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Lee Hamilton (sports)

Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton is an American sportscaster and radio talk show host based in San Diego, California. He was co-host of the “Hacksaw and Hayworth” show on from 6:00am–9:00am Pacific Time Monday through Friday on XEPRS-AM, known on-air as “San Diego’s Sports Leader, The Mighty 1090” and he worked alongside producers Bobby Wooldridge and Alex Padilla. Hacksaw is also a regular contributor to SanDiego.com.
Born as Paul Mahon, he grew up in Northport, NY on Long Island. Hamilton is also a host on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s MLB Network Radio channel. He began calling play-by-play for the NFL on Compass Media Networks in 2009.
Hamilton had been the afternoon drive-time host on KLSD, “XTRA Sports 1360” in San Diego, from its launch in November 2007 until September 3, 2008, when his contract with parent company Clear Channel Communications expired and Clear Channel wanted better ratings so they let him walk. The expiration also ended a job he had at KLAC in Los Angeles.
Prior to 2007, he worked 17 years at XETRA-AM “XTRA Sports 690”, a station that was operated by the current American operator of XEPRS, John Lynch.
In July 2014, Hamilton left XEPRS-AM but continues daily sports commentary and connects with fans on his website “Lee Hacksaw Hamilton.com”.

Lance Diamond

Lance Diamond (July 3, 1945 – January 4, 2015) was an American lounge singer and radio personality based in Buffalo, New York, whose career spanned over 40 years.

Kevin McCormack

Kevin J. McCormack (born October 1, ?) is a Roman Catholic deacon with the Diocese of Rockville Centre, assigned to Our Lady of Peace parish in Lynbrook, New York. He is also co-host of WABC radio’s longest running show, Religion on the Line, with Rabbi Joseph Potasnik.

Ken Schram

Kenneth George Schram (December 17, 1947 – May 29, 2014) was an American news and radio broadcaster. He was based in Seattle, Washington and was the former host of local-affairs show Town Meeting and KOMO 4’s evening news segments called “Schram on the Street.” For several years he hosted a radio show, The Commentators, on KOMO Newsradio with conservative John Carlson.
That show was discontinued in September 2010. Starting September 20, 2010, Schram and Carlson each began hosting new, separate shows on the same station, with Carlson on from 9:00AM to Noon and Schram from Noon to 3:00PM. Schram is also known for his personal award, the “Schrammie”, which he gave out on the air to “underscore what I think are among the worst of bone-headed decision, and/or the most appalling of asinine behavior”, usually to local or regional newsmakers.
After a 35-year career, Ken Schram was fired from KOMO 4 and Radio on December 7, 2012, citing cutbacks to full-time employees.
On May 28, 2014, Schram’s long-time colleague John Carlson announced on the radio that Schram was gravely ill with kidney failure. He died at a hospice in Kirkland, Washington the next day of an infection, aged 66.

Ken Beatrice

Kenneth Edward “Ken” Beatrice (July 28, 1943 – December 6, 2015) was an American radio personality. He hosted a Washington, D.C.-area radio call-in sports show for 23 years, first on WMAL between 1973 and 1995 later on WTEM and from 1995 to 2000.

Joy Browne

Joy Browne (October 24, 1944 – August 27, 2016), also known as Dr. Joy, was an American talk show host, specializing in advice counselling. She hosted a nationally syndicated call-in talk show for several decades, heard on numerous radio stations in the U.S. and Canada.

Jorge Sedano

Jorge (pronounced “George”) Sedano is an American sports broadcaster and talk show host. He began his career in 1999 and is currently a radio and television personality at ESPN.

Jon Rish

Jon Rish is a former radio personality

Jomo Thomas

Jomo Gamal Thomas is an American businessman, attorney, and author based in New York City.

John Doremus

John Doremus (August 3, 1931 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma – July 6, 1995 in Naperville, Illinois) was an American radio personality, best known for his radio syndication of The Passing Parade, a series of short stories of remarkable but relatively unknown episodes throughout history. In the late 1950s he acquired the rights to the series, which until then had been a television series, and syndicated it for radio. The stories chronicled such diverse topics as the first white man to discover the mountain gorilla to the espionage and intrigue during wartime. During the mid-1960s he produced Patterns in Music for WMAQ in Chicago. Original recordings of Patterns in Music were being aired by KNXR (FM 97.5 MHz), in Rochester, Minnesota until January 31, 2015, when the station was sold and the station’s format was changed. As of January 2017 the former station owner continues his easy listening music format as a Internet-only stream found at http://www.97five.com/ which includes the Monday through Friday 3 hour segment of Patterns in Music between 7 to 10 pm Central Time Zone (UTC-6)
In 1964, his company pioneered the idea of in-flight music for airlines.
In 1956 and 1957 he was an announcer for Oklahoma Sooners football. He provided the voice-over for the NFL Films highlight package of Super Bowl XXI and the digitally recorded voice of the titular villain in the 1982 twitch video game Sinistar.

Jimmy Staggs

Jimmy Pearson Staggs (October 7, 1935 – November 6, 2007) was an American disc jockey and record store owner in Chicago, Illinois.

Jim Webb (poet)

Jim Webb, of Whitesburg, Kentucky in Letcher County is an Appalachian poet, playwright, and essayist. He is a founding member of the Appalachian Writers Cooperative and program manager of Appalshop’s radio station, WMMT.

