The News Department also produces our public affairs program, North Coast Journal. This long form interview program offers conversations with area news makers and regional topics of interest. We will post the interview segments here for your on demand listening.
North Coast Journal can be heard every Sunday morning on all three of our stations, including at 6 AM on WLEC and at 7 AM on both WCPZ & WMJK. Shows can also be heard at approximately 12:30 PM on WLEC 1450 AM on select weekdays.
Matt MacLaren, Director of TourismOhio was in town recently to take part in a statewide tourism conference event at Cedar Point. He stopped by our studios for a conversation with our David Wiendenheft.
“Keep A Promise”
Meliss Klorer, Coordinator of the Northwest Ohio Children’s Trust Fund joined us for a conversation about their “Keep A Promise” campaign. It is designed to educate the public about the pressing issue of substance abuse and its relationship to child abuse and neglect.
Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie & Ottawa Counties
An interview with Brenda Cronin, Executive Director of the agency. She talked about their current operations and about new programming efforts that are being pursued.
WLEC Historical Interviews
Most are from 1992, when WLEC celebrated its 45th anniversary. Listen to many of the voices that were long time mainstays over the local airwaves – dating back to the very beginning of the station. The Karl Bates tribute was actually a video tribute presented to him when he retired – his connections in the news and broadcasting business were legendary.
WLEC signed on the air on Sunday, December 7, 1947