The B. J. MurphyShow
The B. J. MurphyShow
Since 1984, B.J. Murphy has been behind the microphone. His lifelong aspiration has been to talk to people, entertain them and educate them in his own unique way. B.J. is a beloved resident of Charlotte, North Carolina, and well-respected broadcaster in the radio industry. A young man with a vision develops a voice. Born and raised in Goldsboro, N.C., from the 10th grade he knew he wanted a career in radio. At his home he built a makeshift radio station in his bedroom, where he would lock himself in for hours practicing on how to become a disc jockey. From there he attended Shaw University after high school graduation in 1983 and majored in Radio and Television. While in college he worked at 3 radio stations at the same time and became popular in the Raleigh-Durham market winning several awards. B.J. always saw himself as a big-time morning deejay working in the big city. â€œI always saw myself as living and working in Chicago or New York and talking to millions of people in the morning. B.J. has been on air in small to medium to major markets during his 40-year career. Those cities include Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Columbia, S. Carolina; Greensboro, N.C., Baltimore, Md., Kansas City, Missouri; Charlotte, N.C.; Washington, D.C.; Dallas, Texas and Chicago, Ill. One of the greatest highlights early in my career was filling in for my iconic hero Donnie Simpson on WPGC 95.5 in Washington D.C. When Donnie and I both worked for CBS Radio, I would fill in for Donnie while he was on vacation. I was in Charlotte and got to come to Washington and sit in his seat he says.
I am a servant DJ for the people of God, to serve them is to serve him. I believe when you put good before you, it always comes back says B.J. B.J. is also a recipient of the Tom Joyner Personality of the year award. The National Black Programmers Personality of the year Award. Billboard Magazines #1 Up and Coming Urban Morning Show. B.J. has been written off in numerous trade publications and has been a featured panelist at many radio industry events.