WSOY Programs

Local Programming

Byers & Co - Weekdays 6-9am

Brian gilFor nearly 20 years, Byers & Co. has been the weekday morning staple at WSOY and the #1 rated morning show in the market. Host Brian Byers, along with producer Lindsay Romano and news anchor Mike Spaulding lead a three-hour whirlwind of news, entertainment, politics, sports, local and national topics, and high profile interviews and guests weekdays from 6-9am.  In addition to over 32 service awards and being twice nominated 3 times for a NAB Crystal award, Byers & Co. has won a NAB Crystal Award (2012), a Marconi Award (2013), was a top 5 finalist for the NABEF Service To America Award (2014) and has won multiple Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome awards including Broadcaster of the Year, Best Morning News Team and Best Community Service Activity. Byers & Co. has directly raised over 11.5 million dollars for local charities over the past 19 years. 

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The Aric Lee Show - Weekdays 3-5Pm

Live Monday through Friday from 3-5pm, The Aric Lee show brings listeners an entertaining and irreverent show that mixes a variety of the day’s topics with funny and smart conversation. Hosted by IBA Personality of the Year, The Aric Lee show features guests and interviews covering everything from community events, entertainment, local sports, hot topics and more. Unscripted, unpredictable and often hysterical,  It may be Aric’s show, but it’s definitely your experience.

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Soy City Buzz - Monday 5-6pm

Every Monday from 5-6pm, Hosts Kevin Breheny of JL Hubbard Insurance and Bonds and Gretchen Murphy of Soy Capitol Bank, focus on what’s happening in the Decatur community.  The show features light hearted banter with a strong emphasis on community events, local business and positive stories about the community in which we live.  In studio and call-in guests are a regular feature.

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Pharmacy Facts With Friends - Tuesdays 5-6pm

Every Tuesday from 5-6pm, Hosts Lauren Young and Dale Colee of Dales Southlake Pharmacy focus on physical and mental well being. The show features advice and topics from local medical professionals on a wide array of topics focusing on mind, body and spirit.

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Direct Line With Wayne Kent- Wednesdays 5-7pm

Wayne_May_2006aEvery Wednesday from 5-7pm, Host Wayne Kent of First Christian Church focuses on current events from a spiritual viewpoint of many faiths. Calls and guest experts are a regular feature.  Direct Line With Wayne Kent creates a forum to discuss today’s news from a Christian perspective. Discover a completely innovative and out-of-the-box approach to the topics of the day. Wayne Kent  has his Master of Divinity from Phillips Graduate Seminary in Tulsa and obtained his Doctor of Ministry from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston.  

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Sport Talk With Mark Tupper and Tim Cain - Thursdays 5-7pm

Every Thursday from 5-7pm, Hosts Mark Tupper, the executive sports editor of the Herald and Review and Tim Cain, the entertainment editor of the Herald and Review highlight the achievements of local high school athletes as well as coverage of national, college and regional sports, including the fighting Illini and the St. Louis Cardinals. 

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Parks at 5- Fridays 5-6pm

Every Friday from 5-6pm, hosts Chris Riley and Marie Jagger-Taylor of the Decatur Park District focus on parks and recreation in the Decatur Community. Listen to Parks at 5 to learn more about the award winning and nationally recognized Decatur Park District, its facilities and educational and enrichment programs.

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Swap Shop - Saturdays 7-9am

Buy, sell and trade your stuff! Listen and participate every Saturday morning with Brett Zerfowski from 7-9am as he hosts Swap Shop.  Have something to sell?  Want to trade?  Looking for a particular item? Having a garage sale?  Call Brett during the show at 217-875-1340! 

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Coast to Coast - Weekdays 12-5am, Weekends 12-7am

Coast to Coast AMCoast to Coast airs on more than 600 stations in the U.S., as well as Canada, Mexico and Guam, and is heard by nearly three million weekly listeners. With hosts George Noory, George Knapp (weekend), and guest weekend hosts, it is the most listened to overnight radio program in North America. A media phenomenon, Coast to Coast AM deals with UFOs, strange occurrences, life after death, and other unexplained (and often inexplicable) phenomena. Coast to Coast AM is overnight talk radio with daytime ratings.

America In The Morning- Weekdays 5-5:30am

America in the morningBecause news doesn’t stop when you’re sleeping, America starts the day with America in the Morning, WestwoodOne’s award-winning radio news magazine. America in the Morning offers up-to-the-minute news reporting from around the country and across the globe, with all the latest overnight developments in breaking news, politics, entertainment, business and sports, delivered first thing in the morning. Program host Jim Bohannon and his staff of correspondents provide a fast paced look at the world, with specialized reports from everywhere news happens. America in the Morning goes in-depth with analysis of critical events, and searches out stories of everyday life on “The Offbeat.”

RFD Illinois - Weekdays 5:30-6am

RFD Illinois’ in-depth coverage includes agri-news, national and international news, issues and trends that affect farmers. RFD Illinois provides a total market outlook, complete with opening and closing summaries, up-to-the-minute commodity market reports, highlighting prices at the Chicago Board of Trade and the Mercantile Exchange, crop updates and weather reports. RFD Illinois is your source for news and information in rural Illinois!

