REACH Media Inc. today announced that Grammy nominated Gospel Artist, James Fortune, will host an inspirational broadcast radio show beginning Tuesday, May 28th from 7p-11p Eastern Time; and host The Spirit Top 15 Inspirational Countdown every weekend.
Fortune replaces Cory “CoCo Brother” Condrey Live that has aired in the same time slot for the past several years. The shows will feature gospel and inspirational music along with Fortune’s special style of interviews and insights that are meant to motivate and engage.
About being on air Fortune exclaims, “I look forward to sharing an uplifting journey of music, spiritual encouragement and more with listeners on the evening drive, and feel blessed to join you for many lively evenings in store!”
“James is an already proven commodity for us. We always have requests for James to come back on the airwaves after doing on air stints in either mornings or evenings,” Gary Bernstein, Senior Vice President of Programming, REACH Media Inc. explains. “He is totally focused on making this next chapter in his life a memorable one for all our listeners!”
James Fortune is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated record setting Gospel artist, songwriter and producer. James’ song I Trust You became the longest running #1 hit single of any genre at 29 weeks. His accolades in include being a three-time Stellar Award winner, six-time ASCAP award winning songwriter, and President and CEO of FIYAWORLD Music.
According to Elroy Smith, Inspiration Format Director for Radio One, “After James Fortune filled in for Yolanda Adams while she was on vacation, I couldn’t figure out why James was such a natural at this radio thing until he shared with me that he studied communications while in college. He will bring a warm, engaging and a compelling presentation to the airwaves. This is a very exciting time for his fans to hear James do a style of radio that they will fall in love with.”
Fortune will be broadcasting on twenty nine stations affiliated with REACH Media Inc. programming.