BDC Staff


BDC OWNERS

Tedd Dumas
Ed Baldridge

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.


MANY STAFF

Rhonda Benson-Leach
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 rhonda@bdcradio.com.

Donna Montgomery
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 donna@bdcradio.com.

Bradley Ford
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!

Miranda Duty

Miranda Duty is the Traffic Manager for the Many location for KWLV-Many, KTEZ-Zwolle, KTHP-Hemphill, KBDV-Leesville, and KWLA-Anacoco. Miranda loves working for BDC and coordinating the day-to-day events. Miranda and her husband love to travel and take care of their four dogs-Molly, Dolly, Beanie Lou Weenie, and Happy Jack. You can often hear her as station engineer for our remote broadcasts. If you need her, she’s there. You can contact her at kwlv@bdcradio.com

Elijah Gentry

Andy Cosenza

Jake Hebert

Jake Hebert spends a great deal of time travelling throughout our broadcast area showing people like you how to increase their profits and outreach through the magic of radio! He can also be found in the BDC studio most days, usually around the coffee pot, filling in on-air, writing and recording ads, or asking Robert Gentry about gold. Jake is a musician, painter, and comic strip artist when he isn’t playing video games or “doing voices” with his fiancé, Elise. But enough about him, he wants to boost YOU! Contact Jake today: jake@bdcradio.com

Mike Luster
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 Bostian
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 Ford
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.


NATCHITOCHES STAFF

Rhonda Benson-Leach
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 rhonda@bdcradio.com .

Gwendolyn Paige
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.

Sandy Dunn
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 sandy@bdcradio.com.

Rodney Harrington
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, however, finding the best attorney for your case is very important that is why you need to be informed before choosing it.

Terry Best
joined BDC Radio after retiring from Winn Correctional Center. He worked as morning show host on KVCL-FM in Winnfield for three years before coming to Natchitoches. Terry and his wife, Retha, were married in 1997. They have three children, eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Join Terry Best Monday through Friday on KDBH-FM from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m.


WINNFIELD STAFF

Michael Parker
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.