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The Waking Up With

The Wildman Show

Monday-Friday Mornings 6:00-9:00


The 8 O'Clock 60's Rewind

Monday - Friday Mornings 8:00 - 9:00


The Wildman plays the Koolest Hits of the 60's, 70's, & 80's,

Local Weather, Local & Regional Events



Who is The Wildman?


I'm originally from Rhode Island, as well as Upstate New York.


I have been married 25 years to Carman (Hall) Wildes, who is originally from this area. We have 5 children whose ages range from 16-24.



I spent 8 years in the Army stationed at...      

Fort Campbell, Kentucky,


Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri,


Fort Wainwright, Alaska.




I realized at the age of 7 that radio broadcasting was what I wanted to do with my life. Since then I have worked at: 

       WARV, Warwick, Rhode Island

       WSCR/WBCR, Scranton, Pennsylvania

       KIAM, Nenana, Alaska

       Pulse FM, South Bend, Indiana, an

       WGTO, Dowagiac, Michigan



Haven't heard a song you like? Let me know!!!

contact me with the information below

and lets get some conversation going....

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(269) 782-9101 - Studio Line

(269) 845-9655 - Cell 


   (Click the Links Above)  


Scan this code and Chat with me on Facebook Messenger!




Monday - Friday at 7:05am and again at 5:05pm




 A few bits of history with soundbites and music; some events historic, others trivial, all entertaining. 

It all started as an emailed subscription but is now a syndicated radio program heard on radio stations across the United States, as well as around the world via the Armed Forces Radio Network. 






A two minute review and highlights from the weekend’s

NASCAR events with driver insight from the winning teams

Monday Mornings at 8:05 (During Racing Season)