Jimmy Elliott Bio:
Birthday: October 4
A 34+ year veteran of the world of radio, Jimmy has been with WOVK since 1993, and has been Program Director & Music Director of the station since the Summer of 1997... Born and raised in Wheeling, Jimmy got his start in Radio in 1978 at legendary local Top 40 station 14WK. Over the years, he has worked for literally every radio station in the Upper Ohio Valley at one time or another, plus outside of the Ohio Valley, for several different Pittsburgh stations over the years, plus stations in Dallas, TX and in the Florida Keys. Jimmy also spent several years as Director of Marketing & Licensing for an international comic-book publishing company in the early '90s...
Steve Crow Bio:
Birthday: January 26
The "Radio Bug" bit Steve back in 1976. Since then, he has been a reporter, copywriter, news anchor, disc jockey, and sportscaster for a number of Ohio Valley radio Stations, and has played everything from Country, Rock and Roll, Oldies, and now back to Country. Steve joined the staff of WOVK in Feb 2001, and joined Morning Madness in January of 2002... A self proclaimed "Golf Nut", Steve is also the mild-mannered Manager of Kurtz Monument Company in Wheeling, and a licensed Life Insurance Agent. A life-long resident of the Ohio Valley, Steve has somehow managed to stay married for three decades to his long suffering and saintly wife, Becky. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Jeannette and Emily, and grandparents of Gracie, who is Pap-Pap's bestest pal and the Greatest Gift he ever received...
Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:
* Taken 2 -- Liam Neeson is back as the man with the "very particular set of skills," retired CIA operative Bryan Mills. This time, he and his ex-wife are kidnapped by a crime lord seeking revenge for Mills' killings in the first movie. Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen also star. Rated PG-13.
* Frankenweenie –- Tim Burton’s animated film revolves around a boy who brings his dog back to life. His scientific achievement ends up bringing chaos to his town. The voice cast for the film, which is screening in 3D, includes Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan and Catherine O'Hara. Rated PG.
And expanding into wide release:
* Pitch Perfect –- Anna Kendrick is a college student who, after arriving at her new school, reluctantly joins a diverse singing group that’s involved in a music competition. Brittany Snow, Anna Camp and Rebel Wilson also star. Rated PG-13.