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The Essentials

Call Letters: WKOA
Frequency: 105.3fm
City of License: Lafayette
Metro(s): Lafayette
Power: 50,000 watts @ 308 feet (Class B)
Format: Country
Address: P.O. Box 7880, Lafayette, IN 47903-7880
Address: 3575 McCarty Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905-4985
Phone: 765.447.2186
Ownership: Neuhoff Communications
Web Presence: http://www.wkoa.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Brian Green
Chief Engineer: Steve Truex
GSM: Matt Moore (September 2016 - Current)
OM/PD: Mike Shamus
APD: Annie James
MD: Bob Vizza
Promotions Director: Joe Lacay
Mornings: Mike Shamus (6am - 10am)
Mornings: Annie James (6am - 10am)
Middays: Bob Vizza (10am - 2pm)
Afternoons: Jay Rush (3pm - 7pm)
Weekends: That 90's Show (Sunday 7pm - 8pm)

Former

WASK-FM

WKOA-FM

GM: Hal Youart (? - November 2003) (Retired)
GM: John Schurz (October 2007 - ?) (From SM)
SM: John Trent (Retired)
SM: Scott Lindahl
OM/PD: Don Riley (1983 - 2000)
OM/PD: Mark Allen (PD: June 23, 2003 - ?; OM: May 2004 - ?) (From APD/MD/middays at WQHK-FM)
PD: Gary Michaels
APD: Dean McNeil (1984 - 1987)
Promotions Director: Lindsay Reinert (May 2004 - January 2008) (Now Promotions Director at KALC-FM in Denver, Colorado)
Promotions Director: Liz Hahn (April 2008 - ?)
Mornings: Gary Michaels
Mornings: Mark Allen (June 23, 2003 - ?) (From APD/MD/middays at WQHK-FM)
Middays: Eric Morgan
Overnights: Josh Flint (December 1999 - ?; from weekends)
Overnights: Cole Thomas (? - May 2005)
Weekends: Randy Jones (March 1997 - September 1997) (Now PD and afternoons at WASK-FM)
Weekends: Matt Carter (? - December 1999) (Now APD/MD/afternoons at KDAO in Eldora, Iowa)
Airstaff: Carol Curtis-Stone (Now middays at WASK-FM)
Weekends: Kevin McKay (January 1999 - ?) (From overnights at WDEZ in Wausau, Wisconsin)
Chuck Hancock ("Chuck Fairbanks") (Deceased)

Station History

105.3fm signed on September 28, 1964. It flipped formats to country in 1974.

WASK-FM

WASK became WKOA in 1994. Beautiful music format?

WKOA-FM




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