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Elvin Jenkins

Director, Electronic Media Communications

Elvin joined WJAB as the Director of Electronic Media Communications in November 2016, after spending the previous 13 years as General Manager of WSNC-FM, the public radio station licensed to Winston-Salem State University, in North Carolina.  

After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from Jackson State University in 1986, Elvin began his broadcast career as a Staff Announcer at WPRL-FM in Lorman, Mississippi (Alcorn State University). He left Alcorn in 1989 to begin work as an Announcer/Producer at Iowa Public Radio (formerly KUNI/KHKE FM) in Cedar Falls.  While at KUNI, Elvin received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Iowa.   In 1992, Elvin returned to Alcorn as an Instructor. Then in 1997, Elvin was selected to be the Director of Television Services and later, Interim General Manager of Broadcasting Services at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, where he served until 2003.