Larry Tinsley

LARRY TINSLEY WAS BORN IN DECATURVILLE, TENNESSEE ON FEBRUARY 14TH. AT THE AGE OF FIVE, HE MOVED TO KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE. IN 1966, LARRY RECEIVED HIS DIPLOMA FROM RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL IN PARSONS, TENNESSEE, AND FOUR YEARS LATER RECEIVED HIS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE FROM LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY IN JACKSON TENNESSEE.

UPON GRADUATION, LARRY RETURNED TO KNOXVILLE, WHERE HE WORKED AS AN ON-AIR ANNOUNCER FOR WJBE RADIO WHICH WAS OWNED BY LEGENDARY SOUL SINGER JAMES BROWN.

IN JUNE OF 1971, HE RECEIVED AND ACCEPTED AN OFFER TO WORK AS AN ON-AIR ANNOUNCER FOR WAOK IN ATLANTA. IN 1981, HE WAS ELEVATED TO THE POSITION OF PROGRAM DIRECTOR. DURING HIS TENURE, WAOK ACHIEVED GREAT RATINGS SUCCESS.

TODAY, HE SERVES AS HOST OF “SUNDAY MORNING PRAISE,” HEARD EACH SUNDAY MORNING ON WVEE-FM/WAOK-AM ATLANTA AND WBAV-FM IN CHARLOTTE, NC.

AND BECAUSE LARRY IS REGARDED AS ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP GOSPEL ANNOUNCERS, HE RECEIVED THE COVETED STELLAR AWARD AS “GOSPEL ANNOUNCER OF THE YEAR” IN 1997.

HE IS MARRIED WITH TWO CHILDREN AND IS A DEVOTED CHRISTIAN WHO LIVES EACH DAY ACCORDING TO THE WORD OF GOD AND THE HOLY SPIRIT THAT DWELLS WITHIN HIM.

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BeBe Winans Brings Musical “Born For This” To Atlanta

Gospel icon Bebe Winans get’s personal with Atlanta about his new stage play, “Born For This.” He had this to say about what to expect from the new musical…

V103–04/10/2016

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[VIDEO] He Said What About Atlanta?

Gospel artist Hezekiah Walker came by the V-103 studios for a little Sunday Morning Praise, and this is what he had to say about his time Atlanta…

V103–04/03/2016

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[VIDEO] Larry Tinsley’s Top 3 Gospel Songs For Easter Sunday

This morning on Sunday Morning Praise, I wanted to share my favorite gospel songs for Easter Sunday. One of my favorite songs comes from…

V103–03/27/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Remembers Daryl Coley

This week, the gospel music industry lost one of it’s greatest singers.

V103–03/20/2016

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[VIDEO] The Stellar Awards Recap

Did you miss the 31st Annual Stellar Gospel Awards last weekend? If you did, here is a small recap.

V103–03/13/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Tasha Cobbs – “Put A Praise On It”

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, Larry Tinsley is putting the spot light on an artist that is hitting the airwaves all over the world with her music.

V103–03/13/2016

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[VIDEO] Kirk Franklin Is Taking His Album On Tour!

Kirk Franklin just announced that he is going on tour! But is he coming to Atlanta? Find out the answer here.

V103–02/21/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Kirk Franklin – “Stomp”

In honor of Kirk Franklin’s tour announcement, Sunday Morning Praise is bringing you a blast from the past.

V103–02/21/2016

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[VIDEO] Sunday Morning Praise: Angela Spivey – “He Brought Me”

Are you thankful to God as much as I am? Well just like Angela Spivey, he brought me a mighty long way.

V103–01/31/2016

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William McDowell Explains The Meaning Behind “Send The Rain”

Gospel artist, William McDowell, has a new single that may just bring the rain in Atlanta.

V103–01/31/2016

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