WAOA-FM 107.1
Melbourne  

Original Call Letters: WTAI 

Originally Licensed: Nov 1972  

Original City of License: Melbourne  

Original Frequency: 107.1 

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 100,000 watts

Original Location: 

Original Format: Hot Adult Contemporary


Network Affiliation(s):


Owner(s):

1972-Cape Canaveral Broadcasters
1984-Silicon East Communications Partnership ($846,000 with WAOA-FM 107.1)
1996-Gem Broadcasting ($5.4 Million with WAOA-FM 107.1 and Melbourne tower complex)
2001-Cumulus Media

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WTAI-1972-Adult Contemporary
WTAI-1978-Beautiful Music
WLLV-1978-Christian
WVTI-1984-Comtemporary Hits
WAOA-1989-Hot Adult Contemporary
WAOA-1996-Adult Contemporary
WAOA-2002-Contemporary Hits


WAOA Personalities



"Cap'n" Chris Hill-1989-1991-Silicon East Communications Partnership Biography



Jessie
Scott-1990-Mornings/Program Director-Silicon East Communications Partnership

Michael W. Lowe
1990-Operations Manager/Program Director/Co-host with Al Varnson-"Mike and Al Your Morning Pals"/1993-Co-host with Timmy Vee-Silicon East Communications Partnership/1994-Music Director/2001-Operations Manager-Cumulus Media Biography
Al  Varnson-1990-co-host with Michael W. Lowe-"Mike and Al Your Morning Pals"-Silicon East Communications Partnership

Timmy Vee-1991-Mornings-Silicon East Communications/1993-Marketing Director/Co-host with Michael W. Lowe/2013-Mornings with Elaina-Cumulus Media


Timmy and Lisa


Timmy and Elaina



Timmy & Cheree

Dan Deaton-1992-Program Director-Silicon East Communications Partnership

Jamie Roberts-1993-2PM-7PM-Silicon East Communications Partnership


Eric DeNiro-1994-Silicon East Communications Partnership


Bill Robins-1995-2008
-Middays/Imaging Director-Silicon East Communications Partnership/Gem Broadcasting


Cheree Carter-2000
-In 2014 she joined Timmy Vee as morning co-host



Lisa Moldovan-2004-2012-Morning Co-host-Cumulus Media



Beau Richards-Program Director/Mornings/2005-Afternoon Drive-Cumulus Media


Tony Banks-2006-2008-Program Director/3PM-7PM-Cumulus Media                             


Jimmy Knight-2006-Music Director-Cumulus Media     
Willie B.-2007-Weekends


Larry McKay-2010
-2011-Program Director/3PM-7PM-Cumulus Media


Slammin' Sammy Suarez-2012-2012-Program Director-3PM-7PM-Cumulus Media


Terry Simmons-2012
-3PM-7PM-Cumulus Media


Elaina (Dore Smith)-2013-2013-Mornings with Timmy Vee-Cumulus Media
Tara Madison
Paulie Cruz


Martie Tucker aka Martie Salt-Now WFTV news anchor


Damon (Free)-8PM-Midnight



Dana



JT Daniels-Nights/Music Director/Program Director
Biography

Scott Chase-Program Director

C.J. Harris-News Director

Rob Selkow-Mornings 

Mia Laudato-News Director
Rich O'Brien


Other Names in WAOA History

John William Donahey Jr.-1972-1983-President-Cape Canaveral Broadcasters In Memory

Chet Pike-1997-2000-General Manager-Gem Broadcasting   In Memory



Bill Bokunic-2009-General Sales Manager for all the Cumulus stations in the Melbourne cluster-Cumulus Media


Pete DeSimone-2011-Vice President/Market Manager-Cumulus Media


Jennifer Armstrong-2011-Promotions Director-Cumulus Media

George Mills-General Manager

Jeff Kimmel-General Manager

Mark Cooper-General Sales Manager 

Dan Carell-General Manager
Heather Kelchner-Sales

Sue Garrett-Market Manager  



Lisa Moldovan, Beau Richards, singer Skye and Timmy Vee    
co-hosts of the "107.1 A1A" morning show with singer Skye
(photo courtesy of Beau Richards)     


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