Who's Who at WONN

Terry's Co-Workers

Arch Abernethy
Willie Anderson, Sr.
Marji Bedgood
Rev. James Berry
Mike Booker
Garland Burt
Jim Campbell
Chickenman
Frank Clarke
Bob Crews
Larry DeVore
Florida Citrus Mutual Calling
Ron Fraiser
Bill Francisco
Joe Garagiola
John Gilman
Eddie Glover
Murray Goldsborough
Dick Goleno
Bob Helmick
Mike Helminski
Don Hiers
Alex Houston
Joe Pyne Show
Jay Kuppers
Jim Maloy
Phyllis Maxwell
Bill McClure
Duane McConnell
Yvonne McDaniel
Pat Morgan
Skip Paradise
Mike Parrish
Buddy Penn
Jonnie Pinkston
Jay Rich
Roy Riley
Joyce Robbins
Dave Ross
Dan Sanborn
Gene Schlei
Bob Shoopman
Jerry Smithwick
Smoke House Serenade
Bill Snyder
Dave Sousa
Steve Sparkman
Tom Talcott
George Tuttle, Sr
Alan Wendt
Bob White
Bob Wolfe
Shirley Wolfe
Woody Wooden

Terry Roberts

Terry was originally from Jacksonville, Florida, but attended school and graduated from Lakeland High School. As Terry Allan on the air, he worked afternoon drive at Lakeland’s WONN during the station’s Top 40 days in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s before moving over to WQPD in 1972. Sandwiched between the two stations was a short gig at Lakeland country station WWAB. The remainder of the decade was spent working at several major Top 40 outlets in the state, including Miami’s WFUN and Orlando’s WBJW-FM BJ105.

Around 1982 he moved back to Lakeland and connected with Polk County’s top country station WPCV where he became afternoon drive’s “Smilin’ Jack Daniels” – a persona he kept for the rest of his radio career.

At WPCV, Terry had tremendous ratings, even at the time of his departure in 2001. He’s no longer in radio and today (2014) lives in Washington State.

Station History

1967 - 1969 WONN (On Air Personality)
1971 - 1972 WONN (On Air Personality)

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