Drex Rener Joins Tad Lemire On B98.5 Atlanta Mornings

Kara Leigh B98.5 WSB-FM Atlanta Tad & MellissaCox Media AC “B98.5” WSB-FM Atlanta has announced that P.J. ‘Drex’ Rener will be Tad Lemire’s new morning co-host.

Drex, most recently was the host of “Drex, Cassidy and Tingle” on Hot AC “Star 94” WSTR Atlanta. He has also worked mornings at “Kiss 95.1” WNKS Charlotte and “Q107.5” WHBQ-FM Memphis.

Rener replaces Melissa Carter who exited earlier this year. Producer Kara Leigh will take on an expanded role with the new “Tad & Drex Mornings” as the female voice.

Beginning Monday, May 15, B98.5 (WSB-FM/Atlanta) will be waking up Atlanta with a new addition to the morning show, Drex Renner. Tad & Drex Mornings will air weekdays from 5am-9am, continuing to focus on the issues that matter to women in Atlanta, music and celebrity news.

Prior to working at B98.5, Drex was the lead on “Drex, Cassidy and Tingle” on Star 94 Atlanta. He has also hosted mornings at Kiss 95.1 Charlotte and worked at stations in Memphis and Detroit. Tad Lemire has been with B98.5, co-hosting mornings since February of 2016 and will now be joined by Drex Rener. Kara Leigh will continue to serve as the producer and co-host for the new show, taking on a larger role and presenting a strong female voice.

Chris Eagan, Director of Branding and Programming, said “I am thrilled to be able to have a talent like Drex join Tad in mornings. I’ve watched these two become fast friends over the last few months. They both have a great understanding of the effort, energy and dedication it requires to be part of a major market morning show, and they’re just great people. I know Tad and Drex (and Kara) are up for the task!”

Drex said “This is the type of company and gig that you brag to your friends about. I look forward to a long career at Cox Media Group. Thanks to Chris Eagan and Donna Hall for believing in me.”

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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