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The Essentials

Call Letters: WKDQ
Frequency: 99.5fm
City of License: Henderson, Kentucky
Metro(s): Evansville
Power: 100,000 watts @ 985 feet (Class C0)
Format: Country
Address: 117 SE 5th St., Evansville, IN 47708-1639
Phone: 812.425.4226
Ownership: Townsquare Media, Inc.
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM: LaDonne Craig
Chief Engineer: Ben Davis
GSM: Steve Cooke
OM: Mike Sanders
PD: Dave Fields
Mornings: Dave ("The 'Q' Crew Radio Show") (5am - 10am)
Mornings: Leslie Morgan ("The 'Q' Crew Radio Show") (5am - 10am)
Middays: Travis Sams (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Melissa Brooks (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Sam Alex ("Taste of Country Nights") (7pm - 12am)
Overnights: Blair Garner ("The Blair Garner Show") (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40 (Sunday 6am - 10am)
Weekends: Bill Love (Sunday 6pm - 9pm) (Formerly middays)
Weekends: Honky Tonkiní With Tracy Lawrence (9pm - 12am)




GM: Mike Robinson
GM: Randy Cable (? - September 1998) (Now GM at Brill Communications' properties in Duluth, Minnesota)
GM: Jim Donnally (September 1998 - ?) (From GM at Brill Communications' properties in Duluth, Minnesota)
GM: Gary Exline (? - September 2003) (Now GM for KESJ, KFEQ, KKJO and KSJQ in St. Joseph, Missouri)
GM: Mark Thomas (December 2004 - ?) (From parent Regent Communications' stations in Flint, Michigan)
GM: Bob Dakin
Chief Engineer: Shelby Wilkinson
SM: Joe O'Neal (? - September 2000)
SM: Angie Ross (October 2002 - ?) (From Promotions Director at WSTO)
PD: Bruce Clark
PD: Gabe Hobbs
PD: Jon Prell
APD/MD: K.C. Todd
MD: Julie Ingram
News Director: Gene Stewart
Production Director: Gregg Buickel
Promotions Director: Dave Evans
Promotions Director: Krista Kaye
Assistant Promotions Director: Becka Wathen (July 9, 2001 - ?)
Mornings: Lori (6am - 10am)
Mornings: Gene (6am - 10am)
Mornings: Jon Prell (5am - 9am)
Middays: Brian ("Baby Boy") (10am - 3pm)
Afternoons: Sam Yates (3pm - 7pm)
Afternoons: Eric Cornish (3pm - 7pm)
Nights: Lia Neon Nights (7pm - 12am) (Was on sister station WYNG)
Overnights: The Danny Wright Show (12am - 6am)
Overnights: Lynn Blue (12am - 5am)
Overnights: Deb Turner (12am - 5am)
Chris Factor (Now morning show producer at WKIS in Miami, Florida)
Rusty James (? - October 1998) (Now PD at WJPS)
Johnny Kincaid ("Johnny Michaels") (Now PD at WKTG in Madisonville, Kentucky)

Station History

99.5fm signed on in 1947.



Formerly aired a CHR format. Studios formerly located at 3020 2nd St., Henderson, KY 42420 (Telephone: 502.827.8995) and 420 N.W. 5th Street, Evansville, IN 47708-1322. Regent Communications, Inc. became Townsquare Media, Inc. in 2010.

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