WDAM 7 is the local NBC affiliate and is the news leader in the Pine Belt.
WMXI FM, News 98 is owned by Radio Broadcaster LLC--a Mississippi company owned by Ken Rainey Senior. Ken Rainey is a veteran Mississippi broadcaster who also owns WJFN AM & FM (serving the greater Jackson Mississippi market) and manages a number of artists. Ken Rainey has over 50 years experience in the radio industry and is a Past President of the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters.
WMXI is active in the Hattiesburg and Laurel community and is the only local talk radio station serving the Laurel/Hattiesburg market.
WMXI News 98 is managed by Ted Tibbett a veteran Hattiesburg boadcaster. Ted, like Ken, has 50 years broadcast experience and grew up in a family of broadcasters.Ted is active in the Pine Belt Community and also host the only local morning talk show from 6am to 8am Monday to Friday.
Community involvement, conservative programing and listening to the public, mainstays for WMXI. With over 100 years of broadcast experience in ownership and management WMXI is truly the Voice of the Pine Belt.