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The Essentials

Call Letters: WJYW
Frequency: 88.9fm
City of License: Union City
Metro(s): Richmond
Power: 4100 watts @ 285 feet (Class A)
Format: Contemporary Christian
Address: 8 Martin Luther Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46825-4938
Address: P.O. Box 445, Union City, IN 47390-0445
Address: 505 S. Division St., Union City, OH 45390-8678
Phone: 937.968.5633
Ownership: Star Educational Media Network
Web Presence:
Notes: Simulcast on translators: W233AN and W249BG.

Station Personnel


GM/MD: Melissa Montana (GM: June 2000 - Current; MD: 1993 - Current)
Chief Engineer: Greg Case (June 2000 - Current)
VP/Operations, PD: Don Buettner (June 2000 - Current)
Marketing and Development Director: Richard Cummins
Promotions Director: Kinsey Williams
Mornings: Scott Valentine
Mornings: Sam Rowland
Mornings: Tim Dawson
Mornings: Tyler Boss (Producer)
Midday: Melissa Montana (9am - 1pm)
Afternoons: Don Buettner (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Penny (7pm - 10pm)


GM: Dan Franks
MD: Naomi Cantrell
Underwriting Director: Joel Brantingham
Mornings: Naomi Cantrell
Afternoons: Dan Franks (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Joel Brantingham (3:00pm - 7:00pm)

Station History

88.9fm signed on in 1997.


As a CP (?), WAEP flipped calls to WPER.


As a CP, Positive Alternative Radio, Inc. used these call letters.


Positive Alternative Radio, Inc. owned WOEI before they changed the call letters in May 1999 to WJYW.


Website was Studios formerly located at 505 South Division Street, Union City, OH 45390-8678. In August 2015, Positive Alternative Radio, Inc. donated WJYW along with two translators to Star Educational Media Network

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