About Us

HISTORY

WRHI is one of the nation’s pioneers in Radio broadcasting, leading the way with local innovative promotions, unique community based programming and cutting-edge technology.  In the 1990s, WRHI became one of the earliest to stream Radio on the internet and in 2007 revolutionized AM radio as the first station in America to broadcast on an FM translator. Now in our 69th year in business, WRHI  has become more  relevant than ever.

Over the past decade, WRHI has expanded listener coverage and community service throughout the York, Chester and Lancaster county area and is recognized as South Carolina’s most honored  Radio station with 80 State Broadcasting Awards (SCBA).  WRHI has also been selected as the Palmetto State’s Radio Station of the Year, in 6 of the last 9 years.  2011 saw WRHI receive the coveted NAB Crystal Award, naming WRHI one of the top 10 radio stations in the nation. In addition, Radio Ink magazine named WRHI as one  of America’s Top Eight Broadcasters for 2009. WRHI’s philosophy is simple:  Give listeners the BEST…the BEST news and information…plus the BEST promotions and sports…and the advertisers will have the BEST vehicle to market their products.

NEWS

Affiliated with the world’s largest radio network, Fox News, and statewide South Carolina Radio Network, WRHI’s local news department routinely covers news conferences, school board, city and county council meetings, and is always talking with news makers. In recent years our broadcasting peers in the TV and Radio News Directors Association of the Carolinas have selected WRHI’s news and weather team as the “Best in the Carolinas”.  WRHI received an unprecedented 8 out of 10 awards from the Association.

TALK

Weekdays on WRHI begin at 5:30am with Palmetto Mornings featuring the area’s favorite broadcast team with hosts Chuck Boozer & Freddi Hammer;  sports with Chris Miller, and Mike Crowder. From 10 a.m. to noon, South Carolina favorite Mike Gallagher discusses current events. WRHI’s Manning Kimmel brings you Straight Talk each weekday at 12:30 and Herman Cain delivers his commentary on the events of the day from 1 to 3 p.m. Nationally-syndicated radio and TV host Sean Hannity rules the airwaves from 3 to 6 p.m. and we wrap up the day with the simulcast of Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 6 and ABC World News with David Muir.

SPORTS

WRHI live coverage includes Clemson football and basketball, Northwestern, Fort Mill, Clover, Nation Ford, Rock Hill and South Pointe High School football and basketball and Winthrop University basketball.

INTERNET

WRHI augments its programming with an informative user-friendly website.  Along with live audio streaming at WRHI.com, the new design features original audio content from the WRHI team.

CREATIVE PRODUCTION

WRHI’s advertisers have come to expect the best in on-air product presentation. Staffed by the area’s most recognized voices and supported by talented award-winning writers and producers, WRHI’s commercials are designed to attract consumers and bring results to our dedicated advertising base. At the most recent South Carolina Broadcaster’s convention, WRHI won an unprecedented five state awards for advertising production excellence!

PROMOTIONS

The BEST in programming attracts the BEST consumer audiences, and that’s exactly what WRHI’s advertisers get every day! WRHI has long been the innovative advertising medium in the area offering its advertisers many on-air vehicles in which to promote their products & services. Whether its individual program sponsorships or one of the station’s signature promotions, advertisers can be sure their message is heard loud and clear on AM-1340 FM-94.3 and at wrhi.com.