WBWB

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WBWB
B97 logo
City of license Bloomington, Indiana
Branding B97
Slogan Today's Best Music
Frequency 96.7 FM (MHz)
Format Commercial; Top 40 (CHR)
ERP 1,650 watts
HAAT 134 meters (440 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 68968
Transmitter coordinates 39°09′46″N 86°28′21″W / 39.16278°N 86.47250°W / 39.16278; -86.47250
Owner Artistic Media Partners
(Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
Sister stations WBWB, WHCC
Webcast Listen Live!
Website http://www.wbwb.com/

WBWB (96.7 FM, "B97") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) format. The station serves the Bloomington, Indiana area. The station is currently owned by Artistic Media Partners.[1] During the 1980s, the station branded itself as "97WB."

Former WBWB announcers include:

  1. 1979-1999: Richard "Randy" Lloyd, longtime afternoon DJ and "The Voice of Bloomington"; died in apartment fire on April 22, 1999. His trademark sign-off was "blue skies and green lights."[2]
  2. 1981-1984: Kevin Robinson; later with Hubbard Radio in St. Louis[3]
  3. 1982-1985: Bill Sanders, Production Manager and Swing Shift DJ; left broadcasting in 1985 to become a producer
  4. 1983-1987: Scott Ferrall; later became Sirius Satellite Radio talk show host
  5. 1983-1990: Dave Curry, Program Director, Afternoon Drive announcer, WBWB, 97WB then B97, Bloomington, IN. Left for WQRK, 1990
  6. 1984-1986: "Kristy Roberts", Announcer Overnights and Production WBWB 97WB, Evening Announcer WTTS Bloomington; left for 99.5 WZPL Indianapolis in 1968

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WBWB Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ Krick, Clarinda, M. "DJ dies in apartment fire" Bloomington Herald-Times, 1999-04-23. Retrieved on 2009-04-23.
  3. ^ Mateo, Karen L. "Kevin Robinson named vice president, hot AC programming" CBS Radio, 2005-03-08. Retrieved on 2009-04-23.

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