Air Personalities on 1300 WMTN

WMTN Local News/Sports
with Mike Rypel

Mike Rypel

Mike Rypel joined WCRK-WMTN as News-Sports Director in 2002. In 2004, he was honored to receive the Broadcast Media Award from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency. He previously worked for Clear Channel Communications in Lima, Ohio as a News Assistant and Studio Engineer and as summer intern at WTAM Cleveland, Ohio. Mike brings you the Lakeway Areas most dependable local news and sports on WMTN.

A graduate of Bowling Green State University (OH), Mike had the thrill of announcing for the Division 1 NCAA Bowling Green Falcons. He had the privilege of calling future NFL star Randy Moss final TD catch of his collegiate career at Marshall University and Hall of Fame Coach Joe Paterno's 300th career coaching victory at Penn State



mid days with Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold became the General Manager for WCRK and WMTN in January of 2008. Ed has been in broadcasting since 1979 and attended school at Bryan College , Roane State Community College and the University of Tennessee . He worked at WCRK twice before.

The third time must have been the charm! Ed is in the Rotary Club and attends Lakeway Community Church . He is the proud single father of his son Luke and enjoys camping, hiking, live music, events, reading, great movies and spending time with friends and family. 

Tim Crews

Tim Crews is a 25-year veteran of Morristown radio, having held numerous management, sales and on air positions. Tim has been an active member of the March of Dimes regional board of directors in Johnson City, Hamblen County United Way’s Loaned Executives program, Morristown Chamber of 
Commerce, Downtown Morristown Association and Greene County Partnership.

He is a graduate of Morristown West High School, the Professional Academy of Broadcasting in Knoxville and Dale Carnegie Training. Tim, his wife Melissa and their daughter Heather,  live in Whitesburg and attend Robertson Creek Baptist Church in Hawkins County. Most of all, Tim loves people and helping businesses grow to success. You can reach him at 423-839-6549.

Tim "Doc" Carter was born and raised in East Tennessee and has always had what he calls an "unhealthy love" of music. Although he never dreamed of broadcasting, he began helping Mike Hedrick with The Saturday Morning
Bluegrass Show back in 2008. At that time Mike began using the nickname Doc on the air and it stuck. Doc became the permanent host of The Bluegrass Gospel Hour after the late Jimmy Strange asked him to take over in December 2011. Doc took over host duties of The Saturday Morning Bluegrass Show on a weekly basis in October 2012. 

Doc's full-time profession is as Associate Professor of Business Administration at King University in Bristol, TN. In addition to teaching and working on Bluegrass radio programs, Doc loves to see as much live Bluegrass as possible. His hobbies include tinkering on old cars and
tractors and attempting to play guitar and mandolin as much as he can. Doc lives in Limestone, TN with his wife Joan and daughter Shelby and he attends the Horse Creek Church of God.



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