Zac Blackerby - Station Manager, ESPN 106.7

Zac Blackerby serves at Station Manager for ESPN 106.7. Zac BlackerbyHis voice is also heard quite often on the station as he produces and co-hosts The Drive with Bill Cameron weekday afternoons.

Blackerby, a native of Opelika, is a graduate of Lee-Scott Academy.

He is a 2015 graduate of Auburn University where he majored in Communications. While a student at Auburn, he ran audio for many sports productions at War Eagle Productions that aired on the ESPN family of networks. Blackerby was an intern and later a part-time employee at Auburn Network during his collegiate career before becoming coming on board on a full-time basis as a Producer immediately after receiving his college degree. He was promoted to Station Manager in February of 2016.

In addition to his role on The Drive with Bill Cameron,  Blackerby hosts a weekly show called The Draftster which analyzes college football players from an NFL draft perspective. The show airs on ESPN 106.7 Thursday evenings at 6 p.m.

Blackerby is a lifelong Auburn University and New England Patriots fan.

E-mail Zac at zblackerby@aunetwork.com.

John Bodiford - General Sales Manager

John BodifordJohn Bodiford has been in the radio business (almost) his entire life. He started working weekends at WJHO in Opelika when he was in school at Auburn University.

After graduation, Bodiford moved into full-time employment with the station doing the 6-10PM slot followed by stints at WDAK in Columbus, Ga., WFRI in Opelika as morning DJ and then headed off to Birmingham where he worked in radio sales for WQEZ-FM.

In 1982 he and his new wife moved to Bay Minette where he managed WBCA/WWSM.  Six years later, he moved to Sylacauga to manage 98 WAVE.

In 1994, he returned to the Auburn/Opelika area for good as the Sales Manager of WMXA. He was promoted to General Manager in 2008 of all six Qantum radio stations.  In 2015, Bodiford went across town to work at Auburn Network, Inc. as General Sales Manager.

John lives in Opelika and is married to Mary Anne. He has one son, Brad, an attorney in Montgomery.  A licensed pilot, John enjoys flying in his free time as well as woodworking, mostly making sawdust, in his wood shop.

E-mail John at jbodiford@aunetwork.com

Amy Croushorn - Managing Editor, East Alabama Living Magazine

Amy Croushorn

Amy Croushorn, who has an extensive background as an interior designer, event coordinator, brand stylist and photographer, serves as Managing Editor of East Alabama Living Magazine.

A native of Tallahassee, FL, Croushorn graduated from Auburn University in 1998 with a degree in Interior Environments and a minor in Business. She was a licensed and registered Interior Designer for 12 years and the Lead Interior Designer for an Rosemary Beach, FL-based architecture firm for 4 years. She then served as Brand Stylist for a manufacturer and wholesaler of baby products, wedding/party favors and gifts before launching a career in the event planning and party blogging arena.

In addition to her role with East Alabama Living magazine, Amy owns and operates Amy’s Party Ideas, an Auburn-based business that develops and creates custom entertaining ideas. She also serves as a brand stylist for several national brands by providing photography and editorial content for their products and services.

E-mail Amy at amy@eastalabamaliving.com.

Jennifer Fuller - Account Executive

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Jennifer Fuller, who serves as Account Executive for Auburn Network, Inc., owns an impressive record of sales and project management success throughout her career.

Prior to joining Auburn Network, Fuller was a record-setting sales manager in the cellular phone industry where she utilized radio advertising to help achieve record growth and sales. She also owned and operated her own bakery business for five years. 

Fuller attended both Southern Union Community College and Auburn University and has also completed a number of professional business education courses. She is a 2001 graduate of the Disney Institute. 

Fuller’s husband, Jeff, is an Opelika police officer and serves as the DARE/School Resource Officer for all nine of the Opelika City Schools.  The Fullers are the parents of three boys, Davis, Tristian and John.

Email Jennifer at jfuller@aunetwork.com.

Mike Hubbard - President/CEO

hubbardMike Hubbard, who serves as President/CEO of Auburn Network, Inc., has been involved in broadcasting since the age of 13 when he starting working part-time as a DJ at his hometown radio station.

A 1983 graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in radio and television, Hubbard came to Auburn two weeks after graduation where he worked for six years in the Auburn Athletic Department as Associate Sports Information Director.

In 1990, he left Auburn University to head up Auburn’s radio and television sports network and in 1994, formed his own company, Auburn Network, Inc., to handle Auburn’s multi-media rights. In 2003, Hubbard sold the multi-media sports division of the company to International Sports Properties.

In 1998, Hubbard, in his first attempt at elected office, was elected to a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives and was re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014. A Republican, Hubbard served as Speaker of the House from 2010 – 2016.

