Biloxi-Gulfport Cleans Up After Hurricane Nate

Biloxi-Gulfport Cleans Up After Hurricane Nate


Keeping Listeners Safe

While the storm formerly known as Hurricane NATE didn’t cause the catastophic damage to THE GULF COAST that recent storms did in HOUSTON and THE CARIBBEAN, there was still plently of damage for residents to deal with — and radio to keep informing listeners about.

ALPHA MEDIA Adult Hits WQBB (BOB-FM)/BILOXI, MS PD WAYNE WATKINS explained to ALL ACCESS, “we kept our audience extensively updated with storm information/watches/warnings/closure/hurricane prep/evacuation orders/curfews on-air, via our websites and through social media. We began broadcasting wall-to-wall with all seven of our stations (97.9 WCPR, WGBL (G 96.7), 103.5 THE CHAMP, WQBB (BOB 105.9), WTNI-A, WXBD-AM and WXYK (THE MONKEY) simulcasting from our studios at 5p SATURDAY, airing listeners phones calls and questions, Facebooking the live coverage, interviewing local officials with the latest information, and airing updates live with our media partner with the Emergency Information Network , WLOX-TV 13.”     

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