WOKD-AM 1480
Arcadia

Original Call Letters: WAPG

Originally Licensed: Sep 1955

Original City of License: Arcadia

Original Frequency: 1480

Original Power: 1,000 watts

Original Location: 201 W. Asbury Street 

Original Format: Country Western


Network Affiliation(s):


UPI
CBS
CNN

Owner(s):

1955-Arcadia-Punta Gorda Broadcasting Company
1959-Arcadia-Punta Gorda Broadcasting Co. Inc.
1981-Dakos Broadcasting, Inc. 
1989-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc  ($250,000 with WXKT-FM 98.3)
1993-Dakos Broadcasting, Inc.  
1996-Hall Communications ($1.75 million with WXKT-FM 98.3)
1998-Heartland Broadcasting Co.    ($150,000)
2003-Integrity Radio of Florida LLC   ($225,000)
2006-La Raza 1480, Inc.
2015-Fiorini Broadcasting, LLC  ($325,000)
2015-Integrity Radio of Florida  ($325,000)

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WAPG-1955-Religious
WAPG-1975-Free Form
WAPG-1977-Top 40
WAPG-1982-Country Western
WAPG-1989-Classic Hits
WOKD-1990-Country Western
WKGF-1993-Contemporary Christian  "We're Keeping God First"
WKGF-1996-News/Talk
WZTK-1998-Talk
WFLN-2003-News/Talk

Names In WOKD History
Dennis Hedlund-1989-President-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Pearl Lee-1989-Vie President-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Raymond "Doc" Dougherty-1989-Vice President of Sales-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Daniel B. Dougherty-1989-Chief Financial Officer-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Bruce Michaels-1989-Music Director-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Cindy McLeod-1989-Business Manager-Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Jack Welch-1990-General Manager- Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Tim Shannon-1990-Program Director- Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Jack Welch-1990-General Manager- Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Tim Shannon-1990-Program Director- Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.
Suzanne Whitman-1990-Sales Manager- Gulf Dunes Broadcasting, Inc.


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