Brent Lane

Country Music Association

Personality of the Year 2022
Station of the Year 2017, 2019

Academy of Country Music

Personality of the Year – 2009, 2019
Station of the Year 2006, 2009, 2013, 2020, 2023

PACE Awards 

Community Leader of the Year – 2020
Professional Leader of the Year – 2013

AdFed Silver Medalist

Addy Awards 2017 – Special Recognition

Best of the Coast – InWeekly 2023

  • Personality of the Year
  • Station of the Year
  • Morning Show of the Year 

CMA 2022- Personality of the Year!

Brent and Mel Win CMA

Brent and Mel Win CMA Award for Personality of the Year

Brent and Mel win CMA Personality of the Year for 2022.  They received the CMA Award at the Show on November 9, 2022.

Brent Lane has been on air in Pensacola on the Cat Pak Morning Show since 2005. Believing in success through service,  Brent works to serve Pensacola.  He has served as the Master of Ceremonies for the King and Queen of Spain.  He leads thousands of people in the Annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk.  More than just the voice, Brent is actively involved in event planning and execution for these events.  He has also actively worked to attract visitors to the Pensacola area through Visit Pensacola and Visit Florida.  Brent is the current Vice Chair of the Visit Pensacola Board of Directors.  The host of more than 30 Tourism Videos, Brent is a recognizable face of Pensacola locally and nationally. Locally Brent has a soft spot for helping people better themselves. Currently, Brent is the Chairman of the Visit Pensacola Board of Directors.  He served as the 2011 President of Manna Food Pantries Board of Directors and is currently in his 3rd term on the Board (12 Years).  He is a graduate of Leadership Pensacola (class of 2009) and enjoys helping new LeaP Class members.

Brent and his wife Angela have 3 children… All of whom have worked at the radio station in some capacity.  Both Brent and Angela mentor others as Coordinators for the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Course.  Angela is a member of Impact 100 (the largest women’s IMPACT philanthropic group in world) and works as the Team Captain for Making Strides and the American Cancer Society.

When not on the radio, Brent loves Diving, the Blackwater River, and photography on the Gulf Coast.  Brent can be heard every morning on the Cat Pak Morning Show with his partner Mel from 5am-10am.

    News Clips:

    March 2020  – Community Leader of the Year: Brent Lane, radio personality at Cat Country 98.7, was named this year’s Community Leader of the Year.  Since moving to Pensacola in 2005, Lane has made a positive impact on the Pensacola community by dedicating his time, energy, and talents to this community and its citizens. He supports over twelve non-profit organizations throughout the community and touches the lives of thousands of people each year through his volunteer efforts.  Along with presenting a top-rated morning radio show, he has dedicated himself to Manna, where he has served on the board of directors for the past 11 years, including serving as Board President as well as chairing several committees


    Brent Lane was honored at the 2017 AdFed Addy Awards with a rare Silver Medal.

    “AAF Pensacola is pleased to recognize Brent’s work to champion our industry and honor Brent for his steadfast support of local community causes,” said Chris Kenney, president of AAF Pensacola.

    Founded in 1959, the Silver Medal Award is AAF’s highest honor. It recognizes men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising, been active in furthering industry standards, exhibited creative excellence and demonstrated responsibility in areas of community development. Nominations are reviewed by a panel of judges that include former Silver Medal Award recipients, current and past AAF Pensacola presidents and board members.