Power 99 FM announced today that Mina SayWhat will join its morning show, weekdays from 6-10:00 a.m., with Uncle O, Mikey Dredd and MuthaKnows, beginning Wednesday, April 18. In addition to her on-air duties, Mina will serve as Social Networks Manager for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment Philadelphia‘s Power 99, WDAS-FM and WDAS-AM.
Mina was raised by a single mother in a poor neighborhood in Union City, New Jersey. She received a full scholarship to the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University, where she began her radio career. Known as “Mina Mean,” she spent four years on WJPZ 89.1 Syracuse, one of the top college radio stations in the country. Following graduation she worked at SIRIUS Satellite Radio and quickly moved up from Music Director, Social Media Coordinator to Program Director for three different stations. Mina landed her own show, The Warm Up on Sirius/XM The Heat, and has been featured in countless blogs and magazines.
“Mina is a fearless woman of many talents, a lot of personality and a whole lot of drive, and she truly represents the Power 99 audience,” said Ken Johnson, Director of Urban Programming, iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment Philadelphia. “Her energy and creativity will definitely entertain listeners.”
“I’m so honored to join Power 99‘s team and I’m really looking forward to working with O, Mikey and MuthaKnows,” said Mina. “I love Philly and I can’t wait to embrace the city that “˜loves you back.'”
Fans can listen to Power 99 FM on the station’s website, power99.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.comand the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)‘s best-in-class customizable digital listening experience, offering more than 850 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations, plus user-created Custom Stations which provide listeners more songs, better music intelligence, more user control and deeper social media integration, all combined in one free, fully-integrated service.