Logan J. Darensburg II

Logan Darensburg II was a visionary that saw the station as an instrument with the potential to aid in community growth in a positive way and he was correct.

Dr. Lilipiana Darensburg

Dr. Lilipiana D. Darensburg is a proud native of Clayton, NC, where she was reared in a Christian family, and attended the public Schools in Garner, NC. Being one of the four African Americans to integrate the school in Garner in 1966, she made history and beat the odds by graduating from Garner Senior High…

Kelan Marable

Kelan Marable graduate from North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University (Aggie Pride) In fall of 2021 Kelan was extend an invitation to participate in our Gladys Rogers Darensburg Foundation Radio Internship program at our WARR. Kelan J. initial start was in production with adverting/commercials and later fashioned to on-air host “Whatcha Say Kelan J….

Donald Brumfield

From Inner City Chicago to North Carolina…over 50 years in the D.J. Game…. spinning across the U.S., in 1986 I settled in North Carolina USA. and decided to focus on Jazz… not contemporary… but Smooth…,as station after station shut down and moved away from the Smooth Jazz genre…I refocused on bringing Smooth Jazz to an…

Vonn P

Hazel Perry Blount, aka “Vonn P.”, is a native of Warrenton, NC.,from the Inez community. A retired educator, published author, ordained Elder/Pastor, motivational speaker, lover of God, people, and history. Married, mother and grandmother of one.

Willie Cooper

Willie N. Cooper, aka, “Willie C….The Blues Master”, has been in the music industry for over 38 years. Willie C got started in music as a volunteer at a public radio station WVSP 90.9 FM in Warrenton, NC. Willie C became known for playing the best in blues music from that experience and earned the…

Sir Robert Wilson

Born on October 14, 1953, in Union Level, VA. Sir Robert Wilson is a 1973 graduate of Park View High School. His first job was at a local radio station in South Hill, VA. He then went on to work at WJWS AM, which became WJWS FM, where he worked for 40 years as a…

Melvin Palmer

Melvin Palmer has been a Radio Announcer and personality for over 32 years at the Warrenton radio station, since 1982. Melvin’s Gospel Train, is one of WARR 1520’s most popular shows, where the listening community can count on Melvin always having his “Prayer Book Open”.