WZSP - A History
WZSP-FM 105.3 Nocatee – In 1998, Heartland Broadcasting (Harold “Hal” M. Kneller, Jr., president) launched WZSP on 105.3 FM. The 6,000-watter is licensed to the city of Nocatee in rural De Soto County and broadcasts a directional pattern from a tower/transmitter site on 87th Avenue, northwest of Nocatee, and studios midway between Zolfo Springs and Arcadia on US Highway 17.
Today (2010), WZSP is La Zeta 105.3 Mejor Que Nunca and airs a regional Mexican format targeted to an audience 25-54 that seeks primarily music of their home region, with a splash of Latin hits and tropical music. La Zeta 105.3 is also a CNN en Espanol and FRN Hispana affiliate.
Other names in WZSP history include Armando Hernandez (afternoons-2005), Gary Evong (operations-2006), Elias Parocua (evenings, then mornings-2006), Luis Garcia (afternoons-2006), Arturo Pacheco (late nights-2006), Jorge Ramos (afternoons-2006; mornings-2010), Diana Gonzalez (mornings-2006; middays-2010), Bubba James (BJ Odom-operations/PD/music director-2009), Alex Cavazos (afternoons-2010), Sherry Good (business manager-2010), Carolyn Kneller (promotions-2010), and Casey Williams (sales manager-2010).
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