Indiana RadioWatch: October 11, 2003

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What is your local ABC affiliate doing to replace "Port Charles" at 12:30pm? If your television station added a half-hour of news, let us know:


Updating our 27 September story about WIBN, APD Ken Stapleton tells IRW that the station is now back to operating at full power.


There's a new News Director for all the Crossroads Communications' stations - John Sherman. Sherman was most recently the Sports Director at WTHI-TV (Channel 8, Terre Haute [CBS]).

Soft AC/WLEZ (102.7fm, Terre Haute) was sold by Bomar Broadcasting to Crossroads Communications. Crossroads changed the calls to WBOW-FM, complimenting sister station WBOW-AM (1300am). An IRW reader reports that "Lite Rock B102.7" has RJ in mornings. RJ is the former morning man at Hot AC/WWSY (95.9fm, Seelyville.)

Genie Garner, News Director at WTHI-TV (Channel 10, Terre Haute [CBS]) exits.

Where Are They Now? Angela Baines, former morning co-host (along with Steve Smith) at CHR/WMGI (100.7fm, Terre Haute) is now with the Marketing Department at Digital Audio Disc Corporation. Also, congratulations to her and her new husband on their recent nuptials.


On 1 October, WAMW (AM) (1580am, Washington) flips formats from Salem Radio Network's "Solid Gospel" to their "Today's Christian Music" format. They keep "The Derry Brownfield Show" (10am - 11am) and add Salem's "Janet Parshall's America" from 2pm - 4pm.

Employment Opportunities

Lite Rock 106.9 is currently seeking a special person to join our team of outstanding radio personalities. If you possess the ability to communicate effectively and to entertain our vast audience in a family friendly way, we want to talk to you. Send your resume to: Operations Manager, Lite Rock 106.9, 820 South Pennsylvania Street, Marion, IN 46953. Or e-mail to Application deadline is 21 October 2003.

WGAB "The Big Talker" is looking for an account executive. If interested, contact them at 812.853.9422.

That's it for this issue. See you soon!

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