Lee Wenger


Native Peorian Lee Wenger joined WCBU as Membership Manager in the summer of 1996. Late in 1998 he became an on-air host.

Over the years, Lee has worked as a professional actor (and all the part-time survival jobs that entails), writer-producer at an ad agency, substitute teacher, piano-mover, box-office manager, choir director and more, and has performed with most of the arts organizations in central Illinois.

Lee and his wife Denise Adams are graduates of Bradley University, as are all three of their adult children.

Ways to Connect

Peoria Public Radio Executive Director Tom Hunt is retiring today after 52 years in broadcasting, most of it at public radio stations. Hunt talks about his time in the industry with Peoria Public Radio’s Lee Wenger:


Tom Hunt retires today after more than a half-century in the radio broadcast industry. He is also a ham radio operator and we trust he won’t be a stranger to the ‘airwaves’.