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...
Kellie Pickler makes her debut on the dance floor Monday night with the season premiere of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. She has wanted to compete on the show for years, and the timing finally worked out for her to do it this year.
Kellie tells ABC News Radio, "I'm excited. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little nervous, but I'm looking forward to everything. It's really fun actually."
Since Kellie competed on American Idol back in 2006, she's no stranger to courting votes from the people in TV land. In fact, Kellie is the first Idol to compete on Dancing with the Stars, and some of her fans have resurrected the "Pick Pickler" campaign from her Idol days to help get votes in her new venture.
"It means a lot that they even remember me saying 'Pick Pickler' on Idol and that they've kept that saying going," she says.
Kellie has been paired with three-time Dancing with the Stars champ Derek Hough, but she doesn't think Derek's success gives her a leg up over any of the competition this season.
Kellie explains, "All of the contestants have phenomenal, professional dancers. We all have great teachers. There's no, 'So and so's better than so and so.' This is what they do. This is their life, and that dance floor is their home."
In the end, Kellie is glad to pick up some hot dance moves from such a great instructor.
She says, "It's really cool that they're opening the door and letting us come in and they're gonna teach us as much as they can."
Wynonna is also competing on this season of Dancing with the Stars, premiering Monday night at 8 Eastern on ABC.