Rick Wookey - Account Executive - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Rick Wookey - Account Executive

A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Rick attended Marshall University and began his career in Charleston, West Virginia in 1974 as a sales rep for WCAW Radio. He became Local Sales Manager in 1977 and General Sales Manager in 1981.

In 1988, he transferred to Louisville to become the General Sales Manager of WRKA. He worked briefly for Cox Radio after they purchased WRKA in 1996 before joining Clear Channel's flagship station in Louisville, 84WHAS.

He served as General Sales Manager of 84WHAS, XTRA Sports 790, and News Talk 1080 WKJK before joining Fox 41 and WMYO 58 in 2005.

Rick and wife Brynne have two grown daughters, Beth and Fallon.

While his daughters were in school, Rick was active as a volunteer in various Jefferson County School projects, and served as an advisor to the Jefferson County School Facilities & Construction Planning Committee. He was also Commissioner of the Kentucky Educational Improvement Commission from 2000-2002, and is a former Vice-Chairman of the Kentucky School Facilities & Construction Commission.

In his spare time, Rick enjoys being with family, golf and working around the house.

You can reach Rick at (502) 585-0745 or email him at rwookey@wdrb.com.

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