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Meet WIHS Station Manager Mark Channon

Mark joined the WIHS Staff on Monday, December 2, 2013. He is a lifelong resident of Connecticut and has 26 years of broadcasting experience at stations in Hartford and Litchfield counties. He worked at The Hartford Courant newspaper for 27 years before becoming the House Manager and Volunteer Relations Manager at the historic Warner Theatre in Torrington. He has in leadership positions in various churches over the years as Treasurer, Asst. Treasurer, Deacon and pulpit supply.

Mark accepted Christ as Savior on August 5th, 1967 at Word of Life Inn, Schroon Lake, NY through the ministry of evangelist, Don "Robbie" Robertson. In addition to meeting the Savior at Word of Life, he also met his wife at Word of Life. Mark and Elaine were married in August 1985. The Lord has blessed their lives with two daughters, Olivia and Diana. Elaine is the Office Manager at Torrington's Christian Counseling Connection. Olivia is a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago. Currently, she is the office manager at Precision Appliance Laboratory in Southbury, CT and is pursuing her Master's degree. Diana is a graduate of the Word of Life Bible Institute in Florida, and of Houghton College in western New York. She is employed at Mountainside Treatment Center in Canaan, CT.

"WIHS radio has been a part of my life since I was a kid", Mark says. "It's both an honor and privilege to be a part of this station and to use the talents, gifts and experience the Lord has given me to serve this vital ministry. I'm enjoying working with the WIHS Board of Directors and Staff and to glad see what the Lord is accomplishing through us!"

Mark is available to visit your church and share about what God is doing through the ministry of WIHS. Call WIHS for more details.

Updated: March 02, 2016