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KD Bowe / Bill Daniels

Rick Joyner

Host of The Rick Joyner Experience
(Weekdays sign-on – 7am)

It can truthfully be said that Rick Joyner is a voice in more ways than one. Embodying the elements of class, wit and compassion for humanity, Joyner tactfully makes a difference wherever he goes. Joyner’s broadcast career began in Memphis, TN (where he was reared) over 27 years ago. He attended Memphis State University, majoring in Broadcast Journalism, and later honing his skills by working for several Memphis radio stations including K-97, WLOK and Magic 101.

Joyner has served in many capacities within the industry including Music Director and Program Director in Jackson, TN, Nashville, St. Louis, Tupelo, MS , and Atlanta, GA to name a few. Host of “The Praise Party” for “The Light” on the Sheridan Gospel Network for seven years, he was named Sr. V.P. of Urban and Traditional Acquisitions & Programming for Gospel Music Channel in 2004.

Joyner has been lauded well for his accomplishments. As such, some honors include induction into the National Broadcasters Hall of Fame, as well as recipient of the Favorite Network Personality of the Year award four consecutive years. Additionally, he serves as an Associate Minister of the Beulah Baptist Church in metro Atlanta (Decatur) under the leadership of Rev. Jerry D. Black.

E-mail KD at rjoyner@sgnthelight.com


Morgan Dukes

Morgan Dukes

Host of The Gospel Express (Weekdays 7:00am – 12:00pm)

Full of warmth and charisma, Morgan Dukes is an established professional in her craft and has delighted listeners for years over the airwaves. It may seem a bit like a cliché, but Morgan is what you would call "a natural".

With a B.A. in Radio-TV-Film, Morgan began her career in Hattiesburg, Mississippi at radio station WMSU, later joining the staff of WHSY-FM. After a television stint at WDAM-TV, she later returned to radio at places such as WNSL-FM (Laurel, MS), WBLX AM/FM (Mobile, AL), and WALR-FM (Atlanta, GA).

Morgan’s broadcasting career has kept her quite busy over the years performing duties from Television Reporter to Program Director. Her career has featured music from genres such as County, Top 40, R&B, and Gospel for a variety of stations…including Atlanta’s GLORY 1340 and Sheridan Gospel Network’s "THE LIGHT". Morgan’s broadcasting career also includes motion pictures, national commercials, and television shows which have aired on Daystar and TBN. Currently, she hosts "The Gospel Express" which is broadcasted nationwide on "THE LIGHT."

Morgan is the wife of Pastor Jerome Dukes and very active in ministry as the "First Lady" of Community Fellowship Christian Center International in Riverdale, GA.

E-mail Morgan at mdukes@sgnthelight.com

Ace Alexander

Brother Marlon

Host of The Brother Marlon Show (Weekdays 12:00pm – 4:00pm)

Husband, father, and ordained Minister, Brother Marlon has been in radio for over 20 and hosted a variety of shows including: The Breakfast Jam, The Quiet Storm, and Club 106. During his 20+ years the voice has been the same but the mission has changed as the Lord got a hold of Brother Marlon's life in 1997; thus beginning his radio ministry.

He is serious about the things of God and uses his gifts and abilities for the extension of the kingdom of God. His energetic style and sincere heart for God and his people cause many to see the light of Christ in the Earth. He believes people should strive for the blessing of God which comes through a true relationship with our source and our provider, Jesus Christ. His favorite passage is Psalm 34:1 as he believes that should be the ATTITUDE of all believers! God has called him for such a time as this to be an effective answer in the Earth.

Get ready for inspiration, laughter, and praise with Brother Marlon on your ride home. And enjoy great music including a mix of the top requested songs of the day and great conversation. I praise, you praise, we all praise with Brother Marlon!

