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 debut on Christmas Day –- two are potential Oscar contenders, and the other is a new comedy starring a frequent Oscar host, Billy Crystal. Here’s a closer look:
* Django Unchained –- In Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Jamie Foxx plays a 19th-century slave-turned-bounty hunter named Django, who’s on a mission to rescue his wife from a plantation owner. The drama also stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington. Rated R.
* Les Miserables -- The adaptation of the hit musical, set in 19th-century France, follows an ex-prisoner who agrees to look after a female factory worker’s daughter. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter star in the film, which was helmed by The King’s Speech director Tom Hooper. Rated PG-13.
* Parental Guidance -- A grandfather and his wife, played by Billy Crystal and Bette Midler, are tested when they are asked to babysit their three grandkids. Marisa Tomei also stars in this comedy. Rated PG.