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The Essentials

Call Letters: WCSI
Frequency: 1010am
City of License: Columbus
Metro(s): Columbus
Power: 330 watts - Day, 18 watts - Night (Class B)
Format: News/Talk
Address: P.O. Box 1789, Columbus, IN 47202-1789
Address: 3212 Washington Street, Columbus, IN 47203-1505
Phone: 812.372.4448
Ownership: White River Broadcasting Company
Web Presence:

Station Personnel


GM/Director of Programming: John Foster (GM: 2014 - Curernt; Director of Programming: 1994 - Current)
Chief Engineer: Chuck Weber
SM: Bob Morrison (2014 - Current)
News Director: John Clark
Production Director: Michael Sullivan (2014 - Current)
Sports Director: Sam Simmermaker
Early Mornings: "The Wall Street Journal This Morning" (5:00am - 6:00am)
Mornings: John Foster (6:00am - 8:30am) ("All News in the Morning")
Mornings: Sam Simmermaker (6:00am - 8:30am) ("All News in the Morning")
Mid-Mornings: AM Columbus with John Foster (8:30am - 9:00am)
Mid-Mornings: Laura Ingraham (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Middays: Rush Limbaugh (12:00pm - 3:00pm)
Afternoons: Dave Ramsey (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Nights: Joe Pags (6:00pm - 9:00pm)
Nights: Dr. Asa Andrews (9:00pm - 10:00pm)
Nights: Jim Bohannon (10:00pm - 1:00am)
Overnights: George Noory (1:00am - 5:00am)
Weekends: Ken Marshall (Saturday 6:00am - 8:00am)


GM: Richard Jewell
GM: Jack Douglas
GM/SM: Tasha Mann
Chief Engineer: Paul Kelley
Chief Engineer: Max Cockley
SM: Gordon Lake
PD: Ernie Kerns
PD: Donald Lee Kidwell (1958-1959)
PD: Donald pille
News Director: Charlie Powell
News Director: Wes Roy
News Director: Kevin Keith
News Director: Mark Webber
News Director: Barry Wright (May 2012 - January 2014) (From news reporter at the Bristol Broadcasting radio stations in Paducah, Kentucky) (Now a news reporter for the River Radio of Southern Illinois radio stations in Carterville, Illinois)
Early Mornings: "America in the Morning" (5:00am - 6:00am)
Mornings: Kevin Keith (6:00am - 8:30am) ("All News in the Morning")
Mid-Mornings: Dr. Dean Edell (9:00am - 10:00am)
Mid-Mornings: Neal Boortz (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Late Mornings: Greg Garrison (10:00am - 12:00pm)
Afternoons: Dr. Laura Schlessinger (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Evenings: "Dateline Washington" (6:00pm - 7:00pm)
Evenings: Dean Edell (6:00pm - 7:00pm)
Evenings: Duke and the Doctor (6:00pm - 7:00pm) (? - January 2014)
Evenings: Bruce Williams (7:00pm - 8:00pm)
Evenings: Dennis Miller (6:00pm - 9:00pm)
Nights: "Larry King Live" (8:00pm - 9:00pm)

Station History


WCSI(AM) originally signed on in 1950 at 1010am with 250 watts (later 500 watts.) The call letters stand for "We Cover Southern Indiana." Syndicate Theaters, Inc. built and signed WCSI on the air. In 1957, Syndicate Theaters, Inc. sold WCSI to The Findlay Publishing Co. for $150,000. WCSI once had studios at 501 1/2 Washington St., Columbus, IN (Telephone: 372.4448). WCSI once aired the Mike Pence show.

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