Indiana RadioWatch: July 9, 2012

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Let's start with a recap the nasty thunderstorms that rolled through Fort Wayne last Friday (29 June). IRW Central didn't lose electricity (knock on wood), so we spun the radio and TV dials for a few hours. On the TV (OTA, not cable), IRW noticed that WFFT-TV and WFWA-TV both went off the air. WISE-TV and sister WPTA-TV had problems staying on the air; so did WANE-TV. IRW even caught a brief moment where all five TV stations showed "No Signal" on the TV.

On the radio side, life was just as challenging. A spin of the dial just after 4:00PM (the storms rolled through late in the 2:00PM hour) showed about half (on) and half (silent), with three notable big guns silent: WOWO (both AM and FM), WAJI and WMEE. In their place, the usual out-of-market FM stations showed up on the dial (WTTS on 92.3, WLHK on 97.1, WVIC on 94.1, WIIL (!) on 95.1, WWKI on 100.5, etc.)

Several stations soldiered through unaffected and those include the Summit City group (WGL(AM), WNHT, WGL-FM, WXKE) and Oasis Radio Group (their WJFX was on, but WHPP and WBTU were both noted on-and-off). We heard some non-coms broadcasting storm information; most notably WLAB, WBOI and WBCL.

Now, onto the latest:

Long time DJ (and TV weather forecaster) Jay Walker passed away at age 74. Born Herbert Brabander, he started in broadcasting in 1966; First, at WLYV as one of the "Live Guys" (alongside Guy Hill, Gary Lockwood, Chris O'Brien and Bill Anthony). In 1976, the TV lights lured him to WPTA-TV where he handled the weather each weekday evening through 2006. Mr. Walker was also well known on TV for his "Jayisms;" suggesting that the overnight was perfect for a Snipe Night ("You'll bag your limit tonight"). Mr. Walker did take a short break from WPTA-TV, when he hosted the morning show ("Jay Walker and the Good Morning Team") at WOWO(AM) from October 1995 through March 1997.

Fort Wayne Police arrested WISE-TV/WPTA-TV (Channels 33 and 21, Fort Wayne) morning news anchor Mary Collins Frank after she allegedly drove drunk in southwest Fort Wayne. This is her second alcohol-related offense in under three years (2009 was the other time). No word yet on Ms. Frank's future at WPTA-TV and WISE-TV.

We also remember Buzz Maxwell who recently passed away at age 52. Born Richard Davis, he worked nearly fifteen years at WXKE. When he did afternoons, Mr. Maxwell played Vince Guaraldi's "Peanuts" theme song each day at 5:00PM.

WAJI MD and Promotions Director Marti Dee exits. As for the vacant WAJI PD chair, that's now filled by Dan Baisden. He arrived from Grenax Broadcasting's stations in Flagstaff and Prescott, Arizona. Proving you can come home, Dan "Kennedy" Baisden grew up in Fort Wayne. He's no stranger to Indiana radio; he programmed at Artistic Media Partners' stations in Lafayette. He began on 5 July.

There's a new northern Indiana sports network, but the new network means several longtime radio stations dropped their formats.

First, after thirty five years of doing Rock music, WAOR flips to FOX Sports. WAOR remains as an online radio station:

Second, WFGA-FM ends its AC format ("Froggy 106.7") and flipped to FOX Sports, as "The Fan 106.7fm." At first, WFGA eyed an ESPN affiliation to match sister stationWKJG. But that affiliation idea failed, as WFGA is too close to existing Swick Broadcasting ESPN affiliate W224BY (92.7fm, Angola). So, WFGA aligned with FOX Sports while WKJG(AM) remains an ESPN affiliate.

Third, WNIL ends its talk format ("Hometown 1290") and WLEG ends its AC format ("Froggy 102.7") and both flip to FOX Sports.

Fourth, the WLEG studio moves in with WRSW(AM)/WRSW-FM and WAWC in Warsaw.

Here's the new programming lineup for WAOR, WFGA, WLEG and WNIL:

6am - 9am - Ragz and the Bartender (includes WKJG) (Ragz handled afternoons at WAOR while Craig "The Bartender" Williams handled sports on sister WTRC(AM) and WTRC-FM)
9am - 12pm - Dan Patrick
12pm - 3pm - Jim Rome
3pm - 6pm - BS Sports with Stiller and Brian (includes WKJG) [Stiller is the WBYR OM while Brian LaMartina programs WKJG and WFGA]
6pm - 7pm - Loose Cannons (Pat O'Brien, Steve Hartman, Vic "The Brick" Jacobs)
7pm - 10pm - Petros and Money (Petros Papadakis, Matt "Money" Smith)
10pm - 1am - FOX Sports Tonight with Rob Dibble

WFGA GM Woody Zimmerman segues to GSM at WKJG and WFGA, while former WKJG GSM Ben Saurer continues as GSM at WOWO(AM) and WOWO-FM.

n.b. I don't have a list of the DJ's that exited WAOR, WFGA and WLEG.

