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 Jason Carothers CD "Honky Tonk Land" +2 Whataburger Taquito coupons!









 This week at Brewster Street Ice House it's Curtis Grimes w/special guest Bri Bagwell! Make sure you tune in to Chuck Abels morning show for your chance to win a pair of tickets, and Meet & Greet passes!



Would you like to win a Barbque Grilling package worth $54.00 for a party for the Dallas vs New Orleans game on Sunday evening September 28th. Go to Staples Street Meat Market, ask the cashier to register for this drawing. Staples Street Meat Market is just past Yorktown and you can get your meat, produce and drinks for any back yard party in one stop! Drawing will take place Wednesday, September 24th!

"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 music montage with instructions to call in and win on the morning radio broadcast everyday. One set per person. Good luck and look good with 97.5 KFTX Real Country



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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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