Tommie is a reporter for the Brownsville Press as well as a sales associate for both the newspaper and the radio. Native to Brownsville, she is a 1995 graduate of Haywood High School. She temporarily called Shelby County home while pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at the University of Memphis, then a decade-long stint in corporate finance before she and husband Matt returned “home” to rear their two young children, Emma Hayes and Lucy.
Eliza Ford is a reporter for the Brownsville Press. She has returned to the place of her first job as DJ of Swap Shop! A graduate of Haywood High School, she is currently earning her Masters in Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Memphis, and also works on a farm in Whiteville. She’s the head coach of Haywood Middle School Girls Soccer, and is involved in local non-profits in Brownsville and Memphis.
The Brownsville Press and the Brownsville Radio are jointly owned by Wireless Group, Inc. Meet the team from our radio operations.
Brownsville Radio Operations Manager
Drew was born in 1965 in Philadelphia, Penn. At age 4, he and his family moved to Millington, Tenn. Though raised in Millington, Drew considers Brownsville his hometown.
Drew has wanted to be on the radio since the age of 10. After working a few years in radio and then trying a few other professions, he landed at Brownsville Radio in 2006 as the assistant to the station manager.
He is married to Darlene Holt Magruder. They have four children – the youngest a 17-year-old senior at HHS. They also have two granddaughters and one grandson.
Brownsville Radio Host
Following his retirement from the Air Force in 1976, after 20 years of service, Paul came to Brownsville where he built a recording studio and sound reinforcement company. In the late 1970s, he joined Brownsville Radio part time, spinning records which turned into a 35-year stint. The radio program quickly evolved into a news talk format which has lasted to date.
The recording studio expanded into a video production studio and has produced commercials, corporate videos and some documentaries, as well as local programming on four cable channels in surrounding counties.
Brownsville Radio Host
Natalie Elaine Liggins Woods has been with Brownsville Radio as a Nighttime Radio host for about 20 years. Natalie says every one of those years has been a delight and she’s looking forward to serving many more years to come
In addition to graphic design duties for the several print publications Wireless Group, Inc., publishes, Michael administers the various websites the company manages and serves as the “IT guy.”