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The Essentials

Call Letters: WJZI
Frequency: 1540am
City of License: Decatur
Metro(s): Fort Wayne
Power: 250 watts - Daytime (Class D)
Format: Jazz
Address: P.O. Box 530, Decatur, IN 46733-0530
Phone: 260.724.7161
Ownership: Lewis Broadcasting LLC
Web Presence: http://www.wjzi.com

Station Personnel

Current

Owner: Jay Lewis
Chief Engineer: Greg Case

Former

WADM(AM)

Owner: Rick Holden
GM: Joseph Klarke
GM: Larry F. Arnold
GM/SM: Joe Shanley
Chief Engineer: L.W. Sprunger
Chief Engineer: Roger Parkerson
PD: Ted Covert
PD: Doug Bieberich
MD: Doug Bieberich
PD: Mark Osborn ("Mark McCalendar") (Now LSM for the Adams Radio Group, Inc. radio stations in Fort Wayne.)
PD: Rob Caylor
News Director: Karl Lawrence
Promotions Director: Ted Besser
Mornings: Rob Caylor
Justin Case

WJZI(AM)

Station History

WADM(AM)

1540am signed on May 22, 1964. Formerly WADM. Sold in December 2005 for $35,000 by Wells County Radio Corp. to Holden Broadcasting, Inc. In late 2005, the format changed from a simulcast of former sister Adult Contemporary station WNUY to Classic Country. In September 2007, Holden Broadcasting, Inc. sold WADM for $110,000 to Lewis Broadcasting LLC.

WJZI(AM)

Under Lewis Broadcasting LLC, WADM flipped format from country to jazz at Noon on Friday December 9, 2011. The call letters also changed to WJZI.


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