Shreveport, LA – The longest airing urban radio station in Shreveport, “KOKA” has chosen Bobby Jones to air weekdays (Monday-Fridays) from 5 A. M. – 6:00 A. M.

The station plans to continue playing gospel music, reach newer generations and grow its relationship with the community. The station leadership will accomplish this by bringing a more diverse group of talent, establish a stronger relationship with the gospel music industry and the community.

In 1980, Jones received the Gabriel Award and an International Film Festival Award for writing and performing Make A Joyful Noise, a black gospel opera which aired on PBS. In 1984, he won a Grammy Award for the Best Soul Gospel Performance By A Duo Or Group with Barbara Mandrell for “I’m So Glad I’m Standing Here Today.” Jones has also received a Dove Award, three Stellar Awards, three Trumpet Awards, and a presidential commendation from President George W. Bush.

“Bobby Jones is a legend in the gospel music world,” said Charles Johnson, KOKA Director. “It’s simply a honor to have him become a part of our on-air team. His brand will definitely help strengthen our relationships with the gospel music industry.”

Jones will start on KOKA 980 AM and 93.3 FM Monday, November 4, 2019 from 5 A. M. – 6 A. M.

For more information please contact Alpha Media Shreveport at 318-222-3122.

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