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Bobbie Thompson

Bobbie Thompson received an undergraduate degree in Humanities from The Lemoyne-Owen College and her Master's degree in Social Work Administration from the University of Tennessee at Memphis.   She has received numerous certifications in Customer Service and has been a trainer in that subject for employees across the State of Tennessee and those in Not-for-profit and private organizations. 

She is very active in the Monumental Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles.

Mrs. Thompson has served as "the VOICE" of the Rainbow PUSH Sunday night broadcast since 2007 and joined the WLOK family on “Let's Talk About It” in September 2013. 

A mother and grandmother, her passions are children, senior citizens and those who find themselves homeless.


Doc Martin

Derwin "Doc" Martin is a native Memphian. He attended Columbia school of broadcasting. He has performed in many plays in Memphis through Hattiloo Theater and Ettaro Theater production. He got his start into the arts at Treadwell High School where he earned Honorary Notoriety in theater. He was an extra in a mini series with Warner Brothers called "On the Mississippi" while in high school. He joined the Army after high school and came back to Memphis where he landed the morning show host spot at Hot 107. From stand-up comedy to performing at his church at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, you just might catch him performing on someone's stage. He is now on WLOK Radio with the morning team. Still dreaming and growing in Christ.

Delsa Fleming

Delsa Fleming, known as the “Fireball of the South,” has been a personality with 1340 WLOK since 1982. She has received numerous local and national awards. She was awarded with a Stellar Award certificate for her contributions to gospel radio. She has also been recognized nationally among gospel radio’s “Who’s Who in Gospel Music.”

Delsa “Fireball” Fleming is one of Memphis’ most recognizable radio personalities. She has served as Mistress of Ceremonies for numerous programs and concerts throughout the city. She also served as host of a local gospel cable TV show; plus she has conducted many music workshops for various churches in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. Delsa is a member of the National Gospel Music of America Announcers Guild. She was born in Rossville, Tennessee and currently resides in Memphis. She attended Shelby State Community College where she earned a certificate of achievement for music. Delsa is the mother of three daughters and a son. In her spare time, she enjoys singing and reading.

Linda Covington

Linda Covington is a native of Water Valley, MS, graduated from WVHS and Rust College with a BA in Broadcast Journalism.  Linda was crowned Ms. WVHS and Ms. Yalobusha 1990-1991 and was very active in the Valley. In college she was a Rust College-TV reporter, campus newspaper reporter and WURC 88.1-FM-radio personality.  She confessed Christ at the age of nine and was appointed church secretary at her home church in W.V. at the age of 12.  Linda was very active at Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (MBC), WV and at New Independence MBC, Coldwater, MS.  

She's been Blessed to have worked with many different radio stations AM 990-The Light, 95.7 Hallelujah FM, V101.1, WDIA 1070 AM, FM 100, WBBP AM-1480, 1240 AM -WAVN, traffic reporter for WMC-TV5,and WHBQ Fox 13. She's even worked with Tri-State Defender, and Trinity Broadcast Network and International Radio Network USA Radio news. 

Linda participates in community services, team-mom for Whitehaven Lady Tigers (volleyball, basketball) & AAU Lady All Stars, a member of Youth Ministry, It's a Girls World organization and Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Linda is a devoted wife to Minister James Williams, Jr., and mother to three beautiful, active young ladies Dominique, Dajonique and Destinique.

Her favorite scripture -"I can do all things through Christ, which strengthens me"- Philippians 4:13.



Cleveland Bradfield

Cleveland was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1957 the oldest of four siblings.  Cleveland moved to Decatur, Illinois in 1968 after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  He graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 1975. Cleveland went to Lakeland Jr. College to start his studies in Radio Broadcasting in the fall of 1975. He graduated in May of 1977 with an Associate Degree.  After graduating he worked at several radio stations in Decatur, Il. Including a cable radio station where he was recognized as "The Pentecostal Preacher". After changes at his job he decided to go back to school to get his Bachelor degree in the fall of 2013. He took online classes from American Broadcasting School out of Oklahoma City,OK.  He received his Bachelor degree in May of 2014. Cleveland decided to pursue his life long passion in radio in March of 2015 by coming to his hometown of Memphis.