WEZY-AM 1350
Cocoa

Original Call Letters: WEZY

Originally Licensed: Oct. 4, 1957

Original City of License: Cocoa

Original Frequency: 1480

Origin of Call Letters: Format; "Ezy" Listening

Original Power: 1,000 watts

Original Location: 803 Forrest Ave.

Original Format: Easy Listening


Network Affiliation(s):


ABC Contemporary
United Press International

Owner(s):

1957-WEZY, Inc.
1966-Gannett Florida Corp.
1970-WEZY, Inc.
1978-Sound Stage Communications, Inc.
1982-EZY Communications ($1.05 million with co-located WLRQ-FM 99.3)
1983-Root Communications
1995-Paxson Broadcasting
1997-Commodore Media
2000-Clear Channel

History Of  Call Letters and Formats:

WEZY-1957-Easy Listening   on 1480
WEZY-1960-Easy Listening  "Y-135"   Moved From 1480
WEZY-1970-Contemporary MOR
WEZY-1973-Contemporary
WCWR-1978-Country Western
WEZY-1986-Big Bands (Drake-Chenault "Hit Parade") 
WLRQ-1988-Contemporary
WWHL-1991-Soft Adult Contemporary
WMYM-1995-News
WMMV-1997-Adult Standards/News/Talk
WMMV-2003-News/Talk (simulcast of WMMB-AM 1240)

WEZY Personalities
Richard Olson-1957-Program Director-WEZY, Inc.


Jay Barbree-1960-News Director/Host of "Mobile Mic"-WEZY, Inc.
George Allen-1962-News Director-WEZY, Inc.
Al Seeschaaf-1962-Publicity Director/1964-News Director-WEZY, Inc./1966-News Director-Gannett Florida Corp.
Rand Schoolfield-1966-Program Director-Gannett Florida Corp.
Dale Wright-1968-Program Director-Gannett Florida Corp./1973-Operations Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Bill Larson-1968-News Director-Gannett Florida Corp.
Duane Nigh-1969-News Director/1970-Chief Engineer-Gannett Florida Corp./1972-Chief Engineer-WEZY, Inc.
Gloria Lee-1970-1973-Teamed with husband Dick Lee-Mornings-WEZY, Inc.
Dick Lee-1970-1973-Teamed with wife Gloria Lee-Mornings/Sales Manager-WEZY, Inc.

Bill Cummins-1971-News Director-Gannett Florida Corp./1972-News Director/1973-Operations Manager -WEZY, Inc.



Don Gould
-1972-WEZY, Inc. 
Biography
Harry Hart-1973-News Director-WEZY, Inc.
Tom Hutchinson-1973-News Director-WEZY, Inc.
Bill Diamantas-1976-Sports Director-WEZY, Inc.


Dave Edwards
-1976-1978--WEZY, Inc./Sound Stage Communications, Inc. 
Biography 
                                                                                                                                                          

Michael W. Lowe
-1978 
Biography
Bill Harris-News
Dean Hanna
Dick Wilson-Mid-day talk show host 
Lynn Younger
Dave Shannon

Dave_Edwards_2_WEZY_1977-1.jpg (30640 bytes) 
 Dave Edwards in the WEZY Studios 1977   


courtesy of Dave Edwards



Don Gould
at WEZY circa 1972


Other Names In WEZY History

Irving Braun-1957-President/1960-President/General Manager-WEZY, Inc./1966-General Manager -Gannett Florida Corp.
Jay Schoof-1957-General Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Kelly Smith-1957-Commercial Manager-WEZY, Inc.
John Shelton-1957-Chief Engineer-WEZY, Inc.
Ralph Grover-1962-Commercial Manager/Sales Manager/Promotions Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Milt Roth-1962-Promotions Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Mark Manucy-1962-Chief Engineer-WEZY, Inc.
Terry Stockdale-1964-Promotions Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Al Neuharth-1966-President-Gannett Florida Corp.
Ben Louden-1966-Chief Engineer-Gannett Florida Corp.
Mike Patterson-1966-Commercial Manager-Gannett Florida Corp.
C. Thomas "Tom" Morley-1966-Commercial Manager/1969-Sales Manager/1971-General Manager /Sales Manager-Gannett Florida Corp.
Ben Loudon-1966-Chief Engineer-Gannett Florida Corp.
Bob Yeager-1968-General Manager-Gannett Florida Corp.
Les Frost-1968-Chief Engineer-Gannett Florida Corp.
Ted H. Taylor-1970-President/General Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Bob Davenport-1972-Specialty Program Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Bob Hart-1973-Special Program Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Duane Hartung-1974-Commercial Manager-WEZY, Inc.
Chuck Cole-1973-Chief Engineer-WEZY, Inc.
Jerry Webb-1986-Sales Manager 

Marji Bedgood-Copywriter

Jimmy Dale Wright-Program Director
Glenn Przyborski


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