Behind the Scenes

Mike Craft- Director

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.

Vernon Drumheller- General Manager

Vernon Drumheller has been appointed the post of General Manager of WMTD AM/FM.  A native of WV, Vernon graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in Broadcast Management.  Vernon has held various executive positions in the broadcast industry for over 35 years with stops in South Charleston, WV, Lynchburg, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Orlando, FL and Oak Hill, WV.  MountainPlex Media,LLC is pleased to have this broadcast professional as part of the WMTD AM/FM family.

Peggy Weidensall- Advertising and Sales

Peggy Weidensall has over 30 years of experience in local and national  print, cable, broadcast and radio advertising. Please contact Peggy here at the station 304-455-1380 for advertising on 98.3 WMTD FM Classic Hits or 102.3 FM ESPN The Ticket.

Brady Meadows-Program Director/Traffic Director

Brady Meadows is the newest member of the WMTD family. Brady was raised in Southern West Virginia and spent much of his childhood in Summers County. He graduated with honors from Concord University in December of 2017, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts. While at Concord Brady was very active in the in the TV workshop and later decided to pursue film and was involved in acting, directing, producing, editing and working as a crew member in three different short films and a web-series. Before graduating, Brady completed an interactive media internship at WVVA News in Bluefield, West Virginia. Brady’s first venture after graduation was as the Technical Director of the now Emmy Award winning children’s show, Abracadabra. After filming for the show concluded, Brady soon found his way to Hinton in beautiful Summers County where he began what he hopes will be a very successful career in radio.

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