Her voice and face are instantly recognizable as the iconic representative of rock and roll at a time when music was fun, and changed the world. As MTV’s very first VJ, NINA BLACKWOOD became the symbol of all things hip and culturally on-point for a whole generation who looked to her as the final word on rock knowledge and history.
After five wildly successful years as the face of MTV, NINA signed an unprecedented dual show contract with Paramount Television, anchoring both her own weekly “Rock Report” on Entertainment Tonight, and co-hosting TV’s award winning show “Solid Gold.” Her popularity led to appearances on Britain’s top TV network the BBC, as well as European and American network television and film appearances including “Live Aid,” “The British Phonograph Awards,” “The Monteux Rock Festival” and “Farm Aid.”
In 1999, NINA’s nationally syndicated radio program “Absolutely80s” went on the air, kicking off major new interest in both the music and lifestyle of the ‘80s. The hit show is still distributed by United Stations Radio Networks.
Rick Dees graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in Radio, TV and Motion Pictures, and is an inductee in the North Carolina Broadcast Hall Of Fame. Active in Young Life, an organization committed to helping youth in their formative years, Rick also is a proud participant in the Boy Scouts Of America, having earned the rank of Eagle Scout himself at age 15.
Dees became the hottest property in radio when he began hosting the top rated morning radio show in Los Angeles on KIIS-FM in July of 1981. With unprecedented ratings success, Dees garnered many accolades, including Billboard Radio Personality Of The Year ten years in a row, the Marconi Award, the National Radio Hall Of Fame, and his induction into the National Association Of Broadcasters’ Hall Of Fame. Dees launched his nationally syndicated daily radio show, “Daily Dees”, in April partnering with Cumulus Media and rocketed to the top 5 in Los Angeles on Clear Channel’s Hot 92.3 FM.
Comedic performer and renowned radio personality, Rick Dees has made an indelible mark in the entertainment world with his captivating enthusiasm and quick-witted style. His #1 internationally syndicated radio show, The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40, is heard each weekend by more than 70 million people around the world.
Weekends are fun, and so are we! It’s The Jim Brickman Show! The most charted AC artist of our time, Jim Brickman, brings you interesting interviews, advice and topics that will keep you laughing and listening all weekend long. The most charted AC artist of our time, Jim Brickman, has touched millions with his music. Join Jim, along with Brynne & Bob, as they cover everything from Hollywood & health to lifestyle & food.
Jim welcomes the biggest names in music: Tracy Chapman, Carrie Underwood, Natalie Imbruglia, David Cook, Kelly Clarkson & more each weekend. Plus rather than “reporting” on what experts say, Jim goes straight to the source with experts from The Food Network, HGTV, USA Today & the top leaders in health, wellness & relationships. For weekly contests, interviews, links and more visitjimbrickman.com/radioshow. And if you have a question, song request or comment for Jim or The Jim Brickman Show Team send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org & it may even be read on the air!
Christian Wheel has been in radio since 1998, getting his start at the legendary 102.7 KIIS-FM in Los Angeles. He worked there for many years while also DJing nearly every prominent Hollywood nightclub, holding residencies at such hotspots as Avalon and Level 3. He also played at clubs in Las Vegas and events outside the US.
Now, you can hear Christian on radio stations nationwide. Christian also mixes, produces and hosts radio mixshows. He also is a world-reknowned producer and remixer, and has remixed hundreds of tracks, including some for services Hot Tracks and Party Bangaz. His musical expertise spans many, many decades of hits.