WAKS - A History
WAKS-FM 100.7 Tampa – Gannett’s Kiss FM WUKS flipped its calls to Kiss FM WAKS around 1997-98.
When Jacor acaquired 100.7 in 1999, the station was re-branded Mix 100.7 WMTX – the new calls resurrected from Clearwater’s Mix 96 WMTX, which had flipped to The New Star 95.7 WSSR two years earlier.
Names from WAKS history include longtime Tampa Bay morning show favorites Mason Dixon, Bill Connolly, and JoJo Walker, Mike Jennings (late-nights), Dan DiLoreto (general manager), John Stewart (evenings), Andy Kovacs (weekends), Daisy Ash (traffic), Roger P. Schulman (news), Carrie Kirkland (overnights), Bobby Rich, and Rico Blanco.
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1997 - 1999 Other Tampa Bay Area Stations (History)