WFLM Air Personalities
Tom Joyner Morning Show
He is the host of the Tom Joyner Morning Show from 6 am to 10 am Monday through Friday. He began his broadcasting career in 1988 after serving four years as a United States Marine in the Armed Forces of America. Graduating from Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Jumpin Joe considered it a blessing to have worked with radio icons as Joe Fisher, George Coles and Diamond Jim Sears.
He's served the Treasure Coast Community for over 20 years with passion and commitment not only behind the microphone, but also in the community. Jumpin' Joe has served on several boards from Hurricane Disaster Relief during the '04 hurricanes Frances and Jean to high utility rates effecting the residents of the Treasure Coast.
Jumpin' Joe is the co-host of Good News Pay It Forward Friday Show with Anthony Chambers from 10 am - 11 am. They allow listeners on the Treasure Coast to voice their opinions on national and local issues. As you can see Jumpin' Joe has earned his name and loves what he does and the people in which he serves through the air waves of WFLM 104-7 The Flame.
“Mighty Mike” was the original hire for WFLM radio, coming on the air December of 1993. Mike Served as the Program Director and Music Director. Through the years, Mike has gained tenure as the Operations Manager. Awards have been presented to him from the NAACP, The Sickle Cell Foundation, The National Association of Black Broadcasters, Major League Baseball, The National Basketball Association, The National Football League and more.
This former school teacher has expanded his ‘classroom’ to the airwaves.
Jane "J.B." Bassa
J.B. is the new and exciting host of "The MidDay Groove", 10a-3pm Mon-Friday.She loves meeting people and spending time with family and friends. J.B. has worked many years in the South Florida Radio Industry Market.
She has received numerous awards for her commitment to R & B Music and to the Community Other awards include "Jack The Rapper" DJ of The Year Award, The "Price Waterhouse Up and Comers Award" and the SouthEast Music "DJ of The Year Award".
J.B. was also the Producer of the "African Diaspora Awards" Event and the successful television show "Faces In Black" producing over 100 shows about the African American Experience.
Gregory Popeye Alexander
We are pleased to bring you Gregory “Popeye” Alexander of Memory Lane and The International Players Band. Popeye has been in the entertainment industry since his youth, being featured in films such as The Five Heartbeats and Hollywood Shuffle.
He also appeared in music videos with chart topping entertainers like Chaka Khan, Herb Albert, David Bowie, The New Edition and many more.
Host of "The Cool Flame". This program features Ballads and soft R & B, Mon - Thur 8p-12am. A music extraordinaire and devoted performer Popeye will be turning up the heat this and every Sunday for The Rondeavue Smooth Jazz & Soft R&B Show (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM). Stay tune as Popeye and The Flame transform your Sundays with awesome Jazz and the best in R & B.
Originally from West Palm Beach, Florida, Michael (Mike) Burke started his radio career while still in high school. A local station, WIRK, put Mike to work on their “High School News” segment as a reporter.
After graduation, it was off to Howard University to study Broadcast Management. Mike worked at the student-run campus station WHBC initially as an announcer, then as program director.
Mike enjoyed a successful 30-year career in Washington radio working for United Broadcasting Co, Radio Broadcast Communications, Inc., Radio One, WHUR Howard University Radio, Metro Networks and Bonneville International/WTOP as a Traffic Anchor & Reporter. Currently he is an on-air personality with WFLM.
This groove controller, from the tropical Island of Jamaica will get you jumping with his vigorous, energetic style of reggae. He started his first gig at a house party with one black Gemini turntable, and later learning how to mix with two. From an early age DJ Fresh was inspired by a local band and played the drums from the age of twelve. He later ventured onto the club scene, played various types of music that launched his career off the Island of Jamaica to different parts of the world. He got the name DJ Fresh by being one of the first local Disc jockey to scratch with Reggae. This landed him a role as the main selector on the sound (Street Hawk) now known as King Courage which currently function mainly in Montego Bay Jamaica. Fresh developed a talent for singing/song writing and producing in which he established his record label (Fresh Productions). His excellent ear and his love for music have allowed him to work with various established artists throughout the world. Prior to making it big in the music industry, artist like Jovie Rockwell, Little Hero, Galexy P, Shanna presently known as Etana, Merceless, Sasha and more; enjoyed working with DJ.Fresh. Some of those times were spent in the garage on the original sound system (Street Hawk) and other time spent in DJ Fresh home studio. Currently DJ Fresh can be heard playing Reggae on 104-7 THE FLAME on Sunday nights from 8 p.m. til midnight.
DJ C Smood
Born in the city of Ocho Rios on the beautiful Island of Jamaica. Raised in Ochi/Kingston JA. Then on to Brooklyn NY as a teenager. Migrated to Florida 10 years later. See the trend here. I am working my way back to u….
I have been in radio since 1996. Started with college radio at Nova Southeastern University Big up all fellow Knights(Sharks Now)current & Alums.
Role Models: My number one role model is my mother. “Love Ya Mama Ruby”
When I'm not on air: I most likely would be playing or coaching soccer(football as we call in Jamaica) or spinning music on my turntables somewhere. I have a real passion for both. Equally as important though is spending time with the family, doing all the family fun stuff. “Luv dem like cook food”. Oh yeah I could also be in your local hospital trying to fix all your breathing /lung issues. So watch di smoking cuz I practice Respiratory Therapy the way I play soccer…“really tough” Shout out to all my fellow RTs out there. Bwoy mi sound like a true Jamaican..“Yuh only have tree jobs…Yuh lazy lima bean” (In Livin Color)
Anthony hosts two weekly radio programs; “Pay it Forward-Thursday” and “Discover Your Power.” “ The Pay It Forward Thursday Show airs 7pm, integrates the Pay it Forward Movement with highlights of local agencies and individuals making a positive difference, while introducing subject matter and topics of interest/concern, to inform, inspire and empower the listeners. Pay it Forward Thursday may be heard on W.F.L.M. 104. 7 F.M. & W.I.R.A. 1400 A.M. Station from 7pm to 8pm. The “Discover Your Power” show provides the listener with practical life enhancing strategies that may be employed by anyone seeking personal improvement and self discovery. Discover Your Power may be heard Saturdays on W.I.R.A. 1400 A.M., 11 to noon. Chamber's unique in-site has created quite the buzz on the Treasure Coast Community's. Both shows may be streamed via the World Wide Web at www.wira1400am.com.