On this page we'll list all of the WAKY DJs and news people we know about, plus their current whereabouts.
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"We were in the old studios in the Kentucky Home Life Building on 5th and Jefferson.
"I became a Christian while in college and then called to full-time Christian work when in the army.
He is preceded in death by a sister, Jessie Faye Skiles. I got to know 'Rudy Ratfink' who was the all night program. "I spent most Saturday mornings at the studio and helped to set up when Tim Tyler had a remote at Stewart's department store on Saturdays. I left to take a job as an announcer at WSTL in Eminence.
He is survived by a son, Erick Boahn; his daughters, Shelly Schultz (Steven) of Boca Raton, Faith Chapman (Shane) and Jennifer Boahn of Louisville; nine grandchildren, to include, Ariana Arroyo, Kayla, Kendall and Grant Chapman; two great-grandchildren and a brother, Charles (Joyce) Boahn of North Carolina. "Then when I was 15, there was an opening for the 6-8 PM request line. I was able to get my FCC 3rd class RTO license because so many people at WAKY tutored me before I took the test.
"Today, I am a pastor at the Faith United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
I have worked as chaplain in mental hospitals (working at WAKY was great preparation for that task), jails, prisons, and hospital emergency rooms.
At that point I returned to my hometown (Evansville, IN) to open my business, Aiken Management.
Bill left WAKY for country-formatted WCII (the former WKLO) but returned to WAKY for another stint in 19.
After leaving WAKY the second time, Bill did some airwork for Louisville's WTMT.
In the summer of 1969 he departed for AM drive at WLS in Chicago but quit after six months.
Bill returned to Louisville and joined WAKY in 1970, where he ruled the morning roost there through 1981.