WRRO is now on the air. The station broadcasts from what appears to be a new tower on OH-49, south of Edon, Ohio. The two bay antenna aims southwest. WRRO simulcasts WLYV, but maintains some separate local programming. Bryan, Ohio-based Club 1915, Inc. owns WRRO.

Sarkes Tarzian/Fort Wayne Chief Engineer Geary Morrill exits WAJI/WLDE and Jamie Till is the new Chief Engineer there. Mr. Morrill is now Technical Manager at NextMedia's Saginaw, Michigan stations.

Dane Daniel passed away. Mr. Daniel was PD in the late 1990s at WBTU. He was only 48.

Pat Miller exits WOWO/WOWO-FM. WOWO OM Gregg Henson briefly took Mr. Miller's PM drive shift, but then abruptly exited that time slot (and remains OM). WOWO has two separate week long on-auditions with two former political candidates (the second of those continues through early this week).

Norman Mark passed away. Though probably an unfamiliar name to most, Mr. Mark's obituary says he worked at a radio station in Huntington (most presumably WHLT). Mr. Mark made his mark (pun intended) in Chicago, where he reported and was film critic at WMAQ-TV along with newspaper writing and hosting radio shows at WIND(AM) and WAIT(AM). Mr. Mark was age 72.

Suzee Leavell moves from then-WFWI GSM to WQHK-FM GSM, replacing Joel Pyle, who is now Director of Sales.

Chief Meteorologist Kennie Berg exits WFFT-TV and her replacement is Kristen Kirchhaine. Ms. Kirchhaine isn't a meteorologist, but last did weather forecasting at KULR in Billings, Montana.

We remember Frederick Manahan who was part of WAWK's original ownership, eventually becoming the sole owner of WAWK and WAWK-FM (today, that's WBTU, under separate ownership). Manahan was 77. Don Moore, once worked for Mr. Manahan and Mr. Moore now owns WAWK(AM) and translator W238BH (95.5fm, Kendallville). Mr. Manahan also brought cable TV ("Noble TV") to Noble County.

WQKO-FM is off the air, after tower owner American Tower replaced the tower, which means the station lost its six bay antenna and coax. This outage means translators in Fort Wayne, Mishawaka, Bremen and Warsaw are also off, though a report says that their Warsaw translator now rebroadcasts WVSH. WQKO will soon debut from a new tower (with a new antenna and coax) at their existing tower site.

Also, WQKO translator W277AK may soon move from the WFFT-TV tower on Hillegas Road to an American Towers tower that houses WFWC-CA (TV) tower on Cass Street. This may improve Calvary's downtown Fort Wayne signal. The proposal says the tower will maintain its 19 watts of power.

NPR affiliate WBOI makes multiple programming changes:

* They add BBC World Service, overnights, on July 1 (Weekdays: Midnight until 5:00AM, on Saturday from Midnight until 7:00AM and on Sunday from Midnight until 4:00AM).

* WBOI-HD3 segues from Jazzworks syndicated programming to PRX Remix. That is a Public Radio Exchange syndicated format featuring a variety of mostly spoken-word programming.

* "Side Tracks" is new on Saturday evenings from 10:00PM until 12:00AM and hosted by Brad Etter and Bruce Grimm.

* "FM Myanmar" is a new thirty minute radio program airing on Sunday at 3:00PM. The program is targeted at Fort Wayne's large Burmese community. It's hosted by Thiha Kyi.

Just over the border, WONW adds Doug Stephan's Good Day from 6am until 9am.

At WANE-TV, Joe Whelan is the new weekend sports anchor, replacing Ross Kinsey who returns behind the camera as a videographer. Mr. Whelan last worked in Bismarck, North Dakota at KFYR-TV. Also, LaMar Holliday is a new reporter there; his last stop was KBMT (Beaumont, Texas) where he was a general assignment reporter.

Where Are They Now (Part 1)? Former Fort Wayne DJ Sammy Suarez now has the PD chair and does afternoons at WAOA in Melbourne, Florida.

