Chief Engineer, 25+ years
Kendrick Lydell Brumfield
"Yoboyken", is from Magnolia MS. Ken has been in radio since 1997. Ken loves music and loves his air shift on WTYJ/WMIS. You can hear Ken on saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. and many Sunday afternoons with the best in Gospel.
Calvin Butler, Operations Manager for WTYJ/WMIS Radio Station. He is a 1982 graduate of North Natchez High School and received a Bachelor of Art degree from Alcorn State University. He began his employment in 1987 as a part time announcer. He has served as Music Director and Program Director. He is the host of the 5’oclok Traffic Jam Monday-Friday. Calvin is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and a member of the Zion Chapel AME Church. Calvin won Statewide Radio Announcer of the year in 2006 at the Jackson Music Awards. He is involved in many community organizations and for his service has earned him the 2007 President Award from the Natchez Business and Civic League and 2008 NAACP Community service award.
Calvin is married to Aquetta (Dennis) Butler and they are the proud parents of Darius and Calvin.
Pictured above with Chadwick Boseman, artist who played James Brown in the film "Get On Up"
Latashia Denise Clark
“Denise in the morning”, married to Alvin E. Clark, daughter Kennedy and son Jeremiah, Consultant for Mary Kay, over 7 years in radio all at WTYJ/WMIS, Many Sunday afternoons with the best in Gospel 2013 winner of “Mississippi Gospel Announcer of the Year.”
Henry Davis, Jr.
“Gospel Slim”, Saturday mornings and Sunday night’s with Gospel Slim, Works with the Natchez Adams School District in security, Married to Lekita Brady Davis, Daughter Vinicia and son Henry Davis III, Three time winner of Jackson Music Awards - most recently in 2016 - “Mississippi Gospel Announcer of the Year"
Bob Ewing has over 50 years experience in the broadcasting industry. His first job was at WMIS 1240 in 1959.He has worked at many radio station around the United States and Telecommunication companies in seven different countries. Bob also owns a radio production company that produces radio jingles and campaigns.
Mary Griffin has worked in radio for more than sixteen years. Mary is a gospel announcer and has promoted many Gospel events for during her twenty five year career. Some of her promotions include the legendary Shirley Caesar, Lee Williams, the Williams Brothers and more. Mary has been the master of ceremonies at different events in the Miss-Lou and the San Diego area. She currently works as an air personality. Mary also won the Statewide Gospel Announcer of the Year twice at the Jackson Music Awards; Most recently in 2012.
'Astina' Ann Grennell Heard
Worked in radio for over 20 years, Works as a substitute on air personality, Degree from Alcorn State University and the Art Institute of Atlanta in music, Wife of grammy award winning music producer, Fanatic. They are the parents of Jadtryl and Austin.
“The Hilltop – D Hill” Retired aircraft mechanic; Account Exec for WTYJ WMIS; The Latest in blues, R&B Monday thru Friday ; one time winner and two times runner up Jackson Music awards Statewide R & B Announcer of the Year.
Over 17 years in radio
Works Talk night Tuesdays, elections
Artist and photographer
runner up for Jackson Music awards Statewide R and B announcer of the year.
Plays an hour of Gospel and several hours of Blues/R & B weekday afternoons
Music Director of WTYJ WMIS Radio
Been in radio since 1991, Became a DJ at clubs at an early age
Co owner of Club 601 Bar and Grill.
Married to Rose, Five children, Vanessa, Greg, Chip, Brandi and Candi.
First to bring home the Jackson Music Awards Mississippi State wide R & B Announcer of the Year, And has brought it home 4 times.
Jerome Edward Myles, Sr. aka J. Myles is a native of Adams County. He graduated from North Natchez High School in 1979. He graduated from Natchez Junior College in 1981 with an Associate of Arts Degree in Communications. He also attended Alcorn State University. He is a gospel radio announcer/production manager with WTYJ 97.7 FM / WMIS 1240 AM and Gospel Music Director for WPRL FM 91.7 broadcasting from the campus of Alcorn State University . Jerome is the owner of J. Myles Productions that produces outdoor gospel events, programs and recordings. He recorded with the Brothers of Faith, the United Spirituals Singers and the Pleasant Green Baptist Church Choir and has recently recorded his solo project Prayer Will See You through “The Next Level”. He is an active member of the Pleasant Green Baptist Church and the President of the Senior Choir in Natchez. Jerome has received many awards and certificates of recognition and appreciation. In 1998 he was selected as one of the most influential persons in Natchez. In 2005 and 2010 he received the Statewide Gospel Announcer of the Year at the Annual Gospel Music Awards in Jackson. He also received a resolution for this prestigious award from the Mayor and Board of Alderman in the City of Natchez. J is married to theElizabeth Benjamin Myles and is the father of five children, Kobe, Tyler, Jerome, Jr., Dedrick and Devyn.
Walter Squalls, Deceased
First Black Radio Announcer in Natchez on WMIS. In the early 60's he became the first black police officer in Natchez. He worked on the air from 6pm-10pm and wore his police uniform while broadcasting. Ebony Magazine out of Chicago came down and did an article with pictures wearing his police uniform while broadcasting. A two time winner of Jackson Music Awards “Statewide R & B announcer of the Year”
Part of WMIS/WTYJ Radio family for the past 20 plus years as announcer, manager and advisor.
Received Bachelor of Science degree and master’s degree in science from Alcorn State University. Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc (Zeta Delta Omega), Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Natchez Association of Afro American Culture. Associated Director of Athletics/Senior Women Administrator for Alcorn State University.
Wife of Dante Weir And mother of son Jonathan and daughter Danyel.
Robert "Buz" Ellis
Core DJ Buz Monday thru Friday brings you "The Live Drive at 5" and "The Fix at 6" playing the best in Zydeco, Southern Soul, R&B and Blues from 5pm to 9pm. Been in radio since 2001. Became a mobile/club disc jockey in 1983. Owner of Raw Bone Entertainment Group, active member of the Core Dj's Worldwide. Graduated from Vidalia High School. Active member of Triumph Baptist Church. Serves on the event and scholarship board. Active member of Masonic Lodge Pride of Vidalia Lodge #106, HRAM Enterprise #17, R&S Masters Rodney McFarland Sr. #4 The Mystic Shrine of Dubar #250. King Solomon Temple #19, Louis R Price Consistory #173.
Works ballgames . part time weekends. Student at Natchez High School.
Trenia Gooden Webster
aka T.G. Webster is back on the air Wednesday thru Friday mornings 6am to 9am with "Wake Up It's Praise Time Miss Lou" T.G. spends off time with husband Pastor Kevin G Webster, Sr. and their three youngest girls. Caitlyn, Kennedy, and Lori Peyton. The eldest Kevin Jr, Joshua, Isaiah and Candance have left the nest. Johnnie E and Anna Gooden and the late Gearldine Tyler Good are Trenia's parents. Trenia is a member of New Hope Vision Center in Natchez and New Life Worship Church of New Orleans.
Works ballgames . part time weekends. Student at Natchez High School.
"lil west" works part time. Student at Alcorn State University majoring in Communications.