Don Casteline, Morning Music Host (5am-9am) / Assistant Manager
Started at WGRC: March 1998
Born and raised: Baltimore, MD
Favorite Phrase or Quote: “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” (John Wooden)
What I love most about ‘Pennsylvania’s Heartland’: My wife grew up here! I love the varied beauty of the area (trails, parks, lakes, etc.)
Coolest place I’ve been: Sequoia National Park, CA
Favorite food: Anything Mexican
Favorite interests: softball, biking, reading
One thing I’d love to do is… provide the goofy voice of a character in an animated film.
What is your favorite Scripture verse? Proverbs 3:5,6
What is your favorite movie or TV show? Princess Bride (It’s a classic!)
What is your favorite eating establishment? I have a few Mexican Restaurant favorites and Red Lobster is always a winner!
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Other links: Facebook
Dave Jones, Morning Music Co-host (6am-9am) / “Get Real” Host (Sunday 8pm-8:30pm)
Started at WGRC: 2006 as co-founder of “Get Real”
Grew Up In: Tennessee
Favorite Phrase or Quote:
What I love most about ‘Pennsylvania’s Heartland’: Whoopie Pies
Coolest place I’ve been: Nairobi, Kenya (Africa)
Favorite food: Mexican
Hobbies: Fishing, kayaking, and metal detecting
Favorite artist: TobyMac
For one month I couldn’t live without… My wife (maybe 2 weeks, but not a month!)
The perfect day off is…
fishing with my family while drinking a diet soda.
Something most people don’t know about me is… I can’t tell ya.
Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 19:29, “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name’s sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.”
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Courtney Shuster, Traffic/Office Assistant (9am-12pm)
Started at WGRC: March 2014
Born and raised: Elmira, NY
Favorite Scripture: “Be still, and know that I am God…” (Psalm 46:10)
Favorite Phrase or Quote: “Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa
Coolest place I’ve been: Skellig Michael in County Kerry Ireland (www.skelligexperience.com/skellig-michael)
Favorite TV Show: Full House (My husband and I danced to Uncle Jesse and the Rippers’ version of “Forever” on our wedding day!)
One thing I’d love to do… Travel to Finland
Rob Kime, General Manager (12pm-3pm)
Rob comes to WGRC from Joplin, MO where he spent 29 years at KOBC, the
radio ministry of Ozark Christian College. Rob started as a student
announcer before moving up the ranks of Music Director, Program
Director, and finally 20 years as General Manager. Rob also spent a
year serving as a Community Crisis Counselor in Joplin, MO working with
Bruce Matthews, Afternoon Music Host (3pm-6pm) / Music and Promotions
Started at WGRC: October 2007
Born and raised: Born in Stamford, CT / Raised in Brookfield, CT
Favorite Phrase or Quote: “Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace. Your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need for God’s grace.” (Jerry Bridges, author or “The Pursuit of Holiness”)
What I love most about ‘Pennsylvania’s Heartland’: It’s beauty and diversity.
Coolest place I’ve been: Oregon Vortex (www.oregonvortex.com)
Favorite food: Just about anything Italian
Favorite interests: Youth ministry, Photography, Christian music
Favorite artist: Tenth Avenue North
For one month I couldn’t live without… Coffee… bring on the caffeine (Ha Ha!)
One thing I’d love to do is… travel the world in order to tell people about my friend, Jesus.
The perfect day off is… morning devotion, later morning hike in the mountains, afternoon at the beach in South Carolina, evening praise and worship concert.
My biggest pet peeve: when phone calls are not returned
Something most people don’t know about me is… that my identical twin brother and I are both left handed.
What is your favorite Scripture verse? Jeremiah 29:11-13
What is your favorite movie or TV show? The 1994 movie, “Forest Gump”
What is your favorite eating establishment? Olive Garden, hands down!
Kristine McClain, Announcer (7pm-9pm)
Started at WGRC: May 2009
Born and raised: Lansdale, PA
Favorite Phrase or Quote: “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The ‘hard’ is what makes it great.”
Coolest place I’ve been: Hatcher Pass, in the Talkeetna Mountains of southcentral Alaska
Favorite food: Anything chocolate
Favorite interests… NASCAR, coaching softball, my cats
Favorite artist: Red
The perfect day of is… (a foreign concept!) Spent in comfy clothes, in my La-Z-Boy, watching movies
My biggest pet peeve: When people take up the entire aisle with their shopping cart, oblivious to the fact that other people need to get by.
Something most people don’t know about me is… I’m half Latvian, and proud of it!
What is your favorite Scripture verse? Isaiah 40:31 – “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not faint.”
What is your favorite movie or TV show? Survivor
What is your favorite eating establishment? Taco Bell
Ryan Graber, Announcer (Saturday 12pm-5pm, Sunday 3pm-7pm)
Started at WGRC: February, 2014
Born: Accident, MD
One of my favorite verses: Romans 8:1: There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
Favorite Foods: Hot Peppers, Portabella Mushrooms, Artisan Bread
Interests: Theology/Bible study, genealogy, learning to cook, singing/guitar/piano, reading history, and writing/blogging (theGrablog.com).
One thing I’d love to do is: Write a book and/or record an album.
Favorite movies/TV shows: Star Wars (the old ones, of course), West Wing, LOST, and Sherlock.
Favorite eating establishment: Chipotle.
Caryn Rehm, Announcer (Sunday 8am-1pm)
Started at WGRC: August 2015 (and previously employed during the Summer of 2014
Born&Raised: Milton, PA
Favorite Verse: Jeremiah 1:5 ““Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart;”
Favorite Foods: Mama’s Homemade Mac N Cheese! And chocolate! All kinds of chocolate!
Interests/Hobbies: Theatre, Basketball, Music!
Favorite TV Show: Psych
One Thing I’d Love to Do Is: Go on Tour (Musically or Theatrically), I’ve always thought that would be fun and interesting.