Born and raised in Columbia, SC, this 2004 Teen to Watch, nominee for the 2009 & 2014 “Rhythm of Gospel Radio Announcer of the Year” Award and Youth Minister of Little Zion Baptist Church is a new voice in this industry. Jamal defines his 10 year career in radio and television by thinking outside the box by staying connected of his true calling by winning souls in the kingdom. Jamal currently host 'The Jamal Bates Show', weekday afternoons from 3pm-7pm on the Glory Radio Network.
Jamal is ready to reach the masses with his gift, his voice. Jamal has had the privilege of sharing the stage introducing & hosting prestigious events of some of Gospel’s music most familiar voices such as Maurette Brown Clark, Wess Morgan, Smokie Norful, Dwayne Woods, Shirley Caesar, The Caravans, just to name a few. Jamal’s energetic, innovative and anointed love for God and His people extends past the radio into the church where he hosts events, pageants and emcee’s new artist release celebrations.