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WBCL Names New Morning Co-Host

Kimberly Bindel has joined WBCL/Ft Wayne as morning show co-host. She fills the shoes of longtime WBCL morning host Phil Reaser who retired at the end of August. 

Most recently Kimberly co-hosted mornings at KNWS/Waterloo (Life 101.9). Bindel’s Christian Radio experience also includes Salem Media/Nashville, WayFM and WPFF/Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

WBCL PD Scott Tsuleff says, “We’re so excited to have Kim on staff, along with the creativity, sweet spirit and fun personality she brings to mornings on WBCL!” 

Kimberly joins current morning show hosts Jim Barron & Larry Bower. Reaser who spent over 60 years in radio, hosted WBCL mornings for 25 years. Reaser returned to Fort Wayne to host the morning show on WBCL in 1996. After radio, Phil will continue in ministry by sharing his unique personal story with others via public speaking opportunities. Phil shared, “I want to thank the entire WBCL staff for a very rich and delightful experience in being a part of the ministry of WBCL for the last 25 years. …I pray God’s richest blessings upon WBCL’s ministry, the staff and management, and each and every listener!”

WBCL includes a network of 10 frequencies in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. 

WBCL, operated by Taylor University, ranked #1 persons 12+ in the Sp21 Nielsen trending 5.6-6.4.

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