Jae McKrae’s has an extensive background in media. In radio alone he has worn multiple hats: operations manager, program director, music director, production director, account executive, and even the "coffee maker, and dough-nut fetcher."
Jae is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia. While in school he focused on Radio/Television and Motion Picture Production. Jae developed his broadcasting skills at Temple U with WRTI (90.1-FM) a jazz radio station. During a college internship they took him to Philly International Records led by the famed Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. There, he experienced a realistic view of the music industry.
Today, Jae is an award winning Producer/Director/Editor/Writer of educational/instructional videos, with four consecutive People’s Telly Awards. He also designs multimedia presentations. Jae produces radio commercials, and plays a major role in producing high school football radio. Since 1991, he has been the editor of the Fayetteville Press, which is the area’s oldest business monthly newspaper focusing on achievements, and activities related to people of color.
Jae has been recognized for civic duties. He’s also been instrumental in exposing volunteers to the value of community service by arranging visits to patients at the VA and Cape Fear Medical Centers. His community efforts have earned him proclamations on the state level.
You can catch Jae Monday – Thursday at 7:00pm on the TOP 7 at 7 Countdown… a weekly stroll down your memory lane. Friday nights at 8:00pm, you DO NOT WANT TO MISS THE FRIDAY NGHT FUNKBOX with DJ SENSELESS aka Gilbert Baez Junior! When Saturday night rolls around, you can find Jae at “The Saturday Night House Party” from 7:00pm to Midnight.
Working as a unit to overcome hurdles is motivating. Productive minds working toward the most effective solutions! Being on the team with 1077JAMZ gives me an opportunity to broaden what I enjoy doing!
I appreciate knowing you’re locked in to Old School1077 JAMZ, and even more thankful when you enjoy what I have to offer. Good things do come to those who wait! "Make Excellence your HABIT!" - See ya at the House Party!