Note: This webpage is not affiliated with the radio station itself. For more information on how to contact the
radio station, read below. If you have questions, e-mail us.
This Page Last Updated: Friday 25 May 2018
Call Letters: WLTI
City of License: New Castle
Power: 250 watts - Day & Night (DA-2) (Class B)
Format: Classic Country
Address: P.O. Box 690, New Castle, IN 47362-0690
Address: 1134 W. State Road 38, New Castle, IN 47362-9781
Ownership: Cumulus Media, Inc.
Chief Engineer: David Seal
GM: Larry Stewart
GM: Kirk Patrick
Chief Engineer: Rob Tooley
Chief Engineer: Gary Shults
News Director: Max Showalter
News Director: Steve Watson
GM: Jack Lich
Chief Engineer: Mike Rabey
GSM: Paulette Lees
OM/PD: Mike Lees
News Director: Bryan Pitts
Production Director: Jim Barbee (June 1, 2001 - Current) (From WPFT in Dayton, Ohio)
Promotions Director: Cara Denis
Sports Director: Dan Ross
Market Manager/GM: Todd Merickel (October 2008 - October 2013)
Market Manager/GM: Kit Osborne
PD: Chris Carter
On March 25, 1960, The New Castle Courier Times newspaper was granted a CP for 1550am; 250 watts (DA-2), Unlimited. 1550am signed on November 14, 1960.
Both frequencies were purchased by Citadel Communications Corp. in November 1998 from Wicks Broadcasting Group as a part of a 16 station deal for $77
million. That sale included sister WWKI. Investment firm Forstmann Little & Co. purchased Citadel in January 2001 for $1 billion, plus debt.
The WLTI call letters debuted in March 2010. Citadel Communications Corp. merged with Cumulus Media, Inc. on September 16, 2011.
Back to the Stations Index
All pages Copyright
Blaine Thompson. Articles, photos, corrections, and other contributions should be
e-mailed to the editors.