The Laura Ingraham Show- Weekdays 9-11am

LauraLaura Ingraham is the most listened-to woman in political talk radio in the United States. “The Laura Ingraham Show” is heard on hundreds of stations nationwide and has been addicting legions of listeners since its launch in 2001. Always smart and entertaining, Laura is a regular Fox News contributor and the principal substitute host on The O’Reilly Factor. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of five books: The Hillary Trap, Shut Up & Sing, Power to the People, The Obama Diaries, and new smash hit Of Thee I Zing: America’s Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots. A former litigator and Supreme Court law clerk, Laura is a graduate of University of Virginia School of law and Dartmouth College. She is also an avid supporter of our troops and a variety of military organizations. Laura lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her three children.

The Rush Limbaugh Show - Weekdays 11am-2pm

RushRush Limbaugh has been nationally syndicated since 1988.  The show is mostly host-driven and, like most other popular talk programs, focuses on the hot topics of the day, with particular focus on politics and the economy.  Limbaugh’s heavy use of sarcasm and tongue-in-cheek humor is often mistaken for an air of superiority by his critics, which Limbaugh often singles out on the air. The Rush Limbaugh Show is the most listened to radio talk show in America, broadcast on over 600 radio stations nationwide. It is hosted by America’s Anchorman, Rush Limbaugh.

The Sean Hannity Show - Weekdays 2-3pm

The Sean Hannity Radiosean-hannity-pic-02 Show is heard by roughly 13.5 million loyal listeners a week making him the second most listened to talk show host in America, according to Talkers Magazine. Hannity has been the recipient of 2 Marconi Awards for Nationally Syndicated Radio Host of the Year and is a three-time consecutive winner of the Radio & Records National Talk Show Host of The Year Award (‘03, ’04, ‘05). Sean is an accomplished author with two #1 best-sellers. Sean Hannity’s energy, charisma and Reagan conservatism has scored high points with audiences and critics alike as he continues to be one of the hottest commodities in media.

The Mike Gallagher Show- Weekdays 6-9pm, Saturday 3-6pm

Mike-Gallagher-2012-b-199x300Now in Mike’s 14th year of national syndication, the “happy conservative warrior” offers a combination of a fast-paced, fun delivery, a passionate interaction with his listeners and a first-name basis relationship with leading newsmakers from coast-to-coast, all of which makes The Mike Gallagher Show one of the most consistently popular programs on national radio today. The Mike Gallagher Show is the 6th most-listened to radio talk show in the nation.

The Jim Bohannon Show Weekdays 9pm-12am

The_Jim_Bohannon_Show_LogoJim Bohannon talks to special guests and his loyal callers about a spectrum of topics ranging from current events and politics to entertainment and pop culture. Jim is on the air with the newsmakers who are on the scene with The Jim Bohannon Show. Jim was voted one of “The 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America” for three consecutive years by Talkers magazine, and in 2013 was chosen as the recipient of Talkers Lifetime Achievement Award. Jim Bohannon was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2003. 

The Kim Komando Show - Saturday 9am-12pm

Kim-Komando-Head-Shot-240x300Every weekend Kim Komando helps listeners across the country and around the world understand and expand their digital lifestyles. For the latest news from the digital world and answers to your burning tech questions about smartphones, tablets, e-readers, computers, cameras, the Internet, security or anything else digital, tune in to the Kim Komando show.

The John Gibson Show - Saturday 12-3pm

john gibsonOn The John Gibson Show, dissent is encouraged. All opinions are on the table. John is the former West coast correspondent for NBC News Channel. He covered the 1995 O. J. Simpson trial and, in 1996 he was named anchor for daytime programming on MSNBC. John Gibson joined the Fox News Channel in September 2000 as the host of its news program The Big Story. He also wrote the New York Times bestselling books Hating America: The New World Sport and The War on Christmas.

Into Tomorrow - Saturday 6-9pm

into tomorrowBringing you the latest in technology and consumer electronics every weekend,  there’s no other radio show like Into Tomorrow! “Into Tomorrow” is the radio network program covering the latest in consumer electronics and technology. The program is hosted by Dave Graveline, one of the most talented and professional award-winning radio and television hosts in the business. The show is a dynamic blend of listener interaction and insightful and informative guests speaking on a variety of topics related to technology.

Real Estate Today - Sunday 12-2pm

Real Estate Today opens doors for buyers and sellers with critical and credible information on the real estate market. It’s fast paced and fact packed with experts, interviews, call-ins, field reports, and timely market conditions. Real Estate Today is the public’s instant connection to the American Dream of home ownership.

Bob Brinker's Moneytalk - Sunday 3-6pm

Bob Brinker has more than twenty five years of investment management experience. On Moneytalk, Bob answers investment questions from around the country and discusses current financial issues. In addition to hosting Moneytalk, Bob Brinker publishes Marketimer, his monthly investment newsletter.

The Bill Cunningham Show - Sunday 9p-12am

Bill-Cunningham-ShowSince 1983, the acclaimed “Voice of the Common Man” has lightened up the airwaves with many national and local politicians, cultural leaders, authors, spin doctors and other miscreants resulting in one of the most listened to radio shows on Sunday evenings, The Bill Cunningham Show. Bill is an attorney, business entrepreneur, and former Ohio Assistant Attorney General. Having already received every award the radio industry can bestow, including the 2001 Marconi as America’s Large Market Radio Personality of the Year, Bill Cunningham remembers yesterday, embraces today and yearns for a better tomorrow.