Saturday Sunrise

Saturday Sunrise is a weekend talk show that airs at around 7:40 a.m. on 104.9 WFIW, WFIW AM 1390 & 103.3 FM, and online through our website at If you are a member of a non-profit organization, or maybe you’re the lead organizer of an event coming up and you want to talk about it, you can contact host Derek Dunn at You can also phone 618-842-2159 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Interviews are 12-14 minutes long, and can be done in-person or through the phone.

On this November 16th edition of Saturday Sunrise, Derek interviews DuWayne Nobles, Superintendent of the City of Fairfield Gas Department. Topics include natural gas safety, the importance of calling JULIE (811) before digging, and Nobles’ high school football days when he played on the line for the Fairfield Mules.


On this November 9th edition of Saturday Sunrise, Derek interviews Joe, Laura and Abby Phelps of the Phelps Family Christmas Display. Topics include the genesis of how it all started, changes to this year’s layout, and the importance of Christmas lights. The first day of operation has been set for the day after Thanksgiving (November 29). For more information, check them out on Facebook: Phelps Family Christmas Display.


On this October 26th edition of Saturday Sunrise, Derek chats with Denise Walker, Marketing Specialist at WFIW/WOKZ. She does photography on the side. Topics include local photographer, Nathan Pearce of Fairfield. How to take advantage of indoor and outdoor lighting, and the increase use of photo effects.