornings. Studios formerly located at 918 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3733 (Telephone: 812.232.9481). Emmis Communications Corp. sister station WTHI-FM and WWVR moved to their new studios (925 Wabash Avenue) and the new studios went live at 12:01am on August 13, 2012. In October 2016, Emmis Communications Corp. sold both WTHI-FM and WWVR-FM for $4 million to Midwest Communications, Inc.


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