Where Are They Now (Part 2)? Former Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette reporter Glenn Hall is now Managing Editor of The Blaze in New York City.

Where Are They Now (Part 3)? Former Fort Wayne (WBTU), Indianapolis (WNOU) and Evansville (WLFW) DJ Ashley Figueroa is now co-hosting mornings at WWKA in Orlando, Florida, where she's pared up with WBTU morning alum AJ Maguire.

Where Are They Now (Part 4)? Former then-WEJE DJ Michael Dean is now interim OM at the DMC Broadcasting stations in Taos, New Mexico.

Where Are They Now (Part 5)? Former Rusty Humphries producer (when Mr. Humphries did a local talk show on WGL(AM)) Chad Mitchell is now part of the "Beth and Friends" morning show at KESZ in Phoenix, Arizona.


After eighteen years, Debra Daniel signs off as evening anchor for WSBT-TV. She anchored the 5:00PM, 10:00PM and 11:00PM newscasts.

Meteorologist Matt Rudkin moves from WSIL in Harrisburg, IL to WSBT-TV in his hometown of South Bend.

At WNDU-TV, reporter Katherine Rufener leaves and joins News 14 Carolina (cable) as a reporter.

After the FCC accepted their $200,000 bid, Kankakee Valley Broadcasting Co. adds to its broadcasting portfolio with a CP on 98.3fm, licensed to Culver. The new station will run 6000 watts at 312 feet from their WKVI(AM) and WKVI-FM site near US-35, north of Knox and northwest of Culver.

WBND-TV evening anchor Krista Fogelsong exits and joins WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Florida. Weekend anchor Brian Dorman replaces Ms. Fogelsong at 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 11:00pm and viewers also see him in the morning as he co-anchors with Keitha Nelson. Replacing Mr. Dorman on weekends is reporter Emily Pritchard.

A true veteran, WWKI PD Dave Broman exits after 26 years and is now the Executive Director of the Howard County Historical Society.

"Free Talk Live" (Ian Freeman and Mark Edge) becomes part of the programming lineup at WSJM-FM. The show airs from 7pm until 10pm and displaces FOX Sports Radio.

Where Are They Now (Part 1)? Former WSBT-TV chief meteorologist Rick Mecklenburg joins WXMI-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as chief meteorologist.

Where Are They Now (Part 2)? Former WNDV PD/MD Bill Mitchell now handles mornings and is the production director at WBWI-FM in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin market.


Radio One Communications' Leigh Ellis called it a "five year plan that took ten years," but now WXRD and WZVN now reside on the same tower. The project began last June and there's now a brand new 500 foot tower at the WXRD site just south of Crown Point. WXRD was on a 300 foot tower, while WZVN moved tower sites to the new WXRD tower. WZVN is now 6000 watts instead of 3000 watts. The new tower sits fifteen feet from the old tower. Each station has four bays and each have a new Nautel transmitter. With separate antennas, there's no combiner.

WYIN-TV adds Jerry Howard as News Director. Mr. Howard arrives from Great Falls, Montana, where he had the News Director chair at KRTV-TV.

Once they finalize a deal, Mancow Muller will add a TV simulcast of his syndicated morning show on WPWR (Channel 50, Gary).

WJOB adds The Mike Huckabee Show weekdays from 11am until 2pm. This moves "Stew for Lunch" (Michael Stewart) to 2pm until 3pm and "Larry the K" moves to 8pm until 9pm.

WKOA afternooner Bob Vizza moves to middays and replaces OJ, who moves to nights. Night host "Pork Chop" moves to afternoons.

WIBN PD Mark Allen exits and joins WTVY in Dothan, Alabama as PD and morning host.

WRTW adds a simulcast on a brand new radio station over in Paxton, Illinois, and you'll find that station on 90.5fm with call letters WRTK.

WLPR adds NPR's "All Things Considered" from 3pm until 4pm each weekday, followed by "Lakeshore Drive," locally hosted by Tavis Buchan.


WXXC afternoon host Chris Carter exits. Mr. Carter resurfaces as PD at WMDH-FM where he replaces Chris Chase.

WTUR flips format to a simulcast of Fort Wayne's WBCL.


We remember retired WRTV-TV GM Don Lundy, as he suddenly passed away. Mr. Lundy retired from WRTV in December 2010 after nine years as GM. Mr. Lundy was 67.

Arcadia Publishing released its newest "Images of America" book; this time it's Indianapolis Television. David L. Smith authored the book. (Yup, IRW already has a copy!)

