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The Essentials

Call Letters: WFGA
Frequency: 106.7fm
City of License: Hicksville, Ohio
Metro(s): Fort Wayne
Power: 6000 watts @ 328 feet (Class A)
Format: Sports
Address: 1005 Production Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808-4107
Phone: 260.471.5100
Ownership: Talking Stick Communications, LLC
Web Presence: http://thefanfortwayne.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Jim Allgeier
Late Mornings: Dan Patrick (9am - 12pm)
Early Afternoons: Jim Rome (12pm - 3pm)
Early Evenings: Loose Cannons (Pat O'Brien, Steve Hartman, Vic "the Brick" Jacobs) (6pm - 7pm)
Nights: Petros Papadakis ("Petros") and Matt Smith ("Money") (7pm - 10pm)
Late Nights: FOX Sports Tonight with Rob Dibble (10pm - 1am)

Former

WFJZ-FM

GSM: Dave Riethmiller (January 2002 - ?) (From GSM at WJFX)
PD: Geno Burgess (January 2002 - ?) (From APD/morning sidekick at WMEE)
Mornings: John Evans
Middays: Lynn Hughes
Afternoons: Keith Riker
Nights: Cheri Marquart
Late Nights: Steve Michaels
Overnights: Paul Riann

WFGA-FM

GM/Sales Manager: Leann Didier
GM: Ron Miller
Sales Manager: Dave Turpchinoff (? - March 19, 2007)
SM: Bill ("Woody") Zimmerman (From GM/SM, when 106.7 was WFGA) (Now GM at WAWC, WLEG, WRSW(AM) and WRSW-FM)
PD: Chuck Rowe (From APD)
PD: Brian LaMartina (June 4, 2012 - August 17, 2012)
PD: Stiller (September 10, 2012 - ?)
MD: Jeff DeWeese (February 18, 2008 - ?)
News Director: Chuck Rowe (October 2007 - ?)
Production Director: Jeff DeWeese (February 18, 2008 - ?)
Production Director: Kevin Kreigh (From OM/PD at WBOI/WBNI)
Promotions Director: Carrie Cruise
Promotions Director: Nikki Jasperson (? - September 13, 2013) (From Promotions Director/Sales Assistant for the Cumulus Broadcasting radio stations in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
Promotions Director: Kristin Craft (October 29, 2013 - April 2015)
Promotions Director: Suzanna Pynakker (April 22, 2015 - ?)
Mornings: "Taylor Brooks" (News) (5:30am - 10:00am) (Now morning co-host as "Taylor" at KBAD-FM in Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
Mornings: Bill ("Woody") Zimmerman (5:30am - 10:00am) (From GM/SM, when 106.7 was WFGA) (Now GM at WAWC, WLEG, WRSW(AM) and WRSW-FM)
Mornings: Ragz and the Bartender (6am - 9am) (Ragz now programs and handles afternoons at KXTG in Portland, Oregon)
Middays: "Taylor Brooks" (10am - 2pm) (Now morning co-host as "Taylor" at KBAD-FM in Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
Middays: Maggie
Afternoons: Kevin Kreigh (From OM/PD at WBOI/WBNI)
Afternoons: Jim Irizarry ("Chris Cord") (2pm - 7pm) (May 27, 2005 - February 15, 2008)
Afternoons: Jeff DeWeese (2pm - 7pm) (February 18, 2008 - ?)
Afternoons: Stiller ("BS Sports with Billy and Stiller") (3pm - 6pm)
Afternoons: Billy Elvis ("BS Sports with Billy and Stiller") (3pm - 6pm) (September 10, 2012 - Current)
Nights: Crystal (? - March 24, 2007)
Nights: Wes Lee (7pm - 12am) (April 2007 - November 2007)
Nights: Nick Anthony (7pm - 12am)
Weekends: Jeff DeWeese
Weekends: Sean Bratton ("Boomer") (August 12, 2006 - January 28, 2007) (Now afternoons at WMEE)

Station History

CP granted on 28 March 2000. In May 2000, GMA Broadcasting Corp. sold the CP for $512,000 to Fallen Timbers Communications, Inc.

WFJZ-FM

106.7fm signed on with a jazz format on Friday 25 January 2002 at 12:00am. The jazz format abruptly ended in May 2005 with construction noises for two and a half days. WFJZ's URL was http://www.smoothjazz1067.fm. Jones Radio Network satellite jazz format. Owned by Fallen Timbers Communications, Inc. Studios located at 1005 Production Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808-4107 (Telephone: 260.471.0424).

WFGA-FM

At 3:00pm on May 27, 2005, the new "Froggy 106.7" debuted with a Hot AC format and the call letters became WFGA-FM ("Froggy 106.7"). The first song was Three Dog Night's "Joy to the World" (Why? The first line of the song: "Jeremiah was a bullfrog..."). Moved studios from 450 North Grandstaff Drive, Auburn, IN 46706-1659 to 1153 W. 15th St., Auburn, IN 46706-2061 in October 2010. In May 2012, WFGA announced an upcoming format change: Sports. All of the Froggy DJ's did their final shows on Thursday 31 May, except for "Woodrow" who did his final morning show (solo) on Friday 1 June. WFGA's URL was http://www.ilovefroggy.com. On June 4, 2012, WFGA became "106.7 The Fan." Studios formerly located at 1153 W. 15th St., Auburn, IN 46706-2061 (Telephone: 260.920.3602).


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