Sarah Weaver Named Inaugural MIW in Country Radio Mentee


Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio has announced Sarah Weaver, Program Director and Morning Co-Host at Beasley Media’s WKML in Fayetteville, NC, as the first recipient of the MIW in Country Radio Mentorship in partnership with Country Radio Broadcasters.

The MIW in Country Radio program provides a year-long mentorship to develop leadership skills through direct access to top industry professionals. This opportunity includes participation in the 2025 Country Radio Seminar in Nashville.

Sarah Weaver’s radio career started in 2013 at KMVN in Anchorage, AK, moving to WKML in 2016 where she advanced from midday personality to her current position as Program Director, after holding roles as Music Director and Assistant Program Director.

Sarah expressed her gratitude, stating, “It is an honor to have this opportunity and accessibility to some of the most brilliant female minds in our business. I look forward to a year of growth, learning, and networking. Thank you to MIW and the entire CRS team.”

CRB Executive Director RJ Curtis commented, “It has been a pleasure to collaborate with Ruth Presslaff and her team at MIW to identify Sarah Weaver as our first Country radio mentee. I cannot adequately praise how thorough this process has been in selecting the most deserving candidate. Sarah is a rising star, who will shine even brighter as a result of this program.”

MIW Board President Ruth Presslaff also remarked, “Congratulations to Sarah, and thank you to RJ Curtis, John Shomby, and the CRB Board for the opportunity to focus a mentorship specifically on country radio. Special thanks to Becky Brenner for her work on this program.”


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