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WRBS Makes Staff Changes

WRBS/Baltimore (Shine 95.1) (Brighter Media Group) announces the promotion of John Lawhon to Program Director; while former PD Dave Paul moves to Director of Research and On-Air Fundraising.

 “I couldn’t be happier for our organization and for John and Dave. John is an outstanding programmer and Dave’s move aligns his experience and talent with what we need to reach even more people,” states Steve Lawhon, General Manager of Brighter Media Group.  

John Lawhon has been on staff at 95.1 SHINE-FM for eight years and has been Assistant Program Director and Music Director since 2015. He will continue to host middays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. “For the past 54 years, God has been writing an amazing story in Baltimore through this radio station. I’ve had a front row seat to its growth, and I am grateful for the opportunity to help reach more people with the love of Jesus,” says Lawhon. “I’m surrounded by great leaders and a great team, and I can’t wait to get to work!”

Dave Paul adds, “As excited as I am about my new opportunities, I’m even more excited about John becoming PD. The future of SHINE-FM and radio is brighter today!” Paul, celebrating over 30 years at 95.1 SHINE-FM, will direct all aspects of on-air fundraising across all Brighter Media Group platforms. Additionally, he will direct research and analysis for Brighter Media Group. He will remain in the mornings on Tracey & Dave, 5 a.m. – 10 a.m.