The Boss Jocks
Where Are They Now?

Bob Allen - Now at WWLG, in Baltimore.

Hank B. (Bashjian) -  After 15 years of being off air, disabled, Hank now has a new website, playing good time hits & more! His son Greg handles the web site, while Hank produces a new show everyday. Hank is now 67 years old, and is still rockin. He has fond memories of working at WFIL from 1985-1987, under Harvey Holiday, J.D Adams and Kevin Fennessy.

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

Dennis John Cahill - Living In Nashville.

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

Bob Charger - Bob is producing and consulting for Character Driven Productions.

Eddie Coyle - Retired & living in Naples Florida.

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 - Passed away on November 28, 2023.

Kevin Fennessy - Passed Away August 19, 2017

Dick Heatherton - is a motivational speaker. Check out his website -

Harvey Holiday - Replaced Jay Meyers as PD in 1985. Stayed until 1986. Retired from WOGL, in Philadelphia.

K.C. Hill - Mitchell "KC" Hill is creative director and co - founder of Secret Agency LLC., a media production company located in Wilmington, Delaware.

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 - Retired, working fill in at

Jay Meyers - (PD - 1983-85) - President and CEO, Broadcast Management and Technology ( based in Indialantic, Florida. He is also CEO of Adelante Media Group LLC, and serves on the board of directors for R Communications of Texas, and WBEB - FM Philadelphia.

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"

"Banana" Joe Montione - Passed Away on September 10, 2021

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 - Passed away August 24th, 2015.

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

Dave Racher (Reporter) - Passed away on March 19, 2023. Here is a quick audio tribute. (MP3)

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 at 102.9 WMGK playing Classic Rock!

Steve Ross - Steve is now retired from radio & Television, at least for now,

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

Barbara Sommers - Passed away on March 14, 2018

Allen Stone - Passed away July 30, 2017

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!


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