Beasley Media AC “Mix 99.5” WJBR-FM Wilmington DE has announced its new on-air lineup.
Michael Waite, who previously spent 18 years at the station from 1993-2011, will return to host mornings with Jessie Micchelli. In his previous term with WJBR-FM, Waite held multiple positions including General Manager, Program Director, VP/Operations, and on-air host. Micchelli joins the station from iHeartMedia Wilmington where she served as a producer.
Program Director Rich DeSisto will take the afternoon slot from 3-7pm while the syndicated Delilah remains in nights.
Beasley relaunched WJBR-FM as “Mix 99.5” on December 26.
Beasley Media Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces the launch of The New MIX 99.5 WJBR-FM in Wilmington, Delaware.
Playing “one great song after another,” the station’s new line-up will consist of the launch of Michael and Jessie In The Morning, featuring the return of Michael Waite with Jessie Micchelli weekday mornings from 5:30am-9:00am.
“After seven years of being away from radio, I look forward to returning to entertaining our incredible listeners and working with Jessie,” said Michael Waite. “I’m beyond thrilled to have Michael Waite as a morning partner and to be spending each morning with the Delaware Valley,” said Jessie Micchelli.
Program Director, Rich DeSisto will entertain listeners on the drive home from 3pm-7pm. “It’s an exciting time for the heritage of WJBR as we continue to build on and evolve that brand,” said Rich DeSisto. Nationally syndicated Delilah airs Sunday nights – Friday nights 7pm – 12midnight.
“It was important for us to continue offering our listeners the very best listening experience available,” said AJ Lurie, Beasley Media Group vice president and market manager of WJBR-FM. “A lot of time and research went into our decision in launching the new format. I couldn’t be more excited as a fan!”