Scott Wheeler has been a fixture of Peoria radio for nearly 40 years beginning at legendary Top 40 station KZ93 in the early 1980’s. He also served as Operations Director and air personality for Big Oldies 93.3 that he helped make one of the top Oldies stations in the country. In 2006, he joined Christian Contemporary WCIC where he served as Operations Director, Morning Show Co-Host, and Afternoon Show Co-Host before leaving the station in August of 2015. After a brief “retirement,” he returned to radio doing a morning show from his home in Germantown Hills for “KOOL Oldies” in Southern New England. In July of 2016, he returned to the local airwaves as host of the afternoon show on SuperHits WIRL (1290 AM/102.7 FM).
Scott, a 1984 graduate of Bradley University, was named one of Radio Ink Magazine’s “Top Ten Best Small Market Program Directors in America” four-years running from 1999-2003. He and his wife Susie have been married for 35 years and have three daughters.
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