WTYJ/WMIS comes home with state radio awards

Published 10:19 pm Saturday, August 2, 2008

NATCHEZ — WTYJ/WMIS announcers fared well at the recent Jackson Music Awards.

Winners included:

4Dalton Hill (D Hill of the Hilltop) — Mississippi Statewide Disc Jockey of the Year

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4Latasha Denise Clark (Denise in the Morning) — runner up for Mississippi Gospel Radio Announcer of the Year

The 2008 winners join previous local winners, for Radio Announcer of the year, George Lee (G Lee,) Walter J. Squalls, Calvin Butler (Jyrod Buford,) Darrell White (Mr. Melody), and runner up Leon Hollins (Late Night Leon.)

Previous winners in the Gospel Radio Announcer of the Year category were, Mary Griffin (Mary G), Jennifer Minor (Lady J,) Jerome Myles (J Myles) and Henry Davis (Gospel Slim.)

Winners are chosen by radio listeners who vote via e-mail.