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WGTS Hires Evening Show Producer

WGTS/Wash DC (91.9) welcomes Mercedes Rich as the Evening Show Producer.  Rich comes to WGTS from WRVL/Lynchburg (The Journey) on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. She’ll work on the air and behind the scenes with Evening Show Host Suzanne Cheesman.  Her first show was on Friday, June 9.

“WGTS is committed to being a live and local station that is always there for its listeners. Hiring Mercedes will help us reach that goal by serving our evening listeners,” said WGTS Program Director Brennan Wimbish.

“I know that God has led me to this station because I feel such peace about being here, and the community is incredible.  I’m just so excited to be a part of this team,” said Rich.

Mercedes started her radio career in the summer of 2021 as a summer intern at KLRC/Siloam Springs and transitioned from there to the part-time Promotions Assistant at WRVL/Lynchburg (The Journey), and then in April of 2022, was promoted to Full-Time as the Promotions and Production Assistant and the Midday Show Host. Also, in March of 2023, she started voice-tracking for Moody Radio’s Praise and Worship Channel. 

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