Black Diamond News Archives for 2023-06

Susan Melton Honored

Matt Kurtz Kindness Award Winner for May 2023 has been awarded to our Afternoon air-personality, Susan Melton, on WMKC 102.9 Big Country in northern lower Michigan.


Susan has been chalking positive messages to lift the spirits of people all over the community, and beyond. All this motivation, has been created over the last 12 years. She even created a Facebook page to share those unique chalk creations, even farther!




The full article can be read at

Matt's Kindness Ripples On blog

Susan moderates the Sidewalk Chalk Project Facebook Page



Angie Evans Honored

Our CFX 95.3 midday air-personality, Angie Evans, was recently honored by the United Way of Gratiot and Isabella Counties. She was awarded THE GOOD PRIZE an annual award with a promising history. This honor is nicely summarized in an article written by Courtney Jerome, Managing Editor for The Epicenter publication, of Mt. Pleasant, MI.  







The results are in. Our 18th annual Radiothon was a success for St. Jude Children. It was sincerely directed by Susan Melton, at WMKC Big Country 102.9 and supported by the listeners of our ten Black Diamond Broadcasting stations. This shows YOU care for St. Jude Kids and finding cancer cures! Thank you. #stjudechildrensresearchhospital 


Tune in to 102.9 Big Country on June 22 & 23 with Susan Melton hosting the event. Good News for St. Jude Children! Thanks to our Big Country 1029, On-Air talent and Station Manager, Susan Melton and middays Greg Fletcher. They have poured their hearts into raising funds, for many years, into this annual RadioThon. And thanks to the listeners of all Black Diamond Broadcasting stations for donating year after year. Please hlep us make 2023 another record year to benefit the life-saving work of @St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Mark your calendar!