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The Essentials

Call Letters: WKPB
Frequency: 89.5fm
City of License: Henderson, Kentucky
Metro(s): Evansville
Power: 43,000 watts @ 377 feet (Class C2)
Format: News/Classical
Address: Academic Complex 248, Western Kentucky University, 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-3576
Phone: 502.745.5489
Ownership: Western Kentucky University
Web Presence:
Notes: Simulcasts WKYU in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Station Personnel


GM: Peter Bryant
Chief Engineer: Don Eastman
OM: John Campbell
News Director: Kevin Willis
Mornings: Morning Edition (4am - 9am)
Mornings: Joe Corcoran (4am - 9am) (Local Host)
Middays: On Point (9am - 11am)
Middays: Terry Gross ("Fresh Air") (11am - 12pm)
Middays: The Takeaway (12pm - 1pm)
Middays: Here and Now (1pm - 3pm)
Afternoons: All Things Considered (3pm - 6pm)
Afternoons: Clayton Miller (3pm - 6pm) (Local Host)
Nights: BBC World News (6pm - 7pm)
Nights: Fresh Air (7pm - 8pm)
Nights: WKU Recitals (Monday 8pm - 9pm)
Nights: Performance Today (Monday 9pm - 10pm)
Nights: Performance Today (Tuesday through Friday 8pm - 10pm)
Nights: Classical Music (10pm - 12am)
Overnights: Classical Music (12am - 4am)
Weekends: Classical Music (Saturday 12am - 7am)
Weekends: Weekend Edition (Saturday 7am - 9am)
Weekends: Car Talk (Saturday 9am - 10am)
Weekends: Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! (Saturday 10am - 11am)
Weekends: The Thistle and Shamrock (Saturday 11am - 12pm)
Weekends: Dan Modlin ("Barren River Breakdown") (Saturday 12pm - 2pm)
Weekends: American Routes (Saturday 2pm - 4pm)
Weekends: All Things Considered (Saturday 4pm - 5pm)
Weekends: A Prairie Home Companion (Saturday 5pm - 7pm)
Weekends: JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater (Saturday 7pm - 9pm)
Weekends: Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz (Saturday 9pm - 10pm)
Weekends: Riverwalk Jazz (Saturday 10pm - 11pm)
Weekends: Jazz After Hours (Saturday 11pm - Sunday 5am)
Weekends: Classical Music (Sunday 5am - 7am)
Weekends: Weekend Edition (Sunday 7am - 9am)
Weekends: This American Life (Sunday 9am - 10am)
Weekends: TED Radio Hour (Sunday 10am - 11am)
Weekends: Fresh Air Weekend (Sunday 11am - 12pm)
Weekends: Dan Modlin ("Barren River Breakdown") (Sunday 12pm - 2pm)
Weekends: A Prairie Home Companion (Sunday 2pm - 4pm)
Weekends: Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! (Sunday 4pm - 5pm)
Weekends: Car Talk (Sunday 5pm - 6pm)
Weekends: Old Scratchy Records (Sunday 6pm - 7pm)
Weekends: From the Top (Sunday 7pm - 8pm)
Weekends: Lee Stott ("Regional Orchestra Specials") (Sunday 8pm - 10pm)
Weekends: Classical Music (Sunday 10pm - 12am)


GM: David Dzikowski
Chief Engineer: Chris Scott
PD: Kevin Ingram
MD: Lee Stott (1983 - June 2013) (Retired)
News Director: Dan Modlin
Middays: Talk of the Nation (1pm - 3pm)
Weekends: Marketplace Money (Sunday 9am - 10am)
Weekends: Sunday Baroque (Sunday 10am - 12pm)
Weekends: All Things Considered (Sunday 4pm - 5pm)

Station History

89.5fm signed on April 1, 1990.

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