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Logan & Kaitlyn - Weekdays 5-8am
Weekday mornings get your day started with MORE music and the MOST FUN with Logan & Kaitlyn Mornings on 104.9 The River WEPG... We're waking the Sequatchie Valley up early--starting at 5am with the news, traffic, and weather to get you out the door and on your way! We're giving you all of your favorite music along with features like Crime & Punishment, Cheap Trashy Showbiz News, You Can't Handle The Truth, The Daily Dose, He Said/She Said and MORE! We'll have chances for you to play along with Brain Buster Trivia, Car Horn Psychic, and other great contests to WIN prizes! Plus you never know who's going to drop=by the SVEConnect Fiber Optic Studios for an interview or live music performance! Tune in and get your day started weekdays from 5am-8am CT -- and stick around for Swap & Shop with Travis and Kaitlyn afterwards! It's a brand new way to wake-up weekday mornings ONLY on 104.9 The River WEPG!
He got his start in radio at the ripe old age of 11...from a questionably-legal station in the spare bedroom of his home in Whitwell, TN... READ MORE
NEWS, TRAFFIC, WEATHER...MORNINGS!
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Born and raised right here in the Sequatchie Valley, from the lovely hamlet of Dunlap, TN... Kaitlyn was more or less born with both the "Radio" gene,... READ MORE
Lucky Knott News
Cmdr. Chuck Traffic
Patrick Core Weather
Swap & Shop w/ Travis & Kaitlyn - 8-10am
Get your day started with WEPG's Original "Swap and Shop" -- weekday mornings from 8am-10am on 104.9 FM and 910 AM (also TV and streaming services) with hosts Travis Hickman and Kaitlyn Hickman. The WEPG Swap and Shop tradition began way back at the start of the radio station in the 1950s and it has been going strong ever since! Tune-in on the radio each morning or watch them LIVE on SVEConnect Channel 4, iTV Chattanooga, or stream it on the web or your smart phone right here on the website! Not only will they be taking calls from individuals to buy, sell, and swap their things -- but there's also plenty of chances to win prizes and find out what's going on in the communities here in the Sequatchie Valley! Check them out weekdays 8-10am CT. on WEPG -- 104.9 FM / 910 AM / and TV and Streaming!
Beginning in the radio business, in 1982, Travis Hickman, knew what it was like to start from the ground up. Being raised in a country-based home, music was always around. Since being raised in a remote country area, .. READ MORE
Born and raised right here in the Sequatchie Valley, from the lovely hamlet of Dunlap, TN... Kaitlyn was more or less born with both the "Country Music" and "Radio" gene,... READ MORE
Sherry Farmer -- Weekdays 10am - 2pm
Sherry Farmer keeps you company during the workday here on 104.9 The River following Swap & Shop! Sherry grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and she graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelors degree in Psychology as well as a Mousetorate from the Walt Disney World College Program! YES! She really did! Well, not to be outdone by Mickey & friends (and to go along with her now long career in radio) she most recently earned her Masters in Communications. Sherry loves making people smile and playing their favorite music while keeping them informed about the artists they love and their local community.Listen to Sherry weekdays from 10am-2pm on 104.9 The River WEPG!
Steve Brewer -- Weekdays 2pm-7pm
Who loves country music, entertainment news, rush-hour traffic? Okay, okay...so two out of three, but he'll make your drive through the afternoon drive home a lot better with plenty of all of that! Steve Brewer's listeners find his warm, friendly style perfect for wrapping up the workday, the rush hour drive and for continued listening at home. Steve is an avid sports fan, When he's not on the radio or taking care of radio/work things; Steve can typically be found watching the big game of the week and yelling at the TV. And by "avid sports fan" -- we truly mean that! He also collects hockey pucks! He's also a big collector of vinyl records, and wants a pet mini-pig. We don't ask...we're afraid he'll say why.
John Glenn -- Weeknights 7pm - 11pm
John Glenn holds down the fort weeknights from 7pm-11pm on The River 104.9 FM. He became a country radio enthusiast long ago... He says one of his earliest memories "...was listening to Don Williams on the radio with my Grandfather, while waiting in line at a grain elevator. I remember the heat of the day, the smell of the grain dust, the hole in the truck's floorboard. I go back to that moment every time I hear a Don Williams song, maybe that's why The Gentle Giant is one of my all-time favorites. That "Eureka" moment is why I love Country radio..." Outside of the studio, John enjoys time with his beautiful wife and two wonderful kids -- fully-immersing himself in life and squeezing the most from all of its moments! Tune in and listen for me weeknights here on 104.9 The River from 7pm until 11pm!
Lucky Knott -- News Director
Lucky Knott is one of the most well-known names and voices in radio news and sports play-by-play in Southeast and Middle Tennessee. He worked at WEPG back in the 1980s and even gave Travis his first radio job! Since then he went on to manage several stations around the state, work in radio news, television, and even as the Public Information Officer for Coffee County, along with teaching Radio-TV Media at Grundy Co. High. Lucky is happy to be home at The River 104.9 WEPG and our sister station, Country Roads 93.3 WSDQ in Dunlap as News Director for the radio stations. In addition, he's also the News Director and Editor of our company's online newspaper -- SValleyNow.com! A three-time nominee for the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame, he enjoys music, baseball (especially the Chattanooga Lookouts). and high school sports, along with spending time with his wife and daughter. You can catch his local news reports weekday mornings from 5-8am CT, along with updates at 12 Noon, 4pm, and 5pm. You might also catch him reporting sports, filling-in on the radio, or see him at one of our live broadcasts, too! And if you see news happening... EMAIL him or CALL the NEWS LINE at 423-815-NEWS (6397).
Vicki Messer -- Office Manager
Things just wouldn't get done in a house without a Mom to keep everyone in line. Well....the same can be said about a radio station! Thankfully, WEPG has Vicki Messer to keep up with all of our, uhm, messes. (yeah, we went there!). Vicki is a Marion County native who worked for many years as an EMT/Paramedic both here and in Chattanooga. She's the one you want around to revive you should you need CPR -- yes, she's certified and a trainer! She also has many years of office management and bookkeeping experience, so we've enlisted her help around here as our Office Manager to see that bills are paid, accounting is done, and things are handled professionally and in a timely manner! Vicki is always ready to help WEPG's customers and advertisers and she loves country music! While you don't hear her on the radio a lot -- don't let that fool ya! She worked some around WEPG running ballgames and other programs alongside her brother (now owner and morning host) Travis Hickman back in the 80s. Vicki also handles news coverage for WEPG from time-to-time and is the station's social media diva!