Shreveport, LA – (KOKA) On Saturday, February 29, 2020, Shreveport’s First African American radio station celebrated its 70th Anniversary at Diamond Jacks Casino – Resorts sponsored by AT&T. Hundreds packed the ballroom to celebrate the legacy of the station and congratulate the honorees.
The following individuals where awarded the following:
Pastor Steve Anderson, Mr. Carl Staples, and NAACP President Lolyd Thompson received special recognition from the Director of the station. Also, Dr. Bobby Jones received a “Key to KOKA” and Ms. Karla McCulloch received a dozen roses for her commitment to ensuring the success of the Gala.
“The gala showed the strength of the KOKA brand within our community,” said Charles Johnson – KOKA Station Director “The station has touched thousands throughout multiple generations and continues today. We are thankful for all who attended the gala and please note it only gets bigger, better and brighter from here.”
The station has plans to continue activities all year long to celebrate the station’s legacy and future.