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...
Three movies open Wednesday in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Here's a closer look:
* Rise of the Guardians -- A collection of popular children's characters, including Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy, use their superpowers -- yes, they have superpowers in this story -- to combat an evil spirit called Pitch. Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law, Alec Baldwin and Isla Fisher lend their voices to the animated flick, which is screening in 3D. Rated PG.
* Red Dawn -- In the remake of the 1984 Patrick Swayze film, a group of young people in Washington state calling themselves the Wolverines go to battle against foreign invaders. Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Isabel Lucas, Connor Cruise and Jeffrey Dean Morgan star. Rated PG-13.
* Life of Pi -- After he's involved in a shipwreck, an Indian boy is stranded in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger and a few other animals. The film was helmed by Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee. Rated PG.