Program Director

This Pittsburgh native first came to Corpus Christi in 1976 while serving in the U.S. Navy. Chuck worked in Corpus Christi radio in the early 80’s before moving to stations in San Antonio, Akron, Cleveland and Pittsburgh. He returned to Corpus Christi in 1996 and is glad to be back in the Coastal Bend. Besides being one of our top On-Air talents, Chuck is KFTX’s Program Director. His “Morning Radio Broadcast” is peppered with wit and local perspectives as well as information you can use as you go about your workday. He enjoys playing the music he loves – REAL COUNTRY!




This  week on the Mystery Oldie win the new Trisha Yearwood CD "Prizefighter" 10 classics from Trisha and 6 new songs +2 Whataburger coupons!






 Michael Martin Murphey brings his "Cowboy Christmas" show to TAMCC Performing Arts Center  Dec 7.  Listen to my morning show for your chance to win a pair of tickets!












"No Shirt? No Cap? No Problem!" Listen to Chuck Abel every weekday morning to win a new edition KFTX T-shirt AND Ballcap. You'll hear a special contest in and win on the morning radio broadcast. One set per person. Good luck and look good with 97.5 KFTX Real Country.   Roger Creager at Brewster Street Icehouse tix to that show too! 

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Below you'll see Chuck Abel with a few of the country artists he's had the pleasure of meeting over the years; Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood & Texas Country favorites The Randy Rogers Band!


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