John was an Augusta (GA) College grad who joined WQPD as PD in the late 70’s from KAUM in Houston where he had been music director. Prior to his work there, he had been program director at WBBQ in Augusta. In addition to programming the Lakeland station (into the early 1980’s), he went on to hold similar positions at stations in Philadelphia, Oklahoma City, and Greensboro, North Carolina.
In 1992, he joined Ameron Broadcasting’s WMJJ in Birmingham as VP of Programming, a position he held for seven years before the company was sold in 1998. After that, he continued to manage program operations for Clear Channel’s five-station cluster there until 2001 when he formed edgemarketing, Inc., a multimedia promotion and marketing business.
1979 - 1982 WQPD-AM 1430 - Lakeland (On Air Personality)
1979 - 1982 WQPD-AM 1430 - Lakeland (Program Director)