OUR STAFF:

Pete Chagnon
Host of New Mornings and Front Porch Bluegrass Revival, Production Director and Director of Social Media and Localism
Doug Doran
Vice President
General Manager
Jenny Emert
Business Manager
Joe Emert
Host of Sunday Morning Praise
President
Glenna Stewart
Administrative Assistant
Jim Stewart
Host of NewLife at Night
Operations Director

Pete Chagnon
Host of New Mornings and Front Porch Bluegrass Revival, Production Director and Director of Social Media and Localism

Pete joined the staff of NewLife FM in February of 2010. Since 2001, Pete has been dedicated to Christian radio. After earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Pensacola Christian College, he began working as a translator engineer with the Rejoice Broadcast Network in Pensacola, Florida.

In 2004, Pete began his first On-Air job at WOLC in Princess Anne, MD where he also wrote a monthly column for a local Christian newspaper with a circulation of over 50,000. From there he moved to Tupelo, MS and became the associate editor/reporter/anchor for OneNewsNow.com – a branch of the American Family Association. At NewLife FM, Pete oversees the audio production and hosts the morning drive time program New Mornings. He is also the Producer and Host of Front Porch Bluegrass Revival, and helps produce Cradle My Heart with Kim Ketola.

Pete and his wife Becky have been married for over 12 years. They have two daughters, Noelle and Makayla, who are home schooled. In his spare time, Pete’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking, and videography. His wife Becky enjoys knitting, spinning, and dyeing home-made yarn purchased from Georgia Alpaca and wool farms.

Personal Goals
Planting a peach orchard, owning a few Alpacas, starting a BBQ restaurant, learn how to play the banjo.

A Favorite Scripture
Hebrews 11:8-10 8 - "By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. 9By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise. 10For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God."

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Doug Doran
Vice President and General Manager

Doug graduated from Georgia State University in 1975 with a B.S. degree in Education. While in College, he began to work in the broadcasting industry and maintained that interest throughout the years. His extensive work experience with Delta Air Lines and Walk Thru The Bible Ministries, in addition to his volunteer work at First Baptist Church of Atlanta, In Touch Ministries with Dr. Charles Stanley and the Atlanta Passion Play have prepared him well for his responsibilities in the areas of Christian media. Doug began working as a volunteer with NewLife FM in 1996 and shortly thereafter was asked to serve as a member of the board of directors and as Chairman. He joined the fulltime staff in 2000 as Director of Development, then advanced to General Manager and Vice-President in 2003. Doug looks for any “excuse” to fly his airplane and has logged many hours in the air as a certified skydiver, with nearly 1,000 skydives! Doug and his wife Susan have been married over 29 years and have one son, Gregory. They make their home in Barnesville, GA, where one of Doug’s old trucks won the “ugliest truck of the year” award two years in a row! That truck is now in a restoration process and Gregory drives it to school

A Personal Goal
To take my son on a Flying/Fishing trip to Alaska.

A Favorite Scripture
1 John 1:7 "If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ. His Son, cleanseth us from all sin."

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Jenny Emert
Business Manager

Jenny Emert has acquired nearly 40 years of radio related experience as the wife of a "radio man", and as co-founder of Life Radio Ministries, Inc. Dedication to her family as a wife, mother of four sons, and now Mother-in-Law and Grandmother has dominated her calling. Many young mothers look to Jenny as a quiet model of a Christian wife and mother. Her additional experience as a secretary to a college President and Assistant College Dean of Women, along with organizing a busy household have helped equip Jenny as she provides daily assistance in the NewLife FM business office. Jenny and Joe enjoy any time they can have with their 11 grandchildren!

A Personal Goal
Complete a quilt for each grandchild.

A Favorite Scripture
Romans 8:34 Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.

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Joe Emert
Host of Sunday Morning Praise and President

Joe Emert has been actively involved in Christian broadcasting for nearly 45 years. At the age of 18 he started working in Christian radio at a radio station in Pennsylvania owned and operated by his father. He worked his way through college in the broadcasting division of his school and has remained in Christian radio ministry full-time. He has worked as Janitor, School Bus Driver, Announcer, News Director, Program Director and later served as General Manager of three Christian radio stations … WTLR State College, PA; WAKW Cincinnati, OH; and the Moody Broadcasting Network station in Atlanta, WAFS. In 1993, Just before he and his wife Jenny founded Life Radio Ministries, Inc. (WMVV) he helped establish the Atlanta-based national daily radio program of Dr. Michael Youssef, "Leading The Way," where Joe served as Executive Director. Since 1997 He has served full-time as President of Life Radio Ministries, and continues to enjoy regular "on air" interaction with listeners on “Sunday Morning Praise”. Joe is also a co-founder of the Papua New Guinea Christian Broadcasting Network and has assisted in the construction of 12 FM stations and a Shortwave station in that South Pacific country. That ministry has now grown to 24 FM stations! Joe and Jenny celebrate over 40 years of marriage. They have four sons, four Daughters-in-Law, and eleven grandchildren.

A Personal Goal
As a disciple of Christ, to keep on learning how to best fish for men & women. As a Grandfather, to learn how to fly fish!

A Favorite Scripture
Psalm 90:12, 16 & 17 - "So teach us to number our days, That we may present to Thee a heart of wisdom."..."Let Thy work appear to Thy servants, And Thy majesty to their children. And let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us; And do confirm for us the work of our hands; Yes, confirm (give permanence to) the work of our hands."

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Glenna Stewart
Administrative Assistant

Glenna Stewart has been married to Jim Stewart for nearly 34 years. She has raised three children and now helps them by being deeply involved in her grandchildren’s lives. Following Jim in his calling to Christian Radio, Glenna became involved in voicing commercials and as the Mailing Coordinator at a Christian station in Maryland in 1988. She then was Administrative Assistant at a Christian radio station in Louisiana that the Lord led Jim to start in 1992. Upon coming to NewLife FM with Jim in 1997 she has been involved in nearly every Sharathon as the Hostess and Phone Coordinator. Glenna is now working as Administrative Assistant at NewLife FM and is also one of the new voices you hear on the air.

A Favorite Scripture
Proverbs 3:5 & 6: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

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Jim Stewart
Host of NewLife at Night and Operations Director

Jim joined the NewLife FM staff in March 1997 and has been a source of joy and encouragement to our listeners. Since 1986, Jim has been dedicated to Christian radio. After earning a Master’s Degree in Communications and Radio from Regent University, Jim began serving as Program Director of WOLC in Princess Anne, Maryland in 1988. This station later sent Jim and his wife, Glenna, as home missionaries to Louisiana in 1992, where they put a new Christian station on the air. In addition to producing and hosting "New Morning Praise," Jim oversees a number of the stations on-air operations including the music library, computer automation system, and maintenance of two transmitter and tower sites. Jim and Glenna have been married 36 years and have two sons and a daughter, as well as four grandchildren, and make their home in Griffin.

A Personal Goal
Tour Yosemite National Park in California.

A Favorite Scripture
"Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds." Hebrews 12:1-3

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