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WGFT-AM W234CH-FM Youngstown/Warren, OH


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D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley is one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas.First and foremost a standup comedian, he stars in his 5th stand-up comedy special “Reset” which is currently airing on Showtime. In addition, D.L’s first humorous book title, I Want You to Shut the F*ck Up, is out in bookstores. DL also created and starred in the satirical documentary special for Comedy Central “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List” and is a part of the groundbreaking “Black and Brown Comedy Get Down” tour.

As the host of “The D.L. Hughley Show,”– a daily themed, music intensive afternoon drive radio program from 3-7 pm ET– Hughley, takes listeners on a no holds ride of humor and reality in the afternoons, stating, “I’m fast, funny, and topical. I make people laugh a lot and think a little. Some people want to push the envelope – I try to see if I can singe it a little.”

On-Air Schedule

Monday 03:00pm - 06:59pm The D.L. Hughley Show
Tuesday 03:00pm - 06:59pm The D.L. Hughley Show
Wednesday 03:00pm - 06:59pm The D.L. Hughley Show
Thursday 03:00pm - 06:59pm The D.L. Hughley Show
Friday 03:00pm - 06:59pm The D.L. Hughley Show

Darlene McCoy

When you hear the name Darlene McCoy, the song “I’m Every Woman” would be the ideal preamble. Mother, National Recording Artist, Radio Personality, Actress, Author, Songwriter, Mentor, Entrepreneur, Comedian, Speaker; and it is evident that we have not witnessed all that God has placed behind this bright shining star of a woman!
Darlene McCoy was introduced to the Industry when she appeared on the Platinum Soundtrack of Tyler Perry’s first movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman.
She is the first African American Female to have a nighttime syndication as she hosts the Nightly Spirit with Darlene McCoy. Darlene is known for her bold and broad approach to controversial topics and she is spiritually centered with an undeniable anointing and call from God to reach her listeners. Darlene has also appeared in stage plays and is continuously developing her craft as an actress. One could only conclude that she is empowered and equipped with God’s divine Grace as this single mother of three maintains a poised position as a multi-faceted, gifted, entertaining, ministering media mogul we richly adore!

Tune in to listen to "The Spirit Top-15" every Sunday from 6am-8am!

Donnie McClurkin

Donnie McClurkin pastors the Perfecting Faith Church in Freeport, N.Y. and is also a Grammy Award-Winning Gospel recording artist!

Enjoy "The Donnie McClurkin Show" for an extended length on Sunday from 10am-1pm!

On-Air Schedule

Monday 05:00am - 05:59am The Donnie McClurkin Show
Tuesday 05:00am - 05:59am The Donnie McClurkin Show
Wednesday 05:00am - 05:59am The Donnie McClurkin Show
Thursday 05:00am - 05:59am The Donnie McClurkin Show
Friday 05:00am - 05:59am The Donnie McClurkin Show
Saturday 05:00am - 05:59am The Donnie McClurkin Show

Dorinda Clark-Cole

Armed with a remarkable legacy and a powerful musical gift, Dr. Dorinda Clark-Cole has built an iconic career in music and ministry. Daughter of renowned late Dr. Mattie Moss-Clark, and member of the legendary vocal ensemble The Clark Sisters. Now, Dr. Cole has skillfully mastered the delicate balance between music, life and ministry with resounding clarity -- building a rich musical legacy that continues to exceed expectations, Along with her enduring preaching ministry. Having garnered three Grammy® Awards, six Stellar Gospel Music Awards, and A Lady of Soul award and countless other awards, Dr. Cole has enjoyed a successful music career.

Tune in to listen to "The Dorinda Clark Cole Show" Sundays 8am-10am.

Gail Stringer

A native of Youngstown, Gail Stringer began singing as a child in her father's (Bishop Emmitt Nevels) church choir. Over the years she continued her singing eventually forming a group with her sisters known as The Nevels Sisters. The group would go on to sing on many stages and venues around the world over the next thirty years before making their first major release which included their signature title track, "Company."

In November of 2010, Gail married her husband, Jonathon Stringer,and they currently reside in Warren, OH.

