Larry Young, born in Washington DC and raised in Atlanta GA has recorded 3 albums with Atlanta International Records artist and Grammy nominee, James Bignon and Deliverance, two albums with CGI and Beracah Records artist, Candi Staton and has produced 3 albums with former S.O.S Band vocalist Chandra Currelley.
Larry Young was the former General Manager and Program Director for Atlanta’s first multicultural radio station fusing urban gospel and contemporary Christian music, Praise 1040 AM, Atlanta’s Christian Choice and host of the Larry Young Morning Show also heard on the Internet. The Atlanta Gospel Choice winner is the recipient of the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Larry is the former Program Director and Morning Show host of Radio One’s Praise 102.5 FM in Atlanta, the first major market FM gospel station in the United States. The twenty seven year veteran has worked as Program Director for WAEC Love 86 AM, and as on air personality for WYZE 1480 AM, Glory 1340 AM, Classic 1160 AM, KISS 104.1 FM, Victory 91.5 FM and was Music Director for Atlanta’s Blessing, WATB 1420 AM all in Atlanta GA. His television credits include 4 years as co-host and talent coordinator for the Trinity Broadcasting Network production of “Say Yes” with Candi Staton. He is also a freelance television host of several independent productions.
Larry is president of Young Enterprises, a multimedia agency that negotiates time sales for clients in radio, television and print ads across the country and consults in the marketing and promotion of events. He is currently General Manager of the 2017 Stellar award winning major market station of the year, WIGO 1570 AM in Atlanta. He is also heard on the 40 station Sheridan Gospel Network, “The Light”, Sunday’s 11a-3p.