Star 99.7 FM

STAR 99.7 IS CHARLESTON.
We have the best mix of today’s R&B and soulful classics. Local celebrity talent Savannah J & Friends cohost with the Steve Harvey Morning Show, entertaining the Lowcountry every morning. The rest of the day has superstar Geno Jones in the middays, the D-Nyce Experience driving you home in the afternoon and the Lowcountry’s nighttime wind-down with legendary talent Belinda Parker. Tune in to see why Star 99.7 is the most popular station in Charleston, and truly is “The People’s Station.”

CALL LETTERS WXST-FM
FORMAT Urban AC
DIAL POSITION 99.7
BRAND Star 99.7
SLOGAN The People’s Station
DEMO Adults 25-64
Women 25-64
WEBSITE star997.com
SOCIAL HANDLES FB: @star997radio
IG: @star997fm

 

ON-AIR PERSONALITIES

SAVANNAH J
M-F 6A-10A
If you want your business event to be packed, hire Savannah to host it – she brings the People to the People’s Station! Around the Lowcountry, she’s called “Auntie.” “Sassy,” “straightforward,” and “everyone’s mom for advice” throughout the community, is how we describe Star 99.7’s Assistant Program Director, Sheila Savannah Johnson. Savannah can be heard every weekday as the star of the local morning show Savannah & Friends, airing between The Steve Harvey Morning Show. She also brings the local news, information and her opinions to her top-rated show, The House of Blues on Sunday nights. Savannah’s career has seen many heights: appearances in a variety of commercial ads and major motion pictures. She’s also an author and was recognized for her outstanding broadcast career and community outreach by the South Carolina House of Representatives with a proclamation in 2012.
STEVEN ST. JAMES
M-F 6A-10A
“Steven St. James” was born and raised in Philly home of the cheesesteak, but has family roots here in Edgefield, SC. Steven began his career with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff who created the sound for the O’Jays, Eddie Levert and his son Gerald, Steven produced music and served as on-air talent. He enjoyed his college days at Fisk University and Vanderbilt in Nashville while on the air with WVOL. Steven’s passion outside of radio, radio and more radio is NFL Football (Fly Eagles Fly) and his 4 children. Steven St. James headed to Charleston, SC to become Program Director of powerhouse Urban AC Star 99.7 and 99.3 The Box in 2015. He handled PM drive for Cox Media Group Adult R&B WHJX (Hot 106.5) in Jacksonville, FL.  Prior to that he was Summit Media’s Operations Manager for a four-station cluster in Greenville, SC.
GENO JONES
M-F 10A-12P & 1P-3P
Better known as “Geno on your Radio”, Geno is a Chicago native turned 15-year Lowcountry local. His signature voice now carries you through the weekday middays from 10 AM to 3 PM. Raised by his grandparents and a single mother, he’s the only son among three children and the father of two beautiful girls, which inspired his book, “Game Recognize Game.” Geno Jones has a heart for empowering women and honoring the ones who shaped his life. For his expertise on male-female relations, Geno is a “love doctor” of sorts and recognized as an education advocate for his work to increase awareness about African American high school graduation rates in the Lowcountry.
DJ H. VIDAL
M-F 12P-1P
Introducing DJ H. Vidal, the maestro of time travel! With a magnetic connection to the slaps of the 80’s, 90s and early 2000s, DJ H Vidal crafts a sonic journey that transcends eras. Feel the energy surge as he seamlessly blends hip-hop, R&B and global hits, creating a sound that speaks to your soul. A name who’s made some noise on-air here in Charleston well over a decade ago and all across the country. DJ. Radio Personality. Husband. Father.
DJ D-NYCE
M-F 3P-7P
DJ D-Nyce, 3-7 PM weekdays on Star 99.7, is the way the Lowcountry rides home. After starting out working local dances and proms, his career made a leap to BET’s Rap City, working with Legends like Donnie Simpson of Video Soul. From there, it soared higher as the DJ for the DMX tour, Foxy Brown and Method Man. His big break happened when he was asked to join the New Edition Tour and, later, BBD. Playing with the Bruno Mars tour was another major honor. His legendary name has finally brought him to the airwaves of Star 99.7, where you have his talent available to reach your audience on the #1 Urban Adult station in the Lowcountry, Star 99.7. It’s the D-Nyce experience, baby!
BELINDA PARKER
M-T 7P-10P | SAT 3P-7P
Belinda Parker, affectionately known in the Lowcountry radio as “BP”, is a true South Carolina native. Raised in nearby Barnwell, her radio career has spanned over 20 years. It began at 15 years old in her junior year of high school. Her brainchild, “Block Party with BP,” is a popular local fixture both on-air and at events across the area. BP’s warm signature tone and infectious go-getter energy charges her audience to spread love and seize the day, brightening the afternoon and evenings of audiences across the Lowcountry. Catch her on-air Monday-Friday from 7PM to 10PM and Saturday’s from 3PM to 7PM on The People’s Station.
DJ ISH
SAT 8P-12MID 

 

 

 

THE CHEF
SUN 6:30A-11A
No Lowcountry radio personality is more involved in the community than “The Chef” (aka: Edwin Wright). Chef’s radio career has spanned 4 decades since his start at WMCJ in Moncks Corner on “Sports Beat,” the award-winning show he cohosted with NFL running back Rolland Harper. Soon after, the legendary Clyde Jones and the late Jessie Williams brought Chef to Charleston where, today, he provides inspiration and praise, and leads “The Heaven Squad” weekday mornings. Along with his many broadcast awards, Chef has been honored with the keys to both the City of Charleston and the City of North Charleston. As much as anyone on your radio, Chef serves God, his family and our Lowcountry community.