WEKU's Savage Named Top Manager; Holiday Schedule Announced

Published on November 05, 2020

WEKU Director & General Manager Mike Savage has been named one of the 30 best managers in radio by industry publication Radio Ink. This is Savage’s third time on the Best Managers list since 2015 and second honor since Joining WEKU in 2018. 

“It’s an incredible honor to be listed by Radio Ink as one of the best managers in the nation,” said Savage. “Behind every good manager is a great team. And I am proud of WEKU staff who work so hard to make the station sound its best.”

Savage has worked in public radio for 25 years and serves on the NPR Board of Directors and the Association of Kentucky Public Radio Stations. He was the only manager of a public radio station to make the list. 

Holiday Programming at WEKU

From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, WEKU is presenting a variety of special holiday programs.


Thursday, November 26th, 2020:

11 a.m. - Noon: Every Good Thing on WEKU Classical

Noon - 2 p.m.: The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential on 88.9 WEKU

2 - 4 p.m. : Giving Thanks on WEKU Classical


Thursday, December 10, 2020:

5 p.m.: Candles Burning Brightly on WEKU Classical

Christmas Week

Monday, December 21, 2020:

11 a.m.: Tinsel Tales Part 1 on 88.9 WEKU

5 p.m.: A Paul Winter Solstice Concert Celebration on WEKU Classical

Tuesday, December 22, 2020:

11 a.m.: Tinsel Tales Part 2 on 88.9 WEKU

Wednesday, December 23, 2020:

11 a.m.: Tinsel Tales Part 3 on 88.9 WEKU

Thursday, December 24, 2020:

10 a.m. - Noon: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols Live on WEKU Classical

11 a.m.: Tinsel Tales Part 4 on 88.9 WEKU

4 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: St. Olaf Christmas Special on WEKU Classical

8 p.m. - Midnight: Roger Chesser's Christmas Jazz Night on 88.9 WEKU

Christmas Day Friday, December 25, 2020:

9 a.m.: Welcome Christmas on WEKU Classical

10 a.m.: Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square on WEKU Classical

11 a.m.: A Christmas Carol with Jonathan Winters on 88.9 WEKU

Noon: A Chanticleer Christmas on WEKU Classical

1 p.m.: Christmas with the Morehouse & Spelman Glee Clubs on WEKU Classical

2 p.m.: Festivo AltLatino with Gaby Moreno & Friends on WEKU Classical

3 p.m.: Song Travels Home for the Holidays on WEKU Classical

4 p.m.: A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico on WEKU Classical

New Year's

Thursday, December 31, 2020:

9 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Toast of the Nation on 88.9 WEKU

Friday, January 1, 2021:

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: New Year's Day from Vienna on WEKU Classical

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