WBT History

“Oppenheimer” just took home seven Oscars at the recent Academy Awards. The movie chronicles the development of the atomic bomb… but did you know there was a WBT connection? Mark Garrison  explores the secret role our station played in one of the most famous stories in American history.

This episode is presented by Carolina Readiness Supply –  Leftist billionaire George Soros is buying majority ownership in the bankrupt Audacy radio company which owns a bunch of conservative talk radio stations around the country. Plus, Alex Jones is told to liquidate all his assets to pay his Sandy Hook defamation victims. Subscribe to the […]

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Charlotte’s WBT was joined by many families, friends, and listeners in celebrating its 100th Anniversary! News Talk 1110 & 99.3 WBT honored a century of service to the Charlotte community and inducted three new members into the WBT Hall of Fame – John Stokes, Bob Lacey, and Jim Szoke. The ceremony included special guests, an […]

The “main event” of the evening of the WBT 100 celebration, three new members were inducted into the WBT Hall of Fame – John Stokes, Jim Szoke, and Bob Lacey. WBT Mid-Day Host Pete Kaliner and former News Director Jim Barroll inducted John Stokes into the WBT Hall of Fame. Kaliner and Barroll played off […]

On Saturday, April 9, News Talk 1110 & 99.3 WBT celebrated its 100th Anniversary in style at the Dale F. Halton Theater at Central Piedmont Community College in Uptown Charlotte. WBT Morning Host Bo Thompson was the emcee for the evening, guiding the audience through a century of broadcast history. Special VIP guests including current […]

Pete discusses the NC Senate debate and plays excerpts of the candidates comments

Bo Thompson talks to WBT Sports Director Jim Szoke, who began his career at WBT in 1987. He is the only person to broadcast every game in Carolina Panthers history. Across four decades, he has been the voice of WBT and sports in Charlotte.

Bo Thompson talks to Bob Lacey, who hosted WBT's first-ever night time talk show in the early 70's, then hosted mornings from 1975-80.