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The Essentials

Call Letters: WAMW
Frequency: 1580am
City of License: Washington
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 500 watts - Day, 10 watts - Night (Class D)
Format: Classic Hits
Address: P.O. Box 779, Washington, IN 47501-0779
Address: 800 West National Highway, Washington, IN 47501-3326
Phone: 812.254.6761
Ownership: DLC Media, Inc.
Web Presence:
Notes: Also heard on translator W240CE.

Station Personnel


President: Dave Crooks (GM: May 2000 - ?)
OM: Andy Morrison
PD: Zane Rudnik
News Director: Dave Foster
Mornings: Dewayne Shake (5am - 9am) (March 2004 - Current)
Mornings: Taylor Brown (5am - 9am)
Afternoons: Adam Austin (3pm - 6pm)


GM: William Greene (Deceased 7 March 2015)
GM: Brad Deetz (Deceased 7 May 2014)
SM: James Ritterskamp
SM: Beth Davis (Now Director of Underwriting and Development at WVUB)
Airstaff: Scott Worland (Now on the news staff at WILM in Wilmington, Delaware)
Afternoons: Janet Parshall's America (2pm - 4pm)

Station History


1580am signed on in January 1955. Greene Electronics sold WAMW(AM) and FM to DLC Media, Inc.. An LMA began on September 1, 2001. On October 1, 2003, WAMW(AM) changed formats from Salem Radio Network's "Solid Gospel" to their "Today's Christian Music" format. The contemporary Christian format ended in September 2004, with a format change to standards. The LMA became a finalized sale to DLC Media, Inc. on March 20, 2008. Studios formerly located at 104 E. Main Street, Washington, IN 47501-2908.

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