WRIG

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WRIG
City of license Schofield, Wisconsin
Broadcast area Wausau-Stevens Point
Branding Fox Sports Radio AM 1390 and FM 93.9
Frequency 1390 kHz
Translator(s) 93.9 W230BU (Rothschild)
First air date 1958
Format Sports
Audience share 1.4, #14 (Sp'06, R&R[1])
Power 10,000 watts day
7,200 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 73946
Transmitter coordinates 44°52′42.00″N 89°38′29.00″W / 44.8783333°N 89.6413889°W / 44.8783333; -89.6413889
Callsign meaning Derived from the name of the Wright family, who put the station on the air.
Affiliations Fox Sports Radio
Owner Midwest Communications
(Wrig, Inc.)
Sister stations WDEZ, WIFC, WOZZ, WSAU, WSAU-FM
Website foxsportswausau.com

WRIG (1390 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports format. Licensed to Schofield, Wisconsin, the station serves the Wausau, Wisconsin area. The station is currently owned by Midwest Communications. and features programing from Fox Sports Radio.[2] WRIG was originally located at 1400 kHz, licensed to Wausau, Wisconsin, broadcasting a Top 40 format until the move to 1390 kHz in 1985 and a switch to an Oldies format. WRIG also broadcast Dial-Global's "Adult Standards" format from 1993 to 2006, and then the Oldies Channel until the move to FOX Sports Radio in 2009. In November 2012, WRIG added a translator station at 93.9 MHz (call sign W230BU).

Former air staff[edit]

  • Duke Wright 1960's (now President CEO - Midwest Communications)
  • Les Moore 60's
  • Dick Canney 60's - 70's (deceased)
  • Bob Johnson 60's - 70's
  • Marv Nelles 60's - early 90's news director (deceased)
  • Gene Lewis early-mid 90's news director
  • Howie Steiber program director 60's - 70's (also WHBL Sheboygan)
  • Don Roberts/Rich Harkoff program director 70's (also WIXX & WDUZ Green Bay WI, WYXX Holland MI, WOGB Fox Valley WI)
  • Andy Nelson/Al Sellers program director 70's - 80's (also WCUZ Grand Rapids MI, WQLH, WIXX, WNCY, WLTM Green Bay WI)
  • Steve Shannon/Tom Helms 70's (also WNAM Neenah WI)
  • Jay Reynolds/Ric English 70's (also WSAU Wausau WI)
  • Mike Berg/Mike Sonnenberg 70's (also WJMT Merrill WI)

Pat "Rogers" Houseworth 70's News Anchor also weekend DJ (also WJMT Merrill WI WIOU Kokomo IN KGNO Dodge City KS WCSM Celina OH)

  • Monica Michaels 70's (also WIFC Wausau WI)
  • Gary Johnson 70's - 80's (also WIFC Wausau WI, WIXX Green Bay WI, WJLW DePere WI, WNAM - WUSW Appleton-Oshkosh WI)
  • Bob Dabagia 70's (also WSAU Wausau WI, AFN Germany, WTFX Louisville KY, KPEZ Austin TX, & Max Miller at KRLD Dallas TX)
  • John Pelligrini 80's (also Green Bay WI, WGRD Grand Rapids MI & Chicago radio markets)
  • Bruce Charles 70's (also WSAU, WIFC Wausau WI & WKAU Kaukauna WI)
  • Jim Owen 70's (also WIFC Wausau WI, WKLQ Grand Rapids MI, Tulsa OK, Indianapolis radio markets)
  • Judi Krall(Loomis) 70's (also WSAU TV Wausau WI, WANE TV Ft Wayne IN, WISH TV Indianapolis IN)
  • Dave Wright 70's - 80's (also WMYX Milwaukee, WI)
  • Brian West 70's (also WQZZ Sturgeon Bay WI)
  • Don Bethman 70's sports (deceased)
  • Joe Schoenemann 70's sports
  • Doug Beaudry 80's on-air
  • Shelly James 80's on-air
  • Mike Bradford 80's on-air (also WIFC, WYCO, WDEZ Wausau, WI)
  • Dave Arrowwood 80's (also WIFC WSAU Wausau, WI)
  • Ed Monroe 1987-1989 Sports/weekends
  • Paul Hart (Harder) Sports and on air talent 80's
  • Ken Clark on-air 1982-1985 and 1999-2006. PD 1999-present. (also WSAU Wausau, WI, WOBT Rhinelander, WI)
  • Jeff Hutch/Jeff Hutchinson 60's- 70's
  • DJ Hall 80's on-air (also WIZD Plover WI, WSPT Stevens Point WI, WSPO Stevens Point WI, WDEZ Wausau WI, KWLM Willmar MN, KQWB Fargo ND)
  • John Koehler 70s-Announcer-Also WNNO Wisconsin Dells-Currently WJNR Iron Mountain Mi

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