I have been in radio since the late 1990's, working in many capacities for several stations around the great state of Ohio. I will never take for granted the ability to speak to listeners, especially at a station with a rich legacy, like WHIO.
Q & A
Where were you born? Tiffin,Ohio
Where did you grow up? Tiffin, Ohio
What was your favorite TV show then? MASH
What was the first thing you ever wanted to be? Cool
How might someone have described you in high school? Quiet, "fly on the wall".
What was your first job? I can't honestly remember
What was your first job in radio? Board Op at Kiss Country in Springfield (don't bother looking it up, it doesn't exist anymore
What do you like about your job? The energy of live radio
What do you not like about your job? Anything that doesn't have anything to do with radio
What might people be surprised to know about you? I was a cook in the Army.
What is the hardest thing you ever did? Raise kids
What would be a perfect day for you? It would involve my family, and watching a lots of baseball.
What advice would you have for someone wanting to go into the business?' Be flexible, and learn as much as you can about everything.
If you could only keep one 5-minute tape from your career what would be on it? This is The Outlaw Ron Otto on WFR-Oldies Saturday morning...