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General Manager / General Sales Manager

Tina Tilton

Hailing from South Memphis, Tina Tilton, a media personality and TV producer launched her career in 1996 after graduating with a B.A. in Mass Communications from Lambuth University. Tina’s on-air radio skills flourished on top stations including Q107.5, HOT 107.1, WLRM Love 1380, WQOX 88.5, with a very brief stint at 1340 WLOK, WHAL 95.7 and WAVN 104.1 FM In the late 90’s, Tina set her sights on fulfilling her dream of being on television; which led to hosting Video Waves and Da Radical Truth on Channel 3. She later hosted Street Scenes on Fox 13, and Joy In Our Town on the Trinity Broadcasting Network. From 2014-2018, Tina was the proud owner of TTEN (The Tina Tilton Entertainment Network) on Channel 46.1, an affiliate of Flinn Broadcasting reaching one million households in Tennessee and Mississippi during its reign. In 2019, Tina Tilton became the official spokesperson for The Podcast Center, helping podcasters broadcast on Comcast in Memphis. She hosts three television shows: Tha Blend, Tina Tilton’s Top 10, and Open For Business, while producing local shows for placement on Comcast 17 and 31. Currently, Tina Tilton serves as General Manager / General Sales Manager for Bumpin 96.3FM Memphis. This mother of Olivia, wife of Sam, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, is our “Southern Girl” committed to making television dreams come true … the one and only, TINA TILTON.

Operations Manager

Christie Taylor

Christie Taylor was born in Washington D.C., and in the early 1970’s moved with family to West Tennessee. Her love of “all things artsy” led to her pursuit of a Communications degree with concentration in Radio, TV, and Film; and later graduated with a Bachelor in Drama TV and Film Performance from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Throughout the years, Christie has worked for radio stations from Detroit to Memphis to Birmingham to St. Louis. Whether serving as a radio personality, a radio host for a monthly entertainment show; or hosting a public affairs show, Christie, has earned the respect of being an award-winning radio personality and TV/podcast host. While media has served as her primary entertainment platform, Christie has credits in acting, writing, and directing for stage and film, music, poetry, and is a published author. She is the founder of a seminar company, Living LIFE, designed to motivate attendees to realize their purpose and actualize their dream. As a lifelong creative entrepreneur, she runs two consultant services: The Script Polishers focused on script consulting and training; and Christie Taylor Consulting specializing in media and public speaking coaching. Currently, Christie is the Operations Manager for Bumpin 96.3FM Memphis. Christie, a renaissance woman with a heart of service, loves giving back to the community with a focus on children, the arts, and history preservation.

PROGRAMMING & music director

Howard Kew

Howard was introduced to the entertainment industry in 1986 repairing sound equipment and carrying records for Detroit and Chicago DJs while attending Tennessee State University. After connecting with Detroit native Lamarr “2 Smooth” Taylor, this duo later referred to as Voice Entertainment, became the most sort after combination on the Nashville collegiate party scene. In 1990 Howard graduated from T.S.U. with a Computer Science degree and accepted a Computer Engineering position with a Memphis based firm. He satisfied his passion for DJing by producing mix tapes containing popular styles of music from other regions in the country and “opening up” for popular DJs in the city.

America’s Premier Steel Spinner Howard Q. continued working to bridge the distance between the streets and mainstream urban radio by hosting the first ever mix show (Power Mix @ 6) and live broadcast from “The Spot” on the 100,000 watt heritage station WHRK K-97 FM in Memphis Tennessee. (Saturday 10p – Midnight from July 1999 – November 2000) In November of 2000 the Sunday night phenomenon was once again rekindled at Denim & Diamonds. His popularity awarded him the opportunity to be the first DJ ever in Memphis radio history to have active shows on 4 radio stations simultaneously. (Thursday & Sunday night mix show live from Denim & Diamonds on K-97, Old School Drive @ 5 on V 101.1, Weekend guests spots on Power 98 & Saturday night live on Hot 107).

Today DJ Extraordinaire aka The Teflon Don, (affectionately referred to as The Legendary) Howard Q. (obsessed with progress & addicted to winning) “It don’t stop & I won’t quit.” — Howard (muh-phuckin’) Q.!

Promotions Director

World Famous LeVeda McCou

Worldfamous LeVeda McCou Award Winning Media Personality and Decorated Businesswoman from Memphis, TN. She has served her beloved home of Memphis, Tennessee and the world through her radio show, podcast, ministry gifts, talents, and connections.  LeVeda spent most of her career in banking; as well as matriculating through Leadership Memphis and serving on numerous nonprofits before going fulltime into business ownership as well as providing platforms for other business owners, creatives, and dreamers. She has been apart of many viral campaigns and her work has been seen on NBC, ABC, and Worldstar! She holds degrees in ministry from Kingdom University led by her mentor, Dr. Cindy Trimm-Tomlinson as well as a National Chaplin Certificate, and Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from SGLU. She has been awarded the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award, Congressional Leadership Award, and Memphis Hip Hop Awards Media Personality of the Year. She has served as Brand Strategist and is now the Promotions Director of Bumpin 96.3FM & Right On Radio and radio show host of “Memphis Love Butter Radio Show” Worldfamous is the proud mother of 4 sons, Kenyon Joshua-Adam McCou, Christian Alex-Jordan McCou, Micah Andrew-Simon McCou, and Emmanuel Johnathan-Nehemiah McCou.

Local Sales and Promotions Coordinator

Alicia Vaughn

Alicia Vaughn, better known as the Award Winning Lit Lovely Lisa. She is a 48 year old Entrepreneur, Public Figure, Tv host, Event host/ Industry Judge, Radio Personality, Event Coordinator, Educator, Mentor, Business Owner, Motivational Speaker, Talent manager, Juvenile Probation Officer, Mother of three and a Veteran of the United States of Army. Lit Lovely Lisa was the COO of Cypher City Radio for 4 years in which she ran alone because the owner was battling cancer. Lit Lovely Lisa has accumulated 18 awards to date. She has a Non-Profit Organization called HELPP’s Outreach in which she started in 2016. HELPP’s Outreach goal is dedicated to significantly improve in the wellbeing of Men, Women, and Children. Alicia does back to school drives, coat drives for the kids, toy drives during Christmas, Alicia’s one of the founders of Mental Health Day to raise awareness through the community about Mental Health and those who struggle. She is a sponsor of The National Kidney Society, Sista Strutz Memphis, Purple Meets Pink in honor of Breast Cancer & Domestic Violence. Alicia is one of the owners and founder of Ready Set Play. She mentors young adults and the youth at Heal the Hood Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Memphis, and for Bully the Bull Foundation. Alicia was a sponsor for Friday Night Lights Memphis and is currently a sponsor for SSC Hood Idol Tour and Hood Idol Awards. Alicia is the Program Director for Bumpin 96.3 FM Memphis. While her tv show, The Lit Lovely Lisa Tv Show, airs every Wednesday night at 7:30pm on Comcast/Xfinity Ch. 17 Memphis, YouTube and Roku.

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Assistant Music Director

Dir. Flo Gibbs

Brand & Marketing Strategist

Mylena Reed

Office Administrator

Daryl McCulley

Street Team Manager

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