Drew Powell worked for WPSM in 1991 before leaving the area in 1992 to pursue music. Drew played bass for “Common Children” , a Christian band on Tattoo records (Benson) , releasing 3 cds from 1996-2000.Common Children also played at the first Xgames in Orlando and their music was used on MTV sports and the Rodman world tour (mtv) and their 1st cd (skywire) charted in the top 200 college stations in the country. He has also played bass for “the Rugs”, Pete Stewart (of Grammatrain), and Nashville Star finalist David St. Romain.
Drew moved back to Fort Walton Beach in 2002 and returned to work for WPSM. Drew was born in Pensacola and raised in Fort Walton Beach. He attended Choctawhatchee High school and played Tuba in the Stylemarchers, as well as playing bass for the jazz band. He currently plays bass for Destiny Worship Center , Remnant (a local band) , and Beachmice. Drew also enjoys shooting and producing video. (weddings, music videos, documentaries, commercials and short films). (Listen to Drew every weekday morning at 6am on “Wake Up” with Drew).