Kent Stephens

Kent Stephens

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Kent Stephens began his radio career at a Harriman gospel music station at age thirteen. He attended Roane County High School and graduated from The University of Tennessee with a degree in Broadcasting at the College of Communications. In addition, he was a Student Trainer for the Vol Football team under head coach Johnny Majors, head trainer Tim Kerin and assistant trainer Mike Rollo.

Kent began working at WIVK during his senior year at UT in 1988. He continued until the mid-1990’s, when he relocated to New York City. For the next eight years, Kent consulted radio station sellers and programmers in The Big Apple and throughout New England.  He came home to WIVK in 2003 and resides in Kingston.

Kent is active in the East Tennessee recovery community.  He volunteers weekly at Cornerstone of Recovery as a speaker to families and facilitator/mentor to clients in treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction.

Kent is an active member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church, as well as a member of the board of directors of Hope of East Tennessee in Oak Ridge. He was a four term president of the Cornerstone of Recovery Alumni Association.

 

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Reward Offered After Luke Bryan’s Pet Deer Illegally Shot & Killed

Reward Offered After Luke Bryan’s Pet Deer Illegally Shot & Killed

A red stag deer owned by Luke Bryan was shot and killed on his property in Maury County, Tennessee, which is approximately 45 miles southwest of Nashville. According to a Facebook post by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department, the red stag was shot between Dec. 4 and Dec. 6. A $5,000 reward has been offered…

Old Dominion Scores 8th No. 1 Hit With “One Man Band”

Old Dominion Scores 8th No. 1 Hit With “One Man Band”

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—scored their eighth No. 1 single this week as “One Man Band” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. Penned by Josh Osborne with Old Dominion’s Matthew, Trevor and Brad, “One Man Band” fits…

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