WMFE-FM 90.7 

Original Call Letters: WMFE

Originally Licensed: Jul 24, 1980

Original City of  License: Orlando

Original Frequency: 90.7

Origin of Call Letters: Slogan:

We Make Friends Easily
id Florida Educational Station

Original Power: 100,000 watts  

Original Location: 

Original Format: Classical, OTR and NPR programming

Network Affiliation(s):


History Of Call Letters and Formats:

-1980-Classical/Variety/NPR  "FM 90 Plus"


1980-Community Communications, Inc.

WMFE History
WMFE signed on July 24, 1980. The original format was a mix of public radio news/talk, jazz, classical music and Old Time Radio programs. Jazz was dropped in 1983. At the time, Orlando was the largest city in the United States with no full-time Public Radio service and only had a part-time affiliation with WFTU-FM 89.9 until 1978.

11-19-09 WMFE-FM 90.7 will morph into all news and information beginning Friday at 4PM. If you want your classical music, you'll have to purchase an HD Radio as it moves to 90.7-2. "Morning Edition" will now run from 6AM-10AM. "The Diane Rehm Show"; 10AM-Noon weekdays. "Fresh Air" Noon-1PM. "Here and Now" from 1PM-2PM. "Talk of the Nation" 2PM-3PM and a second part from 8PM-9PM. "The World" 3PM-4PM.  "All Things Considered" from 4PM-6PM. "Marketplace" 6PM-6:30PM. "All Things Considered" 6:30PM-7PM.  "On Point" from 9PM-11PM.

Names in WMFE History

Stephen McKenney Steck-1980
-President/1972-2006-CEO/2007-President Emeritus

Aldo Vivona-1980
-2008-Engineering/Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer-Community Communications, Inc.  Biography

Clark Watters-1980-2009-Classical Music Host-Community Communications, Inc.

Dennis Moore-1980-1990-Host/Producer/Music Director-
Community Communications, Inc.

Pat Duggins-1985-2009
-News Director
-Community Communications, Inc.
Sep 4, 2009-After 24 years Pat leaves Orlando to take the News Director position at Alabama Public Radio

Michael Vonderbrink-1986-2002
-Classical afternoon host-
Community Communications, Inc. 

Dave Glerum
-1991-2009-Music Director-
Community Communications, Inc.

Jackie Brockington-1991-Co-host of evening news program from 4PM-5PM-Community Communications, Inc. (former news anchor at WESH-Channel 2)

Dave Pignanelli-1991-Co-host of evening news program/News Director-
Community Communications, Inc.

Ben Brotemarkle-1992-2000-Reporter, Producer and Host of "The Arts Connection"-Community Communications, Inc. 

Logan Belle-1992-1996-Weekday evenings, Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings-Community Communications, Inc. 

Dale Spear-1994-Vice President of Programming-Community Communications, Inc.

Patricia Madden-2000-Host of "The Arts Connection"-Community Communications, Inc. 

Patrick Dalton-2000
-Director of Radio Programming/Local Host-"All Things Considered"
-Community Communications, Inc.

Judith Smelser-2004-Reporter/2007-News Director-Community Communications, Inc.

Steve Biddle
-Local host of "Morning Edition"-Community Communications, Inc.

Nicole Creston
(aka Nikki Pierce)-2010-Local host of NPR’s “All Things Considered”
-Community Communications, Inc.

Tom Parkinson-2010-"Morning Edition" Local host/News Producer-Community Communications, Inc.

Bill Johnson-2010-Weekend Host-
Community Communications, Inc.

Mark Simpson-2010-
Assistant News Director/Host "Intersection"-Community Communications, Inc.  

LaFontaine Oliver-2013
-President/General Manager
-Community Communications, Inc.

Jeanette Austin-News Director-Community Communications, Inc.  In Memory
Jeanette Austin-

Paul Delaney
-Director of Marketing-Community Communications, Inc.  Biography

David Glerum
-Music Director-Community Communications, Inc.

Peter Dominowski-Program Director-Community Communications, Inc.

Gavin Sutton-Community Communications, Inc.

Julia Stroud-Administrative Manager-Community Communications, Inc.

David Pittman-Morning Edition Host/Reporter
-Community Communications, Inc.

Rebecca Morgan-Host/Producer "Arts Connection"-Community Communications, Inc.

Scott Kim-Weekend Edition Host, ARS (Audio Reading Service) Coordinator
-Community Communications, Inc.

Lakshmi Singh-Community Communications, Inc.

Robert Peterson-Community Communications, Inc.

John Martin-Community Communications, Inc. Biography

Steve Fluker
-Chief Engineer-Community Communications, Inc.

Kevin Baldinger-Traffic-Community Communications, Inc. Biography

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Marc Middleton, Wendy Chioji, Bill Shafer-2010-
"Growing Bolder"-Community Communications, Inc.

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