A graduate from the University of Miami with a BS in Communication, Mike Garcia has been working in professional radio since 2005. He was a producer for two sports talk shows at WQAM that were both the top rated sports shows in Miami for their time slots, as well as the on-site Miami Dolphins postgame show producer. His reporting experience includes Dolphins training camp, Miami Heat and Florida Panthers games, as well as the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales III fight, the 2007 Senior Bowl, and the 2007 NFL Combine. He also spent the weekends during the 2007 baseball season doing play-by-play for the Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals of the Florida State League on minorleaguebaseball.com. Just prior to joining the WBHF team in 2012, he was the assistant operations manager at WKAT, WHIM, and WZAB in Miami.
Earnestine Young Jones
Earnestine Young Jones tells stories, through news reporting, public service announcements and interviews. She has shared stories with the Bartow community for more than 20 years. Earnestine is the news director and noon anchor for WBHF radio. Earnestine has produced award winning stories on local government, the local economy and Bartow Superior Court. Earnestine worked with Prestige Vision Channel 4 as a news anchor, news director and station manager. She served has served as a panelist on numerous political forums including WRGA Rome and PBS Atlanta. Earnestine has also worked with WGJK/Rome Radio Partners. She is a graduate of Berea College and Adairsville High School.
B.K. has loved movies, classic television, sci-fi and comic books since he was a tiny lad. In 1983 he studied acting & voice at the Birmingham Performance Academy . From 1982-1984 he hosted his first regular radio program at WAGC (now WLYJ) in Centre, Alabama. In the late 80’s began a long association with local independent production studios making many films. His work has ranged from directing, producing, writing and acting as well as voice-overs and camera operator. He’s been involved in radio on and off for about 30 years and has won 2 Gabby Awards and 1 Award of Merit from The Georgia Association of Broadcasters. He now sprinkles everything with nostalgic geekiness at AM 1450 WBHF- Saturdays 10 AM-Noon with ‘B.K. on the Air’.including WRGA Rome and PBS Atlanta.
Kevin Pate is a graduate of Kennesaw State University, where he earned his degree in sport management with a concentration in journalism. Kevin is a Cartersville native and graduated from Woodland High School in 2007, where he excelled in the performing arts. Kevin has worked with several sports agencies, which include: FOX Sports and Comcast Sports Southeast, where he was a featured writer. His sports journalism includes writing for the Gwinnett Braves, the Sun Belt Conference (basketball and football), and the Atlanta Braves. Kevin is the co-host of Bartow’s Morning News and A&M in AM, and is the host of Bartow County’s only local sports talk radio show Three and Out.
Alan is the current voice of “Bartow’s Morning News” from 6AM – 9AM weekdays; hosts the Saturday morning show, “Waking Up with Alan”; co-host of the financial program, “The Golden Life,” with financial advisor, Chuck Nida, on Friday’s from 9AM – 9:30AM; and is part of the sports-talk panel on Wednesday’s show, “3 and Out,” from 9AM-10AM. He won the 2013 Gabby for Best On-Air Personality and the 2014 Gabby for Best Live-Talk Show in the mid-market division. He is the owner of AJS Productions, a website development and video production company (www.ajsproductions.com). He has been involved with film, theatre, video, photography and radio most of his adult life. He has appeared in over 30 staged productions, 7 major motion pictures, and nearly a dozen smaller films. He has directed many shows for the stage, including classical productions of Shakespeare. He is married to Susan and has four girls: Ashton, Lexie, Elena and Sohpie.
Matt Santini has been the Station Manager of WBHF since 2001. In addition to his responsibilities with the radio station, Matt is also the Administrator of The Grand Theatre in downtown Cartersville and The Resource Center. He earned his degree in Marketing/Sales/Advertising from Georgia Southern University. Matt was born in Fairport, NY, moved to Marietta when he was nine, and has lived in Cartersville since 1991. He is married to Anthia McStatts, and they have one daughter, Matalyn. Matt enjoys reading, golfing and anything else sports related.