Fred brings to Arizona Shine 24 years of experience in broadcasting, and has been with Spirit FM, a network of eleven Christian stations in Camdenton, Missouri, for the past nine years.
‚ÄúI am thrilled to see what God has in store for us, as we step into this new season with Arizona Shine,‚ÄĚ said Young.¬† ‚ÄúI am beyond excited to have the opportunity to join such a talented and dedicated staff, all motivated and pulling in the same direction to bring the Arizona Shine community into a deeper knowledge and relationship with Christ!‚ÄĚ
Fred and his wife Julie are parents of a daughter Ashleigh, son Logan, and daughter Keira.¬† The family will make their home in Prescott.
Email Fred: Fred@ArizonaShine.org
Sally‚Äôs professional media ministry career began over 20 years ago. She has served as a nationally-syndicated Christian radio program creator, producer, host and client spokesperson.¬† Through the years she has forged relationships with America‚Äôs influential Christian leaders. Sally serves as Station Manager for Arizona Shine and hosts a Saturday morning program, “Portraits – Snapshots of life, hope & faith.” ¬†Sally speaks at Women‚Äôs events, communicating a message of hope, joy and peace that can be found by trusting in our Lord. She states, ‚ÄúLife is a great adventure and knowing that He guides our days and satisfies our needs is a great comfort and source of strength.‚ÄĚ Sally and her husband, Roger, have a daughter & son-in-law and son & daughter-in-law and¬†6 beautiful grandchildren. Sally‚Äôs great joy is her role as wife, mom and grandma.
Morning Show Host
Born in Evansville, Indiana, Dave lived in Kentucky, Texas, Missouri and Iowa before coming to Arizona Shine from KGRN AM in Grinnell, Iowa, where he served as program director and also did production, news and color commentary at sporting events. He started in radio in 2004 and received much of his training in production and sound by working as an audio engineer and lead guitarist while traveling with bands all over the country as well as attending the Broadcast Center in St. Louis, Mo. Dave loves the sunny weather, friendly people and all the opportunities to be outdoors. In addition to working at Arizona Shine Dave also plays guitar for local Christian artist Covenant 31. He has two cats, Hunter and Abigail and his favorite verses are Psalm 33:4 and Jeremiah 29:11.
Email Dave:¬† Dave@ArizonaShine.org
Raised in southern Vermont with four siblings, Amy attributes her passion and knowledge of Christian music to the influence of her worship leader father and her mom, as the family excitedly attended every area Christian concert and festival available. ¬†Amy graduated in 2000 with a Ministerial Arts Degree from Heart of David Bible College in Alabama.¬† In 2008 she made her radio debut as morning host, weather announcer and event planner at Lake Havasu City KNLB Christian Radio.
Amy joined Arizona Shine as midday host in 2013, joyfully sharing her love for the Lord and music with listeners. With her husband Roger she also leads worship at their church in Prescott Valley. They are proud parents of their children, Raquel and Joseph, and recently became foster parents and Special Needs Pastors.¬† Amy‚Äôs heart is to touch every life she encounters with God‚Äôs unconditional love and a smile.
¬†Email Amy: Amy@ArizonaShine.org
Kelly was raised by extensive US travelers.¬† Her favorite journey was a graduation gift from her father where they drove and camped across the country all summer long!¬† She has worked as a secretary for the Dean of Students at the Community College of Rhode Island, as a dental records tech, as a movie extra and more.¬† At Arizona Shine you will find her at the front desk answering the phone, taking prayer requests, and helping listeners with song questions.¬† Kelly was a single mom for 12 years which helped her learn how to become extra thrifty.
Marti DeLaO, Donor Relations Director
Marti grew up in Michigan, but lived in Boston, MA, Fort Collins, CO and Ventura, CA before ‚Äúretiring‚ÄĚ from her nearly 30 year fund development career and moving to Prescott with her husband, Richard, in 2014.¬† After discovering Arizona Shine, Marti dropped in to lend her skills during a gift drive and soon found herself once again employed, loving on and caring for the amazing Arizona Shine supporters.
‚ÄúIt hardly seems like work because the Arizona Shine team is one of those rare groups of folks who all love what we do and are just excited to be blessed with the opportunity to spread the Good News of Jesus all day long!‚ÄĚ
Marti and Richard have a son, two daughters, and three beautiful granddaughters who are the lights of their lives.
Information Technology & Engineering
Daniel has worked in radio his whole life.¬† Learning from his father, Daniel began as a board operator at the age of 8 and took a particular interest in early radio automation, production and traffic systems.¬† He studied computer science in college and went on to start a computer network and consulting firm in Indiana.¬† In 2007 Daniel was given the opportunity to go back to his life long love of radio and jumped at the chance to join the Arizona Shine team.
Email Daniel:¬† Daniel@ArizonaShine.org
Email Jaye Lene: ¬†JayeLene@arizonashine.org