LeSEA Broadcasting's WHMB-TV replaced its analog with a new digital antenna at the antenna farm near 79th St and Michigan Road in Indianapolis. Eagle Tower handled the project and finished the helicopter portion in four hours. WHMB-TV was off the air about twelve hours; four hours for the antenna and eight hours to connect new line segments, reinstall the strobe and lightning arrestors (problems surfaced which explains the length of time).

Cumulus/Indianapolis Market Manager Chris Wheat exits. He had been with the stations since September 2007.

WRZX and WNDE PD Lenny Diana exits after over eight years at Fall Creek Road. OM Buzz Casey now handles programming while WRZX adds Todd Violette as APD/MD and mornings. Mr. Violette arrives from St. Louis, where he handled mornings for Clear Channel's WSGX.

WRTV-TV now shares studio space with Emmis Communications' Monument Circle studios. WRTV-TV will share WIBC's streetside studio.

WNOU promotes Reka (MD/Middays) to APD and hands Reka's MD duties to afternooner "Stick on the Radio."

WISH-TV anchor and reporter Jacqueline Policastro leaves for Washington, DC where she's now the Washington Bureau Chief for Lilly Broadcasting (WTVG-TV in Toledo, Ohio/WJRT-TV in Flint, Michigan/WICU-TV and WSEE-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania/WENY-TV in Elmira, New York). Also, WISH-TV sports reporter Ashley Adamson exits for the Pac-12 TV Network.

Two other changes at WISH: First, the Indianapolis Business Journal says meteorologist Angela Buchman will resurface at WTHR-TV, but a non-compete means she won't be on air. Second, Walter Allen debuts as weekend morning anchor and reporter. Mr. Allen last did the same at WSYX-TV in Columbus, Ohio.

WRTV-TV morning anchor Chris Pisano exits after under two years in the circle city.

WXIN-TV will add an hour long newscast at 6:00pm weekdays beginning 10 September. That will also add 6 employees and increase the local news programming to 60 hours each week for the FOX affiliate.

J.R. Ammons is now OM at Entercom/Indianapolis (WNTR, WXNT and WZPL). Mr. Ammons continues as PD for WZPL.

WLHK morning show producer Cara Denis exits and becomes morning co-host at Columbia, Missouri's KCLR.

WIBC-FM adds a two hour encore of The Dana Show weeknights from 7pm until 9pm.

Here's four changes at WTHR-TV:

They launched a Spanish language newscast online ("13 Eyewitness News en Espaņol") with Marco Dominguez and Rossina Lazaneo at the anchor desk.

Nicole Pence becomes a weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter. Ms. Pence arrives from Lexington, Kentucky's WLEX-TV (and before that, was a reporter for WISE-TV/WPTA-TV in Fort Wayne).

Sarah Moore becomes morning EP. Ms. Moore was last in Nashville, Tennessee, as morning EP at WTVF-TV.

Perry Pace is now Dayside EP, inbound from an EP role at Houston's KHOU-TV.

Where Are They Now (Part 1)? Former WTHR-TV News Director Jacques Natz is now SVP/SEnior Consultant at SmithGeiger.

Where Are They Now (Part 2)? Former "Zakk and Jack" co-host Zakk Tyler (Dominic Zaccagnini) now is on the air at Chicago's WLUP-FM.

Where Are They Now (Part 3)? Former WXIN-TV producer and Executive Producer Mike Costello is now News Director at Rockford, Illinois' WREX-TV.

Where Are They Now (Part 4)? Former WRTV-TV anchor and reporter Greg Todd is now News Director at WSIU-TV in Carbondale, Illinois.

Where Are They Now (Part 5)? Former WXIN-TV News Director Gavin Maliska is now News Director at WGXA-TV in Macon, Georgia.


Midwest buys WBOW(AM) and WBOW-FM from Crossroads. Midwest now has an LMA for both and flipped WBOW(AM) from ESPN Radio to FOX Sports, while WBOW-FM flipped to Country with new call letters WDWQ ("Q102.7") under new PD Robb Reel.

Here's the new WDWQ lineup: Mornings: "Party Marty" (Marty Combs), Middays: Bill Cain, followed by Laura Bradshaw, Afternoons: Robb Reel, Nights: Mike DuBord, Overnights: Steve Hall.

Midwest/Terre Haute welcomes Jack Swart as their new GM. This marks a return to the Hoosier state: A few years ago, Mr. Swart was GM at Aristic Media Partners/South Bend. This time around, Mr. Swart returns from the GM office at Connoisseur Media in Bloomington, Illinois.

