Marlene Adkison Celebrates 40 Years At KTPK/Topeka, KS
April 20, 2016 at 11:31 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS congratulates ALPHA MEDIA Country KTPK (COUNTRY LEGENDS 106.9)/TOPEKA,KS Dir./Production/Midday personality MARLENE ADKISON, who celebrated her 40th anniversary with the station TODAY (4/20). Known to listeners as “MARLENA,” ADKISON began her decades-long run in 1976, and has handled every daypart on KTPK, including an eight-year run in mornings. Additionally, ADKISON has previously served as PD and OM at the station, before settling into her current roles.
As station PD/morning host SKEETER told ALL ACCESS, “MARLENA has been deeply involved in the community, devoting much of her time on- and off-the-air to raising money and awareness for the HELPING HANDS HUMANE SOCIETY OF TOPEKA. In years past, she has helped to raise money for the CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK, AMERICAN RED CROSS, and just this past month, helped the combined efforts of KTPK and ALPHA sister station WIBW (THE BIG 94.5 COUNTRY) to raise $76, 840 for ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL.” Check out a special video the station produced, commemorating her long career at KTPK.