E-mail Brother Marlon at mmartin@sgnthelight.com

Jackie Campbell

Jackie Campbell

Host of Evening Inspirations (Monday-Thursday 4:00pm – sign-off)

Jackie Campbell is the signature voice on The Light. Originally from Detroit, Jackie graduated from Wayne State University with a degree specializing in Radio and Television. She has worked for WTVS-TV 56 and WDIV-TV 4 in Detroit, and WDTN-TV 2 in Dayton, Ohio, as well as other communication entities.

Before coming to the Sheridan Gospel Network, she worked as an Assistant to the President at WPBA-TV 30, Public Television in Atlanta. Jackie also does voice-overs, and can be heard on several public TV affiliates and various radio stations across the United States.

E-mail Jackie at jcampbell@sgnthelight.com

Clarence Ivy

Clarence Ivy

Host of Gospel Flashback (Saturdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm)/Weekend Announcer

The Lord has truly blessed Clarence Ivy with one of the best voices in radio! For the past few decades Bay Area radio listeners have been entertained and inspired by that voice. Born and raised in East St. Louis, Illinois, Clarence moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1971. Clarence’s background includes serving for a time as Gospel Coordinator for KDIA/KDYA, and being a founding member of the Pentecostal Acting Company. He currently hosts one of the most popular Gospel programs around…Gospel Flashback heard on Gospel 1190 every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00.

E-mail Clarence at clarenceivy@gospel1190.net

Steven D. Parker

Steven D. Parker

Host of "The Gospel Spotlight" (Sundays 9:30am - 10:00am)

Internet radio host Steven Parker brings his edgy interviewing style to the terrestrial radio waves as host of KDYA's "The Gospel Spotlight". As the creator, executive producer and writer of "The Steven Parker Radio Show," heard weekly on the internet, he brings experience, excitement, and entertainment to KDYA listeners each weekend through "The Gospel Spotlight".

"The Gospel Spotlight" brings listeners a discussion of current events, local dialogue, exciting interviews, and entertainment news you don't want to miss. God has given Steven a passion and drive to make Gospel Radio informative, uplifting, and fun! When you tune into "The Gospel Spotlight" you'll experience that passion first hand - this is a show you do NOT want to miss!

E-mail Steven at E-mail thestevenparkerradioshow@yahoo.com

John L. Burris

John L. Burris

Legally Speaking

John L. Burris formed the Law Offices of John L. Burris in 1985, after several years in private practice with the firm Harris, Alexander, and Burris in Oakland, California. He earned a law degree from UC Berkeley School of Law - Boalt Hall and MBA from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Business. He is best known for his work in the area of plaintiff's civil rights over the last 25 plus years and as a legal analyst on Fox, MSNBC, Court TV, CNN and many local television and radio stations. His primary areas of focus for his practice include cases involving police misconduct, employment discrimination and criminal defense. His initial participation with police misconduct issues occurred in April 1979 when he was hired by the Mayor and the City Council of Oakland to conduct an independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of 15-year-old Melvin Black and the entry into the Oakland office of the NAACP by Oakland police officers. He is the author of the book BLUE vs. BLACK: Let's End the Conflict between Police and Minorities.

John L. Burris

Pastor Marcus Small

People’s Inter-Cities Fellowship

Pastor Marcus Small grew up in Marin City/Sausalito where he attended the local schools. Pastor Marcus graduated from the local community college - College of Marin (COM) with an AA degree in the Behavioral Sciences in 1981 and then transferred to San Francisco State University (SFSU) where he received his M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology in 1987. While attending COM & SFSU, Pastor Marcus also took Bible classes at Southern Marin Bible Institute, where his brother-in-law, Pastor Dr. Emmanuel Akognon (pronounced Akoy yon) is the founder. In 1990, Pastor Marcus was licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of CA.

Pastor Marcus serves as the Executive/Associate Pastor of People’s Inter-Cities Fellowship (PICF) where his father Pastor Fred Small is the Senior Pastor. At PICF, we believe that God is in the business of “saving lives” and we are so thankful that He has allowed us to partner with Him in this great endeavor. For the Christian, we believe that ministry is everybody’s business.

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