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.
Dan Earich

Dan Earich

Game Announcer/Account Executive

Dan attended the Career Academy for Broadcasting and worked at several stations throughout Ohio before coming to WQKT/WKVX in 1988. Dan currently has a dual role at WQKT/WKVX working as a play by play announcer for local football and basketball games with our sports department and as an account executive for our advertising department. Dan services a wide range of businesses and helps his customers plan and achieve their marketing goals.
Becky Moore

Becky Moore

Account Executive

Becky is a tenured sales professional working at WQKT/WKVX since 1994. She enjoys working with clients from a wide variety of industries to achieve their marketing goals. Her service in the Wooster Noon Lions Club and various volunteer roles has helped her develop long standing business relationships within the community. Becky graduated from Bowling Green State University.

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.
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.
Steve Spooner

Steve Spooner

Program Director

Steve attended the Ohio Media School before starting his announcing career. Before coming to WQKT/WKVX in April of 2018, Steve served as announcer then News Director in Montana and Missouri from 2015 – 2016. Steve started as Program Director at WQKT/WKVX in November of 2018. Steve can be heard covering the news and sports in the afternoon and evening hours as well as play by play announcing for our local high school football and basketball games.
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.
Geren Cunningham

Geren Cunningham

Administrative Assistant/Social Media/Website Coordinator

Geren started with WQKT/WKVX in 2012 and continues to be the face of our station greeting walk in customers and answering phones at the front desk. She handles all aspects of the station’s social media and website updates. Geren is a graduate of Ashland University with a degree in English and Communications.

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.
Brian Barco

Brian Barco

Announcer

Brian attended the Ohio Media School before starting his announcing career with WQKT/WKVX in 2009. Brian can be heard covering the news and sports every Sunday morning from 6 am – noon.
Waylon O'Donnell

Waylon O'Donnell

Announcer

Waylon attended Ashland University and earned a degree in Journalism and Digital Media. While at AU, Waylon hosted numerous radio shows and received additional training at the Butler Radio Network. He joined WQKT/WKVX in December of 2018. He can be heard covering the news and sports during the weekends.
Derek Wood

Derek Wood

Announcer

Derek joined WQKT/WKVX in May of 2018 and can be heard covering news and sports on the weekends. Derek also currently serves as General Manager of Ashland University’s award-winning, student-run radio station. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member in JDM, teaching both Basic and Advanced Audio Production, as well as Radio Production and Programming. He has received a Bachelors Degree in Digital Media Journalism and Sport Communication with a minor in Digital Media Production from Ashland University as well as a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from Kent State University.
Dale Mosier

Dale Mosier

Announcer

Dale joined WQKT/WKVX in 2007. He can be heard on the weekends covering news and sports. Dale is a graduate of Mount Union University.