Gerry Elam (6a-10a)
Well-known and loved personality Gerry Elam gives you the fastest and happiest 4 hours of the day. Gerry will help wake you up and give you a positive vibe to start your day.
Dan Williams (10a-12p)
Host of Swapline, Name That Tune, and The Request Hour. During this time you can buy, sell, or trade, play a classic radio game, and listen to songs by request.
Ashley Blake (12p-3p)
Country music runs deep in my roots. As a young girl, my parents would listen to vinyl records of George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Bill Anderson and others on our turntable. In 1989, I waltzed into a radio and said, “I want to be on the air.” I was told to show up at midnight on Saturday and the rest is history. Lite Rock is where I started. However, when I got my first taste of being on a country station. It was like Strawberry Wine. I never looked back. Country music has taken me down the back roads of Illinois. I stayed in the Midwest, until all four of my daughters had attended K-12 at the same school. One by one, they moved to Texas. When the last one graduated in 2020, I followed her to Fort Worth. I have been doing what I love for more than 30 years and I’m blessed to spend my days with you!
Mark Stevens (3p-7p)
I was born and raised on the South side of Chicago, where I grew up a Cubs fan among all the White Sox fans. For years, I waited…..and waited…finally in 2016 it happened! I guess I’m good for another 108 years now. I knew that radio was in my blood from the time I was 12. I got my first job at a radio station in Chicago at age 15. Since then I’ve worked in some great cities, playing Country music. Chicago, Baltimore, Las Vegas, Dallas and now right here. When I’m not on the air you can usually find me hanging with the animals in my life. My girlfriend and I have two dogs and a cat named Heisen. (all rescue animals). Yes, we are big fans of the show Breaking Bad. Another thing we enjoy is brewery tours. Every place we travel, we try to hit the local breweries. Size doesn’t matter. From the big guys in St. Louis, Milwaukee and Boston, to the craft breweries from Dallas to Niagara Falls Canada. Everyone has a great time on brewery tours! Over the years, I’ve been lucky enough to have met so many great Country music artists. They have all had some great stories to tell. Now, I’m lucky to play them all for you every day.
Rob Lee (7p-12a )
I grew up listening to WLS in Chicago and knew from a young age I wanted to be on the radio. I took a detour when I joined the Army and served in the 1st Infantry Division and after basic training and AIT, I spent my entire tour overseas. Contrary to what you may hear, I did not drive a tank for the Salvation Army. I love country music, it has been my life for the past fifteen years. On my IPAD, I listen to Led Zeppelin, Waylon, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Deep Purple, Donna Summer, The Who, Willie Nelson, Toby Keith, and K C and the Sunshine Band. Don’t hate me because I love Disco music! Movies I have on my IPAD include Die Hard, Independence Day, Die Harder, The Big Red One (imagine that), Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Avengers, A good Day to Die Hard…. well… you get the idea.
Kevin Freeman (12a-5a)
I caught the radio bug at a young age. As a kid he would lay in bed at night listening to stations from Chicago, Cincinnati, Nashville and Pittsburgh. Then as a teenager, he got to work at his high school radio station. FYI, I’m slightly taller than Kenny Chesney and about a foot shorter than Trace Adkins. In 1984 I married my high school sweetheart. I have 3 daughters, 3 sons-in-law, and 5 grandchildren. When I’m not on the air playing my favorite music (country) or hanging out with my family, I enjoy working outside. I love getting on my tractor and mowing. It is like therapy to me! I am also actively involved in my church, and serve on the board of an inner city community center.