MEET THE WKSK STAFF
Jan's broadcasting career began at the early age of 13 in the Fall of 1953, doing weekend air shifts for his father, Raymond Caddell, a South Carolina broadcaster. His family moved to Ashe county in 1968 and purchased WKSK in 1978.
A past president of the N.C. Association of Broadcasters and recipient of the Association's Distinguished Serice Award, Jan was inducted into the N.C. Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2002.
Jan has hosted talk shows on WKSK and WRGC in Sylva, North Carolina since 1968.
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Hi! I’m Graham Caddell…CFO Chief “FUN” Officer here on The Farm! If you’re reading my bio that means the TV Networks still haven’t called…lol.
Whatever platform you listen to us on, we appreciate your loyalty & friendship. I’ve been “farming” for so long here at WKSK, I can hardly remember writing this. Thank you Ashe County & the surrounding High Country for allowing us to do what we do.
Thank you too for supporting Independent Radio! #KeepItLocal
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Hello! I am Gary Poe, Producer and Host of WKSK’s Old Time and Bluegrass Music Show just a little after 11 on Saturdays, and Monday Night Bluegrass @ 6pm on Mondays.
Thank you to all our listeners and for all the nice comments I receive out in the WKSK community.
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Being the "Moose" and a part of the "Farm" is a great joy for me! Thank you, our loyal listeners, for making that possible.
I enjoy doing anything outdoors... working, hunting fishing, shooting, cooking, and spending time with my family and pet pug Abner.
Thanks for listening. God bless!
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I’m Nathan Roland and I have been the Program Director and Midday On-Air Personality at WKSK since 2002.
I love being part of The Farm family. Speaking of family, I’m married to Karen Roland and have one son, “little bird” Connor, and yep, one pet, a little Jack Russell Terrier named Lexie!!!
When I’m not on The Farm, you may see me on a local creek or river bank fishing which is my favorite hobby, love tearing up those trout! I also enjoy attending church, spending time with family and friends, interacting with our fine listeners, and sorry Carolina fans, I love Duke basketball!! Go Blue Devils!!
Thanks for listening!
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Hi there! I’m Catherine Steele, host of your Free Ride Home in the afternoon on The Farm from 2-6pm. Radio has been in my blood since 1985.
In my spare time I serve as a Mission Specialist for Musicians Mission of Mercy.
Thanks for listening!
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TRAFFIC DIRECTOR….No, not as in road or air traffic. In the Radio world, Traffic Director is a close link with our Sales Department to schedule all advertising and promotions. I work with the sales “traffic” from the time it comes in the door until it is invoiced back out to the customer.
I have been part of the WKSK family for over 12 years. Outside of work, being a Mother, Grandmother, and soon to be Great Grandmother, fills my days.
Thanks for listening and letting us be a part of your life!!
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As the Saturday morning midday host, I have been with WKSK for three years. I'm proud to be a member of the team serving the listeners of the High Country in Northwest NC & the surrounding area.
A veteran of 23 years in the U.S. Air Force, I was a broadcaster with the American Forces Radio & Television service.
A big thank you to all of our Farm listeners...We appreciate you!
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