Hancock joined WBT to host a midday talk-show. WBTV personalities Mike
and Barbara McKay hosted an early afternoon talkshow on WBT.
News won the Ohio State University Award for a 7-hour special about
drugs in Charlotte in 1990. Moira Quinn joined WBT from WBTV to co-host
the morning show with Don Russell. "The Rush Limbaugh Show" began on
Quinn hosted an afternoon talk show. Jon Robinson was hired to host a
new morning news-based program called "Charlotte's Morning News". News
Director John Stokes, Sharon Schoffelman and Sports Director Jim Szoke
anchored the news and sports segments. Jim Barroll and Brad Schulz
On April 10, a cook-out was held at the Pine Terrace Cafeteria to
celebrate the 70th Anniversary of WBT. The staff received a color
skyline poster commemorating the 70th Anniversary. And "The Moira Quinn
Show" featured some past WBT employees talking about their experiences
at the Pioneer Station of the South. Some of the honored guests
included: Charles Crutchfield, Bill Curry, Ty Boyd, Bob Lacey, and a
talk host John Hancock led the drive to raise money for sponsorship of
a Habitat for Humanity house in north Charlotte. WBT employees helped
build the house along with some other corporate sponsors.
is named the flagship station of Charlotte's new N.F.L. team, The
Carolinas Panthers, scheduled to begin play in the Fall of 1995. Jerry
Klein began a late-night talkshow.
February, WBT announced acquistion of WBZK-FM, Chester, S.C. WBT will
simulcast of 99.3 FM. The new station will get WBT's night-time signal
into Gaston and surrounding counties.
Vaillancourt began his sports talk show on April 1. The University of
North Carolina Tarheels return to WBT after a four year absence. WBT's
Penny Pitch Children's Charities awarded over $60,000 to area
organizations benefiting medical and emotional needs of kids in the
The Dr. Laura Show on WBT started in January and a revamped Charlotte's Morning News with Al Gardner started in September.
Richard Spires and Brad Krantz team up for an afternoon talk show in September.