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...
Sorry, Dads. A new survey reveals that more than two-thirds of Americans worry more about what to buy mom on Mother’s Day than what to get dad on Father’s Day.
The survey, which was commissioned by RetailMeNot.com, finds 67 percent of respondents expressing more concern about a gift for mom than a present for dear old dad.
-- 42 percent are willing to spend up to $40 on a gift for mom, while an additional 22 percent will be spending $41 to $60, and 23 percent will be spending $61 or more on her. Ten percent are not planning to give a Mother's Day gift to their mom this year.
-- Mom's top four gift choices:
-- This year, 52 percent of moms will most likely be wished a “Happy Mother's Day” in person, while 23 percent will receive a phone call and 15 percent are most likely to get a greeting card.
-- Spouses will be honoring their wives/partners with gifts as well. The top gifts are:
Mother’s Day is May 12. Father’s Day is June 16.
The survey was conducted between April 12 and April 17, 2013 and involved 1,067 U.S. residents.