Midwest/Terre Haute also adds Mark Jaynes as PD for WIBQ and WPRS.

WWSY flips format and becomes WXXR ("X95.9") with a Modern Rock format. Here's the airstaff lineup: Mornings: Bill Cain and The Morning X, Middays: Storm, Afternoons: Mojo's Rock 'N Roll Side Show, Nights: Amber Lee.

Where Are They Now? Former WTHI-TV News Director Genie Garner exits Honolulu, Hawaii's KITV-TV.


WGZB PD Tim Gerard exits.


WRZQ's Emily Snyder exits and Chris Wooldridge replaces her in AM Drive.

WCBK morning host Scott Wayman was the sole bidder on the Little Nashville Opry in Brown County. He bid about $58,000 and now works on rebuilding the Opry after a 2009 fire destroyed the building. He still handles mornings at WCBK.

White River Broadcasting's WWWY becomes "106.1 The River" and the former "River" location - 104.9fm - flips format to CHR and becomes "Win104.9" under PD and morning show host Brad Jackson. Also, WWWY adds welcomes Todd Berryman to morning drive.


WEHT-TV/WTVW-TV News Director Bob Walters and production director John Payne both exit.

Here's more on a story we reported: Mark and Saundra Lange's The Original Company purchases WFIW(AM), WFIW-FM and WOKZ from David Land's Wayne County Broadcasting for $962,767. TOC keeps all the WFIW and WOKZ employees.

WEOA now has a CP to relocate their W253BF (98.5fm, Darmstadt) to Evansville (and change City of License to Evansville), along with moving transmitter sites from a site near Darmstadt to WFIE's former towner, near their studios on Mount Auburn Road.

W220DV (92.1fm, Evansville) has an about face and filed with the FCC to move back to 91.9fm with more power (150 watts to 250 watts). No change in tower location (W220DV is on a tower along with WEVV and W243CU//WSON(AM).) The FCC approved both the increase in power, along with the move from the FM commercial band to the FM noncommercial band. The translator moved due to interference with WZDM.

The FCC denied WBTO-FM and WWBL's application to change cities of license. The FCC wanted more information on the move (in the form of an amendment), and while both stations requested more time to respond, nothing was filed with the FCC. So, the FCC dismissed the applications.

WNIN-TV added "Create" on Channel 9.2 which means both OTA viewers and cable viewers now see the channel. Create is a lifestyles channel featuring instructional, cooking and home repair programs.

WBIO flips format to Classic Country.

W211AT (90.1fm, Washington) moves to 89.7fm and becomes W209CL. The BBN owned and affiliated station remains at 120 watts, but moves across US-50 to a new tower site, south of US-50 and east of IN-57.

WJLT welcomes Julie Michaels to morning drive. Also, the WJLT morning drive simulcast ends with Evansville TV stations WTSN and WYYW. Both TV stations now air the Me-TV network lineup of older half-hour long TV shows each morning. (Also, Me-TV's WYYW-LD is now in digital.)

We remember Douglas Hamby as the man who was GM at WOMI and started WBKR. Mr. Hamby recently died at age 80.

WGBF-FM's Sandman started a syndicated show - "Loudwire Radio" - which now has sixteen affiliates across ten states.

WIKY-FM adds Mark Evans to their news department. Mr. Evans formerly did news at KOGO (San Diego, California) and KFI (Los Angeles, California).

WVJS adds two weekend shows: Dick Bartley's Rock and Roll's Greatest Hits and Dick Clark's Rock, Roll and Remember. Mr. Bartley's show airs Saturday evenings from 8pm until Midnight, while the late Mr. Clark's program airs Sunday afternoon from 12pm until 4pm.

Where Are They Now (Part 1)? Former WEHT-TV anchor and reporter Courtney Gousman is now a reporter for Chicago's WBBM-TV.

Where Are They Now (Part 2)? Former WLFW night guy Sean Gunn now co-hosts mornings (as "Coop") at WDZH in Detroit.

This week in Indiana Radio History

Sunday 8 July: In 2002, WXLW flips formats from religious programming to Sports (ESPN)

Monday 9 July: In 1970, 94.3fm/Hardinsburg, Kentucky signs on. In 2004, Indianapolis' WGRL relaunches with a religious format as "The Song."

(We don't have anything for Tuesday through Saturday. So if you have something that's relevant here, please e-mail us)

Radio Spotlight

This week, we sit down with Ross McCampbell.

