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WRVM, Inc.

Broadcasting the Gospel Message Since 1967 throughout Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan 

WRVM is a listener-supported, non-profit radio ministry. Started in September of 1967, WRVM exists to proclaim the Gospel in Northeast Wisconsin and South Central Upper Michigan. The ministry of WRVM Inc. is overseen by a local Board of Directors which currently consists of listeners who volunteer their time and services to advance the cause of Christ through Christian radio.

The purposes of the Corporation

(as stated in our Articles of Incorporation) shall be:

(a)    To propagate the gospel of the

Lord Jesus Christ by any legitimate means;


(b)    To conduct, operate and carry on radio
broadcasting operations and stations, and incidental and related business in connection therewith, for educational, cultural, religious and other non-profit objects and purposes.

As a listener-supported radio ministry, the vast majority of our income is from listeners who give on a monthly basis. All gifts to WRVM are tax-deductible and much appreciated.

KEN BISHOP      Announcer / Program Director

Ken is a broadcast industry veteran, having worked as an air personality and free lance marketing producer for the past 35 years.  His career has taken him to great locations around the country like Virginia, Idaho and Minnesota. He lives with his wife Alisa and beautiful Boykin Spaniel, Bella just outside of Marinette. Ken says "It's a pleasure to be back on locally in Wisconsin with the ever-expanding WRVM Family!  

ALAN KILGORE    Chief Engineer

Alan was born and raised in L.A. (Lower Alabama) and attended Auburn University. He was previously the
Chief Engineer for the Moody stations and translators in Alabama and Mississippi. Alan joined the staff July 2001.

TODD CHRISTOPHER      Announcer / Public Affairs

Todd has been in Christian radio since 1994 working at stations that included The Fish in Milwaukee. He’s worked as Music Director and on air host for The Family in Appleton for 14 years as well as The Prayz Network in Sparta, WI. Todd has been walking with the Lord for 30 years. Next to Jesus His passion is music. He’s been involved with worship leading for many years as guitarist and vocalist."

JAYNE PETERSON    Administrative Assistant

Jayne is from Michigan, but spent nearly 30 years in Chicago where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree from DePaul University and a Master’s Degree at Loyola University. Over the past ten years she partnered with university campus ministries and other areas of Education in discipleship. Jayne brings more than 18 years of experience in projects management and program administration. She is delighted to be working in Christian radio where we serve to know Jesus Christ and make Him known.

The  Radio  Voice  of  the  Master

BUTCH KOSTREVA    Promotions Director / Promo Announcer

Butch was originally from the Pound, WI area.  Butch worked

30 years in broadcasting for stations in Wausau, Milwaukee, Indiana and Green Bay and has served multiple roles as

producer, director, marketing, promotions and multimedia. 

Butch graduated from the University of Wisconsin and he

also attended  Liberty University in Virginia. Butch joined

the staff in November 2017.

RANDY BOHN      Announcer

Randy has spent most of his life in Green Bay working 40 years at Paper Converting Machine Company.  Prior to that, he attended Brown Institute in Minneapolis for broadcasting and communications and then worked part-time at a radio station in Green Bay.  Randy has enjoyed serving the Lord while participating and leading numerous missions trips over the years.  He joined the staff in 2020.

BRETT GIBSON    Assistant Engineer

Brett was born and raised in the Twin Ports area of Duluth, MN

/ Superior, Wi. He was curious about radio at an early age.

Then, at the age of 16, through a local Christian radio station in his area, Brett gave his heart to serving the Lord. "He went on to serve at several Christian stations including 16 years with Refuge Radio Network in Duluth, MN / Superior, Wi. He knows how God can use radio to reach people in the very powerful way and is looking forward to serving the WRVM Radio listening family. Brett joined the staff in January of 2024.

MIKE CORNELL   General Manager

Mike is originally from Albion Michigan. He is a 1975 graduate of the Moody Bible Institute majoring in Communications Broadcasting. He has served in radio stations in Michigan, Milwaukee, Alabama and Spokane Washington. Mike joined the staff in 1996.

BRIAN HAY      Announcer / Music Director / Underwriting

Brian is from Bedford Pennsylvania and attended Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit PA. Prior to coming to Suring,

Brian worked in radio at State College PA. Brian joined the WRVM staff in 1988.

WRVM  Staff

WRVM Radio
 P.O. Box 212
 12701 Hwy 32
 Suring, WI 54174