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The Essentials

Call Letters: WVJS
Frequency: 1420am
City of License: Owensboro, Kentucky
Metro(s): Evansville
Power: 5000 watts - Day, 1000 watts - Night (DA-2)
Format: Oldies
Address: P.O. Box 1330, Owensboro, KY 42302-1330
Address: 1115 Tamarack Road, Suite 500, Owensboro, KY 42301-6988
Phone: 270.683.5200
Ownership: The Cromwell Group
Web Presence:
Notes: Also heard on translator W263BG

Station Personnel


GM: Jan Catinna
Chief Engineer: Ed Thomas
News Director: Mike Chaney
PD: Rob Nichols


GM: Malcolm Greep (Deceased 30 July 1991)
GM: Bill Files
Chief Engineer: Robert Earl Jagoe (Deceased 1 August 1980)
SM: Jimmy Cole
SM: Jim Donelly
PD: Lee C. Meredith
PD: Barry Witherspoon (? - August, 1998) (Now out of radio)
PD: Joe Lowe (? - 1995) (Deceased 15 October 2012)
APD: Rob Calhoun (1991 - 1995) (Now out of radio)
News Director: Joe Bell (1950s) (Deceased 18 June 2013)
Promotions Director: John Rutledge
Afternoons: Rob Calhoun (? - 1995; From Middays) (Now out of radio)

Station History

1420am signed on November 26, 1947. Owned by Owensboro on the Air, Inc. Studios located at 320 Allen St., Owensboro, KY. Brill Media Company, L.P. sold WVJS to The Cromwell Group. WVJS flipped format from Standards to Oldies in early 2010. Studios formerly located at 3301 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY 42301-6082 (Telephone: 502.686.0096).

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