iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment Chicago announced today that WGRB Inspiration 1390 will debut a new morning show on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The new morning show named “Angela and Mark in the A.M.” will feature Angela Martin and new-comer Mark Smith. The show will be produced by Ahmed Gordon.
“Angela and Mark will be an incredible combination. Mark is a multi-faceted, engaging communicator and his versatility is unparalleled,” said Director of Urban Programming, Derrick Brown.
Angela Martin is no stranger to Chicago radio. She began at Inspiration 1390 in 2000 and most recently, co-hosted the morning with Pastor John Hannah. She is excited that Mark will be joining her in the morning and stated, “I am looking forward to sharing the mic with Mark and introducing him to our loyal listening family.”
The new morning show co-host, Mark Smith is the founding and lead Pastor of A Place of Change in Aurora, IL and has performed in both theater and television. He has performed at Steppenwolf Theater starring in Katori Hall’s Hoodoo Love and The Lake Effect. Smith’s television credits include NBC’s Chicago Fire and ABC’s Mind Games.
“I’m super honored to be chosen as the new co-host of the morning show. The 1390 family is a ministry and entertainment at its finest and I’m looking forward to being a part of the team. Get ready Chicago, this is gonna be fun!”
The new morning show will air on WGRB, Inspiration 1390AM on weekdays from 6:00-10:00 a.m.