Hosts and Reporters

At Townsquare Media Battle Creek, we do our best to support our local community in the most impactful ways possible. All of the content creators you see below live, work and play in the same places as you and your families -- and we know that what happens right here matters to you most. We hope you find that our original local content (found on our website and free mobile app) informs and entertains you as much as we enjoy creating it. Get to know each of us a little more by checking out our "behind the byline" facts below:

Tim Collins

I'm 95.3 WBCK's Brand Manager, and Director of Content for Townsquare Media's Battle Creek Stations and host of the 95.3 WBCK Morning Show. I've been with the station for 31 years. I'm also a professional musician, playing the t…


Renk grew up in the suburbs of Detroit Michigan where he attended and graduated from Detroit Catholic Central High School. “CC” as it is commonly referred to, is a private, Catholic, all-male college preparatory high school. H…

Steve Gruber

I have been a voice of common sense and reason from the time I first opened the mic in 1985 at WFMK in Lansing, Michigan. I have traveled tens of thousands of miles since that day pursuing hard news along with the most colorful pe…

Lacy James

Born in Kalamazoo, from Three Rivers and Centreville, MI. I love animals, music, food, history, and keeping informed on current events. You can reach me at