Miracle 89.1 :: On-Air Personalities

Miracle 89.1 :: C.J. McKay

C.J. McKay

C.J.was born and raised in Alabama, and attended the University of Alabama, graduating with a degree in Communications. A radio veteran of 25 plus years, C.J. has worked at some of the country’s top stations in St. Louis, Charlotte, New Orleans and Tampa (where he was named one of Tampa Bay’s most popular radio personalities). C.J. is single and an active member of his local church. He’s a self- professed electronics geek and cinema buff with an extensive movie collection. With a goal to lead many from a crooked path to the Light - C.J. says, “I live by II Corinthians 2:14 - Thanks be to God, who always causes us to triumph in Christ!”

Wade McShane

Wade first became interested in radio by winning radio contests when he was just 14. By 16, he was on the air. He is a veteran of mainstream CHR, AC, News/Talk and Oldies radio in his native Southern California, and his production has won two ADDY awards and five ADDY Certificates of Recognition. He was also a contributor to a Golden Mike award for earthquake coverage, and an Emmy-award winning CBS sports feature. And he's experienced in video and print work - everything from a doctor, lawyer, car salesman, and Ask Jeeves butler, to featured extra work in music videos and the original 'Saved by the Bell.'

After joining Salem, Wade served as Morning Show host from 1994-1999, during which time he met his future wife at, what else, an on-air remote. As Operations Manager, he continues to oversee much of the production, as well as his on-air duties. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly syndicated program, “The CCM Radio Magazine.” Wade married his beautiful wife Rachelle in April 1998. They have three sons, Matthew, Andrew and Jacob and one daughter, Anna.

Miracle 89.1 :: Wade McShane
Miracle 89.1 :: Greg Goodman

Greg Goodman

Greg has been in radio since the age of 17, now with over 20 years of experience. He spent about half of his career in secular radio before finding his way to Solid Gospel. Greg has won several March of Dimes Air Awards and was a top five nominee for “Large Market DJ of the Year” in the 2006 Singing News Fan Awards.

Greg has been blessed with a beautiful wife, Debbie and two lovely daughters, Maddie and Courtney. He collects Mallard duck decoys and enjoys reading fiction in his spare time.

Tammi Arender

Tammi Arender has an extensive background in media. She had done entertainment reporting for national shows such as Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, The Nashville Network. Currently, she hosts the weekend overnights for Salem Music Network’s The Word in Praise, an Inspirational music radio network serving more than 100 radio stations through the US. She is the co-host for the CCM Radio Magazine show that is heard each week on Today’s Christian Music.

Tammi’s reporting skills have won her Associated Press awards as well as being cast in several movies as a reporter. Since that first small speaking role in the movie remake of one of her favorite childhood shows, “Dukes of Hazzard”, Tammi’s been cast in “Enemies Among Us”, Alabama Moon, Private Valentine: Blonde and Dangerous, and Flag of My Father, Jeff Who Lives at Home, and “51”, just to name a few.

Tammi also has an exciting life outside of the TV/Film/Radio industry. Tammi is an accomplished horsewoman. She has ridden competitively in barrels, western pleasure and cutting horses. She also loves Harley Davidsons. She’s owned of 6 of them and is currently shopping for her next one! Tammi can also handle a weapon. She successfully completed S.W.A.T. team training with the Nashville Police Department, the first woman to ever do so.

Miracle 89.1 :: Tammi Arender
Miracle 89.1 :: Vance Dillard, Program Director

Vance Dillard, Program Director

Vance is the Program Director for the Today's Christian Music network and the Word in Praise network, along with WFFH-FM/WFFI-FM broadcast properties, all operated by the Nashville-based Salem Music Network. Salem Music Network General Manager, Michael Miller commented, "Vance has a very impressive track record of successfully programming major market, adult contemporary radio stations, combined with an intimate knowledge of the Nashville market and a passion for Christian music. His mature leadership and demonstrated ability to grow highly rated radio stations makes him a perfect fit for our Nashville-based music programming operations." Dillard spent most of the 1970s working for full service adult AM stations, then the 1980s as program director for a top-rated station in Tampa. In 1988 he went to work for Jacor (now part of Clear Channel) and stayed with the company for 12 years. He spent one year of that time as WLW-Cincinnati operations manager and the rest of the time as program director of Atlanta's adult contemporary station, Peach-FM. Additionally, he served as the corporate adult contemporary brand manager, having programming oversight over scores of Clear Channel adult contemporary stations outside of Atlanta. Most recently, Dillard enjoyed a similar position with South Central Communications, owners of several adult contemporary formatted stations, including top-rated Mix 92.9 in Nashville.