Neal Sharpe Returns To WLNK

Mix 107.9 The Link WLNK CharlotteRadio One Hot AC “Mix 107.9” WLNK Charlotte has announced the return of Neal Sharpe to the station as Program Director.

Sharpe previously programmed then “107.9 The Link” from 2000 to 2010. Prior to his first stint in Charlotte, Sharpe programmed WJET-FM Erie PA and WNCI Columbus OH. Since departing, he has been PD of Sports 930 WFXJ and Classic Hits “Magic 107.3” WJGH Jacksonville and spent the past decade as Operations Manager of Saga Communications’ Asheville NC cluster.

Sharpe fills the opening created by Terry Foxx’s departure of University of Texas’ KUT-FM and KUTX Austin in February.

Radio One Charlotte’s Hot AC WLNK-FM Mix 107.9 welcomes veteran Program Director Neal Sharpe back to Charlotte Radio!

For the last 10 years, Neal has been with Saga Communications in Asheville, NC overseeing
their 7 station cluster as Operations Manager/Program Director. Prior to that he was with Magic 107.3 and Fox Sports WFXJ in Jacksonville Florida. He was at 107.9 The Link in Charlotte for ten years, from January 2000- September 2010.

Radio One Charlotte Regional Vice President Marsha Landess stated, “With the launch of Mix 107.9 last April, we knew we needed a strong leader with experience, fun and creative ideas, a commitment to community service and the drive to increase our listener engagement both on-air and online. Neal has been living in Charlotte, knows the market, has experience with our team and is the perfect choice to take us to the next level.”

“I’m excited to return to WLNK and work with the great Radio One Charlotte team that’s just loaded with talent. It’s a special station with an incredible history, that is ready for it’s next chapter of super serving our listeners and advertisers with entertainment, information, and results. A huge thank you to Marsha Landess, Terry Foxx and Radio One for their support and this incredible opportunity,” added Neal Sharpe.

Neal’s first day was April 25th. We are thrilled to have him a part of the Radio One Charlotte family.

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