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Veteran Bluewater Broadcasting Employee, Jay Scott, Promoted to Operations Manager

Official Title Goes Into Effect October 2019

Montgomery, AL 2019:  Bluewater Broadcasting is pleased to announce the promotion of one of our most experienced employees, Jay Scott, to Operations Manager, effective October 18th, 2019.

Jay Scott, Operations Manager

Jay started his broadcasting career back in September 2000 at Montgomery Broadcast Properties as a Board Op for the “Steve in DC” Morning Show based out of St. Louis, Missouri. Once the company officially became Bluewater Broadcasting in 2004, Jay’s resume included air shifts on Star 98, Bama Country 98.9 and Alice 96.1. Over the years, he became Production Director over all eight stations and currently has air shifts on The Vault 107.1 and News Talk 93.1. Jay said, “You don’t stay in this business as long as I have without being able to do anything that’s needed at the stations. But in all seriousness, I’m thrilled and honored to receive the position.”

Rick Peters, Managing Partner of Bluewater adds, “Well, he was doing all of this work for the stations anyway, so we figured we’d add an official title on it!”

Bluewater Broadcasting owns eight total stations including BAMA Country 98.9, Adult Contemporary, KISS 96.1; Alternative, 104.9 The Gump; NewsTalk 93.1; Classic Country, Possum 103.9; Urban, 97.9 Jamz;  Album Rock, The Vault 107.1; and Hip Hop Oldies, Yo! 100.5.

For more information contact: Kristen Hooper at 334-244-0961 or [email protected]

Married Duo, JT and Leanne, Officially Join Bluewater Broadcasting

Debut on Bama Country 98.9 WBAM Set for October 1st

Montgomery, AL 2019: Bluewater Broadcasting is pleased to announce two new on-air additions to our staff, JT and Leanne Thompson. Both will make their debut on Bama Country, 98.9, WBAM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

JT & Leanne are a married couple with over 15 years of experience in both television and Morning Drive Radio as “Married with Microphones”, most recently as 13-year morning hosts on MIX 103. They also host a syndicated 2 hour talk show that airs nationwide via Envision Radio Networks out of Chicago. JT said, “We are super excited to be joining the Bluewater Broadcasting line-up! The best radio is created when local owners are in the building and concentrate their efforts directly on the stations and being involved in the community! Leanne added, “The opportunity to return to daily radio in the city we love was just too good to pass up! JT and I are not going anywhere – we live and work here just like our listeners.”

Rick Peters, Managing Partner of Bluewater adds, “We at Bluewater have been fortunate enough to be able to attract the best radio talent in the market. We’ve long wanted JT & Leanne to be part of our team, and that dream is finally realized. We’re looking forward to a great 2020.”

Leanne will be taking over the midday shift from 10a to 2p on Bluewater Broadcasting’s Country WBAM, while JT will be moving into the night shift spot from 7p to 10p.

Bluewater Broadcasting owns eight total stations including BAMA Country 98.9, Adult Contemporary, KISS 96.1; Alternative, 104.9 The Gump; NewsTalk 93.1; Classic Country, Possum 103.9; Urban, 97.9 Jamz; Top 40, Hits 107.1; and Hip Hop Oldies, Yo! 100.5.

For more information contact:  Kristen Hooper at 334-244-0961 or [email protected]

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