May 25, 2024

About Us/Programming Line Up

WHPB-Lp 98.5 The Wire is owned and operated by WHPB Inc a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization.

Our mission is to educate the urban community about issues that affect their well-being, utilizing all available resources to the best of our ability.

Paul Allen Billings aka (P.A.)

General Manager & Air Personality

President of WHPB 98.5 The Wire

Founder of Bestblacknews.com
Founder of Imara Entertainment (The Record Label for the Youth)
Board Member of Trinity Housing inc

President of The West Michigan Community Help Network a nonprofit organization that Paul Allen Billings founded after working as a Correction Officer for 13 years.
The West Michigan Community Help Network owes and operates (2) FM Radio Stations that are aimed at addressing the social ills of the community.
Through his two Nonprofits, Mr. Billings aka P.A. runs two Mentorship Programs. After The kids completes the Lifeskills classes offer by the Mentorship program they’re awarded a free trip to Ghana West Africa where Mr. Billings is a chief.


As of today over 30 kids have been to the Motherland, including four from Pine Hills, Florida.
Using radio as his platform, Mr. Billings hasn’t been afraid to interview some of our top Black Influencers like The late Dick Gregory, The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Dr. Maulana Korenga, Dr. Umar Johnson, Tariq Nasheed, Dr. Wade Nobles, Mayor Andrew Gillum, Mayor Jerry Demings, Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Dr. Ava Muhammad, Anthony Browder and so many more.

Mr. Billings was also instrumental in helping Black Non-Profit Organizations get a license FCC FM Radio Station in St. Louis, Mo. Kansas City, Mo, And Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Mr. Paul Billings has been recognized Nationally and International for his work with the Youth. Most recently he received the Citizenship of the Year Award for the City of Muskegon, Michigan.

 

DJQ89
Program Director

Email: whpb985@gmail.com

Tahir RBG

Community Outreach Director

Assistant to the General Manager

On Air Personality

On Air Programming

BJ Murphy Morning Show

6am-10am Mon-Friday

 

Whitney Nichole

@Itswhitneynichole_

10a-2pm

Mon-Friday

 

P.A.

@AfternoonJamzwithPA

Co-Host Tahir RBG from Dez Prez

3-7pm

Mon-Friday

 

DJ Hundred Grand Mix Weekdays at 6pm

 

For Booking he can be reached at 407-375-0012
Facebook: Charles U. Smith Jr. (DJ Hundred Grand)
Instagram: @DJHHundredGrand
Twitter: @DJHundredGrand1

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7p-10pm

Monday – Thursday

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