Danny G is a Wytheville native, Danny has worked at WYVE Radio for the past 24 years as News/Sports Director, Operations Manager and morning show host. He has won numerous state and regional awards for news and sports broadcasting, including winning the UPI Top News Man award five years running in small market radio. Danny's mainstays are "Conversation with Danny G morning show segment where he has interviewed governors, congressmen, astronauts, race car drivers, country music and gospel stars, local officials and students. His sports talk show is the longest running, local sports show in the state of Virginia. Outside the radio station, Danny has been involved in the United Way, Lions Club, Helping Overcome Poverty's Existence Steering Committee, Board Of Zoning Appeals, Wythe County Joint Industrial Development Authority, Chamber of Commerce board of directors, All Nations Church of God, Jaycees, Local Emergency Planning committee, and the Housing Authority, just to name a few. Danny is married to Wytheville native Becky Smelser, has two children, Amanda and Nathan, and is a member of the Wythe County Sports Hall of Fame.
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Jerry Stone is a native of and graduated in 1966 from Broadcasting School in Atlanta. He began recording country music in 1969, and in 1971 his song entitled "CC Rider" made the Billboard charts. Jerry has worked with various recording artists including The Wilburn Brothers, Loretta Lynn, Chuck Rogers, Willie Nelson, Tommy Collins, and Charlie Daniels. In 1980, Jerry went back to his roots in gospel music where he has performed with groups including The Singing Sam Aritans, The Prophets Quartet, The Ruppes, The Stamps, The Imperials, and The Oak Ridge Boys. Jerry began "The Olive Branch Praise and Worship Hour at WYVE in 1998. In his spare time, Jerry spreads his love for music through his singing, recording and various performances.
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Craig Allison started his career in radio here at WYVE in the 1950's. Some well known programs were the "Your Ol Buddy" Granny Frye or "The RoadRunner" show. After taking a break from radio Craig is back with a brand new show to the station called "Music of the Mountains" where he explores the bluegrass music that so many have grown up on and love.
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Hal Moore Legendary Denver broadcaster Hal Moore has achieved what few ever will: a lifelong career in radio. Hal's 40 plus years in radio include evening-show host and music director at KIMN in Denver, drive-time show host and music director at Cleveland's WKYC and an unheard of 28 years on Denver KHOW's "Hal and Charley"" morning show. In addition to his unique on-air work and roles as music and program director, Hal has also held the positions of operations and station manager. He has received the Gavin Music Director of the Year and Billboard's AC Personality of the Year awards and has been nominated for the Radio Hall of Fame.
Shannon Stone Shannon started her radio career in her hometown of Denver, Colorado at Top 40 KS104. She got the "programming bug" from watching veteran leaders create exciting, fun radio and has had the opportunity to program Classic Rocker KYJT in Arizona and the legendary Country station KKCS in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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Craig "Catfish" Hunter joins Dial Global's True Country team after working at Jefferson-Pilots' legendary KYGO in Denver. Prior to that he spent ten years at Atlanta's WSTR/STAR 94 where his "Little Radio Show" won five consecutive A.I.R. (Achievement In Radio) awards as "Atlanta's Best Afternoon Drive Show. In addition to his achievements in radio, Catfish loves hanging with his hound dogs and can be found hacking a golf ball out on any course, even in the winter.
Chuck Leary Over the past 35 years, Chuck has combined his passion for playing the hits on radio with recording and tour managing some of the greatest artists of all time, including America, The Beach Boys, and The Bee Gees. In radio, Chuck has been an on-air personality, producer and programmer on stations from KWAV in Monterey, California to the legendary KYGO in Denver. He thrives on listener interaction, and their calls are always welcome!
Joyce Jefferson After years of working for country stations KTOM and KRTY in California and KYGO in Colorado, Joyce brings her warmth and humor to True Country. She's a seasoned radio professional and frazzled mom to three girls – a preteen and preschooler twins. "I live in the real world, with a husband, kids, a career and a minivan."
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