Bob O'Brien  
 
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SUMMARY

* EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE AS ON-AIR PERSONALITY, HOST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR
* ABILITY TO COORDINATE SPECIALTY PROGRAMMING
* WRITING AND PRODUCING CAPABILITIES
* OLDIES EXPERT AND SERIOUS RECORD COLLECTOR
* PROVIDED TRIVIA INFO INCLUDED IN MUSIC BOOKS BY NORM N. NITE AND BOB SHANNON
* SELECTOR, MUSICMASTER, AUDIOVAULT, SCOTT STUDIOS, SAW SYSTEMS AND DIGITAL UNIVERSE
* PROFICIENT IN MUSIC TESTING, AND KNOWLEDGEABLE OF GOOD-TESTING SONGS
* RECIPIENT OF “AIR AWARD” FOR “BEST MIDDAY SHOW” IN TAMPA, FLORIDA 1999
* AMAZING “WORK ETHIC!!!”

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Books by Bob O'Brien

Single Season Sitcoms

Buy Bob's book,
SINGLE SEASON SITCOMS 1948-1979
(short-lived but not short on laughs)
.
Click here to order.
(read a review here)
(NY Daily News write-up)

Who Did It First

Who Did It First
– 500 Very Famous Songs Originally Recorded by Someone Else

Click here to order.

Who Did It First

Coming Soon!
-Volume II
Who Did It First
– 500 Very Famous Songs Originally Recorded by Someone Else

The Odd Couple

Watch for..

The Odd Couple
on Stage & Screen

EXPERIENCE


6/12-1/13 - KDES-FM 98.5 “OLDIES” PALM SPRINGS, CA - Morning Host / Program Director

8/04-6/12 - Mid-Days / Music Director

KDES 104.7


1/12-present - CHILLED RADIO / reallychilled.com / on-air host


4/10-7/11 - SATURDAY NIGHTS on CRUISIN' OLDIES 950 / 103.1 DENVER

Oldies 950


LUCKY BREAK TV SHOW - Click here for video.


4/01-6/04 KOLA-FM 99.9 “OLDIES” RIVERSIDE/SAN BERNARDINO
AFTERNOON DRIVE HOST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR

KOLA 99.9


4/99-3/01 WLOQ-FM 103.1 “SMOOTH JAZZ” ORLANDO, FLORIDA
MORNING DRIVE HOST/PRODUCTION DIRECTOR.


2/95-4/99 WYUU 92.5FM “OLDIES” TAMPA, FLORIDA
PERSONALITY-DRIVEN MIDDAY HOST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR.
HOST OF VERY POPULAR SUNDAY NIGHT “DOO-WOP” SHOW.


7/92-2/95 WXTR-FM 104.1 “OLDIES” WASHINGTON, D.C.
MORNING-DRIVE HOST, AND HOST OF VERY POPULAR “DOO WOP SHOW.”

XTRA 104


6/89-6/92 WOCL-FM 105.9 “OLDIES” ORLANDO, FLORIDA
PERSONALITY-DRIVEN EVENING HOST, PROMOTED TO MORNING DRIVE.
ALSO MUSIC DIRECTOR, AND HOST OF SATURDAY NIGHT REQUESTS.

8/88-9/89 UNITED STATIONS RADIO NETWORK-“SOLID GOLD SCRAPBOOK” - NYC
WRITER/PRODUCER FOR THE SYNDICATED 5-HOUR WEEKLY OLDIES MAGAZINE
SHOW, HOSTED BY NORM N. NITE.

9/87-6/89 WMEX-AM 1150 “OLDIES” BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
HOST OF THE SATURDAY NIGHT ALL-REQUEST “GOLDIES GALLERY”. ALSO
PERFORMED NUMEROUS WEEKDAY FILL-IN SHIFTS.

2/87-6/89 WMAS-FM 95 “ADULT CONTEMPORARY” SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
EVENING PERSONALITY AND MUSIC DIRECTOR.

2/86-2/87 WDRC-FM AND AM “OLDIES” HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT
EVENING “SIMULCAST” HOST ON AM AND FM.

5/85-2/86 WWYZ-FM 92.5 “LIGHT AND EASY” HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT
EVENING HOST.

5/85-2/87 WHYN-AM 560 “OLDIES” SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
HOST OF THE SATURDAY NIGHT “GOLDIES GALLERY” ALL-REQUEST SHOW.

4/83-5/85 WCBS -FM 101.1 “OLDIES” NEW YORK CITY
“SPECIALTY PROGRAM COORDINATOR.” RESPONSIBLE FOR COORDINATING
ALL SPECIALTY SHOWS AND SPECIAL WEEKENDS. ALSO EDITED DAILY MUSIC.

4/84-5/85 WMTR-AM 1250 “OLDIES” MORRISTOWN, N.J.
AFTERNOON DRIVE HOST, AND HOST OF SATURDAY NIGHT REQUESTS.

2/83-4/84 WRAN-AM 1510 “TOP 40" DOVER, N.J.
MORNING-DRIVE PERSONALITY FOR THIS “COUSIN BRUCIE”-OWNED AM.

5/81-2/83 WIXL-FM 103.1 “COUNTRY” NEWTON, N.J.
AFTERNOON-DRIVE HOST FOR THIS COUNTRY FM.

12/79-5/81 WJDM-AM 1530 ELIZABETH, N.J.
PART-TIME “FILL-IN” SHIFTS, AND REGULAR WEEKEND SHIFTS.

12/79-5/81 SHADOW TRAFFIC UNION, N.J.
HIRED AS AN INTERN. BECAME A TRAFFIC REPORTER “ON-AIR” FOR NUMEROUS
AREA RADIO STATIONS.

1981-1983 SANG AND TOURED WITH “THE DUPREES” OF “YOU BELONG TO ME” FAME.


EDUCATION

1981 BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN COMMUNICATION
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.
WORKED EXTENSIVELY ON WSOU-FM 89.5 (COLLEGE RADIO STATION)


with Bob Shannon, WCBS-FM New YorkREFERENCES

JOE McCOY - Consultant / former PD WCBS-FM
KIPPER MCGEE - Presid
ent of Kipper McGee, LLC Consultancy
BOB HAMILTON - President of Hamilton Communications and The Tom Kent Network

TEDD WEBB - WFLA TAMPA, FL

STEVE ALLAN - WJZW WASHINTON, DC.
SCOTT “SCOOTER” SHERWOOD - KABG P.D.
BILL GEORGI - Clear Channel PD, Riverside, Ca.
GARY SPRINGFIELD , KOLA-FM PD, Riverside, CA
JACK KRATOVILLE - ON-AIR, WLTW New York, NY
MIKE MCVAY - CONSULTANT
CHRIS ELLIOTT - CONSULTANT
BOB DUCKMAN - FORMER WXTR P.D.
ED SALAMON - CONSULTANT
RICHARD LORENZO - FORMER WCBS-FM MUSIC DIRECTOR

 

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