Center Stage on Live365 this week is Wreaths Across America Radio - "A Voice for America's Veterans." We spoke with station manager Jeff Pierce about their history with radio, their station's programming, and we got some music recommendations. Check out the interview below!
What made you get started in radio?
Honestly, just because it was fun.
What brought you to Live365?
Live365 is superior to my previous service provider.
What's your favorite part about running your own radio station?
It's cool to fully manage a station and curate the programming.
Tell us about your station's programming. What can listeners expect when they tune in to your station?
Wreaths Across America Radio is a 24/7 internet stream. It has a unique format of informational and inspiring content about members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their families, military veterans, and volunteers throughout the country and overseas who support the nonprofit's mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach.
Along with the informational and inspiring content, Wreaths Across America Radio plays a variety of music with the roots firmly planted in patriotism, with a country music thread running through the core of the stream. Wreaths Across America Radio has a live morning show every weekday from 6am to 10am ET, along with a variety of special programs that support the mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach.
Name one artist that you play on your station that is underrated in your opinion.
What's your favorite music memory/moment?
The time country singer Jeff Carson came on the Wreaths Across America Radio morning show.
Please list your top 5 or 10 songs, with a brief reason why the songs made your list.
- "Settling Down" - Miranda Lambert
That's a standout one, plus, here are 5 that just played on Wreaths Across America Radio:
- "Chasing After You" - Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris
- "I'll Name The Dogs" - Blake Shelton
- "It's A Great Day To Be Alive" - Travis Tritt
- "Undivided" - Tim McGraw & Tyler Hubbard
- "Glad You Exist" - Dan + Shay
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