The Boss Jocks
Where Are They Now?

Bob Allen - Now at WWLG, in Baltimore.

Hank B. (Bashjian) - "I programmed 6 stations over the years till I became disabled in 2002 while working for Forever Broadcasting in Meadville, Pa.  I was programming 3 stations at that time.  Now, disabled (8 years) worked Baltimore for CBS (WQSR-FM) a year doing the overnight shift, then part time air and fulltime programming assistant for Bill Pasha."

Chuck Browning - Passed away, on March 3, 1988.

Dennis John Cahill - Doing weekends on HIPPIE RADIO Nashville. "I am on from 10 to 3 CT every Saturday. A great station.. and I am having a Boss Jock time....the way Radio should be!"

Don Cannon - Retired from radio on June 11, 2004. Passed Away on August 22, 2014

Bob Charger - Now full time 7-12 midnight at WOGL. Also, Bob hosts the Sunday morning Beatles show too!

Eddie Coyle - President of The Coyle Auto Group of Dallas, LLC. (website is coyleautogroupcom). "I grew up in the car business with my Dad so Iím enjoying the best of both worlds. "I have a 2-hour show on the Fishbowl Radio Network in Dallas.  It's called Fast Eddie Coyle's "CARS AND STARS" Show on Mondays from 11am-1pm.  Just go to fishbowlradionetwork.com then hit green studio.  It's fun car talk and GREAT music together."

Jay Cook - Passed away, on April 2, 1999, after a long battle with lung cancer.

Joel Denver - Runs the "All Access Music Group." Visit his website.

Dan Donovan - After a 30 year run in the Twin Cities, Dan was let go from KOOL, in Minneapolis. This was due to massive layoffs at Clear Channel Communications. As you may remember, Dan did return to WFIL briefly in 1984 to host morning drive. That only lasted six months. Dan didn't like having to get out of bed so early. So he returned to the twin cities where he remained for the last 25 years. Dan passed away on August 31, 2014.

Tom Dooley - Passed away on November 9, 2010

Dick Fennessy - Now weekends, at Kool 98.3, in Ocean City, Atlantic City, NJ.

Kevin Fennessy - Morning Man/PD of A/C WHLG-FM in the Stuart/Ft. Pierce/Vero Beach market.

Dick Heatherton - is a motivational speaker. Check out his website - http://www.dickheatherton.com

Harvey Holiday - Replaced Jay Myers as PD in 1985. Stayed until 1986. Now at WOGL, in Philadelphia.

J.J. Jeffrey - Morning News at WLOB Portland, Maine. Also doing production for Sportsradio "Big JAB 95.5"

Lauren (Laurie) Lipton - Now with KYW 1060, in Philadelphia.

Brother Love - Co-Founded a company which promotes records through a competition that radio programmers take part in. It's been in business for 18 years. Following quadruple bypass surgery, he has semi-retired, and now is consulting record company's in many areas.

David Madden - Now with KYW 1060, in Philadelphia.

Jay Meyers - (PD - 1983-85) - President and CEO, Broadcast Management and Technology (www.BMTLLC.com) based in Indialantic, Florida

George Michael - Passed away on December 24, 2009 of Cancer.

Bobby Mitchell (Bob Hamilton) -  "I have moved from Ft Lauderdale to Palm Springs, CA. Still consulting great radio stations.  Plus Sr VP Programming/Music at Tom Kent Radio Network with over 425 stations. My email address is bham101@aol.com"

"Banana" Joe Montione - Owner of "Banana Joe Radio Tracks" doing voice tracking, imaging, V/O and narration. Joe can also be heard worldwide on "The Hottest New Channel on the Web"... Banana Joe's Flashback40.com.

Bill Neil - Semi - Retired, and living in Miami, Florida

Jim Nettleton - Passed away on October 4, 2009 from lung cancer.

Joe Niagara - Passed away on June 4, 2004

Jim O'Brien - Killed in a parachute accident, on September 25, 1983. For more info, visit my "Tribute" page.

Big Ron O'Brien - Passed away on April 27, 2008 from Pneumonia.

Dave Parks - Marketing Associate, Fairwest Direct Loyalty Marketing, in San Diego, California.

Ray Quinn - Ray was the PD who succeeded Jay Cook. He is now the Market Manager of the Clear Channel cluster in Birmingham, AL.

Joey Reynolds - Now doing overnights at WOR 710, in New York, and carried on the WOR Network to over 100 stations nationwide.

Leigh Richards - After leaving WFIL, Leigh spent 25 years doing middays at 92.5 WXTU. Now she's doing consumer reports weekends at KYW 1060.

Steve Ross - Co-host of 1210 WPHT's "Remember When" program heard on Saturday Nights. Also, Steve co-hosts a weekly sports show - Saturday's at 10:30 AM on Comcast Sportsnet.  It's called PA Harness Week and here's the link to their website:  http://harnessweek.com.

Dr. Don Rose - Passed away from Pneumonia, on March 30, 2005. 

Frank Kingston Smith - "I retired from daily radio in 1993
(after 7 years plus at Oldies 103, WODS-FM Boston, formerly
CBS now Westinghouse.) I am still active in the realm of radio/TV
commercials, mostly VOs, and occasional motion picture work. I
have been announcing airshows (flying shows) since 1977, which cost me ALL
my vacation time for 16 years. And since 1994, my wife
Linda and I have a goin' advertising specialties company based here in
Scottsdale, with clients around the world." Visit his website FrankKingstonSmith.com.

Barbara Sommers - Married, and along with her husband, own Wallabee Productions in Bala Cynwyd, PA.

Scott Taylor - working for AT & T advertising solutions. Scott is also on Facebook.

Tom Tyler - Running an employment agency in Connecticut.

Long John Wade - Passed away on May 15, 2006


If you have any information, on any other WFIL Jock, please send me an e-mail. Thanks!

 

Site Navigation

WFIL Record Album Covers
The WFIL Boss Chicks

WFIL Boss Jocks
WFIL Memories
The 1975 Helping Hand Marathon Featuring, John Lennon

Jim O'Brien Tribute
George Michael Tribute
WFIL Engineers
WFIL News Team
Here Comes The Prize Patrol
WFIL Scrapbook Page 1
WFIL Scrapbook Page 2
WFIL Scrapbook Page 3
WFIL Scrapbook Page 4
WFIL Scrapbook Page 5 - The Mel Klawansky Collection
WFIL Scrapbook Page 6 - The Randy Roberts Collection
WFIL Scrapbook Page 7 - The Gene Vassall Collection
WFIL Scrapbook Page 8- The Bruce Northwood Collection
WFIL Scrapbook Page 9
WFIL 2002 Family Reunion
WFIL
2006 Family Reunion 
WFIL 2011 Family Reunion
WFIL Surveys
The Boss Is Back?
WFIL Aircheck Index (Listen To Your Favorite Boss Jock!!) 
WFIL Jingles (The Song Between The Songs!!)
Sounds Of Philadelphia
My Favorite Radio-Related Websites

Return To Homepage