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The Essentials

Call Letters: WBYT
Frequency: 100.7fm
City of License: Elkhart
Metro(s): South Bend
Power: 15,000 watts @ 909 feet (Class B)
Format: Country
Address: 237 W. Edison Road, Suite 200, Mishawaka, IN 46545-8300
Phone: 574.258.5483
Ownership: Pathfinder Communications Corp.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM: Stephanie Michel (From Director of Sales/SM)
GSM: Erica Ogle
PD: Jesse Garcia (May 5, 2010 - Current) (From OM at the NRG Media radio stations in Stevens Point and Wausau, Wisconsin)
APD/MD: Brad King
Production Director: Pete Farrow
Mornings: Debra Miles (5:30am - 10am) (March 2005 - Current. Middays: October 2000 - March 2005) (From news anchor at WAOR, WBYT, WNIL, WRBR and WTRC)
Middays: Brad King (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Jesse Garcia (3pm - 7pm) (May 5, 2010 - Current) (From OM at the NRG Media radio stations in Stevens Point and Wausau, Wisconsin)
Nights: Brittney Baily (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: Keith Moody ("Moody After Midnight") (12am - 5:30am)
Weekends: Best of Mornings with Deb (Saturday 6am - 10am)
Weekends: Keith Moody (Saturday 10am - 3pm)
Weekends: Brittney Baily (Saturday 3pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Big Time Saturday Night with Whitney Allen (Saturday 7pm - 12am)
Weekends: After Midnite with Blair Garner (Sunday 12am - 6am)
Weekends: Viewpoints (Sunday 6am - 7am)
Weekends: Rick Jackson's Country Classics (Sunday 7am - 10am)
Weekends: Country Countdown U.S.A. with Lon Helton (Sunday 10am - 1pm)
Weekends: Amy Watson (Sunday 1pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Mark McGill (Sunday 7pm - 12am)



GM: Don McFall
GM: Edwin J. Lasko
Chief Engineer: Lester Zellmer
Chief Engineer: Woodrow Hawkins
SM: Don E. Fuller
OM: Ed Huot
Promotions Manager: Ken Owens


VP/GM: Robert Elliott (Deceased 2 February 2001)
GM/SM: Ed Huot
Chief Engineer: Tom Montgomery
SM: Patrick Ferraro
OM: Gene Walker
PD: Allen Strike
Promotions Director: Ken Hinrichs


GM: Steven Kline
OM: Gene Walker
PD: Keith Wright (September 1992 - October 1993)
Promotions Director: Bob Maxwell


GM: Steve Kline
GM: Brad Williams (Now COO for parent Pathfinder Communications Corp.)
GM: Clint Marsh (From GM at WAWC, WRSW(AM) and WRSW-FM)
Chief Engineer: Greg Trobridge
GSM: Barb Deniston
OM/PD: Tom Oakes (PD: July 2001 - April 9, 2004) (From PD at KMXM in Omaha, Nebraska) (Now GM for KBBO-FM, KDBZ-FM, KFAT-FM, and KRPM in Anchorage, Alaska)
OM/PD: Clint Marsh (From OM/PD/Mornings at WMDH-FM) (Now GM for WAOR, WBYT, WRBR and WTRC-FM)
PD: Dave Steele (August 1998 - April 1999) (From KFGE in Lincoln, Nebraska)
PD: Ralph Cherry (? - July 2001) (Now OM at the Clear Channel stations in Fort Smith, Arkansas)
APD/MD: Lisa Kosty (APD: April 1999 - December 17, 2004; MD: ? - December 17, 2004)
APD: Alex B. Stinger
Production Director: Tami Wells (February 1999 - ?; From nights)
Production Director: Melanie Myers
Imaging Director: Alex B. Stinger (March 2005 - ?)
Mornings: Gary Hegland
Mornings: Dirk Rowley (? - September 2000) (Now mornings at WAJI)
Mornings: Lisa Kosty (1994 - December 17, 2004)
Mornings: Rick Hummer (5:30am - 10am)
Mornings: Tom Scott (5:30am - 10am) (October 2000 - ?) (From APD/morning co-host at WOW-FM in Omaha, Nebraska)
Mornings: Cody Austin (5:30am - 10am)
Mornings: Jim Mackey (5:30am - 10am) (? - 2019)
Middays: Gary Hegland
Middays: David Amick ("Daredevil Dave" on the morning show, too) (? - March, 2000) (Now part owner, OM, and mornings at KUSO in Albion, Nebraska)
Middays: Alex B. Stinger (March 2005 - ?) (Nights: 2003 - March 2005) (From WGRL)
Afternoons: Clint Marsh ("CP Marsh") (3pm - 7pm) (From OM/PD/Mornings at WMDH-FM) (Now GM for WAOR, WBYT, WRBR and WTRC-FM)
Nights: Tommie Lee (Now afternoon news anchor at WTRC(AM)/WTRC-FM)
Nights: Kelsey Quinn (Nights: February 1999 - Current; From weekends)
Nights: Lia Neon Nights (7pm - 12am) (? - 2003)
Nights: Shaun Szymborski ("Shaun Kelly") (July 2002 - ?) (From weekends at WLJE)
Nights: Shannon Marie
Overnights: AfterMidNite with Blair Garner (12am - 5:30am)
Weekends: After Midnite with Blair Garner (Saturday 12am - 6am)
Weekends: Heather Hayes (Sunday 1pm - 7pm)
Pete Probst (Now APD/MD at WETL)

Station History

100.7fm signed on April 1, 1947.



Easy listening format.


Lite AC format in the mid 1990s.


WBYT debuted in the summer of 1994.

For Further Reading...

"John Dille Trial Date Set." Radio & Records. July 1998.
Spangler, Matt. "FCC Wraps Up Pathfinder License Revocation Trial." Radio & Records November 13, 1998. Page 4.
Spangler, Matt. "FCC Agrees to Spare Pathfinder Licenses." Radio & Records March 12, 1999. Pages 3, 16.
"Dille, Hicks May Be Fined." Broadcasting & Cable March 15, 1999. Page 18.

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