In December of 2011, Gail came off the road for an extended period of time to devote more of her time to God. She was eventually guided into a ministry of praise and worship in which she is determined to be used by God to mend the brokenhearted, heal the sick, reclaim the backslider, and reach the lost and suffering souls.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 06:00am - 07:59am Spirit Top 15 with Darlene McCoy
Sunday 08:00am - 09:59am The Dorinda Clark-Cole Radio Show
Sunday 10:00am - 12:59pm Donnie McClurkin
Sunday 10:00am - 12:59pm The Donnie McClurkin Show

Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat, legendary R&B singer, music producer and songwriter, is host of the nationally syndicated radio program The Sweat Hotel. Heard Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to midnight, Sweat brings his quiet storm of R&B and slow jams to listeners nationwide. Broadcasting live from Atlanta, he welcomes special guests and features live in-studio musical performances, while also encouraging fans to call in with their confessions, apologies and dedications.

The Sweat Hotel is the #1 nationally syndicated Urban AC evening radio show.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 07:00pm - 11:59pm Keith Sweat
Monday 07:00pm - 11:59pm Keith Sweat
Tuesday 07:00pm - 11:59pm Keith Sweat
Wednesday 07:00pm - 11:59pm Keith Sweat
Thursday 07:00pm - 11:59pm Keith Sweat

LoVetta Jenkins

Local Co-Host of the Steve Harvey Morning Show Monday-Friday 7am-10am.

LoVetta Jenkins is a Youngstown native who is a product of Youngstown City Schools. She graduated from Full Sail University, one of the country’s top schools for filmmaking and media communications, at the top of her class with a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinematography and a Master’s in Entertainment Business.

Ms. Jenkins has worked both in front of and behind cameras and microphones for decades. She is an author, social media strategist, event host, public speaker, columnist and credential holder with A+E and AMC Networks, WarnerMedia, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Recording Academy just to name a few. She is also a member of the Black Women in Radio professional organization, The National Council of Negro Women, ForbesBLK, The Youngstown Press Club and National Association of Black Journalists.

As an important local part of The Steve Harvey Morning Show, beginning at 7am, Ms. Jenkins is the market’s most recognized African-American woman and has been the undisputed urban "voice of Youngstown-Warren” for the past 7 years. She’s known for her unique ability to keep listeners entertained and informed on pop-culture, local news, entertainment news and her love of technology.

The self proclaimed “Gadget Queen” has always been fascinated with technology and appreciates everything from tablets and cameras to new phone features! Ms. Jenkins has done product testing, book and film reviews and her listeners value her opinion knowing she doesn’t talk about anything that she’s not willing to stand by. When she talks, people listen!

On-Air Schedule

Monday 10:00am - 10:59am Morning Show
Tuesday 10:00am - 10:59am Morning Show
Wednesday 10:00am - 10:59am Morning Show
Thursday 10:00am - 10:59am Morning Show
Friday 10:00am - 10:59am Morning Show

Melanie Ross

Steve Harvey

Harvey began his career doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s.

In 1997, he toured as one of the Kings of Comedy alongside Cedric the Entertainer, the late Bernie Mac and D.L. Hughley. The tour’s immediate success led to the taping of one of the most successful comedy specials in history — The Original Kings of Comedy.

In 2006, Harvey released the popular DVD Don’t Trip…He Ain’t Through With Me Yet. Due to the overwhelming demand, he released another comedy special on DVD in 2008, entitled Steve Harvey: Still Trippin’, to critical acclaim.

Harvey began his radio career in 2000. His show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, airs on more than 100 radio stations nationally and reaches over six million weekly listeners. The Steve Harvey Morning Show is the most listened to syndicated morning show in America.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 06:00am - 09:59am Steve Harvey Morning Show
Tuesday 06:00am - 09:59am Steve Harvey Morning Show
Wednesday 06:00am - 09:59am Steve Harvey Morning Show
Thursday 06:00am - 09:59am Steve Harvey Morning Show
Friday 06:00am - 09:59am Steve Harvey Morning Show
Saturday 06:00am - 09:59am Steve Harvey Morning Show


Originally from Detroit. MI, VMan has been in radio since 1990! He's the host and DJ of "Club Star"! Hear his custom club mixes every Friday night from 7pm to midnight!

On-Air Schedule

Friday 07:00pm - 11:59pm Club Star

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