WRZR

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WRZR
WRZR FM Radio 94.5 Logo.png
City of license Loogootee, Indiana
Branding Razor 94.5
Slogan The Classic Rock Station
Frequency 94.5 MHz
Format Classic rock
ERP 1,800 watts
HAAT 130 meters (430 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 12795
Transmitter coordinates 38°37′9.00″N 86°58′27.00″W / 38.6191667°N 86.9741667°W / 38.6191667; -86.9741667Coordinates: 38°37′9.00″N 86°58′27.00″W / 38.6191667°N 86.9741667°W / 38.6191667; -86.9741667
Callsign meaning RAZOR
Former callsigns WKMD
Affiliations Westwood One, Network Indiana, Indianapolis Colts Radio Network, Brownfield Ag News, IU Radio Network, IHSAA Champions Radio Network
Owner Larry Hembree President, Alan Williams Secy.
(Hembree Communications, Inc.)
Sister stations WKLO, WJPR, WAXL, WBDC, WORX-FM, WXGO
Webcast Sports Only wrzr.us
Website wrzr.us

WRZR (94.5 FM, "94.5 The Razor") is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format.[1] Licensed to Loogootee, Indiana, USA, the station is currently owned by Hembree Communications, Inc. and features programing from Westwood One.[2] WRZR hit the airwaves in Southwestern Indiana on Pearl Harbor Day (December 7) 1984 as WKMD FM Radio 94.3 owned by Community Broadcasting Services of Loogootee, Donna Harris, President. The Station changed frequencies on August 13, 1994 to 94.1 FM. Hembree Communications was formed and purchased WKMD in August 1997. Larry Hembree is the principle owner with Alan Williams as a minority stock holder. The Call letters were changed to WRZR effective January 1, 1998. The Station changed frequencies to 94.5 FM August 19, 1998. The Station is operated by Dubois County Broadcasting Inc., Paul Knies, President, through and LMA with Hembree Communications.

WRZR is noted for its outstanding local sports coverage including North Daviess Cougar Football, The Scotty Helms Coaches Show with North Daviess High School Football Coach Scott Helms, High School Girls' Volleyball Tournament Coverage of Barr-Reeve, Loogootee, North Daviess, Shoals, Vincennes Rivet and Washington Catholic; High School Boys' Basketball coverage including every Loogootee High School Boys' Basketball Game plus coverage of Barr-Reeve, North Daviess, Shoals, Vincennes Rivet and Washington Catholic; Inside Local Basketball a weekly coaches show held during basketball season featuring Loogootee Lions Coach Mike Wagoner, Barr-Reeve Vikings Coach Bryan Hughes and North Daviess Coach Brent Dalrymple; Boys' and Girls' IHSAA Tournament Coverage of High School Baseball including Barr-Reeve, Loogootee, North Daviess, Shoals, Vincennes Rivet and Washington Catholic; IHSAA Tournament Coverage of High School Girls' Softball including Barr-Reeve, Loogootee, North Daviess, Shoals, Vincennes Rivet and Washington Catholic.

WRZR's sports on-air talent includes: Greg Bateman (PBP Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Special Programs); Bruce Lukens (PBP Football); Mark Smith (Special Programs); Alan Williams (Com Volleyball, Basketball, Special Programs); Louis Kavanaugh Jr (PBP/Com Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Special Programs); John Stoll (Com Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Special Programs); Larry Hembree (Special Programs); Mike Wagoner (Com Volleyball, Basketball, Sotball, Baseball); Jim Lilly (Com Football, Special Programs); Dave Smith (Com Basketball, Softball, Baseball); Jeff Rohrer (PBP/Com Football, Special Programs).

WRZR is a member of the IHSAA Championship Radio Network and airs coverage of IHSAA Network Football and Boys' and Girls' Basketball. WRZR also carries Indiana Sports talk from Network Indiana, the state's largest sports talk show held Friday and Saturday Nights from August through May. WRZR is also an affiliate of the Indiana Hoosier Network and Indianapolis Colts Radio Network airing Indiana Football and Basketball games and respective coaches shows and Indianapolis Colts gameday coverage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Winter 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  2. ^ "WRZR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 

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