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James Spates

“Jim Starr”

P.O. Box 70441

Nashville, TN 37207



Achievements & Awards

  • 2007 “Jus Blues” Music Award for the Best Blues and Radio Station (WVOL- Nashville, TN)
  • Best Announcer (WCEM- Cambridge, MD)

Professional Work History

2004-Present  WVOL 1470 AM  Nashville, TN

Radio Announcer Morning Drive

Responsible for producing professional quality radio programs and exercising professional news judgment in determining news/music information that is appropriate for broadcast. Such programs consist of the following:

  • Motown in Your Town
  • Two for Tuesday
  • What’s Your Request Wednesday
  • Throw Back Thursday
  • Funky Friday
  • The Infamous Blue’s Café

Served as a principal morning drive-time announcer this position also included the operations of all equipment in the master control room and central equipment rack. Prepared creative writing voice over production for the station; reviewed wire copy, public service announcements, underwriting announcements, and pre-recorded reports and audio elements.

2001-2002  WCMG 94.3 FM  Florence, SC

Radio Announcer (weekends)

1995-1995  WICI 94.7 FM  Sumter, SC

Radio Announcer (weekends)

1992-1995  WCEM 106.3 FM  Cambridge, MD

Radio Announcer/Program Manager

1989-1990  WZBA 104.9 FM  Bay Country-Mobile, AL

Program Director/Music Director/Radio Announcer

1986-1989  WCEM 1240 AM  Cambridge, MD

Radio Announcer


1988  National Black Network News New York, NY


1986  William Patterson University Wayne, NJ

B.A.; Mass Communications


James"Jim Starr" Spates
P.O.Box 70441
Nashville, TN 37207