Meet the Staff of 
WTBF

Ralph Black

RIP

Former Morning Show Host

Ralph Black was a part of our team for over 40 years. He has also been inducted into the Troy University Baseball Hall of Fame, the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame, The Alabama Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame and the Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the Auburn Knights for nearly 60 years!

John Mike McCall

Morning Show Host

John Mike is the current host of "The Morning Show", along with his cohost and wife, Stephanie McCall. 

John Mike is also host of the Ralph Black Coaches Connection show that airs during the High School Football Season on Wednesday evenings. 

 

Stephanie McCall 

Morning Show co -host

Stephanie is the Morning Show Co-host. You can hear Stephanie every weekday morning from 5:30 am - 9:00 am with her husband John Mike.

As the voice of reason on the morning show, Stephanie plays a vital role keeping the community up to date with news, community announcements, and events. 

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Ashelyn Atwell

Traffic and Office Manager

Ashelyn is brand new to WTBF. Ashelyn looks forward to serving Pike County and the surrounding areas.

Jonah Van Allen

"The Drive at 5" Host

Raised in Abbeville, Alabama, Jonah is the host of "The Drive at 5" sponsored by Momma Goldberg's Deli. 

Richard Gilchrist

General Manager/Station Owner

Dr. Angela Roling

Station Owner

Wade Giddens

Engineer 

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For more information contact Richard Gilchrist at gilchristrws@gmail.com .

Doc Kirby

Program Director & Host 

Doc Kirby has been involved with radio since 1972 when he helped start a campus radio station at Daytona Beach Community College. His primary role for many years has been the Operations and Program Manager of WTBF-AM & FM. Kirby has hosted a 30-minute author interview show since 1991, called "On The Bookshelf", which is featured on our website.

Chip Wallace

Sportscaster

Chip Wallace has been a participant of the Ralph Black Coach's Connection since the early part of this century. He loves to talk Alabama history, origin of place names, and geography of our great state as well as high school mascots, nicknames, and tag numbers. He was known as the "Voice of the Pike County Bulldogs" from 1989-1995. He has broadcasted high school football games from the oldest county in the state (Washington-1800) to the newest (Houston-1903) and many points in between.

Cot Wallace

Sportscaster

Cot Wallace has been a participant in the Ralph Black Coach's Connection since its origin in 1997. He is the only member that has been on the show since its inception. Cot is a former A.H.S.A.A. official and adds additional insight from this perspective. He likes to say that he has been on the show since "Ralph had hair." He has officiated and broadcasted games throughout the great state of Alabama and enjoys doing so. 

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Caitlyn Cobine

Social Media Coordinator

Caitlyn is the current Social Media Coordinator for the station and is in charge of WTBF's Website, Facebook Page and Instagram content. 

Chase Robinson

Weekend Host and Sports Production

Chase Robinson is currently the weekend host for WTBF and produces sports events for the radio station in concert with Troy University and WTBF's own sports broadcasting teams.

Jeremy Vinson 

Sports Production

Jeremy is our lead Sports producer and handles the majority of the sports production for Troy University Women's Basketball games and Troy's Baseball broadcasts. 

Capturing the moments.

All images on this page are taken by Jonah Enfinger Photography

If you would like to book a photography session with Jonah Enfinger, visit his website at 

www.jonahenfinger.com