Name: Ross McCampbell
Job Title(s): WBCL Executive Director and Middays 11am-2pm
Market(s): Fort Wayne, Marion
Owner: Taylor University Broadcasting

Who were your early DJ or radio station influences? (Perhaps what lead you to "catch the radio bug."?)

I grew up in southwest Ohio and was weaned on WLW out of Cincy and listened to James Francis Patrick O'neal in the morning as a kid. Later it was Q102 and Mark Sebastian in the evenings.

If you had such a thing as a "typical day," please tell us about yours?

The quick summary goes like this. Check email, answer email, attend a meeting, prep for midday show, do show, check email, answer email, attend a meeting, prep for next day's show and interact with staff throughout the day.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

The opportunity to encourage others on the air, working alongside our team and meeting new people.

What has been your most memorable moment on the air?

Having to do a newscast while knowing our morning man at the time had been killed in an auto accident. It was right after that newscast that our GM at the time went on air to break it to our listeners. That was probably the most difficult thing I've had to do on-air to this point.

What makes the WBCL Radio Network unique and successful?

It's ministry first, media second. We strive to do great radio but for us, everything has to be within the context of encouraging our listeners in their faith and all done with integrity on and off the air. We also enjoy being transparent and laugh alot. We really have a wonderful team here and great listeners. If this weren't the case, I wouldn't be starting my 22nd year at WBCL. :)

What makes the Fort Wayne radio market unique?

I love this market. I know I'm not the first one to say this but Fort Wayne feels like one big small town. It's big enough to have things to see and do but you can be anywhere in town and almost always run into someone you know. There's a real sense of community here even though it's Indiana's second largest city.

What was your last radio gig?

I was a news director then evening DJ at a country station in East Tennessee (Knoxville).

What's one thing that would surprise many people to learn about you?

I'm an Ohio State grad and was a tuba player in the OSU marching band and dotted the "i" in the band's formation called "Script Ohio."

What's the best advice you'd give to those wanting to get into radio?

Really "want" to go into radio and don't be afraid to work hard. Get your feet wet by trying as many different aspects of radio as you can, which now includes social media. This is one occupation where the more parts of it you have experience in, the better off you'll be in the long run. And don't forget to enjoy the people you're working with and the cool things you still get to do in this medium.

What's your biggest pet peeve in radio?

The same no matter the occupation: insincere people.

Employment Opportunities

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50,000 watt rock-based classic hits WXXC-FM (Marion-Muncie, IN) has an immediate full-time PM Drive opening. Live, in-studio daily show, some Saturdays, & remotes. Production and promotions skills a major plus. Experience with Wide Orbit Automation for Radio and Adobe Audition helpful. Familiarity with eastern & central Indiana preferred. Send mp3 aircheck (4MB max) and production sample, plus resume, to vanessa at wmri dot com. No phone calls, please. Salary in the mid-20s. WXXC-FM and Hoosier AM/FM, LLC. are EOE.

Kokomo's Variety Z92-5 is looking for a full time Afternoon Show host and Promotions Director. You will work with a full cast of great radio people. We are looking for someone who LOVES going out in the community and being with the listeners. You will do a LIVE show from 2 PM to 7 PM. We have a 2 Person Morning Show and would love for you to join the team. Send your resume and best stuff to: chriss at z925fm dot com. Please, no phone calls! Hoosier AM/FM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

White River Broadcasting in Columbus, IN is looking for an energetic, hard-working Brand Manager to also handle a daily air shift. Our ideal candidate would be an experienced self-motivator who also knows how to work in a team environment and is well-versed in all forms of modern media. We need an individual who is not afraid to hit the streets and help promote our stations. Wow us with your resume and air-check. Mail your best stuff to: John Foster, Director of Programming, P.O. Box 1789, Columbus, Indiana 47202-1789, visit or email it to jfoster at wcsiradio dot com. White River Broadcasting is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

White River Broadcasting seeks someone who eats, sleeps and dreams news! We need an experienced News Director for our news/talk AM and 3 music-intensive FM's. YOU NEED TO BE INTERNET SAVY! You'll be responsible for the morning news duties, cover key meetings, and work with our afternoon news editor to provide a contemporary news product for both on-air and on-line. Our news director will enjoy as competitive salary and a great benefits package including 401(k). Did I say YOU NEED TO BE INTERNET SAVVY? Send your news philosophy, resume and demos to John Foster, Director of Programming, P.O. Box 1789, Columbus, IN 47202-1789 or better yet, e-mail everything to jobs at wcsiradio dot com. White River Broadcasting is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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