Hometown: Born and raised in Effingham
Education: Graduate of Effingham High School “Class of ‘74”/ Graduate of Lake Land College with an Associates in Applied Science/Radio -TV
Years in Radio: 19 years (worked 21 years at World Color Press)
1st Radio Job: WEIC/Charleston, IL (back when it rocked) was my very “first” radio gig began on Christmas Eve – the graveyard shift 2 AM-6AM. Welcome to the World of Radio, kiddo!!!!
Favorite Radio Moment so far: Winning 1st place at the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Silver Dome Awards and sharing that honor with my former radio buddy Mark Turner. Hit me with a feather…we had NO idea we were even nominated!!!
Favorite Star Struck Moment: Having Chris Botti come off the stage and kiss my hand and serenade me with a trumpet solo. Be still my beating heart!!!!!!!
Someone I’d love to interview: Paul McCartney
Favorite Country Artist: Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Phil Vassar, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Martina, Miranda…oh good grief…I love ‘em all!!!!
New Faces in Country: Lovin’ Hunter Hayes, Jerrod Niemann, Justin Moore & Easton Corbin
Favorite Movies: The Notebook, Road to Rodanthe, Shall we Dance and The Breakfast Club
Favorite TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, The Voice, American Idol, DWTS, Castle
Favorite Sports Teams: St Louis Cardinals, Chicago Bulls and Bears and Phil Mickelson-PGA
Favorite Songs: The Dance, In My Life, Me and You, Sara Smile, American Girl and Your Song
Guilty Pleasures: Spa day and shopping with the girls, enjoying a great concert or play and “Whine and Wine” night!
Favorite Foods: Pizza, General Tso’s, Mom’s meatloaf and veggie soup
Least Favorite: Eggs, mushrooms, tuna and salmon
Favorite Beverage: Blackberry Jasmine iced tea, Green Tea shaken—no sugar…
Now that you know everything about me….tell me everything about YOU!!!!!!
Phone: (217) 347-5518