Indiana RadioWatch: April 27, 2005

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Federated Media N-T/WOWO (1190am, Fort Wayne) began broadcasting in digital, using HD Radio, on Monday 4 April. WOWO OM Jon Zimney says the station now has a "significantly improved audio product."

JJ Davis is now on mornings at Artistic Media's CHR/WDDB (106.3fm, Fort Wayne) and afternoons at sister Country/WBTU (93.3fm, Kendallville).


Shannon Driver exits from Citadel's Country/WWKI (100.5fm, Kokomo). She was an afternoon news reporter.


Artistic Media's CHR/WAZY (96.5fm, Lafayette) welcomes new PD Dave Michaels. Michaels is also programming WAZY sister station Country/WLFF (95.7fm, Brookston). It's a long distance relationship with Michaels, as he's primarily at Artistic Media Fort Wayne sister station Country/WBTU (93.3fm, Kendallville).

Vazquez's Talk/WJOB (1230am, Hammond) adds complete 2005 season coverage of the Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League).


Dispatch Broadcast Group's WTHR (Channel 13, Indianapolis) adds Margaret Cordes as Nightside Executive Producer. Ms. Cordes was last News Director at WDSU-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Variety/WIMC (103.9fm, Crawfordsville) flips format at Midnight on 1 April to Classic Hits under OM/PD Jared Allen. "Thunder 103.9" features APD Dan Lynch in mornings (6am - 9am) with the rest of the lineup currently being determined.

Employment Opportunities

WBAT-AM and WCJC-FM are looking for an experienced Account Executive. Duties include selling, servicing, and collecting accounts daily. The candidate will be expected to call on news business to help create a marketing plan. Interested candidates should send resume to: Jim Brunner, Sales Manager, P.O. Box 839, Marion, IN 46953 or FAX to 765.662.0730. Applications are available at the station: 820 South Pennsylvania, Marion. Application deadline is 24 April 2005. WBAT and WCJC are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WWKI News is looking for an experienced broadcast news reporter to join our award-winning team of broadcast professionals. The successful candidate must have the initiative to gather and produce quality broadcasts, and must have the ability to work in the high-stress environment of emergency severe weather reporting. Excellent written, verbal and computer skills are necessary, as well as the ability to work under deadline. Apply to: Program Director, WWKI, 519 N. Main, Kokomo, IN 46901.

That's it for this issue. See you in a week!

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