Indiana RadioWatch: August 21, 2013

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After six months, the Bob and Sheri syndicated morning show exit Oasis Radio Group's Country/WBTU (93.3fm, Kendallville). A music intensive morning show replaces the duo.

Zach Bonahoom exits Federated Media's N-T/WOWO and WOWO-FM (1190am, 92.3fm; both Fort Wayne), where he briefly hosted a Saturday local talk show. The syndicated Dave Ramsey show replaces Mr. Bonahoom.

Homestead High School's Alternative/WCYT (91.1fm, Lafayette Township) welcomes Andy Dunn as Station Manager, under GM Adam Schenkel. Mr. Dunn volunteered at WCYT since June 2011.

Where Are They Now? Former Indiana radio PD (WBTU in Fort Wayne, WYNG in Evansville, WLJE in Valparaiso) Kevin "Crash" Davis just became PD at WPLL-FM, WDVH(AM) and WRZN(AM) in Gainesville, Florida. A former Hoosier broadcaster, Cameilla Pflum is the GM at these MARC Radio-owned stations, who we recently profiled in our Radio Spotlight.


After four and a half years, VP of Radio Operations Dan Bindert exits Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting's NPR-Variety/WLPR (89.1fm, Lowell). Mr. Bindert joined WLPR when it launched in January 2009. WLPR APD Tavis Buchan becomes the acting VP of Radio Operations.


Deacon now hosts middays on Entercom's Hot AC/WZPL (99.5fm, Greenfield).


Edgewater Broadcasting closes on its $31,500 sale of W201BO (88.1fm, Vincennes) to Bethel Baptrist Church.

Henson Media's Classic Hits/WSON and translator W243CU (860am, 96.5fm; both Henderson, Kentucky) is hard at work on developing live video streaming of local high school football games. Also, in the next few months, they will roll out new mobile apps for both Apple iPhone and Android operating systems.

Employment Opportunities

WZZY Winchester, Indiana is looking for our next Morning Show host. Not only will you be the morning "voice" of our A/C station but through your work and interaction within the community you'll also be the "face" of the station as well. Plus you'll VT evenings on our winning Adult Top 40 sister FM and do plenty of remotes and appearances on both stations. Even if you've never done Mornings before send along your best. Our former host has been with us for 13 years so we believe in longevity and loyalty. Send along an on-air sample (please keep it short) and resume to rickduncan at g1013 dot com. Or you can mail it to 2301 W. Main St. Richmond, IN 47374. Whitewater Broadcasting is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WBCL Radio Network is looking for an energetic, organized and creative person to join the ministry team as Promotions Director. This position will be responsible for supervising and overseeing promotional efforts, contests, interns and volunteers. Person will: work closely with the Development Director to implement strategic promotions that can increase revenue and listenership to WBCL; needs a proven track record in promotions and community involvement; passion for and experience with social media; on-air experience a plus! Details on responsibilities and qualifications listed at Send resume to Personnel Director, WBCL Radio Network, 1115 W. Rudisill Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46807 or email to employment at wbcl dot org No phone calls, please. Taylor University Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

89.1 WBOI and 94.1 WBNI public radio in Fort Wayne seeks a Business Development Specialist to secure financial support for our stations. Duties include: prospecting potential program underwriters, preparing proposals for underwriting and event sponsorship, and writing copy to satisfy client needs, FCC regulations and station policies. In collaboration with the General Manager, annual goals will be set for underwriting and sponsorship, as well as monthly targets and weekly activity levels for meeting goals. This position will also assist with on-air fundraising and community promotional activities. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a track record of developing new business and a demonstrated ability to work independently. College degree or comparable experience, computer literacy, valid driver's license and dependable transportation required. Knowledge of public radio and an understanding of and commitment to its values are highly desirable. Position is salaried, non-commission. Send resume and cover letter to: gmpd at nipr dot fm. No calls, please. Open until filled. WBOI and WBNI are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hoosier AM/FM is seeking an experienced media Account Executive to join the sales team of our four-station cluster in Muncie-Marion, IN. This person will be responsible for prospecting and developing new business as well as growing and maintaining existing accounts. A positive attitude and excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. This is a full time position. Hoosier AM/FM offers a competitive compensation package including Medical, Dental, Paid Vacations. Minimum education level is High School diploma or equivalent. Resume and letter of introduction are to be sent to indianaradiojobs at yahoo dot com. Hoosier AM/FM 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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