WMFE-FM 90.7 
Orlando

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  Mid Florida Educational Station

Original Power: 100,000 watts  

Original Location: 

Original Format: Classical, OTR and NPR programming


Network Affiliation(s):


NPR
APR


Owner(s):.1980-Florida Central East Coast Educational TV Inc.

                 1981-Community Communications Inc


History Of Call Letters and Formats:


WMFE
-1980-Classical/Variety/NPR  "FM 90 Plus"
WMFE-2009-News/Information

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-1972-2006-CEO/1980-President//2007-President Emeritus-Community Communications Inc


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


Marsha Taylor-1980-1986-News-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 4 to 5 p.m. (former news anchor at WESH-Channel 2)
-
Community Communications Inc



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-2009-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  
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Marc Middleton, Wendy Chioji, Bill Shafer-2010-"Growing Bolder"-Community Communications Inc 



LaFontaine E. Oliver-2013-President & General Manager
-Community Communications Inc 


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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