Jay Jenkins is a hometown boy to the Roanoke Chowan area. He grew up in Woodland, which is about 10 miles from Murfreesboro, and considers the entire region his home.
He was program director in Murfreesboro at what was then WBCG and left as station manager in 1986. He has continued working in radio on and off throughout the years, mostly due to the regionally popular Beach Music radio program, Shaggin’ on the Beach, which has aired every Sunday afternoon continuously since the spring of 2004.
Jay is the former mayor of Woodland, a position he held for six years. He continues to reside in his hometown to this day.