MARBLE CITY MEDIA’s Nation WYEA (KIX 100.3)/SYLACAUGA, AL obtained a Proclamation from ALABAMA Governor KAY IVEY celebrating the seventy fifth anniversary of the SYLACAUGA-licensed WYEA (launched as WMLS). It additionally named MAY sixteenth as MARBLE CITY division RADIOALABAMA’s “75 Years of Broadcast Excellence Day,” marking the birthday of the group’s first radio station 75 years in the past.
The ceremony came about on the state capitol, and included Pres. & CEO LEE PERRYMAN; CURTIS O. LILES III, son of an unique station proprietor; EVP MICHAEL BRANNON; VP/Information and Sports activities JEREMY LAW; Promotions Dir. CLAIRE HODGES; State Senator KEITH KELLEY (AL-12); and State Consultant BEN ROBBINS (AL-33). The proclamation famous the corporate’s dedication “to revolutionary native broadcasting and group service,” which, as RADIOALABAMA, has grown to incorporate 11 broadcast manufacturers in East Central ALABAMA, together with varied multimedia companies and merchandise.
“By celebrating this anniversary of RADIOALABAMA’s flagship station, we’re recognizing 75 years of essential native information, sports activities and climate protection,” in line with the proclamation, including that “RADIOALABAMA has offered ALABAMIANS and nationwide listeners with not solely vital, well timed info, however content material that fosters household and group fellowship.”
WYEA’s classic transmitter, in fixed use from 1948-2012, is on everlasting show on the ALABAMA HISTORICAL RADIO SOCIETY museum in BIRMINGHAM.