Effective today WHCB 91.5FM will have a new Program Director to assist the General Manager with the day-to-day operation of the non-profit, Educational, non-commercial CHRISTian radio facility that broadcasts to portions of five states from its studios in Blountville. According to Dr. Kenneth Hill, General Manager, the position has been open for quite a long time.
Hill stated, “WHCB is a unique station with a need for a program director that has an understanding of the people who listen to and support this station. This candidate for Program Director has that understanding. I think J. Mike Cox will do a great job for us.”
According to station records, Cox began volunteering for WHCB in 1997 while a student at King University. He began paid employment with WHCB in 1999 as a production assistant. In the years following, Cox earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from East Tennessee State University in 2002 and his Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University in 2017. He, most recently served as Production Coordinator and Staff Meteorologist for WHCB 91.5 FM.
“Heralding CHRIST’s Blessings has been a focus of WHCB’s ministry for over 35 years. I am simultaneously humbled and excited at this new challenge to help lead the ministry in the future.”, said Cox when asked about his view of the change in positions.
WHCB 91.5 FM is owned and operated by donor-supported Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation as an outreach of the non-profit CHRISTian organization from studios and offices at 2175 TN Highway 75, Suite 6, Blountville, Tennessee near the airport. Their phone number is 423-878-6279.