Bob Jones

Bob Jones

Legacy WNEW Radio Personality Bob Jones Bob Jones joined WNEW-AM in 1973. Growing up in New Haven CT. he listened to Martin Block, William B. Williams and Art Ford.  According to Bob, “by the time I was eleven I wanted to do The Milkman’s Matinee, it was always my...
Martin Block

Martin Block

In 1935, while listeners to New York’s 1130 WNEW in New York were awaiting developments in the Lindbergh kidnapping, Martin Block built an audience by playing records between the Lindbergh news bulletins. This led to Block’s show, Make Believe Ballroom, which...
William B. Williams

William B. Williams

William B. Williams was hired as a staff announcer at WAAT in Newark.  According to Williams “the guy who did the all-night show had just been fired for being bombed on the air.”  Six weeks later, a staffer at WNEW heard Williams on the air at WAAT and invited...
Ted Brown

Ted Brown

Ted Brown attended Roanoke College in Salem,Va.  He got his first taste of broadcasting at a college dance when the master of ceremonies failed to show up and he filled in. After college he joined the United States Army Air Force during World War II. He was a tail...
Jim Lowe

Jim Lowe

Jim Lowe, a Missouri native, worked his way to Chicago as a disc jockey and singer/songwriter. He was signed in 1954 by Mercury Records where his recording of one of his own songs, “Gambler’s Guitar.” climbed in the charts. One year later Lowe switched cities and...