Behind the Scenes
A native of Hinton, Kate Isner serves as the Production Coordinator for both WMTD-AM 1380 and FM affiliate ESPN Radio 102.3 The Ticket. Kate was hired in her position in December 2013. She enjoys the creative nature of her job, but likes to say, “I just push the buttons.” Along with her many duties at the two stations, Kate is also a student at Concord University, with a double-major in Graphic Design-Advertising/English. Kate resides in Hinton with her daughter Kayley (6).
Raised in Hinton, Radio Consultant Mike Craft began his broadcasting career in the 1960s and continued to peruse the Music Industry involving electronics and technology with a passion. After working with Lonnie Mullins at WMTD-AM 1380 in Hinton, Mike served as DJ at a Bluefield station and in Clifton Forge, VA, as chief engineer at a local Richwood, WV radio station, and as Music /Program Director in Winston-Salem, NC. At that time Mike became involved in the Record Industry and served as representative of United Artists Records, Polydor Records, Casablanca, and RCA Records. Serving as being part owner in a publishing and production company in Atlanta, Mike helped establish the Music Business Institute. His career expanded into marketing Consumer Electronics throughout the United States and later in video movie distribution based in Hollywood. He returned to the broadcasting industry in Florida where he became active in buying and selling radio stations. After finishing a 12 year consulting career in Springfield, MO, Mike has undertaken the challenge to assist his cousin Ken Allman in the build out of his Hometown radio station WMTD-AM 1380.