Radio: As many deejays of his era, Biondi worked a succession of jobs starting in Corning, New York at WCBA-AM 1350. He soon moved through the business like a speeding train with stops at KYSL/Alexandria, Louisiana; WHOT-AM/Youngstown; WKBW-AM/Buffalo; WEBR-AM/Buffalo; WLS/Chicago; KRLA-AM/Los Angeles; WCFL-AM/Chicago; WBZ-AM/Boston; WSAI-AM/Cincinnati; and WNMB/North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Biondi was "rediscovered" in North Myrtle Beach when featured on a "where are they now" type of TV program which aired in Chicago. He subsequently was hired at WBBM-FM/Chicago, WJMK-FM/Chicago and WLS-FM/Chicago.
Dick Biondi is still doing the evening show on oldies-formatted WLS-FM 94.7FM from 7 - 11 p.m. (Central Time).
Claim to Fame: Biondi was one of a handful of deejays who came up in Top 40 radio during the 1950s and 1960s when 50,000 watt AM powerhouse operations had a significant amount of influence on teenagers, the music industry, and pop culture.
Claim to Fame: Biondi introduced the Rolling Stones at their Hollywood Bowl concerts
Awards: Dick Biondi was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1998.
Online: Biondi has a page at the WLS-FM website.