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A Profile of Radio Personality Rusty Humphries


Rusty Humphries, radio talk show host

Rusty Humphries, radio talk show host

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Personal: Rusty has two daughters Katelynn and Karaline. His wife, Ami Kathleen, died on July 17, 2008 after a long-battle with interstitial cystitis.

Radio: Rusty Humphries has been in the radio and music business for 3 decades. The nationally syndicated talk-personality is heard through The Talk Radio Network and is featured on hundreds of radio stations nationwide. His show is heard from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. ET

Humphries has hosted radio shows in New York City, Dallas, San Diego, Atlanta and Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He has also worked at radio stations in Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Kansas City and Portland, Oregon.

Entertainment: Rusty has had quite a successful and colorful career. He's been a contestant on The Wheel of Fortune, a tour guide at Universal Studios in Hollywood and was even a candidate for U.S. Senate.

After his two well-attended "Rusty Humphries' Salute to the American Veterans" concerts that drew a sold out crowd on Veterans Day in 1999 and 2000, Humphries was named "Reno's #1 local entertainer."

For more than 10 years Rusty was the Executive Director of TM Century Morning Show Services. His company provided parody songs, music and jingles to over 300 morning radio shows in America as well as another 500 worldwide via The Armed Forces Radio Network.

Rusty is a singer/songwriter. In addition to writing more radio morning show jingles than anyone alive, (heard on radio stations all over the world.) His song, "Do The Bart Simpson", made national charts and was the inspiration for The Simpson's multi-platinum CD.

Humphries has produced several musical CD's including "Bomb Iraq - Rusty Humphries Takes on the Terrorists" the largest selling CD in laugh.com history. His CD "Greeting From America - Wish You Were Here" was a "best of" collection made specifically for the troops in harm's way, it featured songs and well wishes from radio listeners from across the country.

Awards: Humphries' has been named one of America's 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts eight years in a row, was nominated as Talk Personality Of The Year by Radio and Records. Humprhies was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame as its youngest inductee ever and was named "Celebrity of the Year" by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as well as many other honors.

Online: Visit Rusty Humphries online at www.talk2rusty.com.

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