On-Air Show Category: Classic On-Air Shows

WILL UPTON

WILL UPTON

Will Upton: Maybe it was preordained for a guy with parents whose initials were FM and DJ.  Will Upton thought radio was pretty cool when he was seven.  By the time he was thirteen, he knew it was what he wanted to do for a career, but he’d have to wait until he got to college.  Decades…MORE

PETER Z

PETER Z

Peter Z:  Peter was bitten by the radio bug in junior high school, and eventually started a school station with seven friends.  Of those eight, six ended up with careers in radio! Peter’s traveled around: From his hometown of Buffalo, to several cities including Dallas, Birmingham, and Cincinnati. He loves the broad variety of people…MORE

MERRY STARLING

MERRY STARLING

Merry Starling: Merry was given a guitar for Christmas at the age of 7, and she taught herself to play it. That sealed the deal for her interest in music.  In college she formed a band that played popular rock and pop songs at venues in Austin Texas.  Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” and Joe…MORE

STEVE MILLIN

STEVE MILLIN

STEVE MILLIN: (8p-1a) Steve’s obsession with radio hit early. He once used the white plastic AM unit to try to bake cookies on its warm top.  Steve kept exploring where he fit into the matrix, inserting songs and announcements on a cassette recorder. He joined his high school radio club, and in his twenties was…MORE

DAN DIMARIA

DAN DIMARIA

DAN DIMARIA: (3p-8p) Dan was born into a large family from New York so he learned early to either talk louder or get a microphone.  He chose the latter and got his first job in radio when he was 14.  Sports has always been a love of Dan’s whether he’s actively playing or watching from…MORE

WHIP

WHIP

WHIP: (6a-10a ET) Whip’s first taste of radio was when he was 9, calling into Denver morning shows and winning sports trivia contests.  The DJs hated him, and he’s pretty sure he’s the reason stations started a “must be at least 12 to win” rule.  He got his start at his college’s station.  After flunking,…MORE

TIMM MORRISON

TIMM MORRISON

TIMM MORRISON: (1a-6a) Timm’s love of radio goes back to when he first cracked the mic as a senior at his high school station.  35 years later he still can’t get enough.  What’s with the extra ‘M’?  That goes back to 7th grade when his nickname was “Tim with 2 M’s,” and it’s stuck ever since.  Timm enjoys…MORE

Kenny Mann

Kenny Mann

I was born in southern California, moved to Abilene in the 6th grade. I went to broadcasting school right out of high school. I always knew I wanted to do radio! I’ve lived all over Texas, places like Dallas, South Padre, Corpus, Ft. Worth, and Austin. I’ve been very fortunate and blessed to see most of my favorite…MORE

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