WRNS Revises On-Air Lineup Following Jim Mantel Retirement

95.1 WRNS Kinston New BernFollowing the retirement of morning host Jim Mantel on Friday, Dick Broadcasting Country 95.1 WRNS-FM Kinston/New Bern has unveiled its new on-air lineup.

The Bobby Bones Show will move into the morning drive slot from sister Country “92.3/101.1 The Wolf” WQSL Jacksonville/WQZL Belhaven. Mantel’s co-host Crystal Legends, who also is WRNS’ Program Director will move into middays replacing voicetracker Jeff Hackett. Recent addition Chase Adams remains in afternoons and Mica in nights.

No word yet on what will replace Bones on WQSL/WQZL, however rumors abound in the market about an upcoming format change there.

A week from today the Bobby Bones Show will start on WRNS .. & I'm happy.. for those that don't know Bobby Bones – you…

Posted by Crystal Legends on Monday, July 2, 2018

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