WITZ FM 104.7
WITZ FM 104.7:
WITZ FM 104.7 is a broadcast Radio station from Jasper, Indiana, United States, providing Adult contemporary music, News, Sports, and Weather programs. WITZ FM 104.7 operates on the frequency of 103.9 MHz with an effective radiated power of 10 kW so it can be heard in over six counties in Southern Indiana and Western Kentucky including Dubois County where.
WITZ FM 104.7 is licensed to serve by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). WITZ FM’s studios are located at 412 West Main Street in Jasper while its transmitter site is off US Highway 231 near Hartsville along with WONO. WITZ FM’s programming is also streamed online at its website, WitzNow.com, and through the TuneIn Radio app for mobile devices as well as desktop computers.
The radio station serves listeners starting Monday to Friday from Midnight to 12:00 pm which was previously hosted by Mike Calvert until his retirement in 2016 where he now hosts a special weekend program called “Memories”. WITZ features syndicated talk show programs such as Rush Limbaugh, Dave Ramsey, The Kim Komando Show, and Ground Zero along with local news reports weekday afternoons.
During morning drive time weekdays beginning at six AM until ten AM, WITZ airs Tri-State Traffic On The Eights (TOTE) which is a live traffic report every eight minutes played on WITZ FM and sister station WONO. WITZ broadcasts local sports programming from the Jasper Cubs, Dubois County Bombers of baseball along with coverage from the Wabash Valley College Warriors men’s basketball games throughout each season under play-by-play commentator Rick Williams.
WITZ previously aired “The Bill Miller Show” until its cancellation in January 2012 that was hosted by former WVHU Program Director turned talk show host ‘Big’ Jim Edwards for over 30 years before his retirement at age 70 after serving as one of America’s longest-running morning drive time personalities where he worked alongside Johnnie Putman who retired after 31 years while General Bob Totten retired from WITZ’s sister station WONO in December 2010.
The main live programming on WITZ FM includes popular talk show programs hosted by local personalities that are broadcast each weekday morning at six AM until ten AM with different hosts including Little John, Big Rob & Lisa Marie, Donny Osmond, and Ryan Seacrest who currently serves as the host of American Top 40 after serving for five years while working across town for WLW-AM before taking over hosting duties after former longtime
KHFI-FM personality Casey Kasem retired his long-running syndicated countdown program. WITZ is an affiliate of Dial Global Local broadcasting some shows produced elsewhere within its schedule along with Fox News Radio during afternoon drive time weekdays from two PM until six PM including WITZ’s own “The Drive At Five” with Big Rob & Lisa Marie which is a live call-in show airing weekdays from five to six in the afternoon.
WITZ FM broadcasts national news updates twice hourly during morning and afternoon drive time periods as well as overnight programming that features an adult standards format billed by WitzNow.com as The Lounge where it also airs several syndicated shows such as Steve Tyrell, Frank Sinatra Jr., Barbra Streisand, and Kenny G along with WPFB covering songs of America mixed together with smooth jazz instrumentals within its Saturday lineup while Sunday mornings are dedicated to traditional Christian music selections aired under WLW’s Air Power Network heard on sister station WONO.
WITZ FM currently ranks #24 out of the top 25 radio stations in its market with a total weekly audience of 66,400 listeners between June 2015 and May 2016 according to Nielsen Media Research’s most current ratings report for Jasper as reported by WLFI-TV which is based on WLW parent company Clear Channel Communications’ station database that was converted into Arbitron Inc.’s Portable People Meter (PPM) technology under Measurement Canada guidelines during February 2013.
Radio Contact Info:
Address: P.O. Box 167, Jasper, IN 47546