Bill Sherard has deep Virginia heritage in radio. I started my broadcast career as a high school student in Big Stone Gap, deep in the valleys of Southwest Virginia. During college in Richmond, I worked full-time as a nighttime teen DJ on a legendary top 40 radio station, WLEE. Years later I was lucky to work with partners who provided me with ownership at two Alexandria, VA radio stations, which we later sold to Group W Broadcasting. Then I was able to build my own radio group of 9 stations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Illinois. I’ve never lost my love for radio, after 60 years. I’m proud to operate radio stations here in the Northern Neck. I believe in the power of radio to help a local community be a better place. WIGO Country, BAY FM and our great team here are hopefully a testament to that.
A Central New Jersey native, Victoria Gardiner is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Popular Culture and Ethnic Studies. She had previously spent her career working for Public Libraries, most recently as the Circulation Desk Manager for the Lancaster Community Library. As a huge fan of popular music, she is currently working her dream job as the Traffic Manager for Two Rivers Communications. In her free time, she reads, listens to music and crochets.
Allan Courtney is a native of the Northern Neck. He is a graduate of Lancaster High School, Chowan College, and Radford University, where he majored in Recreation with an emphasis in management. He served as the Recreation Director for the Lancaster County Department of Parks & Recreation and worked in the recreation/education fields for several years. He embarked on a second career in sales, including working for the progressive country radio station 99.9 The Wolf (now Hank 93.1). He lives in Ottoman and spends much of his free time writing, collecting vintage sports autographs, and following the Baltimore Orioles.
Scott Hancock was bitten by the “radio bug” at a early age, having his first on-air radio show at WDMV-AM in Pocomoke City, Maryland when he was just 14 years old. He worked as a radio personality at stations in York, Pennsylvania, Salisbury, Westminster and Ocean City, Maryland; most notably at the legendary Top 40 station 100KHI in Maryland’s beach resort. Following college, Scott shifted his career path to municipal government management and served as Town Manager in Centreville, Maryland, York, Maine and Narragansett, Rhode Island. In the mid 1990’s, Scott was appointed Executive Director of Maryland’s municipal association, Maryland Municipal League, where he served until his retirement in 2022. Scott is honored to be a part of the Bay FM/WIGO family as an account executive and voice-over announcer at the Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula premier stations. He looks forward to meeting our loyal listeners and helping our business community meet their marketing goals.
Aside from his professional life, he loves to SCUBA dive and is an amateur singer and actor, He is married with two grown children.
Tom Jones – I am a hometown guy born and raised here in beautiful, downtown Kilmarnock. I am new to radio, but I am excited to meet new people. I have always enjoyed working in the community. First as a lifetime member of Kilmarnock Fire Department, and as member of the Kilmarnock Planning Commission. I have also done a lot of event planning for different charities in the area. Please send me your ideas so I can help your business or charity.
These days I am a producer for Lancaster High School Basketball games on Classic Hits Bay FM , and assist the on-air crew at various remote broadcasts and events. I look forward to being a part of this great organization.