Kelly Mac

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Kelly Mac is the program director and afternoon show host for 106.7 WTLC-FM and also program director for 1310 The Light WTLC-AM.

She relocated to Indianapolis in November 2016 from WJMZ in Greenville, South Carolina, where she served as a top-rated on-air personality from 2013 until November 2016.

Mac's career includes Chicago, where she served as the midday host at WVAZ & APD for WGCI. Prior to Chicago, Kelly was a radio personality and assistant program director/music director in Philadelphia at WUSL and WDAS-FM from 2011 to 2013. She was recruited from Greenville, South Carolina, where she also served as the assistant program director and a top-rated on-air personality at WJMZ-FM from 2006 to 2011.

In 2010, Mac was honored by the National Association of Broadcasters with the Marconi award for Radio Personality of the Year.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1999, Mac started off in radio as a part-time receptionist for Radio One, Inc. With time and hard work, she was later promoted to programming assistant for WZAK-FM and WENZ-FM in her hometown, Cleveland, Ohio. Her diligent work, dedication and perseverance eventually led to her dream to become an on-air personality.

Mac later relocated to Charleston, South Carolina, as the assistant program director, music director and afternoon show host for WWBZ. After a year, WWBZ changed formats, so in May 2004 Mac joined Charleston's legendary station WWWZ-FM as the night show host, where, after 2 books, she achieved record Arbitron Ratings of 30+ shares in her targeted demo (18–34).

After spending two years in the Charleston, South Carolina Market, Mac moved to the Gulf Coast to co-host mornings at WBLX-FM in Mobile, Alabama. While co-hosting "The Official Gulf-Coast Wake-Up Party," Mac was a key factor in maintaining #1 ratings for the show

During her successful run at WBLX-FM, Mac was recruited to WJMZ-FM, Greenville, South Carolina, where she served as APD/MD/on-air personality for nearly five years. Mac set record numbers at WJMZ and received many prestigious awards.

In 2007 WJMZ was awarded the R&R Medium Market Station of the Year, and in 2008 Mac was named the R&R "Medium Market On Air Personality of the Year." In 2009, JAMZ was awarded the NAB Marconi Award for "Urban Station of the Year", and the South Carolina Broadcasters Association recognized Mac as South Carolina's "On Air Personality of the Year" and "Radio Show of the Year." In September, the NAB named Mac as the 2010 Marconi Recipient for "Medium Market On Air Personality."

During her second tenure at WJMZ, Mac was awarded the SCBA "Radio Show of the Year" in 2014, and she has been featured in various localand regional publications like Parents, LINK magazine and The Greenville News, to name a few.

Kelly's top three favorite interviews were with Mary J. Blige, Michelle Obama and her most favorite was a sit down with President Obama. Her long-term goal is to host a TV show and also open up a group home. She enjoys family time, traveling, cooking, swimming, shooting pool and a variety of music. She also takes pride in helping out in the community and with Little League Baseball Teams. In addition, she is an advocate for speaking to teens about pregnancy prevention and the importance of staying in school.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Marconi Awards". FMQB. Archived from the original on 2016-03-07.