Jessie Penate Named Power 96 MD/Night Host

Power 96 96.5 WPOW-FM MiamiEntercom Rhythmic CHR “Power 96” 96.5 WPOW-FM Miami has named Jessie ‘DJ JPS’ Penate as their new Music Director and night host.

Penate fills the opening created by Miguel ‘Mijo’ Irizarry’s promotion to Program Director/midday host in October. He has been working at the cluster as a mixer and part-time host on WPOW-FM and Country “Kiss Country 99.9” WKIS.

Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, announced the appointment of Jessie Penate (DJ JPS) to the roles of night drive host and Music Director for Power 96 (WPOW-FM) in Miami. Both roles are effective immediately.

“DJ JPS is a great addition to our Power 96 team,” said Keriann Worley, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom South Florida. “He is a team player and I trust he will elevate our station’s Rhythmic Top 40 format and enhance the overall experience for our listeners.”

“I’m thrilled to continue this journey on the station I grew up listening to, working with a talented team filled with passion and energy,” said DJ JPS. “I’m thankful to Entercom, Keriann Worley & Miguel Irizarry? [Program Director and midday host, Power 96] for this opportunity.”

DJ JPS joined Power 96 in 2016 after taking first place in the station’s “Mix Master” competition. Since then he’s served in various on-air roles, most recently during the station’s midday drive, and as a mixer. DJ JPS has also held part time on-air roles for sister station KISS Country 99.9 (WKIS-FM) in Miami.

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