Indiana RadioWatch: April 1, 2009
April 1, 2009
This email is 100% April Fools' Free!
Our best wishes for a speedy recovery to Federated Media
Country/WQHK-FM (105.1fm, Decatur) and Hot AC/WMEE (97.3fm, Fort
Wayne) Assistant OM and MD Dave Michaels. Michaels was injured in a
hit-and-run accident while driving to the radio station on Wednesday
25 March. His automobile was t-boned by another vehicle, which then
tried fleeing the scene. Michaels remains in the hospital with
multiple injuries (five broken ribs, broken collarbone, broken pelvic
bone, bruised kidney, and a concussion), though he should be home
soon. Michaels is also afternoon host on WQHK-FM ("K-105") and that
shift is being handled for now by K-105 OM Rob Kelley. Michaels will
be off work for at least the next four to six weeks.
Chris Larko's duo of stations - Oldies/WBZQ (1300am, Huntington) and
Hot AC/WMYQ (101.1fm, South Whitley) add "The Huckabee Report" on
both stations at 9:00AM and on WMYQ at Noon and 5:00PM.
Partnership Radio's Urban AC/WUBU (106.3fm, South Bend) changes its
directional pattern, aiming it now more to the southeast. That means
a new antenna was added from the same tower site as before, on top of
the City Center Building at West Washington Street in South Bend.
This DA adds coverage into Mishawaka, Elkhart, and (rather
unexpectedly) Benton Harbor, Michigan. This entire project was
possible after the tower site move of Russ Oasis's Adult Hits /WVBB
(106.3fm, Columbia City) a few years ago.
Sarkes Tarzian AAA/WTTS (92.3fm, Bloomington) debuted a new show -
"Indy Underground" on Monday (30 March) from 10PM until 11PM. The
show features music from local bands, along with indie and
That's all for this issue. Thank you for your continued support.
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