In addition to his role as President of Auburn Network, Hubbard is the Saturday morning disc jockey on the company’s classic hits station, Wings 94.3, where he enjoys playing the same great music he did when he was in high school and college.

Hubbard’s wife, Dr. Susan Hubbard, is a Professor and Associate Dean in Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences. They have two sons, Clayte, and Riley. The Hubbards are active members of the Auburn United Methodist Church.

E-mail Mike at hubbard@aunetwork.com.

Ashley James - Director of Marketing, East Alabama Living

Ashley JamesAshley James serves as Director of Marketing for East Alabama Living Magazine. She also services clients on all four Auburn Network radio stations.

James, a 1994 Communications graduate of Auburn University, has an impressive track record of identifying clients’ needs and presenting effective solutions. During her professional career, she has served as a sales and marketing representative for major pharmaceutical, business consulting and health services firms.

In addition to her business experience, James served as a Congressional staff member and liaison for former United States Senator Sam Nunn (D-Georgia).

While a student at Auburn, James was a member of the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen, the official hosts and hostesses of the University, from 1992-94. She was also a member of the 1993 Auburn University Homecoming Court.

James, a native of Alpharetta, GA, is married to Cal James, Jr.. They are parents of twin daughters, Katherine-Ashley and Courtney.

E-mail Ashley at ajames@aunetwork.com.

Walker Jamison- Account Executive

Walker JamisonWalker Jamison joined Auburn Network, Inc. in 2015 and serves as an Account Executive.

A native of Atlanta, GA, Jamison graduated from The Lovett School in 2001. H then enrolled at Auburn University where he graduated with a degree in Marketing in 2006.

Jamison is a seasoned sales and event management professional with experience selling heavy equipment at Lowbird Outdoors in Atlanta as well as Peterbilt and International trucks for Nalley Trucks of Atlanta. He also managed golf events with Southeastern Junior Golf Tour, Great Golf Events and the PGA Tour’s AT&T Atlanta Classic.

Jamison is an avid golfer and also enjoys spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.

E-mail Walker at wjamison@aunetwork.com.

Tracy Ledbetter - Office Manager

Tracy Ledbetter serves as Office Manager for Auburn Network, Inc. She is a 1996 graduate of Troy University in Montgomery, Alabama.Tracy Ledbetter

Tracy has been with Auburn Network, Inc. since 1998 and is considered by her co-workers as the most indispensable member of the team. Prior to joining the Auburn Network, she worked in customer service with Russell Corporation.

In her position, Ledbetter’s primary responsibilities include providing administrative assistance supporting all divisions of the corporation. She also serves as receptionist, manages affidavits and serves as a personal assistant to Mike Hubbard.

Ledbetter is a native of Alexander City, Ala. She and her husband, Eddie, reside in the Lee County community of Beauregard.

E-mail Tracy at ledbetter@aunetwork.com.

Rich Perkins - Station Manager, Wings 94.3; Morning Show Host/Traffic Manager

Rich Perkins

Rich Perkins serves multiple roles at Auburn Network, Inc., including Station Manager for WGZZ-FM, as well as Traffic Manager for all stations. He is perhaps most recognized by listeners, however, as the co-host of the popular Rich & Jeremy in the Morning show which airs weekday mornings on Wings 94.3.

Perkins is a 1998 graduate of Auburn University and joined the Auburn Network family in 2011.

After serving in the Navy which included deployments on the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, Rich started classes at Auburn University, where he got his first taste of radio at Auburn’s campus station, WEGL. He began his full-time broadcasting career in 2002, serving as production director and on-air talent for a small market radio group.

Rich, who is actively involved in community theatre, resides in Auburn and is an exceptional cook. He has one son, Dirk.

E-mail Rich at rperkins@aunetwork.com.

Bob Wooddy - Station Manager, NewsTalk WANI; Morning Show Host

Bob WooddyBob Wooddy was born in Blakely, GA but spent his early years in Heidelberg, Germany. His family later moved to Albany and Atlanta, GA and eventually landed in Montgomery where he got his start in radio at WMGY as morning DJ and later Program Director. While attending Auburn University, Wooddy furthered his radio career at campus station WEGL and WCGQ in Columbus, GA.

Professionally, Wooddy has served as General Manager of WSTH-FM/South 106 in Columbus, GA and Operations Manager of WMXS-FM/Sunny 103 in Montgomery. He then managed Cumulus Broadcasting’s sports/talk (WMSP-AM) and News/Talk (WNZZ-AM, WLWI-AM) in Montgomery.

Woody and his wife, Miranda, enjoy watching their oldest daughter, Gracie, play softball and their youngest, Sophie, performing competitive gymnastics. Miranda, also a proud graduate of Auburn University, currently serves as Vice President Credit Officer at ServisFirst Bank in Montgomery.

E-mail Bob at bwooddy@aunetwork.com.