Infobox Radio station
name = WLWD
Columbus Grove, Ohio
branding = WILD 93-9
slogan = "Lima's Hit Music Channel"
April 1st, 2003
frequency = 93.9 (MHz)
erp = 25,000
class = B1
callsign_meaning = (W) (I)(L) W (D)
Clear Channel Communications
website = [http://www.wild939.com/ www.wild939.com] |
WILD 93-9 is a Clear Channel-owned station serving
Lima, Ohiowith a Rhythmic Hits format. Its studios are located with WIMA (AM), WIMT-FM and WBUK-FM on West Market Street in Lima. Its transmitter is located between Kalida and Columbus Grove (its city of license) in southern Putnam County.
Mornings are syndicated with WNCI's Dave and Jimmy Mornings. Wild 93-9 promotes and is known for "Wild-Sized Commercial Free Hours" with less commercials and more hits. Wild 93.9 is also the home of DJs Ryan Dunn (host of "Dunn @ Nite") and midday host Russ Ryder, as well as "The Johnny D Network" during the afternoon drive hours. .(Johny D also on WCKY 103.7) Other on-air personalities include DJ OL Skool with his weekly after-hours show and host of "The Old Skool Block Party" on Sunday nights, and Matt Teeters, host of the overnight "Late Late Show." They also mix up common Rhythmic AC/Mainstream CHR hits with the Rhythmic Hits they are known for. They run CLUB 9-3-9 on Friday & Saturday Nights. CLUB 9-3-9 kicks off early on Friday evenings at 5pm.
WLWD along with four other Clear Channel Lima radio stations are being sold to banker American Securities under the new name Frequency Licensing Partners LLC.
The WLWD calls were previously used from 1949 to 1976 by
WDTN-TVChannel 2 in Dayton, Ohio (owned by Crosley Communications, owners of the "WLW" network of stations; it is now WDTN-TV.) TV talk show host Phil Donahue, a maverick and trail blazer of TV talk shows, got his start there.
* [http://www.wild939.com WILD 93.9 official website]
* [http://a699.l2379656564.c23796.g.lm.akamaistream.net/D/699/23796/v0001/reflector:56564 Listen Live]
* [http://www.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/fmq?call=WLWD Query the FCC's FM station database for WLWD]
* [http://www.radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/finder?call=wlwd&sr=Y&s=C WLWD technical information from Radio-Locator site]
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