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:
* Monsters University -- Disney-Pixar's prequel to its 2001 animated hit Monsters, Inc. tells the story of how Billy Crystal's Mike and John Goodman's Sulley met in college. Steve Buscemi and Helen Mirren also lend their voices to the film, which is screening in 3D. Rated G.
* World War Z -- Brad Pitt is a U.N. employee with the goal of stemming a zombie pandemic that's taken over the world. The film, based on the 2006 book by Max Brooks, is screening in 3D. Rated PG-13.
And expanding into wide release:
* The Bling Ring -- Sofia Coppola's film is based on the so-called "Bling Ring" who stole more than three million dollars' worth of goods from the Los Angeles-area homes of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and other celebrities in 2008 and 2009. Emma Watson stars. Rated R.