KHYI Staff

Joshua Jones’s family has been in the broadcasting business for almost 60 years. He wrote his first radio commercial (actually used on air for a local dentist,) when he was 10 years old. One of the radio pioneers of the Americana format, Jones has been at the helm of KHYI for over 20 years. He […]

The All Star Morning Show with Chuck Taylor Airs weekday mornings from 6-10 on KHYI and keep up with Chuck here on his Twitter! Chuck also hosts the nationally syndicated Texas Countdown, the top 20 songs from Texas each week! Chuck Taylor was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Taylor first moved to Austin, Texas in […]

The legendary Brett Dillon has loved every minute of the 41 years spent in Radio Broadcasting. He started at the age of 15 in 1975 and Graduated from Brown Institute of Radio / T.V. Broadcasting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1979, Brett also has a now rare 1st Class F.C.C. License. His career includes radio […]

Connor Caldwell Weekend host for the UNT Tailgate Show & Connor’s Crispy Country Show, Board-operator & Social media contributor University of North Texas Alumni graduated in 2019. Volunteered at KNTU 88.1 for 3 years as a DJ and voice talent Passions revolve around sports and music. Coaches a local youth ice hockey team, plays guitar […]

Has been a music personality in radio for over 50 years. He has been working in Dallas for over 40 years. I continue to enjoy entertaining Range country listeners late afternoons with the best of bother today’s and yesterday’s country, western, and progressive Texas music.

Bayou-Honky Tonk-Soul….”Gus Samuelson”…. really captures the essence and heart of Texas music. A strong dose of the blues combined with classic soul and swampy rhythmns,  strong and memorable songs, soulful singing, powerful grooves. Big Gus has really done what many set out to do, create a sound that satisfies the heart and the mind   Gus Samuelson […]

Alan Tompkins was born in Kentucky but has been a Texan since 1983.  Even though he was transplanted at an early age, his bluegrass musical roots have remained strong.  He spends his time playing banjo, upright bass, and electric bass (including with his buddies, The Hammerknockers). Alan hosts the Bluegrass Heritage Show every Sunday. He also […]

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