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Chris Powers

I'm very happy to be back at Guaranty Broadcasting and with New Country 100.7 The Tiger.  I started broadcasting in 1986 as a Traffic Reporter for Baton Rouge radio stations.  From flying in an airplane above the city to becoming office manager just 2 years later.  I also worked on 100.7FM before when it was Rock and located in Catfish Town in Downtown Baton Rouge.  I then went to WFMF and worked evenings for a short while before I got the call to join KAJUN 103.3 where they named me "Sugarlips."  Rumor had it that Reba McEntire gave me that name but the true story is that a lady kissed me on the lips after I ate a doughnut and she called me Sugarlips.  As much as I tried to get away from that name it just stuck.  After being on 103.3 for 8 years, I decided to get out of radio for a couple of months.  In 2000, I joined Guaranty Broadcasting as a Sales Executive.  After just 1 year, I was asked to build a radio station in Hammond and call it Kajun 107.  I spent 9 years there and just recently left to join New Country 100.7 The Tiger.  I've tried to get out of radio twice but came right back because I feel radio is in my blood.  I also worked as Play-by-play announcer for Southern football and basketball for 8 years.  I have a son named Tristan and I still live in Hammond.  I love playing golf and covering sporting events from LSU to the Saints.  That's why I feel at home at New Country 100.7 The Tiger because we cover both at Guaranty Broadcasting.

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