Kathy Kantola, Executive Assistant. Kathy started working for the ministry in 1976. In addition to her office duties, Kathy takes her turn on the air weekday afternoons as she produces and hosts "Kathy's Kids Corner." Kathy and her husband John enjoy traveling in their motor home (purchased so they could take their two Cocker Spaniels, Bart and Bella with them) and walking the dogs daily. They also have a cat named Cleo. Kathy team teaches the Junior Sunday School class at her church, and plays the organ.
Andy Larsen, Chief Staff Announcer & News Director. Andy began working for the ministry as a part-time announcer in 1991, and was hired full-time in 1992. Since 1994, he has been the weekday morning voice of Gospel Opportunities. Andy has been married to his wife Peggy since July, 2005.
Donna Carpenter has been working for Gospel Opportunities since 1985. She has worked just about every shift, but currently does Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, and one Sunday evening per month. Donna and her husband, Herb, have three sons, and a daughter who she home-schools. Donna enjoys the outdoors, camping, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, swimming, and walking her German Shepherd, Zoey. Donna plays the piano and flute, and teaches both in Sunday School and AWANA. She says it's a privilege to be a part of the ministry that WHWL offers as the Word of God is taught through preaching, teaching, and music.
Emily Carpenter has been a long-time listener to WHWL, and has been working on-air since August, 2005. Emily works several weekday and weekend shifts, and fills in where needed. She says she enjoys her work here because of the ministry it is both to others and herself. Emily is a student at Northern Michigan University. Emily is involved in AWANA at her church, and sings in the choir. Some of her favorite pastimes are playing football, biking, reading, and walking her dog.
Sue Goodwin began her radio career in 1993. She works Sunday afternoons, and can be heard occasionally on weekday afternoons, giving Kathy some well-deserved time off. Sue and her husband have 2 married children and five grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys quilling (a paper craft,) reading and gardening. Sue enjoys working for WHWL because she likes the music she gets to play, and the opportunity to minister to listeners.
Ray Hedberg has been with the ministry since 1999. He currently works as an accountant for a large corporation, and can be heard occasionally on the air filling in.