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Jack Bland
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Jim Boynton
Hugh Brown
Charlie Brown
Gil Cabot
Murray Carpenter
Brooke Chamberlain
Pat Chamburs
Bob Clark
Marshall Cleaver
Bob Collins
Al Corbett
Joe Culbreath
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Glen Dill
Scott Dilworth
Johnny Dollar
Tom Drane
Dean Drapin
JR Evans
Jack Faulkner
A.G. "Tony" Fernandez
Charles Fernandez
Bonita Fishback
Bill Floyd
Trooper Jim Foster
Steve Fredericks
Al Gale
Woody Garcia
Jerry Good
Stan Grams
Joe Gratz
Dottie Groven
Marlen Hager
Chuck Harder
Dave Harrell
Ken Hart
George Harvey
Paul Hayes
Vinnie Heiser
Bob Hoffer
Allan Hollar
Billy Jay
Dan Johnson
Jim Johnson (WHBO)
Jack Kane
Warren Kauffman
Karol Kelly
Cuz'n Larry Lane
Frank Laseter
Sam Latimer
Clair Linn
Bobby Lyons
Bob Mackey
Steve Manuel
Dick Marsh
Charlene Mathias
Burl McCarty
Gerald McGougan
Gene McKay
Ron McKenney
Mike Moore
Rick Morgan
Robert Nelson
Robert Nelson
Terry Nichols
Roy Nilson
Larry O'Brien
Joe O'Grady
Ron O'Quinn
Don Owens
Frank Parker
Priscilla Parker
Paul Harvey News
Rich Pauley
Ed Pendino
Mel Phillips
Bill Polk
Jon Powers
George Prescott
Ed Pyle
Rex Rand
Marv Ray
Ken Reitz
Art Reuben
Ed Ripley
J. Paul Robinson
Gene Robinson
Robert Rounsaville
Daylon Rushing
Alvis Sherouse
Cal Shrum
Gordon Solie
Bob Stone
The Breakfast Club
Larry Vance
Bob Vaughn
Jim Walter
Al Waters
Tedd Webb
Robert Weeks
Jack Weldon
Mark Wheeler
Herold White
Dick Whiting
Bill Winters
John Wright

Mike Helminski

Mike Helminski got his start in radio in 1962 at the age of 15 and worked through much of the first half of the 60’s with Lakeland’s WYSE, WONN and WVFM, Winter Haven’s WINT, and WALT in Tampa (as Johnny Angel in 1965). In 1967, he began a second stint with WINT – this time as program and music director – and a new on-air name, Michael Jay, which he would carry with him to WWKE Ocala, WBIL Leesburg, and the remainder of this radio career.

Except for a brief period with WIVY-FM in Jacksonville, Mike spent the 70’s along Central Florida’s east coast – Daytona’s WROD, WMFJ, WDAT (as PD and music director), and Q102 WDOQ.   He left the area in 1981 and spent five years with WNVZ Norfolk/Virginia Beach and Doubleday Broadcasting’s WAPP “New York’s APPle.”  In 1986, he was back in Central Florida at Orlando’s Y106 WHLY. During his time there, he became “the voice” for ABC Liquors in Florida. At the time, the company was a heavy advertiser and it wasn’t uncommon for his commercials to run on some 65 stations each week.

Mike closed out his radio career in 1989 to pursue other interests and today (2008) lives in Deltona, Florida. 

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