Xuam A. Lawson
Xuam Lawson is the Program Director for Jazzy 88 also known as WFSK 88.1FM. He's also the host of the Gospel Program, "Real Gospel" with The Xman.
Real Gospel airs Sundays 9am to 12n and has a tremendous following. It features music from the legends of gospel, combined with a mixture of today’s gospel, industry news, and interviews. His Ministry of Music is one of the fastest growing Gospel programs heard on Sunday reaching an unspecified amount of people and continues to grow. People have come to call it, "church service on the radio" helping to inspire and save souls where ever they tune in.
He grew up in church having with his grandfather a Pentecostal preacher, his father a Baptist preacher and attended Catholic school. Licensed to preach in the Baptist church and later was ordained as a church Elder in the Church of God in Christ. His diverse background has allowed him to speak, teach, preach and witness across denomination lines, A.M.E. Baptist, Non-Denominational, COGIC, just to name a few.
Active in faith and in the community, he currently serves as Children's Church Pastor at the Cathedral of Praise COGIC under the leadership of Bishop Jerry L. Maynard SR. He is a Gulf War Veteran, served two terms as Communications Chair of the Nashville Branch of the NAACP; a Prince Hall Mason, Shrine, Phi Beta Sigma fraternity member, and on campus adviser for the Fisk University Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma.
Has an A.S. Degree in Radio Broadcasting from Draughons Jr. College (Now Day-mar Institute) and a B.S. in Pastoral Studies from the American Baptist College, he's also one of the lead male columnists for the Tennessee Tribune newspaper in Nashville TN where he writes a weekly column “Ask the Elder” which he helps to answer questions of faith submitted by people who have questions about God, faith, religion and social justice.
The Tennessee Tribune Newspaper (Ask the Elder Article)
Xuam A. Lawson
Program Director for Jazzy 88 – WFSK 88.1FM
Associate of Science in Radio Broadcasting from Daymar Institute and Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Studies from The American Baptist College
1000 17th Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37208