TOP OF THE MORNING: Alton Sterling’s Death Bring Out Emotions
Skip Murphy is a radio veteran with 35 years of broadcasting experience. Skip maintained hosting a morning show for the past 34 years, 15 of those years in Dallas –Ft. Worth. His radio career began in his home town of Charlotte, N.C. After working as the morning man on WPEG in Charlotte, Murphy relocated to Dallas-Ft. Worth in 1993. Soon thereafter, thousands of faithful listeners would tune in to the “Skip Murphy and Co. Morning Show” on KKDA (K-104) Dallas, becoming the #1 rated morning show in the market for 10 consecutive years. “I thank God for the many achievements and awards I have received over the years” says Skip. Skip also recognizes that various broadcasting companies, management, and co-workers have contributed greatly to his success. Currently, the dynamic personality of Skip Murphy and his crew…Nanette Lee, Wig, Sam Putney, Chris Arnold are back as the new online show “S.M.A.C On Demand”. S.M.A.C streams live every Monday through Friday 9am-11am (CST). Listeners can access the show live or On Demand at smacdfw.com and via iPhone and Android mobile apps, PC or Mac, iPad/ tablets and the Skip Murphy and Company Facebook Fan Page. “What makes our show successful is that “we” are our listeners. We are our community and I am confident that translates across the air. We stay connected to our “family” always!” says Skip. According to Skip, it will be very interesting to see what the future holds. Skip lends his efforts to church, social, community, civic and charitable fund-raising events. Always one with a social conscience, Skip gives his time and talent to such worthy causes as the Skip Murphy Foundation and Voice of Hope Ministries, The United Negro College Fund, The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, New Image Business Association, and various local publications, Christian and school/youth organizations. Skip’s Professional accolades include: Winner of “Billboard Magazine Air Personality of the Year Award”. 2-time winner of “Radio and Records” Air Personality of the year award. 3-time winner of “Urban Network Air Personality of the year award. - Winner of “Young Black Programmers Coalition” Air Personality of the year award. 3-time winner of “National Black Programmers Coalition” Air Personality of the year award. Winner of “Hitz/Jamz Conference-Tom Joyner Air Personality of the Year Award. Winner of “NAACP Medgar W. Evers Heritage Award” in recognition of constant and continued support of NAACP activities. Winner of various community service awards for outstanding non-traditional leadership qualities and demonstrated commitment to make a positive difference in the lives of others throughout the communities, particularly the African American community.
7/07/16- The death of Alton Sterling and Philado Castille sent shock waves throughout the country and the TJMS is feeling the effects as well. Listen to Sherri Shepherd, Sybil Wilkes, J. Anthony Brown and Skip Murphy discuss the state of country.