Air Staff

Monday thru Friday host of Tim’s List

Tim has been in the radio world for more than 40 years. His resume includes stations in San Francisco, Chicago, Columbus Ohio, Rockford Illinois, Elgin Illinois, Tokyo Japan and Berlin Germany. Tim lives in the woods near Mount Pisgah with his wife and an assortment of critters. Join him for the Good Morning Show weekdays from 6am to 9:30am.

Satudays 6am to 9am plus every other Sunday 6am to 8am Gospel Hymn Time

Mike was born and raised in Western North Carolina, and although he works full time as a carpenter, his love of music has always been integral in his life. He grew up listening to the many sounds of the mountains, enjoyed playing music for years, and even has assisted in music by running the sound at his Church. He is enjoying this new chapter in his life, and looks forward to getting to know the WPTL family better.

Host of Papertown Roots Radio Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm

Tim Surrett was born and raised in Canton, NC. With music being a big part of Tim’s life and seeing the power of music as a ministry, Tim climbed on a bus right out of high school and began a musical career that would bless him with many opportunities. Tim has played on several of the most prestigious stages in the music business like the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall and the Ryman Auditorium. Tim has also had the honor of playing and recording with some of the most talented people in the music industry such as Tony Rice, Doyle Lawson, JD Crowe, Adam Steffey, Ralph Stanley, Larry Sparks, Paul Williams, The Kingsmen, The Inspirations, Squire Parsons, Danny Roberts, and many more. Among these opportunities, Tim has also been honored with many awards such as the Singing News Fan Awards Favorite Musician of the Year.