Major Market Host - Jack Ellery. It started in High school with WNBH, then to
Bates College and WCOU in ME. Then it was a fast track to bigger and bigger markets.
By his own description, Jack
started his career as a middle of the roader, politically. "When Reagan came into power and got involved with Iran-Contra, I started a drift toward the center of the road."
New York: WNBC, WOR, WNEW-AM. Jack was at WNBC in the 70's just before Imus.
He was at WNEW a short time later. His stint with WOR was in the mid 90's.
Philadelphia: WWDP, WCAU, WIP. Jack was at WCAU just after WNBC. He did the 6-8PM show at WIP in the
early 80's. Two years later, he moved over to WWDB as an air talent/Ops Director
Tampa: WFLA Jack left WWDB and accepted a job at WFLA, Tampa when Dolly Banks, the "DB" in WWDB died in the late 80's.
New Jersey: WCTC In heavily populated NJ, Jack really made his mark.
MONITOR with Joe Garagiola and Bill Cullen, 450 affiliates. While working at WNBC, Jack was invited to host Radio Monitor
Sun Radio Network with 150 affiliates and People's Radio Network with 110 affiliates. After leaving WFLA in the 80's, Jack worked for a couple of years with
these two startup satellite networks
WNBH, New Bedford, MA - it was here that Jack started in radio.
WCOU, Lewiston, ME. Jack helped work his way through college