Jen Lewis And Jhas Williams-Wood Take Mornings At 92.9 The Wave Norfolk
Max Media AC “92.9 The Wave” WVBW Suffolk/Norfolk VA has announced it will launch a new morning show hosted by Jen Lewis and Jhas Williams-Wood on Monday, June 10.
Lewis joined WVBW in March after working in TV for the past few years. She previously co-hosted mornings on Max Media’s “97.3 The Eagle” WGH-FM from 1996-2015 alongside Jimmy Ray Dunn. Jhas (pronounced Jazz) Williams-Wood most recently worked at Delmarva Broadcasting’s cluster in Southern Delaware where she co-hosted mornings on CHR “Eagle 97.7” WAFL Milford and on-air at “97.1 The Wave” WAVD Ocean Pines MD.
With Lewis’ move to mornings, Vice President of Operations and Programming Rusty James will return to the midday slot he vacated upon her arrival. The pair replace Paul Richardson and Jennifer Roberts who had been with the station since 2005 until their exits last month. The pair’s co-host Dick Lamb, retired in January after hosting morning in the market for 40 years.
Monday, June 10th marks the debut of “The Jen & Jhas Show” on 92.9 The
WAVE (WVBW). Jen Lewis moves from middays to mornings to team up with Jhas Williams-Wood,
who ironically comes from 97.1 The Wave in Ocean City, Maryland and Eagle 97.7 where she cohosted mornings for several years, for 92.9 The WAVE’s first all-female morning show.
Jen spent 19 years at 97.3 The Eagle/WGH-FM where she co-hosted the popular “Jimmy Ray
and Jen Morning Show.” In 2015, Jen transitioned to television as she joined the #1 morning team on WAVY TV10/Fox 43. She made her return to radio in March of this year as the midday host for the WAVE. Jen is a Hampton Roads native and lives in Virginia Beach with her husband-Keith, daughterAnnaLise, horse-Perry, dog-Billy and cat-Tink.
“Just when I thought my morning show days were over, I met Jhas. She’s a bright, talented and beautiful woman. I can’t wait for the 92.9 The Wave listener family to get to know her. I’m also looking forward to breaking ground on a female-driven show. Count on it being fun, thoughtful and informative,” commented Mrs. Lewis.
Jhas Williams-Wood was born and raised in New Jersey, just 20 minutes outside of Philadelphia. She spent 2 years studying acting on a scholarship to the Academy of Dramatic Arts in the heart of Los Angeles, California. Upon returning to the East Coast, she realized that radio and serving the people were her true love. She’s discovered her voice not only on the radio, but also in the form of freelance writing for various online publications such as ESSENCE and Rantt Media.
She’s also a dog mom to her 3-year-old Jack Russell named Fancy.
“I’m so looking forward to becoming a part of Max Media’s family and beyond grateful for the opportunity to be welcomed into the homes and cars of our listener friends,” remarked
92.9 The WAVE’s new weekday lineup:
5:30am-10am The Jen & Jhas Show
10am-3pm Rusty James