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96.3 WHUR introduces new Sunday program line-up

RadiosStation builds on its widely popular gospel Programming

96.3 WHUR has long been the  dominating radio station on Sundays in the DMV and with a new Sunday program  line-up that winning streak is continuing. Sunday mornings are now being turned
over to radio veterans Winston Chaney and Jacquie Gales Webb beginning Sunday,
September 20th.

Chaney, a DMV radio icon, will hit the airwaves with “Wake-Up” from 5am to 8am
followed by Gales Webb who will move to 8am to 11am. Chaney and Webb will
carry on the legacy of “Gospel Spirit.” Both Chaney and Webb are radio legends with
careers spanning decades.

WHUR also  welcomes Stellar Award-Winning Gospel artist Anthony Brown to the Sunday mix  with “Blessings on Blessings Radio” from 12:15pm to 2pm.  Brown has broken Stellar Awards history with 10 wins in one night with his “Group

WHUR Line-up revamped“These changes round out the WHUR Gospel Experience, which also includes Tracy
Morgan heard Monday thru Friday from 5am to 6am. We look forward to building
on the foundation laid by our beloved Patrick Ellis,” said WHUR General Manager
Sean Plater. Ellis, who reigned on Sundays from 6am to 11am for 40 years, passed
away in July following complications from the coronavirus.

The award winning Howard University Rankin Chapel broadcast will continue on
Sundays from 11am to 12pm followed by “The Journey,” hosted by Howard
President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick.

“In thinking of how we could keep the Patrick Ellis mission going and honor his
incredible legacy, we assembled a team of all stars able to inspire, entertain, and
serve every DMV listener. I can’t wait to hear this stellar combination,” said WHUR
Program Director Al Payne.

Sarah Hearn
the authorSarah Hearn
Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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