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A Profile of Radio Personality Jim Bohannon


Jim Bohannon, Radio Talk Show Host

Jim Bohannon, Radio Talk Show Host

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Personal: Jim Bohannon went to college at Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri. Afterward, he served in the U.S. Army.

Radio: Bohannon began his Radio career in 1960 at KLWT, Lebanon, Missouri, his hometown. After military service, he moved to Washington, D.C. where he worked at WGAY, WTOP, and WRC.

In 1980, he went to Chicago and worked for WCFL. He also was a freelance reporter for CNN.

In 1983, Bohannon went to work for the Mutual Broadcasting Network and spent much of his time reporting.

In 1993, Larry King quit his daily radio show at MBS and Bohannon was selected as King's replacement with his own show.

"The Jim Bohannon Show" is a late-night program that is heard on over 300 Radio stations and is also host of an early morning weekday news magazine-type show called "America in the Morning".

Claim to Fame: The man who replaced Larry King on Radio.

Awards: Jim Bohannon was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2003. He has also nominated for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Radio Award for Network Syndicated Personality of the Year.

Online: Visit Jim Bohannon at www.jimbotalk.net.

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