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  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS:

    Inspired in Windsor, Canada, interned then hired in Cleveland, OH, made to work in News/Talk because I can’t shut up. Cleveland (5 formats / 5 stations) -> Nashville (2 formats / 2 stations) -> Birmingham WERC -> Fill in for San Antonio, Atlanta & Tucson -> 1 year on the beach -> Boise KBOI -> Fill in for Radio America programming -> current

    1. What got you started in radio in the first place? Why radio?

    I toured 89X in Windsor, Ontario, Canada in 1996 and was hooked. In hindsight, I was always a radio nerd. Growing up in Cleveland, WMMS, Power 108, 92Q, 3WE, Majic 105, WQAL, and WRMR were all influential and still are. Radio has been, and I believe is still, the most intimate form of media today.

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: I started as an intern on The Pat Kessler Show (formerly 100.3 KTLK) in Minneapolis screening calls, doing production, writing and producing parodies, serving Pat coffee... whatever was needed. I moved into producing a morning news show, hosting my ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: Intern/Board Op/Producer 970 WFLA/Tampa Jock/Morning Show Producer/Stunt Boy/Every Other Job You Can Think Of (I was even a traffic reporter for a hot minute) WFLZ (Power 93, The Power Pig)/Tampa PD 620 WDAE (The Sports Animal)/Tampa Senior ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: Kayla Blakeslee has several years of broadcast experience in news, sports and entertainment. She hails from Union City, Pennsylvania and is a proud Pennsylvania State University Alumni. Kayla’s worked for the Big Ten Network, 1380 ESPN, K105FM, ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: A creator of Adult Contemporary Radio while EVP of the NBC FM Stations. Grew the ABC Radio networks while VP/GM in revenue and audience through innovations such as hiring Ringo Starr to Host a 24 hour BEATLES special. Consulted the RKO Radio ...

  • July 11, 2017
    Nick Gosnell

    BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: I started in radio as a student at MidAmerica Nazarene University in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe, KS, interning at KCWJ/Kansas City and then KEXS/Excelsior Springs, MO along with KHUT/Hutchinson, KS. My first real radio job after college ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: Been in Radio 30 years. Started out at WITY-AM in Danville as a weekend jock making $3.33 an hour. Moved to the Champaign-Urbana market a few years later. Decatur started out as a sales position, for WSOY-AM, and then I saw the value in the ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: My first broadcasting gig was at WDXI/WMXX in Jackson, TN. Then, I did sports play by play for JCTV in Hillsboro, MO. I eventually had the opportunity to jump into talk radio at KOPN in Columbia, MO… first as a co-host of "Evening Edition" and ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: Tim is a former food service manager and part-time cart jockey who made his way to Atlanta in 1996. He began his professional radio career by hanging banners with Atlanta’s WZGC-FM and eventually found himself as the promotions director for ...

  • BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS: My first radio job was in Renfrew, Ontario as a part-time op and announcer. My father had sold the stations and the new owner hired me to help out. I was 15. From there I got promoted to Pembroke. I worked at CHOK in Sarnia during my ...


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