Indiana RadioWatch: January 26, 2015

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From the reading pile: Scoring the Results of the 2014 'All-Christmas' Format on the Radio.

Hoosier Broadcasting Corp. sells its WIRE (91.1fm, Lebanon) for $205,000 to Frankfort-based Community Radio Broadcasters, headed by former Indianapolis broadcaster Brent Lee.

The website Chicagoland Radio and Media reports that John Monds joins for nights at Radio One's Urban AC/WTLC-FM (106.7fm, Greenwood). Mr. Monds also helms the afternoon air chair at WMMJ-FM in Washington, DC.

New call letters for LPFM Construction Permits: Mark down WEWP-LP (92.7fm, Indianapolis).

Where Are They Now? Former WTHI-TV co-anchor Caryn Mathes is now president and GM at KUOW in Seattle, Washington.

Where Are They Now? Former WJFX middayer Mia Amini now does middays at WXYY in Savannah, Georgia.

Today in Indiana Radio History

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In 1998, Moody Radio began its ownership of WGNR(AM) and FM in Anderson, and both radio stations changed format on this date.

Employment Opportunities

News Director/Anchor, WFFT-TV, Fort Wayne: If you are an experienced broadcast journalist with on-air and newsroom leadership experience, then we are interested in you. You must be a compelling on air anchor with an added ability to write the competitive and strategic master plan for the newsroom. This is a great opportunity for someone to join and lead a highly competitive and accomplished FOX newscast that has earned four Emmy nominations and twice awarded Best Newscast. The successful candidate must have an understanding of local news, as well as the ability to coach reporters to be enterprising with their story generation, as well as compelling and relevant with their content. Must have the ability to effectively deliver product on multi-media platform and make it relevant to the next generation of news viewers. This is a unique opportunity to take an award winning product to the next level. Solid news judgment, great communication skills and exceptional leadership are a requirement. Fort Wayne is located in northeast Indiana and is the second largest city in Indiana and the 76th largest city in Country. The Fort Wayne market is an extraordinary place to live and work, offering affordable living and an active lifestyle. Fort Wayne has been honored with several awards for quality of life and is a multiple winner of the All American City Award. Please send resumes and support materials to: WFFT Fort Wayne, Attn: Bill Ritchhart, 3707 Hillegas Road, Fort Wayne IN 46807, Or via e-mail: britchhart at wfft dot com. Nexstar Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

WXKE/Fort Wayne is looking for a new morning show. If you love and understand the Classic Rock lifestyle and can relate in a contemporary fashion, then we want to hear from you. Salary is negotiable. Full benefits are available. Please send air-check and resume to: demersjobs at gmail dot com. "WXKE Mornings" must be your subject line. Adams Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

That's all for this issue. Thank you for your continued support.

Blaine Thompson
Indiana RadioWatch

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