Baldridge-Dumas Communications started operation in 1963. Ed Baldridge founded the company with a small cable television system in Louisiana. Since that date, Baldridge and Tedd W. Dumas, have owned and operated Western Louisiana Video, providing cable service to Louisiana and Texas, Tex-La Cable Television providing cable service to Fort Polk, Illini Cablevision providing service to central Illinois, Horizon Cablevision providing service to eastern Mississippi, WLV-TV providing service to the western slope of Colorado, and DHL Cablevision providing service to Oklahoma.
Baldridge-Dumas also owned and operated Hawk SMATV, providing cable service to 5,000 luxury apartments in Atlanta, Georgia, and Antenna and Satellite Technology serving 10,000 luxury apartments in Dallas, Texas. BDC operated Southstar Communications serving apartments in Little Rock, Baton Rouge and Georgia.
Baldridge-Dumas also owned and operated radio stations in Marshall and Tuscola, Illinois. The company presently is affiliated with its own advertising agency and sign company, in addition to 8 radio stations.
Rhonda Benson Leach is the Vice President and General Manager of Baldridge-Dumas Communications and the National and Regional Sales Manager. Rhonda oversees the operation of each of the 8 BDC radio stations. Rhonda has been with BDC since 1982. Rhonda may be reached at email@example.com.
Donna Montgomery is the Station Supervisor at the Many location for KWLV-Many, KTEZ-Zwolle, KTHP-Hemphill, KBDV-Leesville and KWLA-Anacoco. Donna is also the administrator and assistant for Tedd Dumas, VP. Donna has been with BDC radio since November of 2012. You can reach Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bradley Ford is the host of the Morning Show on KWLV 107.1 and also hosts Wednesday’s Sports On Call. Brad also does live remote broadcasts for BDC. Bradley Ford is also Sales Executive for the Many location. In addition, Bradley has a farm and chicken houses that he oversees. Bradley is married to Crystal, and they are the parents of three children, Brooke, Emily and Camryn. Bradley is a big LSU fan!
Kathy Warmack is BDC’s office, traffic, and production manager, and also fills in as board operator. Kathy previously worked for BDC Radio for 13 years. She’s married to Danny Warmack, has one daughter, Tiffeni, and 3 grandchildren – Ryan Chesson, Madaline Mae and Hannah Grace Campbell. Her hobbies are taking care of her grandchildren, playing chicken foot dominoes, fishing, camping, and cross stitching.
Mike Luster is the morning personality of KBDV 92.7 LEESVILLE. He is an avid golfer and loves Acid Jazz, especially Miles Davis. Mike is married and is the father of two beautiful girls.
Randy is the morning personality for 99.9 KTEZ in Zwolle. Randy, along with Brad Ford, is the ‘Voice of the Many Tigers’ on KTEZ during football season. Randy also helps broadcast live basketball games and remotes. Randy is married to Anita Bostian and enjoys spending time with their grandchildren.
Crystal is assistant to Bradley Ford, Sales executive for the Many Location and Sandy Dunn, Sales Executive for Natchitoches, Winnfield, and Leesville. Crystal is also married to Bradley Ford and they are the parents of three children, Brooke, Emily and Camryn.
Miranda loves working full time as Media Assistant, board operator, and doing production work for the Many location. Miranda also fills in on the morning shows occasionally.
Allen loves working part-time for BDC Radio as he attends Northwestern State University. He is a board operator and media assistant.
Rhonda Benson Leach is the Vice President and General Manager of Baldridge-Dumas Communications and the National and Regional Sales Manager. Rhonda oversees the operation of each of the 8 BDC radio stations. Rhonda has been with BDC since 1982. Rhonda may be reached at email@example.com .
Gwen has been working in the radio industry since January, 1995, and has been with Baldridge-Dumas Communicaions since March 2007. Gwen is the Traffic, Office, and Operations Manager, as well as assistant to the GM. Since joining BDC, Gwen has traveled to and worked at six locations owned by the company. Gwen loves her office location in historic downtown Natchitoches, and looks forward to working many years with BDC.
Christian is a Sales Executive for all BDC Radio Stations and The Demon Sports Network. He is also fills in on the air as needed for KBDH and KZBL. Christian may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sandy really enjoys her job as a sales executive for Baldridge-Dumas Communications. Sandy has been with the company since 2006. She is the sales manager for KBDV 92.7 The Eagle. Sandy spends her spare time with family, friends, and she loves to shop. She is married and is blessed with three children, four grandchildren, and three dogs. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Caroline is the newest member of the Natchitoches sales team. Caroline is originally from Baltimore, MD, but moved to Natchitoches to attend Northwestern State University in 1980. She has previosly worked at KZBL in 1990 under the ownership of Hal Bundrick, but is now back to continue her radio ventures. She is the proud mother to three stepchildren, one grandchild, four dogs, and eight cats. You can contact Caroline at Caroline@bdcradio.com.
Rodney is the host of the ‘Jammin with Johnny Show,’ which airs every Wednesday and Friday on KZBL. Rodney is also a local Attorney in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Mark is currently the Morning Show Host for KZBL.
Holly does production at KZBL and KDBH. Holly is currently a student at Northwestern State University studying Mass Communications and works at the campus radio station, KNWD. Holly can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike is the Operations Manager for KVCL, which includes traffic, billing, KVCL local news, air work, production, computer maintenance, automation, and webmaster for BDC. In 1990, he graduated from Northwestern State University with a BS in Computer Information Systems and an AD in Computer Technology in 1987. He also studied classical guitar, music composing, and multi-track music production at Louisiana Tech University from 1979 to 1982. Mike has been with KVCL since October 15, 1984.
Karla is the Sales Manager for KVCL, and is also the host for KVCL’s Morning Show. Karla has worked full time for KVCL since the fall of 2015, but she also worked for KVCL part-time in 2014 and as a disc jockey in the early 1980’s. Karla can be reached at email@example.com.