Hayes joined the Hometown Broadcasting team on July 15th,
1999. Steve is the station's General Manager, account executive,
and MIX 99.3"Get Up and Go" Morning Show Host here at WNXT
been in radio for 52 years! Steve began his radio career at
just fifteen years old, and left his hometown of Portsmouth
to pursue his dream in major radio markets across America.
Steve has been on the airwaves and following his dream in
places like Huntington WV, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Houston,
Cincinnati, Louisville, and Lexington. But when the opportunity
came up as a chance for Steve to move back home to Portsmouth,
it was an offer he couldn't refuse.
is a Portsmouth High School alumna.
said what he likes most about working in radio is that every
day is different. He added that he loves being able to bring
a service that people rely on for information delivered by
a live human being.
radio memories are being able to spend an entire weekend with
Muhammad Ali and his April Fool's joke about a replica of
the Titanic coming down the Ohio River to dock at Portsmouth.
This gag really made waves and people were flocking to the
riverbanks to see it, then calling in to the station to find
out where it was. It caused pandemonium!
favorite quote: "It's far easier to get forgiveness than permission!"