Jim Pewter

An authority on Oldies but Goodies in the pop, rock and blues fields, Jim Pewter was host of the daily radio program The Jim Pewter Show, heard worldwide on Armed Forces Radio and Television Service for thirty-plus years, and his show was the first music show to be broadcast to our troops serving in Desert Storm.
Because of his musical expertise, Pewter has been busy compiling and producing CDs and writing liner notes for MCA Music Entertainment, Varese Sarabande Records, Quality, Rhino, and GNP Crescendo. These included The Best of the Surfaris, The Chantays, The Hilltoppers, Surf Party, featuring the Surfaris Live, Surf City’s Greatest Hits, Pulp Rock Instros, Better Shred Than Dead – Dick Dale Anthology. Hot Rods and Custom Classics-Boxset, Del-Fi Girl Groups, and Endless Sleep – The Best of Jody Reynolds. He has just completed a set of three CDs for Dick Clark, which he compiled, and wrote the liner notes.
Pewter was Research Consultant for the Columbia movie La Bamba (the story of Ritchie Valens), was consultant for the live Rock ‘N Roll Revival shows in NYC and was also heard weekends over WPIX-FM in New York City, via tape. He maintained the #1 teen rating for his time slot.
Pewter hosted an oldies rock show on KMET in Los Angeles, prior to becoming program director of K-EARTH in 1973 and P.D. of KRLA in 1983. He was voted Oldies Program Director of the Year in 1974 by the Billboard International Radio Programming Forum.
In 1973, Pewter co-produced and co-hosted Dick Clark’s 20 years of Rock ‘N Roll Radio show, syndicated throughout 250 stations. He also wrote and co-produced a four-hour documentary, The Beatles, Their Long and Winding Road, aired in California and later wrote, co-produced and hosted the six-hour radio special Rock and Roll Reunion.
From 1988 to 1991, Pewter hosted a morning radio show for FM Yokohama in Japan which featured: American pop hits from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s; and interviews with various pop-rock personalities.
His radio specials in national syndication are: The Beach Boys Story, The Legend of Buddy Holly, The Frankie Valli Story and Ricky Nelson … Teenage Idol.
During two years of service in the army, Pewter was program director and all-night disc jockey of the Munsan-Ni Station of the Armed Forces Korea Network.
Pewter has written songs for Jan and Dean, Gene Vincent, Bobby Fuller, Davie Allan and the Arrows, Shakin’ Stevens and Dick Dale and the Deltones. He has also produced albums containing past rock, blues and jazz hits for UA, MCA, Capitol, K-Tel, GNP Crescendo and Festival Records.
A native of St. Paul, Pewter attended the University of Minnesota, where he added guitar playing and songwriting to his list of talents. In 1959, his first hit, “Little Girl”, reached the top forty charts in the Mid-West. Jim performed with Fabian, Little Eva, Bobby Comstock and The Trashmen, until graduating from Brown Institute of Radio Electronics in Minneapolis.
Pewter resides in Port Hueneme, California. His hobbies include a record collection of over 20,000 singles and albums. Judy Pewter, Jim’s wife of 38 years, died in November 2007. In the 1960s, Judy was manager of KRLA Beat magazine and, later, publicity director for Century City Records in Los Angeles.

Jim Braude

James Spencer Braude (born May 7, 1949) is a lawyer, former union official, and Boston radio and television personality.

Jeff Farias

Jeff Farias is a progressive talk-show radio host and producer. Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, he graduated from Brown University in 1982 with a BA in organizational behavior management.

Jack Foley (poet)

Jack Foley is an American poet living in Oakland, California.

Jack Diamond (radio personality)

Jack Diamond is a radio personality, who is well known for hosting mornings at WRQX in Washington, DC for nearly 24 years.

JJ Kincaid

JJ Kincaid’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

S. Parkes Cadman

Samuel Parkes Cadman (December 18, 1864 – July 12, 1936), better known as S. Parkes Cadman, was an English-born American clergyman, newspaper writer, and pioneer Christian radio broadcaster of the 1920s and 1930s. He was an early advocate of ecumenism and an outspoken opponent of anti-Semitism and racial intolerance. By the time of his death in 1936, he was called “the foremost minister of Congregational faith” by the New York Times.

Glenn Geffner

Glenn Geffner, a Miami native, is a radio play-by-play announcer for the Miami Marlins. Geffner joined the Marlins radio broadcast team in 2008. Geffner partners with Dave Van Horne on the Marlins Radio Network. In addition to his play-by-duties, Glenn hosts the Marlins pre- and post-game shows.

George H. Ruge

George Henry Ruge (29 January 1921 San Francisco, California – 29 March 2011 Greenbrae, California) is a Charter Member of the Broadcast Legends. Mr. Ruge’s broadcast career spanned many years in San Francisco radio at stations KYA, KFRC, KNBR, and KGO. He created, wrote, produced and broadcast the “Sunday Special” biographies on KFRC that profiled notable artists of the day, including The Beatles, Louis Armstrong, and Benny Goodman among others. Ruge hosted a talk show on KGO radio before becoming that station’s News Director.
Ruge is a graduate of Balboa High School (San Francisco), and San Francisco State College.

Fred Robbins (broadcaster)

Fred Robbins (September 28, 1919 – June 23, 1992) was a popular American radio personality who went on to become a television host and celebrity interviewer.

Edythe Lewis

Edythe “Delilah” Lewis was the first black, female disc jockey in Dayton, Ohio, United States, in the 1950s. In 2001, her husband Lloyd Lewis Jr., a member of the Dayton City Commission, died, and she was elected in a special election to fill out the remaining months of his term, defeating Republican Abner Orick.

H. Johnson

H. Johnson (born in a musical household) is an American radio personality in Atlanta, Georgia. He is known for his distinctive DJ style which he is able to showcase over his uncommonly long nightly time slot. He is employed by WABE, North Georgia’s local NPR affiliate.

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