WKNZ/Milford, DE (The Bridge) has hired Christian radio veteran Chris Scotland to its team. The Bridge is a network of Christian formatted radio stations serving Delaware, Maryland, South Jersey and the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Scotland will join Bill Sammons and Denise Harper as co-host of the Morning Show on The Bridge.
Scotland has hosted the morning show at WCIC/Peoria since Aug 2020. His resume includes stints at WRBS/Baltimore, KNWI/Des Moines. He also served nine years as a worship pastor in Colorado Springs. Chris and his wife, Melinda, have five children and will be relocating to Delaware.
“Chris has a natural, warm and engaging manner that we believe will resonate with The Bridge listeners”, said Jeff Twilley, VP of Operations and Technology with The Bridge of Hope, Inc, the non-profit ministry that owns the four full-power radio stations operated as The Bridge. “He’s a great storyteller and has compassion and wisdom and a love for local radio and the local communities we are privileged to serve. We’re glad to welcome him to Delmarva!”, said Twilley.
Chris will join the Morning Show with Bill & Denise in mid-September.
The Bridge consists of four FM radio stations reaching a population of over 1.5 million people in four states, plus a growing audience via its app and web stream. The stations include 88.7 FM, WKNZ-Harrington, Dover, DE; 92.5 FM, WNKZ-Pocomoke City, Salisbury, MD; 89.3 FM, Bridgeton, Vineland, NJ; and 105.5 FM, Cape May Courthouse, Ocean City, NJ. The stations exist to be “a voice in the community, connecting people to Jesus and each other, and strengthening their lives.”