About Us

Kelly Gearhart

Kelly Gearhart

General Manager

Kelly is new to WQKT/WKVX having started at the station in March of 2019. Kelly has a degree in communications from Seton Hill University and has worked in the advertising department for the newspaper industry for over 20 years serving in a management role for the past 10 years. Kelly is very familiar with the Wooster market having worked at the Daily Record as the advertising director for the past 4 years.

Mike Breckenridge

Mike Breckenridge

Assistant General Manager/Sports Director

Mike attended The Connecticut School of Broadcasting before starting his tenure at WQKT/WKVX in 1989. Mike started at the station part time as a weekend announcer and moved to full time then program director. In 2002 Mike became sports director then assistant general manager in 2008. Mike is known in the community for his play by play announcing skills and his knowledge of all things sports. He can be heard in the mornings and throughout the day covering sports and news.

Christy Bishop

Christy Bishop

Office Manager

Christy graduated from Malone University with a degree in Communications (Emphasis in Broadcasting). She has been with WQKT/WKVX since 1996 having started as Traffic Director. Christy added the role of Office Manager in 2008.

Ron Hamilton

Ron Hamilton

Announcer

Ron attended the Connecticut School of Broadcasting before coming to work at WQKT/WKVX in 1998. Ron has had several roles at the station including program director and sports announcer. Ron is currently known for his morning coverage of the news, the 5 am Farm Hour and his Behind the Scenes interviews on Sunday mornings.

Dean Paolucci

Dean Paolucci

Program Director

Dean attended Ashland University and graduated as a double major in Journalism and Digital Media and Sports Communication. In his time at AU, Dean hosted numerous radio shows and was also heavily involved in broadcasting sports events on both radio and television. He joined WQKT/WKVX in May of 2021. Dean began as a part-time announcer for us and has transitioned into the role of Program Director. You can hear him throughout the week on both WQKT and WKVX.

Pete Norman

Pete Norman

Game Announcer/Account Executive

Pete currently has a dual role at WQKT/WKVX working as a play by play announcer for local football and basketball games for our sports department and as an account executive for the advertising department. Prior to coming to WQKT/WKVX in March of 2018, Pete worked at a local station in Millersburg in a dual role. Pete’s knowledge of Holmes County helps him service a wide range of businesses with reaching their marketing goals.

Sean Brown

Sean Brown

Account Executive

Sean attended University of Akron where he received a degree in Broadcast Communications in 2011. Prior to coming to WQKT/WKVX, Sean worked as a Field Sales Specialist at Wooster Brush. Sean resides in Orrville where he helps coach youth league sports. As an account executive, Sean serves a wide range of businesses and helps his customers plan and achieve their marketing goals.

Carol Yoder

Carol Yoder

Account Executive

Carol is a tenured sales professional working at WQKT/WKVX. Prior to coming to WQKT/WKVX in 2005, Carol spent many years in the finance industry and developed extensive community and business relationships throughout Wayne and Holmes County. Those relationships have served Carol well at the station. She enjoys working closely with an array of businesses to achieve their marketing goals by creating long term and effective advertising plans.

Alexis Peeples

Alexis Peeples

Account Executive

Alexis attended Kent State University where she studied business management, marketing and sales. Prior to joining our team, she spent the last 10 years working for her family business in Wooster. Alexis looks forward to using her business and marketing knowledge to help her advertising clients achieve their marketing goals.

Kim Rush

Kim Rush

Account Executive

Kim started her career in advertising sales in 2005 at the Mansfield News Journal. She was there for 10 years and was also the Key Account Executive prior to leaving. She then came to The Wooster Daily Record as an Account Executive for the Holmes County Shopper for 2 years. She started with Q-Media on June 13th, 2022 as an account executive. Her years of marketing/advertising experience serves her well with her clients in a multi county area. Kim enjoys working with clients on their short and long term marketing plans.

Shannon Foster

Shannon Foster

Administrative Assistant

Bringing her excellent organizational skills to bear, Shannon is a welcome new addition to the QMedia offices. After nearly two decades of creating curricula and heading up homeschool functions, she has shifted to be the smiling face and voice of first contact here at the station.

Our Weekenders

Announcers

Jeremy Emmons; Saturday mornings (6a – 12p) as well as Saturday and Sunday evenings (6p – Close)Jonathan Shilling; Saturday afternoons (12p – 6p)