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Our Team

Pierre Chestang | Southern Regional Manager; Station Manager

Pierre was raised in Chicago, Ill. He is a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute, where he majored in communications, and also has a B.A. in communications from Columbia College of Chicago. In November 2001, while at Moody Radio in Chicago, Pierre was asked to transfer to Moody Radio Florida in St. Petersburg to host the morning show. Pierre continued as host of New Day Florida until he was promoted to station manager in November 2003. Pierre serves as Pastor of The Bridge Worship Community of Valrico, Florida. He is also an instructor in the Bible Training Centre for Pastors and Leaders course. He remains a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Bulls, and Bears, but has come to enjoy the Gators, Magic, and Bucs as well. He enjoys traveling, photography and Florida Gulf Coast sunsets. Pierre and Donata have four adult children and three grandsons.

John Blok | Afternoon Host; Web and Social Media Admin; Host, Kurt and Kate Weekend

Originally from Ontario, Canada, John received his bachelor of arts in Communications from Moody Bible Institute. After working for Moody Radio in Chicago as technical producer for the morning program and host of Weekend Chicago, he joined the Florida team as a full-time announcer in 2007. Broadcast assignments have included travel to Peru, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Tuscaloosa, Ala. in response to the 2011 tornadoes.

Kate Bruington | Host, Kurt and Kate Mornings; Midday Host; Host, Music for Sunday

Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering into broadcasting. She is the mother of two wonderful daughters and is the grandmother of two of the most delightful grandkids on the planet. Kate’s pastimes are reading and writing. She currently spends much of her free time writing a novel she hopes will get all of us thinking about our calling as Christians and the value of human life. Kate’s favorite verse is Micah 6:8, “And what does the Lord require of you, to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with your God.”

Ruth Dinwiddie | Office Assistant

Ruth Dinwiddie, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, began her career in Cleveland with Moody Radio at WCRF, where she created a 15-minute daily program for women which aired on more than 100 stations. She also worked for Moody Radio in Chicago for 21 years, then came to Florida in 1991 as an on-air personality with the afternoon program Along the Way. After 46 years, Ruth retired her full-time position but continues to work part-time as office support and on-air substitute. Ruth holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Shelton College and is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, where she studied Sacred Music. She sings with The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, likes to travel and enjoys a good book.

Kurt Goff | Host, Kurt and Kate Mornings

Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.

Andrew Leuthold | Operations Director; Host, Music for Sunday

Atlanta, Georgia, is Andrew’s hometown, where he grew up in a pastor’s home. After nearly a decade in the Traffic Department of WXIA-TV (11 Alive), he joined the Moody Broadcast Team at WAFS (AM 920) in Atlanta; first in a part-time basis as a weekend and “fill in” announcer, then full time as Production Director and eventually as host of the morning show. After the sale of WAFS, he spent 8 years at Faith Radio (a Moody affiliate) in Montgomery, Ala., as Operations Manager and Morning Show Host. Serving in Florida since 2012, Andrew and his wife, Miriam, enjoy spending time playing games, eating pizza and watching movies with their two children, Nathan, and Abigail.

Sallee Perry | Indoor/Outdoor Maintenance

Sallee has been taking wonderful care of the St. Petersburg studio and office areas plus the outdoor landscaping for decades. It's a joy to work in the environment she cultivates for us. When not leading a troop of Girl Scouts on adventures, she and her creative husband raise bees and harvest honey.

Glen Schultz | Part-Time Announcer

Originally from Milwaukee, Wis., Glen came to Florida with his parents in 1972. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in political science and has a secondary social science degree. Eight years later, the Lord opened the door to broadcast media in an on-air position with a fledgling talk station. He joined the Salem Communications team in Tampa before coming to Moody Radio in 2008. When he’s not writing a children's book, he and his wife, Holly, enjoy time with their son, Ryan, and daughter, Jesse.

Gabrielle Settles | Office Administrator

Gabrielle is a Detroit native but has known St. Petersburg as her second home since 2001. She graduated from Wayne State University with a B.A. in broadcast journalism in 2017. She officially received the Lord when she was four years old, but started learning about God at age zero. Her mother read Bible verses to her in the womb! Gabrielle writes in her spare time, and enjoys cooking, volunteering, watching sports and being a dog mom.

Mike Stevens | News Announcer, Kurt and Kate Mornings

Mike has anchored and reported television news in numerous cities for approximately 30 years from coast to coast. Those locations include Atlanta, New York, Sacramento California, Flint Michigan, Columbus Ohio, and his native Philadelphia. Mike, his wife Becky, and their five now adult children came to Florida in 2013 when Mike was hired as Evening Anchor, and later became Executive Producer at a Sarasota television station. Mike is super excited about his current assignment at Moody Radio Florida, which started in 2019. Mike says it's an opportunity to join a really talented group of professionals, who also love the Lord. Mike and Becky attend 34th Street Church of God in Tampa.

Alan Winfield | Meteorologist

Alan received his bachelor's degree in meteorology from Penn State University and his master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma, earning him the American Meteorological Seal. He started his TV career at the NBC affiliate in Tulsa, then went on to WTVR-TV in Richmond, Va.; KSTW in Seattle, Wash., and Bay News 9 in Tampa, Fla. He joined Moody Radio in April 2002. Alan also has a master of divinity degree from Trinity Theological Seminary. He serves as associate pastor at North Dunedin Baptist Church and is the author of Lord Of The Skies. Alan and his wife, Pam, have a son, Austin.