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The Essentials

Call Letters: WQLK
Frequency: 96.1fm
City of License: Richmond
Metro(s): Richmond
Power: 50,000 watts @ 350 feet (Class B)
Format: Country
Address: P.O. Box 1647, Richmond, IN 47375-1647
Address: 2626 Tingler Road, Richmond, IN 47374-9273
Phone: 765.962.1595
Ownership: Brewer Broadcasting Corp.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM: Amy Dillon (November 2015 - Current)
PD: Jim Callahan (2020 - Current)
News Director: Jeff Lane (October 2000 - Current)
Promotions Director: Miranda Grimm (2019 - Current)
Mornings: Jeff "Reyn" Reynolds (5am - 10am) (2014 - Current) (From afternoons)
Mornings: Sean Lamb (5am - 10am) (2018 - Current)
Middays: Jenn Steele (10am - 2pm) (2013 - Current)
Afternoons: Jim Callahan (2020 - Current)
Nights: Michael Paul (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: Cody Alan (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Dan "The Buddha" Mills (Saturday 6am - 10am) (1983 - Current)



GM: Richard Williams
GM: Dallas Gibson
Chief Engineer: Ronald Wickersham
Chief Engineer: Donald Volkman
Chief Engineer: Norman Zachrel
SM: Forrest Barker
PD: Charles Richardson
PD: George Garlinger
PD: Garland Anderson
PD: Charles Myers
PD: Howard Gatchell (retired)
PD: Patrick Hollan
PD: Steve Baker (2011 - ?)
News Director: Patrick Hollan
Promotions Director: James Parker, Jr.
Promotions Director: Gordon Kelly
Promotions Director: Jay Howell
Promotions Director: Les Clark


GM: Paula Kay King
GM: Dave Strycker
Chief Engineer: Dave Gill (Deceased 26 June 2018)
SM: Phil Smith
SM: Amy Dillon (Now GM)
OM: Dan Mills (September 2000 - ?)
PD: Buzz Cannon (? - March 1999) (Now PD/mornings at WQXE in Elizabethtown, Kentucky)
ND: Bill O'Hara (? - September 2000)
Promotions Director: Abby Clapp
Promotions Director: Kaysie Chase (2016 - ?) (Now morning co-host at WQHK-FM)
Promotions Director: Sean Lamb (2018 - ?)
Mornings: Angie Fox (5am - 10am) (1999 - ?)
Mornings: Josh Michaels (5am - 10am) (2014 - ?) (From afternoons) (Now morning co-host at WQHK-FM)
Mornings: Kaysie Chase (5am - 10am) (2016 - ?) (Now morning co-host at WQHK-FM)
Afternoons: Sean McNally (2pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Steve Baker (2pm - 7pm) (2011 - ?)
Nights: Mark Brim
Nights: Whitney Allen (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Tim Murphy (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: AfterMidNite with Blair Garner (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Chris Cronan (Now afternoons at WTGR)
Weekends: Marta Sebastian (Saturday 6am - 12pm)

Station History

96.1fm signed on October 15, 1960.


WGLM had 32,000 watts at 200 feet. WGLM aired a country and western format, then a Jazz format. Studios located at 18 N. 9th St., Richmond, IN 47374 (Telephone: 317.962.2538). In 1972, Broadcasting Services, Inc. sold WGLM for $57,500 to James Brewer. WGLM changed calls to WQLK in the mid-1970's.


Formerly a AAA station ("K-96"), WQLK switched from country to classic hits in 1993.

For Further Reading...

"For the Record." Broadcasting & Cable. 83, no. 19 (1972): 66.

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