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About Us

About Us

About Us

    HOT 98.1 is WHZT-FM, Carolina’s Party Station, coming to you live out of Greenville, SC!

    Operated by SummitMedia Greenville, located at 220 N Main Street, Suite 325, Greenville, SC 29601

    How do I call in?

    The Studio Line (contests, requests, comments) is 864-421-9810!

    The Business Office/Front Desk (questions about advertising, prize pickup, general info) is 864-235-1073

    Can I advertise on your station?

    Yes! We have options for every size business, big and small. Find out more about radio advertising here! We have the best marketing consultants, creative writers and production staff in the business, and we also offer a LOT more than just radio commercials: digital marketing, event execution, social media, branding, contests, graphic design, you name it! Give us a call to get started: 864-235-1073

    How do I get my song on the radio?

    Sure, you can send it to us. But the best place to get started is to get signed to a record label. That way, you can focus on your music while those nice folks do all the negotiating! Please note: we are a highly-rated R&B radio station, and we got there by playing songs that are highly-rated on the music charts. If your song is already on the charts, we’re already playing it. If it isn’t there just yet, guess you’ve got some work to do. (TLDR: sending in your song does not mean we will play it.)

    I won a prize, how do I pick it up?

    Call us first to make sure it’s ready! 864-235-1073
    Here’s what you need to know:

    • Prizes can be picked up Mon-Fri between 9am and 5pm (excluding holidays) at the front desk.
    • Please bring your government issued photo ID. The name on the ID must match the name in our system.
    • Office Address: 220 N Main Street, Suite 325, Greenville, SC 29601. Our office is located on the 3rd floor of NOMA Tower. The entrance to NOMA Tower is on Main Street (but you can also park in Commons Parking Garage on Beattie St and take the 3rd floor breezeway into the Hyatt; urn right, and the NOMA elevators will be through the double glass doors).
    • You have 30 calendar days to pick up your prize from the date you won (OR if the prize is not ready immediately, 30 calendar days from the date you are are notified it is ready for pickup)

    Any jobs available at the station?

    We’re hiring! Here are our current open positions. Take a quick survey to see if you have what it takes to join our Sales Team! A great place to start (no matter where you want to end up) is on our street team, because you can move up quickly. A lot of (if not most) radio careers are started by popping up tents and handing out t-shirts (including nearly 100% of our current on-air staff)!

    Do you have Internships, Job Shadowing or Tours?

    Internships? Yes we do, in EVERY department, including on-air!! Find more info here. Please note: internships are available to college students only, and you must receive course credit to qualify as they are unpaid.
    For information on Student Job Shadowing or to set up a tour for your group, please contact our office manager here.

    How do I get HOT 98.1 to come to my charity event/fundraiser/non-profit?

    We get a LOT of requests for this and unfortunately can not accommodate everyone. Please contact WHZT’s Promotions Director via email here.

    I want HOT 98.1 to appear at my business or event to play music or broadcast live.

    There is a charge for this. Please contact WHZT’s Sales Manager via email here.

    I would like to book a HOT 98.1 personality to host my event/auction/gala/concert, etc.

    Please contact WHZT’s Promotions Director via email here.

    Why don’t you play more (artist)?/ Why do you play so much (artist)?

    Most suggestions we get for new music appeal to a small group of people.  Even so, please do not hesitate to contact us to encourage more of any specific thing in our programming; we use messages from listeners to shape our programming. If we receive the same or similar messages from many listeners, our programming is more likely to change in order to accommodate the specific desires of those listeners.

    How can I contact you?

    Need to contact us for something else? Find all our info here. You can send any PSAs to:

    What else do y’all have going on?

    So glad you asked, here’s a list of ALL the events and contests going on.