Mornings - 6 to 10 AM
Jenn has been in radio for over 25 years. She started at her high school station when she was just 14. She and Ed have been married for 20 years and have been blessed with twin daughters Hosanna and Hallelujah after a long battle with infertility. Jenn loves to travel, scrapbooking, quilting, and sewing. Now that the twins are here she doesn't get to do much of that, but they're quickly learning how to crafts with mommy.
Mornings - 6 to 10 AM
Brian Dumont has worked in radio and television broadcasting since 1991. He graduated from Spring Arbor University where he met his wife Jennifer. Today they live in Lansing with their 3 children and are active in the Creative Arts Department at Mount Hope Church in Lansing. Brian sings, plays percussion and is founder/director of "Free Shrugs Improv" comedy troupe. In his spare time Brian collects Transformers action figures and 45 records for his vintage 1983 jukebox.
Middays - 10 AM to 3 PM
Rob Dempsey had a tough childhood to put it mildly. He was an alcoholic by age 15 and lived on the streets of Florida. God used a friend's accident and the encouragement he received from Christian Radio to change his life. Rob knows the power of Christian radio to change lives first hand. Rob has a lovely wife and four teriffic kids. Rob has been on a journey to physical fitness and he's lost over 100+ pounds through diet and exercise.
Afternoons - 3 to 7 PM
Faron grew up as a PK (Preacher's Kid) so he still hates potluck dinners.
He's been married to Crystal for over 20 years. They have 3 kids: Mandi, All, and Chase, and now 2 grand-daughters!
Faron's favs include base-ball coaching, playing the guitar, and hanging with the family.
Evenings - 7 PM to 12 MID
When I'm not working at Smile FM, you'll find me: Playing with my dog. Dreaming of winning a shopping spree at Hobby Lobby. Singing. A bit about my Christian life: I've learned that Christianity is a living, active relationship with God...not a performance for Him. If I could say one thing to Smile FM listeners: Thank you...thank you...thank you!!! Consider yourselves hugged!
Weekends - 3 to 7 PM
Dennis hails from the Detroit area and has been on the radio in Lansing and Grand Rapids since 1991. He is a graduate of MSU (Go Green!). Dennis has been married to Robbie since 1994 and they homeschool their 3 kids. He enjoys MSU sports, camping, ice hockey, classic movies, computers and teaching.
Weekends - 10 to 3 PM
Mike hails from the Lansing area and has been on the radio in Lansing, Grand Rapids, Las Vegas, Denver and St. Louis, MO since 1997. He is a graduate of LCC. Mike has been married to Jennifer since 2000 and they homeschool their 2 kids. He enjoys everything radio!
Rob is married and has four daughters. He is orginally moved to the Lansing area from Toledo to work as the meteorologist for WLNS TV-6. He is also a software developer, his software is used by the National Weather Service. Rob is also a Ham Radio Operator (N8GSK). He has been chasing thunderstorms for over 15 years and during quiet weather can be found playing softball and cheering for the Yankees...
Vivian has delivered the news in Great Lakes Region for 18 years now, both in television and radio. Besides being a journalist, she is married to Mark and is also mom to two children. Vivian grew up in Indiana.
Concert & Event Administration
Aaron is originally from New Zealand, but life had different plans when he married an American bride!
Administration and Engineering
Clayton has been involved in Broadcast Engineering since 1982 and has worked in both Radio and TV engineering. He married Denise in 1992 and they have two sons Jacob and Joshua. He is involved in several public service programs and organizations including Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, and others.
Administration, Programming & Engineering
Ed has been in radio full time for more than 20 years. He got started in electronics when he was in 5th grade (Urban legend has it, that he had a Fisher Price soldering iron) when he built...an "all band" transmitter out of a book in the middle school library. It transmitted on AM, FM, TV all at the same time! Oops! Ed and Jenn are the co-founders of Smile FM, which started on their "kitchen table" in mid 90's, and he serves as president.
Married to Karen since 1988. Has 3 daughters. Attended Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts. Owned a mobile disc jockey service for 7 years. Master Electrician.