Kathryn Adkins aka Kathy Dugan Biography
WTRS WMOP WOGK WFKS WOMX WXXL WJHM WJRR MetroNetworks
Total Traffic Networks
Kathryn's career began as Kathy Dugan, holding down the weekend slot, at WTRS-FM 102.3, "102 Country" in Ocala and her show was #1 in the nighttime after only 11 months! Chris Rhoads of WHTQ-FM 96.5 trained Kathryn to take his place when he left WTRS. Kathryn would leave WTRS to work at WMOP-AM 900, which was Florida's oldest country station, (now doing Sports Talk) and then returned to WTRS to do nights. Kathryn moved on to do overnights at WOGK-FM 93.7, "K-Country" in Ocala for a brief period of time and then took the midday position at WFKS-FM 99.9 "Kiss FM" in Daytona (now WGNE licensed to Ocala). Kathryn became Music Director there. She left WFKS to do airborne traffic at MetroNetworks for WDBO-AM 580. She went by Rebecca Adkins there. After a year, she was "grounded" and did traffic reports for several stations including WXXL-FM 106.7 (as Kathy Adkins), WTKS-FM 104.1 (first as Bailey Quarters and then as Kathryn Adkins), WSHE-FM 100.3 (as Jenny Piccolo), WSHE when it became "Cool 100" (as Jenny Take A Ride), WJHM-FM 101.9, "102 Jamz" (as La Queesha) and more. Kathryn was the regular "fill-in" for Erika Lee at WOMX-FM 105.1. Kathryn, as Marianne Marosan at WXXL-FM 106.7 and as Brandi Shannon at WJHM-FM 101.9. Kathryn left MetroNetworks in 2001 to take a midday position in Evansville, Indiana at 104 WIKY-the Arbitron-rated #1 AC station in the country. She spent 3 1/2 years doing mid-days and assisting in programming before returning home to Orlando. Currently Kathryn works for Clear Channel's Total Traffic Network. Stations you'll hear her on are "XL106.7", WXXL-FM 106.7 in Orlando, 95.1 "The Beat" WBVD-FM 95.1 in Melbourne, WFKS-FM 97.9 "Kiss FM" and WQIK in Jacksonville. Kathryn also does "Psychic News" with Buckethead on WJRR-FM 101.9 as Carrie N. Crabs.